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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Bears Head to Texas State for Midweek Tilt

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The Bears head out on the road for the first time this season, setting to San Marcos for a midweek contest at Texas State on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. CT.

No. 1 Ranked Lady Bears to Play for Share of 9th Straight Big 12 Title Wednesday

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WACO, Texas – The No. 1-ranked Baylor women's basketball team can clinch at least a share of its ninth-straight Big 12 regular-season championship with a win against Kansas in Wednesday's 6 p.m. game at the Ferrell Center that will be televised by FOX Sports Southwest.

Baylor Arts & Sciences: Baylor Arts & Sciences magazine: Seeking a Healthy Planet

Bryan Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies and director of the environmental health science program in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is involved with two research projects that hold the promise of improving public health and the availability of clean water around the world.

Common Weal Magazine: Redefining Who’s ‘Vulnerable’: Disparity in Power Allows for Abuse of Both Adults and Children

Feb. 18, 2019
Research on the prevalence of clergy sexual misconduct conducted by the late Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., dean and professor of social work, and continued by David K. Pooler, Ph.D., associate professor in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is cited in this article. Pooler, who has surveyed 280 women survivors of clergy sexual abuse, has put together “A Guide to Best Practices” on how to prevent abuse and help those who’ve been victimized.

What is Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project?

Since 2008, a “search and rescue mission” has been underway in the basement of Moody Library. A true labor of love, this work has found its way into dusty tape and record collections, made friends with unsung heroes of the civil rights movement, been featured extensively in national media, and even has a home in […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on business and entrepreneurship

Maybe you’ve heard, or maybe you haven’t, but Baylor’s entrepreneurship program is among the best in the nation. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that one of our entrepreneurship professors is highly sought out as an expert on the subject. Dr. Peter Klein has taught entrepreneurship at Baylor since 2015, and also serves as a […]

Baylor baseball opens 2019 with highest preseason ranking in a decade

When head coach Steve Rodriguez fills out the lineup card for the 2019 Baylor Baseball season opener, he’ll have plenty of familiar faces to choose from. The cyclical nature of college sports doesn’t allow this very often, but the Bears are returning the entire batting order and starting pitching rotation from a 2018 team that […]

Baylor couples share their campus love stories

Baylor’s campus swings have earned their reputation for romance, and professors who tell you your future spouse may be in the room know what they’re talking about. So it’s no surprise that when Baylor asked its Facebook followers to share if and how they met they spouses at Baylor, the responses came flooding in. You […]

Baylor Geosciences Graduate Student Honored with Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2019) – Jiajun (Dylan) Jiang, teaching assistant and Ph.D. candidate in the department of geosciences in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Outstanding TA Award for demonstrating excellence in his teaching assistant position.

C-SPAN Bus to Visit Baylor Campus Feb. 20

WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2019) – The C-SPAN Bus – a 45-foot, state-of-the-art mobile classroom – will be traveling through Central Texas this week in partnership with its cable and satellite affiliates. The C-SPAN Bus will make a stop on the Baylor University campus from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, on Speight Avenue between Waco Hall and Tidwell Bible Building.

Women More Likely to Believe the Bible Is Literally True, But Study Finds this May Have More to Do with Intimacy than Gender

WACO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2019) — Women are more likely than men to believe the Bible is literally true, but a recent Baylor University study finds this may have more to do with how people relate to God than it does gender. Both men and women who report high levels of closeness to God take the Bible more literally – and this confidence grows stronger as they seek closeness to God through prayer and Bible study.

Baylor’s Model United Nations Team Achieves Success at Texas Model United Nations Conference

WACO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Baylor University Model United Nations team participated in the Fifth Annual Texas Model United Nations Conference (TexMUN) Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3.