Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

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GIVE LIGHT IS A $1.1 BILLION COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTURE OF BAYLOR UNIVERSITY. The campaign undergirds Illuminate, the University's Academic Strategic Plan, and will impact every aspect of campus life, from academics and athletics to student life and global engagement.

Student-Athletes Recognized as BU Academic Champions


Including 32 December graduates, a total of 232 Baylor student-athletes were recognized as BU Academic Champions at the Feb. 27 men's basketball game at the Ferrell Center.

EQ Lands 26 on Academic All-Big 12 Team


IRVING, Texas – Baylor equestrian landed a league-best 26 Academic All-Big 12 selections, including 22 first teamers, announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.



Courtney Scrivano's earliest memories as a Baylor fan were sitting in the stands at Floyd Casey Stadium, watching the games with her dad and grandfather.

Football Kicks Off Spring Drills Wednesday


  Baylor football coach Matt Rhule said the difference between his first spring training two years ago and now is "night and day."

Baylor Lariat: Students submit artwork for upcoming exhibit

March 20, 2019
The Martin Museum of Art’s 2019 Baylor Art Student Exhibition is coming up on March 28, and students are submitting artworks now to potentially be selected for the show. Students are able to submit pieces under eight categories: painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design, textiles/fabrics, printmaking and drawing. 3 Reasons Fasted Cardio Doesn't Work

March 19, 2019
VIDEO: Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D., professor and director of the Exercise Biochemical and Nutrition Lab in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, gives three reasons debunking the notion that fasted cardio — working out first thing in the morning on an empty stomach — is better at burning fat. Instead, he recommends ingesting 10 to 20 grams of protein before a workout to help maintain muscle protein synthesis rather than breaking down more muscle.

Express (UK): Weight loss diet: Best breakfast to eat to lose weight without feeling hungry

March 17, 2019
Suzy Weems, Ph.D., a registered dietitian and professor of family and consumer sciences in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, is quoted in this article about weight loss breakfast options.

$2 million gift boosts Baylor’s Global Mission Leadership Program

A generous $2 million gift made by anonymous Baylor parents from California will support Baylor’s nationally renowned Global Mission Leadership (GML) initiative, a unique program that prepares Christian leaders to become catalysts for change in communities all over the world. The GML program, established in 2009 within within Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, provides […]

Lady Bears claim No. 1 overall seed for third time in program history

Big 12 regular season champs. Big 12 tournament champs. The unanimous No. 1 team in the country. The nation’s No. 1 overall seed entering the NCAA tournament. The Lady Bears followed that path all the way to the national championship in 2012. Now, they’ll put that formula to the test again in 2019. Monday night, head […]

Men’s basketball headed to NCAA tournament for 5th time in 6 years

There’s no questioning the fact that Scott Drew is the most successful coach in Baylor men’s basketball history. In his 16 seasons leading the Bears, he’s won more games (and a higher percentage of his games) than any coach in program history, reached the Sweet 16 five times and the Elite Eight twice, and produced nine NBA players. […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on water quality and environmental science

Long before he became a distinguished professor and a national leader in the study of environmental science, Bryan Brooks was simply a child fascinated by his grandfather’s experiences. His grandfather, a missionary the Philippines, told young Bryan stories of service, such as how they drilled wells to supply clean water for smaller communities upstream from […]

Baylor Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Will Host Sharon Bischofshausen Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – The Baylor University department of psychology and neuroscience will host the 2019 Sharon Bischofshausen Lecture featuring Amy Murrell, Ph.D., member of the clinical psychology faculty at the University of North Texas and author of “The Joy of Parenting.”

Keston Center to Present Diplomatic Forum as Part of Baylor’s 2019 Global Business Forum

WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor University, in partnership with the McBride Center for International Business in the Hankamer School of Business, will present a Diplomatic Forum at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, in rooms 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

The Center for Public Justice Awards Research Prize to Baylor Social Work Student, Professor to Study Food Insecurity Among Teens

WACO, Texas (March 19, 2019) – Ana O’Quin, an Austin senior in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, believes food security is a basic human right that should be afforded every individual and family. That belief drives her nationally recognized undergraduate research of food insecurity among teens.

Baylor Faculty Member Earns Nearly $3 Million Grant to Study Evidence-Based Practices in Psychology

WACO, Texas (March 18, 2019) – Sara L. Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – for a project aimed at improving clinical practice for children who have been victims of abuse and trauma.