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Baylor's nationally ranked graduate and professional education programs equip students to bring inquiry and innovation, informed by a Christian perspective, to bear on real-world concerns as they pursue their call to lead in academia, the boardroom, the medical profession, the lab, and the studio.

Jan. 21, 2022
Why the Immortal Ten story still resonates, 95 years later
Each January, the Baylor Family pauses to remember the legacy of the Immortal Ten, a forever-remembered group of 10 students who lost their lives in a tragic bus accident on Jan. 22, 1927. (A memorial in their honor stands in the heart of campus.) Nearly a century has passed since that day — this year …
Jan. 20, 2022
Freddy’s new CEO is also a Baylor Bear (in fact, a Teaff-era linebacker)
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has almost 400 locations nationwide — including one just across I-35 from campus. It’s a popular stop among students and staff for burgers, shakes and custard, but its proximity is far from the restaurant’s only tie to Baylor. Freddy’s new CEO is a Baylor graduate and former linebacker who built …
Jan. 20, 2022
Baylor Senior Chemistry Major Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2022) – Baylor University senior chemistry major Kate Rojales of Milton, Georgia, is among 18 recipients of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering, announced by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. Rojales, who conducts research as an undergraduate in inorganic chemistry, is the second Churchill Scholar in just two years of the University being a participating institution in the program.
Jan. 18, 2022
Baylor University Announces Recipients of 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2022) - Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and their remarkable achievements. A celebration honoring the impact of alumni around the world and recognizing this year's recipients will be held on campus on Feb. 18, 2022.
Jan. 16, 2022
Baylor expert offers resources for learning more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As the nation celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., you’ll likely see and hear plenty of quotes from King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. But as incredible as it is, King’s beliefs and teachings went far beyond that one moment in time; diving more deeply into his life and …
Jan. 13, 2022
No. 2-ranked Baylor men’s tennis, No. 11 women’s tennis ready to keep winning in 2022
A new season begins this weekend for Baylor men’s and women’s tennis, with the perennial contenders building on past successes with high expectations in the new year. The men begin 2022 ranked No. 2 nationally, coming off a national championship match appearance and a Big 12 title in 2021. The women are not far behind, …
Jan. 10, 2022
Chip and Joanna return to TV with launch of the Magnolia Network
America’s favorite Baylor alumni are back on the air — and this time, they’ve brought a bunch of their friends with them. Chip (BBA ’98) and Joanna (BA ’01) Gaines officially launched the Magnolia Network last week, as it took the place of DIY Network on cable and streaming channel lineups. (Many of Magnolia’s shows …
Jan. 7, 2022
Baylor earns prestigious R1 status; here’s what that means for BU
In mid-December, Baylor received a surprise early Christmas present: the attainment of R1 status, three years earlier than expected. “R1” has been a big buzzword around campus for the past few years — but what exactly is it? And, perhaps more importantly, what does it mean for Baylor moving forward? First off, “R1” is shorthand …

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