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.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

Baptist News Global: Religion Notes: Hackers converge, compete at Baptist-affiliated university

Oct. 22, 2018
(Third news item) Baylor University will mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a symposium on improving security around electronic medical records and personal health data Oct. 23-24. “CyberSecurity is quickly becoming one of the tough issues facing society,” Jon Allen, interim chief information officer and chief information security officer at Baylor. “Starting ongoing dialogues to foster a new generation of ideas is crucial to tackling the ominous future of the cyber world.”

Baylor Magazine: Lament, Faith & Restoration

Oct. 12, 2018
From refugee to coordinating worship initiatives at Baylor, Carlos Colón, M.M. (Piano Pedagogy and Performance) ’93, has experienced loss and lament, yet his faith in God also led to restoration and hope.

Former Baylor star helps lead Dodgers back to World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers are into the World Series for the second straight year — and it’s safe to say they wouldn’t be here without a Baylor Bear’s contribution. After starting the season in the minor leagues, former Baylor standout Max Muncy was called up to the big leagues in early April as the Dodgers […]

This Baylor student group exists solely to serve those with disabilities

There are more than 350 student organizations at Baylor. That’s hundreds of opportunities for students to find their niche, meet people excited about the same thing, and form their own community. Many have a service component to them, but few are founded solely on the idea of helping others. Baylor Helping Hands is one of […]

If you’ve seen an early 20th-century photo of Baylor, it was probably taken by this man

You know the photos: men and women dressed in layers of coats, bowler and cowboy hats abound, horse and buggies, maybe a few “horseless carriages.” Most of these kinds of photos come from the early 20th century — and the ones you’ve seen of Waco and Baylor were almost certainly shot by Fred A. “Gildy” […]

A dream comes true — literally — at Baylor Premiere

This weekend, Baylor held its Fall Premiere, a day-long event during which prospective students explore campus, experience a taste of college life, and ask questions of Baylor faculty and staff. On Saturday, from the Ferrell Center stage in front of thousands of students and their parents, Baylor Admissions surprised 30 high school seniors with the […]

Annual Baylor Business Ethics Forum to Address ‘Ethics of Artificial Intelligence’

WACO, Texas (Oct. 22, 2018) – This year’s Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum, hosted by Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, will feature focused conversations and activities on “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.”

Baylor Police Department Will Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

WACO, Texas (Oct. 22, 2018) – The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a national take-back day Saturday, Oct. 27. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs today, Oct. 22.

Baylor Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Diabetes Mobile Health App for Use in India

WACO, Texas (Oct. 22, 2018) – An interdisciplinary team of Baylor University researchers – from nursing and business information systems to art and video game design – and physicians from Bangalore Baptist Hospital in Bengaluru, India, were awarded a 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Grant from the U.S. India Education Foundation (USIEF) to develop a diabetes mobile health app to boost awareness and educate those in India who are most at risk for diabetes.

Institute for Faith and Learning’s Annual Symposium on Faith and Culture Focuses on Stewardship of Creation

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WACO, Texas (Oct. 22, 2018) – “Stewardship of Creation” will be the theme for Baylor University’s annual Symposium on Faith and Culture, hosted by Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning from Wednesday, Oct. 24, to Friday, Oct. 26.