For many students, the blank page can be a little intimidating. Baylor's University Writing Center (UWC) is here to help. Learn more about the UWC's expanded offerings to students from their new Moody Library location.
Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project has been covered in The New York Times and Washington Post, featured in a Smithsonian exhibit and heralded as a "search and rescue mission" to save music that would be otherwise lost. Learn more about one Baylor professor's project to preserve black gospel music.
Research on a college campus can sometimes seem a little mysterious--but it doesn't have to be elusive. Students all across campus work with professors on groundbreaking research that enhances their educational experience. Here are four recent examples.
Baylor's commitment to student safety is manifest through many resources to students, including BaylorAlert. BaylorAlert provides timely campus safety information to students via their cell phones, email, social media and more. Many parents choose to receive these alerts as well. Click here to learn more.
A new semester is underway at Baylor, and with it comes the excitement of new classes, a new calendar year and a new season ahead: spring. The spring semester isn't, however, a mirror image of first semester. Here are four tips for students to consider for second semester success.
Each month in Baylor Family News, a Baylor Chaplain examines a timely aspect of the Baylor journey. As your student returns home for Christmas, Dr. Burt Burleson shares thoughts about the season and the opportunity for you and your student to connect in meaningful ways.
The best time to ensure your student is on track to graduate in four years is right now. Christmas Break affords parents and students the chance to talk, measure progress and analyze his or her happiness with their choice of major. It all begins with the simple act of talking to your student.
Sleep or study? For many students this time of year, that is the question. Busy students sometimes find it easier to cut into their sleep schedule than to carve out that time elsewhere. A Baylor study, however, found that’s not the best method.
During this busy time of year, healthy eating isn’t always at the top of your student’s mind. Before Finals, Jill Hamilton, a Baylor grad and registered campus dietitian, shared five ways students can make healthy decisions to perform their best academically.
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is Giving Day across the nation. Molly Isaacks Ferguson, Senior Director of Parent Programs, shares how a family gift to Baylor impacted her life, and how all gifts make a difference for Baylor.
Each month in Baylor Family News, a Baylor Chaplain will share thoughts on a timely aspect of the Baylor journey. In this month's Chaplain's Corner, Dr. Burt Burleson examines a topic no one enjoys facing, but one that God uses to shape and grow us--struggles, and how we can walk with our students through them.
Student engagement is intentional at Baylor. What does that mean, and what does that look like? Baylor Vice President for Student Life Kevin Jackson shares how Baylor's caring community fosters student engagement in every aspect of the college experience.
Students are currently registering for spring classes. What steps should your student take to get the classes he or she needs? Bob Shipp from University Advisement answers those questions in this post to parents.
How can you help your student prepare for the inevitable challenges of being a college student, preparing for a career and more? Sarah Ritter is a lecturer and director of the Master’s program in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. An expert on resiliency and grit, she shares what she’s learned in this post to parents.
Each month on Baylor Family News, a Baylor University chaplain will share thoughts on a timely aspect of the Baylor journey. In this month’s Chaplain’s Corner, Dr. Ryan Richardson, Associate Chaplain and Director of Worship & Chapel, shares lessons about worship and unity he learned from his infant son, and how those lessons are shared through music in chapel.
Every year during Family Weekend, the Baylor Parents Network selects one family to represent the hundreds of family members who go above and beyond in giving of their time to welcome and support Baylor students and each other. This year’s Parents of the Year are Fran and Craig George of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Baylor students don’t have to go to Broadway for great performances, and don’t even have to go downtown to hear the symphony. Just a short walk from their residence hall or apartment, they can experience a wide array of cultural opportunities from drama, music, art and more.
It's hard to believe, but a full month has passed since classes began. Now is the perfect time for your student to access one of the many resources Baylor offers to help students achieve their academic goals. Too often, students wait until they feel frantic before asking for help. Learn more about the resources Baylor offers to help your student succeed academically right now.