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Campus Living & Learning announces new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Nicole McAninch and Dr. Mark (Devan) Jonklaas as the new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle halls, beginning fall 2018.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Your Paycheck

The Department of Treasury has released the income tax withholding tables that are reflective of the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Job Act which was passed in December. The paychecks that are issued on or after January 29th will be processed using the new withholding tables, therefore you may notice a change in your net pay amount.

Baylor University Closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2018) – Baylor University will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, because of winter weather conditions. Baylor Law School and Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas also will be closed Tuesday.

Save the Date: Spring Faculty Meeting

Please join Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D. for the Spring Faculty Meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 25 on the 5th floor of the Cashion Academic Center. Reception begins at 3 p.m.

Softball. SB Kicks Off Final Road Swing of Regular Season

• Baylor kicks off its final road swing of the season, trekking to Houston to face UH in a midweek doubleheader before closing the week with its final road trip of the 2018 regular season to Ames to face Iowa State.

M. Golf. Men's Golf in Fifth Place at Big 12 Championship

Baylor men's golf is in fifth place after shooting 21-over-par 581 across two rounds of Big 12 Championship play on Monday at Southern Hills Country Club. BU is 12 shots back of the lead with two rounds remaining.

Baseball. Baseball Faces Texas State Tuesday on Road

Baylor baseball plays at Texas State on Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT at Bobcat Ballpark to begin a stretch of four straight road games.

Softball. SB's Scroggins Drafted No. 15 in the NPF Draft by Chicago

WACO, Texas – Baylor senior outfielder Jessie Scroggins was selected by the Chicago Bandits as the 15th overall pick in the third round of the National Fastpitch League college draft on Monday evening in Nashville, Tenn.

How Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Three Bears headed abroad in 2018 thanks to prestigious Fulbright Awards

The fact that it’s become commonplace for multiple Baylor students to earn Fulbright honors in a single school year — see here, here, here and here for examples — might make you think such honors are no big deal. Quite the opposite, actually; the Fulbright Award is one of the most competitive and prestigious honors a college student can receive, […]

Baylor Model UN wins highest delegation — and their most awards yet — at national competition

Baylor’s Model United Nations broke a team record last month for the most awards received at the National Model United Nations Conference. Out of the nearly 3,000 student participants, the Baylor team of 16 students was named overall “Outstanding Delegation” — the conference’s highest possible team recognition award – and several team members won individual awards […]

Diadeloso 2018: We took your goats, and raised you a giraffe

You couldn’t ask for better weather than Waco had yesterday for Diadeloso 2018 — sunny, but with a nice breeze that kept temperatures in the 70s for most of the day. Students took full advantage, kicking off the day with a Fun Run at McLane Stadium, complete with colored paint, foam, and an iconic shirt from […]

Congratulations

Brian Sitton

Congratulations to staff member Brian Sitton, university libraries, and spouse Jennifer, on the birth of their son, Daniel James Sitton on December 2, 2017.

Dakota Farquhar-Caddell

Congratulations to staff member Dakota Farquhar-Caddell, student activities, and spouse Shannon, on the birth of their son, Ryko Win Farquhar-Caddell, on December 1, 2017.

Loretta Landry

Congratulations to staff member Loretta Landry, Texas Hunger Initiative, and spouse Garrett, on the birth of their son, Griffin Trevor Landry, on November 27, 2017.

Daniel Shallcross

Congratulations to faculty member Daniel Shallcross, accounting and business law, and spouse Courtney, on the birth of their son, Clark Byron Shallcross, on November 28, 2017.

With Sympathy

Dr. Ralph Wood

Sympathies to Dr. Ralph Wood, University Professor, Theology & Literature in the Religion Department, on the passing of his son, Mr. Kenneth Wood, on April 12, 2018.

Dr. Terry York

Sympathies to Dr. Terry York, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Truett Seminary, on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Helen York, on April 10, 2018 in Stanberry, Missouri.

Dr. John Vasut

Sympathies to Dr. John Vasut, Senior Lecturer in the Physics Department, on the passing of his father, Mr. Joseph Vasut, on March 28, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Delany Carlovsky

Sympathies to Baylor student, Delany Carlovsky, on the passing of her father, Mr. Gregory “Scott” Carlovsky, on April 2, 2018.

Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: David McGee

David McGee, B.B.A. (Management), ‘14, is a diabetes pharmaceutical sales representative. It is a job near to his heart because he is helping people - including family - who are trying to control their diabetes. “My dad and grandmother suffer from diabetes,” McGee said. “My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 [diabetes] about 10 years ago. Treatment options have changed a lot since he was diagnosed. Over the phone, I was coaching my dad. Now, he’s losing weight. He’s in control. One thing that melted my little heart was that my dad thanked me for saving his life. That’s not something you expect to hear from your dad.”

Baylor Lariat: Baylor lab conducts research on sleep, memory

April 19, 2018
An article on the Baylor Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, founded in 2015, designed for research on sleep and its effects on the body. The lab explores the ways sleep impacts memory and cognition while promoting healthy sleeping habits in students. Senior neuroscience majors Nikita Chapagain and Taylor Terlizzese serve as research assistants at the lab. Michael K. Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, serves as the lab’s director.

Baylor Lariat: First gentleman focuses on faith

April 19, 2018
A profile on First Gent Brad Livingstone, who discusses his focus on students’ spiritual development. Livingstone said he has spent his time back in Waco reaching out and caring for his students on a spiritual and personal level. He said while he values education, he knew he was placed here for more than simply educating students in a classroom. “There are things far more important than academics,” Livingstone said. “That is the eternal question. Where are my students spiritually?”

Baylor Magazine: Where Lights Shine Bright

In January, Baylor University unveiled a marketing campaign to reintroduce Baylor to prospective students, parents, alumni and beyond. Grounded in Matthew 5:14-16 and enlivened by the hit Christian song, “Lights Shine Bright” by TobyMac and Hollyn, the campaign began with a campus focus and broadened to include key cities across Texas.

Where You Live Is More Influential Than Where You Worship When It Comes to Shaping Racial Attitudes

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2018) — Whites in multiracial congregations have more diverse friendship networks and are more comfortable with minorities — but that is more because of the impact of neighbors and friends of other races than due to congregations’ influence, a Baylor University study has found.

2018 President’s Concert To Be Held on April 21: “America: Reflections of Diversity”

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) – Baylor University’s School of Music will present the President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Jones Concert Hall, Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. This year’s program is “America: Reflections of Diversity,” an evening of music by American composers or international composers who studied in the United States.

Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 24

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) — The senior class selected Rebecca McCumbers Flavin, Ph.D., senior lecturer of political science at Baylor University, as this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient.

This Week At Baylor: April 22-28, 2018

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2018) — This week at Baylor, distinguished musicians, scholars and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend as the spring semester comes to a close. The 18th annual Black Glasses Film Festival will take place this week-- exhibiting the best student work in filmmaking and screenwriting.