Baylor Alumni

Baylor alumni are united in their passion for Baylor and its mission. They celebrate their alma mater, rally support for its causes and champion the Baylor Family in communities across the country and around the world. Through Baylor Alumni events in your area, campus events such as Homecoming, tools such as Baylor Magazine and social media, and information provided on this page, you can keep up-to-date with resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

Baylor Alumni
Baylor Alumni is the University’s official alumni engagement program. It celebrates the shared memories, experiences and connections of Baylor alumni offering a diversity of ways to engage and an innovative approach to growth, led by dedicated volunteers and a committed team of professionals.

Baylor Athletics Updates COVID-19 Testing Numbers


As Baylor Athletics continues to onboard student-athletes, the department will release a weekly report of both positive and negative COVID-19 tests.

T&F: Lightfoot Ties Big 12 Record With Fifth Athlete of the Week Nod

KC Lightfoot

Baylor junior KC Lightfoot tied a league record with his fifth-career Big 12 Athlete of the Week award, the conference office announced Wednesday.

WBB’s Home Game with Kansas Pushed One Day to Feb. 4

Kim Mulkey

WACO, Texas – The Big 12 Conference announced Wednesday that three league games will be altered slightly, including Baylor women's basketball's home contest with Kansas. The game between the Lady Bears and Jayhawks was originally scheduled for Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., and now the contest is scheduled for Feb. 4 at 7 p.m..

T&F: Lightfoot Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week

KC Lightfoot

After his collegiate record-breaking performance in Lubbock, KC Lightfoot was announced Tuesday as National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Does pollution affect thunderstorms? The U.S. has two Baylor profs working to find out

What impact does urban pollution have on thunderstorm activity? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wants to know — and is enlisting the services of two Baylor environmental science professors as part of a massive three-year project to learn more. Drs. Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko each serve as associate professors of environmental science at […]

Two Baylor students earn major national/international academic honors

While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Sophia Fulton, a senior in the Business Fellows program at Baylor, was awarded the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship. Endowed by the U.S. Department of State, this highly competitive […]

Baylor student-athletes lead Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate for 7th straight year

For the seventh year in a row, Baylor student-athletes have led the Big 12 Conference in Graduation Success Rate (GSR) — the 12th time in the last 14 years that the Bears have finished either first or second in GSR. But it doesn’t stop there. Not content with simply extending their run of dominance, Baylor […]

Why Baylor is increasing its COVID-19 testing this spring

Baylor recently announced that, beginning in late January, all faculty, staff and students will be tested for COVID-19 every week. Yes, that’s a lot. And testing fatigue is real. So why is Baylor making this move? The short answer: So that everything else about campus life — from classes to extracurriculars — can be as […]

Changing Diets — Not Lower Physical Activity or Infectious Disease Burden — May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis

WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2021) — Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet — but not in total number of calories burned daily — is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children’s body fat, according to a study led by Baylor University that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic.

Baylor University Mourns Death of Social Work Graduate Student

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) - Baylor University is mourning the death of Alicia Martinez, a 2020 graduate of the Diana Garland School of Social Work and current social work graduate student who passed away today in Waco from complications from COVID-19.

Baylor and Waco Community to Commemorate MLK Day with Day of Service

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2021) - To celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader, the Baylor University and Waco communities will join others across the nation to participate in events this weekend honoring Dr. King and by serving in the community on MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18.

Baylor Bear Mascot Lady Progressing to Next Phase of Recovery and Rehabilitation Plan

WACO, Texas (Jan. 11, 2021) – Baylor University announced today that Judge Lady, one of the University’s two beloved American black bears, is progressing to the next phase of her recovery and rehabilitation from a successful operation to remove a cyst that developed around her spinal column. The surgery occurred in August 2020 at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) in College Station.