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.

W. Tennis. WT Enters Big 12 Championships as No. 5 Seed

The 25th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team enters the 2018 Big 12 Tennis Championships as the No. 5 seed, as announced by the league office. The event, hosted at Texas Tennis Center in Austin, Texas, by the Longhorns, runs from April 25-28.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Drops Home Finale to No. 15 Texas

The 23rd-ranked Baylor men's tennis team (18-8, 1-4 Big 12) dropped its regular season home finale with a 4-0 loss to 15th-ranked Texas (15-6, 3-2 Big 12) Sunday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Ties for Second at Big 12 Championship

Baylor women's golf finished in a tie for second place at the 2018 Big 12 Championship at Dallas Athletic Club. The Bears shot 12-over-par 300 on Sunday to finish the 54-hole tournament at 24-over 888.

Baseball. Baseball Sweeps TCU with 4-3 Victory

Baylor baseball tallied a series sweep of TCU with a 4-3 in on Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (22-17, 6-9) used a sixth inning rally and great bullpen work to bounce the Horned Frogs (19-17, 6-8).

Baylor Lariat: Northern Triangle Art Exhibit shines light on refugee crisis

April 19, 2018
The Office of the Provost at Baylor University and the Baylor Social Innovation Collaboration Initiative organized and hosted a conversation Thursday night to discuss The Northern Triangle Art Exhibit by Borderland Collective, which is dedicated to shining a light on the Central American refugee crisis.

KTRH-AM (Houston): Remembering the Branch Davidian Tragedy

April 19, 2018
William Pitt, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Holder of The Frederick E. Roach Professorship in Religion, discusses the siege 25 years ago on the Branch Davidian compound.

How Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Three Bears headed abroad in 2018 thanks to prestigious Fulbright Awards

The fact that it’s become commonplace for multiple Baylor students to earn Fulbright honors in a single school year — see here, here, here and here for examples — might make you think such honors are no big deal. Quite the opposite, actually; the Fulbright Award is one of the most competitive and prestigious honors a college student can receive, […]

Baylor Model UN wins highest delegation — and their most awards yet — at national competition

Baylor’s Model United Nations broke a team record last month for the most awards received at the National Model United Nations Conference. Out of the nearly 3,000 student participants, the Baylor team of 16 students was named overall “Outstanding Delegation” — the conference’s highest possible team recognition award – and several team members won individual awards […]

Diadeloso 2018: We took your goats, and raised you a giraffe

You couldn’t ask for better weather than Waco had yesterday for Diadeloso 2018 — sunny, but with a nice breeze that kept temperatures in the 70s for most of the day. Students took full advantage, kicking off the day with a Fun Run at McLane Stadium, complete with colored paint, foam, and an iconic shirt from […]

Where You Live Is More Influential Than Where You Worship When It Comes to Shaping Racial Attitudes

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2018) — Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University study has found.

2018 President’s Concert To Be Held on April 21: “America: Reflections of Diversity”

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present the President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This year’s program is “America: Reflections of Diversity,” an evening of music by American composers or international composers who studied in the United States.

Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 24

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) — The senior class selected Rebecca McCumbers Flavin, Ph.D., senior lecturer of political science at Baylor University, as this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient.

This Week At Baylor: April 22-28, 2018

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) — This week at Baylor, distinguished musicians, scholars and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend as the spring semester comes to a close. The 18th annual Black Glasses Film Festival will take place this week-- exhibiting the best student work in filmmaking and screenwriting.