Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Jan
12
2017

Baylor grad authors Amazon’s top history book for 2016

One of America’s top authors of popular history is a Baylor graduate. Candice Millard, MA ’92, has written three bestselling books about little-known (but meaningful) moments in the lives of American presidents and world leaders — including a title Amazon named its best history book of 2016. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a […]

Jan
9
2017

Men’s basketball ranked No. 1 in the nation — joining many other Baylor programs

Students returning to campus today for the first classes of the spring semester were greeted with some historic news: Our Baylor men’s basketball team is the No. 1 team in the nation! Baylor received 55 of 65 first-place votes, comfortably outdistancing No. 2 Kansas, No. 3 Villanova and No. 4. UCLA. At 14-0, the Bears are the last […]

Jan
6
2017

Baylor launches new Continuing Ed offerings

Even after we have our diplomas in hand, we should never lose interest in learning. Have you ever wanted to brush up on a foreign language, develop a new creative skill, or even learn how to brew the perfect cup of coffee? Then classes from Baylor’s newly relaunched Continuing Education program might just be for you. […]

Dec
28
2016

At age 94, this Baylor grad enjoys another lifetime ‘first’ at Cactus Bowl

For 60 years, life conspired to keep Eddie Morris, BA ’52, from walking at Commencement and officially receiving his Baylor diploma. Finally — in 2012 — Eddie was able to see that dream come true, as he walked the Ferrell Center stage. (You can read more on that part of his story here.) Eddie’s children played […]

Dec
20
2016

Baylor University Named a 2017 “Best College Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2016) – Baylor University has been named one of the 100 best values among private universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its latest list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.