Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Oct
18
2017

2017-18 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

The university’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of the Baylor Family. This year’s honorees include alumni who have found success in everything from business and medicine to worship music and athletics — and sometimes, in more than one of those fields. Each has used their success to support Baylor and Baylor students, whether […]

Oct
18
2017

Football. Football Hosts No. 23 West Virginia for #StripeMcLane

Baylor plays its first home in nearly a month and opens a two-game stint at McLane Stadium with a visit from West Virginia for homecoming.

Oct
18
2017

W. Volleyball. Five Reasons to Fill the Ferrell

In a series that covers 45 matches and goes all the way back to 1985, this is the first-ever Top 25 matchup between #24 Baylor (16-4, 6-1) and 11th-ranked Kansas (16-3, 5-1).

Oct
18
2017

What Makes Horror Movies Scary? “We do,” Says Baylor Film Expert

Waco, Texas (Oct. 18, 2017) – The best scary movies adapt to society’s current fears and turn current cultural, social and political preoccupations into elements of horror, says a Baylor University film historian and an expert on the horror film genre.

Oct
17
2017

Men's Basketball to Host Charity Exhibition vs. Houston

Baylor men's basketball will host a charity exhibition game against University of Houston at noon CT Saturday at the Ferrell Center. All ticket sales will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund through the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Bears in the NFL Week Six Update

Week Four update on the former Baylor Bears that are currently playing in the NFL as eight players saw action last weekend.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Secondary Will Get Another Stiff Test vs. WVU

While they were far from alone, Baylor’s cornerbacks had a “tough day” Saturday, giving up 471 yards passing in the Bears’ 59-16 loss at Oklahoma State.

Oct
17
2017

W. Tennis. Kraus Wins Consolation Singles Title

Baylor women’s tennis freshman Livia Kraus played her way to the top of the singles consolation bracket at the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle, compiling a 4-1 mark over five days at Friedman Tennis Center.

Oct
17
2017

W. Soccer. SOC Sweeps Big 12 Weekly Honors

WACO, Texas -- Baylor soccer (10-3-2, 4-2-1 Big 12) capped off a strong weekend road trip to Kansas by sweeping all three Big 12 Player of the Week awards for the first time in program history, announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Hall of Fame 2017 Spotlight: Bill Hicks

Somewhat begrudgingly, Bill Hicks admitted that he “cried like a baby” when he got the call about being elected to the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Meet the Press: #SicWVU

Coach Rhule met with the media Tuesday morning to discuss the Bears' upcoming game.

Oct
17
2017

A look back at Baylor Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals through the years

Starting bright and early this Saturday, the Baylor Homecoming Parade will once again be one of the highlights of the nation’s oldest Homecoming celebration. There will be floats, balloons and pageantry, but none of it can begin without the grand marshal. This year’s grand marshal is Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda Livingstone. She joins a […]

Oct
17
2017

W. Volleyball. Preview: No. 24 VB Hosts No. 11 Kansas in Top-25 Matchup

No. 24 Baylor volleyball (16-4, 6-1 Big 12) can break another program record Wednesday night with a top-25 matchup against No. 11 Kansas at 8 p.m. CT at the Ferrell Center.

Oct
17
2017

Football. Sedwick Earns Spot in Tryout, Boots Two for Touchbacks

After going through a tryout at a camp this summer, Jay Sedwick figured his best chance to get on the field at McLane Stadium was to run with his fellow freshmen as part of the Baylor Line.

Oct
17
2017

Baylor Homecoming Events - Oct. 19-21, 2017

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) — The Baylor Family will unite Oct. 19-21 to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Baylor Homecoming, the oldest collegiate homecoming in the nation. Below is information about the main events and traditions.

Oct
17
2017

Baylor Lariat: Debate team wins season opener

Oct. 12, 2017
The Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, the nationally ranked debate team at Baylor, opened the season by winning first place at an invitation-only tournament at Weber State University. The team was ranked No. 22 in the nation for the 2016-2017 school year by the National Debate Tournament Committee. “I think it’s a pretty good start to a very promising season,” said Pflugerville senior Andrew Barron.

Oct
17
2017

Baylor School of Education Graduate Honored with Statewide Award

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – For the second year in a row, a Baylor University School of Education student teacher has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the State of Texas by the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE), the organization of faculty members within university teacher-education programs who supervise field experiences of students.

Oct
17
2017

Baylor University Hosts Discussion Panel with Orthodox Monks

Waco, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion (ISR), Department of Spiritual Life and Great Texts Honors College will host the panel discussion “Theology and the Human Act of Making: Bonadventure, Mechanical Arts and the Fine Arts,” on Thursday.