Baylor Returns to Normal Operations on Monday

WACO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2021) - On Monday, Feb. 22, Baylor University will return to normal operations with on-campus instruction and on-campus work. Please be advised that clean-up and restoration continues in some facilities and on the grounds, so we ask for your patience and understanding while our facilities teams work to resolve any building issues caused by the winter storm.

Baylor University Waco Campus to Close at 2PM Today Through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2021) - Due to winter weather conditions, the Baylor University Waco campus will close at 2 p.m. today through all-day Friday, Feb. 12. Classes held at 2 p.m. and later today and all-day Friday will shift to remote instruction.

Preparations for winter weather

Baylor University officials are monitoring the current forecast from the National Weather Service, which includes the potential for winter precipitation for the Waco area beginning Sunday night.

"A Baylor Christmas" Concert to Air on TV Stations in 25 States

WACO, Texas (Dec. 16, 2020) - Beginning on Dec. 20 and through the Christmas holidays, KWTX Television will broadcast the premiere of "A Baylor Christmas," the University's annual Christmas concert recorded in 2019 that features performances of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor University School of Music.

VB Reschedules Match vs Oklahoma

VB Schedule Update

WACO, Texas – Due to rescheduled men's and women's basketball games at the Ferrell Center, Baylor volleyball has moved its match against Oklahoma to Saturday, March 6, at 5 p.m. CT.

EQ Announces Schedule Revisions

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WACO, Texas – Baylor equestrian head coach Casie Maxwell announced a trio of schedule revisions on Monday, following BU's previous postponements.

Meet Mary Gentry Kavanaugh, Baylor Class of 1855 — and BU’s first female graduate

While sources differ, Baylor was one of the first (perhaps the very first) institution west of the Mississippi River to admit women. And in 1855 — just a year after BU’s first graduating class — Mary Gentry Kavanaugh became the first woman to earn a degree from Baylor University. Though the university was still young, […]

Looking back on Black History Month 2021 at Baylor

As one Baylor student put it, “Black history is not just for Black people. Black history is American history, so I want to make sure that we’re able to share it, and engage with it.” That effort doesn’t end just because the calendar has rolled from February (and Black History Month) on into March. In […]

Interested in diving into Black literature? Check out this list from Baylor English profs

February is Black History Month, a time for intentionally learning more about the roles African Americans have played in our nation’s history. One approach is to read up on Black history in the U.S.; Baylor history professor Ronald Johnson put together an excellent list of resources. Another approach is to dive into some of the outstanding […]

Baylor nursing steps up to aid Waco COVID-19 vaccination efforts

With COVID-19 vaccine distribution increasing each day, there’s finally a light at the end of the tunnel — and Baylor nursing students are helping that light shine even brighter. This spring, 120 senior-level, second-semester nursing students (and faculty, too) from the Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) are helping administer the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine here […]

Baptist Standard: Falling Seed: Creating online participatory worship services

March 23, 2020
Baylor theology professor Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., has designed a free guide to creating online, participatory worship services.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor cancels in-person classes for both summer sessions

April 2, 2020
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., announced Thursday that Baylor will continue to utilize online instruction for upcoming Minimester (May 13-June 1), Summer I (June 2-July 7) and Summer II (July 9-Aug. 12) classes.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor counseling center continues with online services

March 25, 2020
Baylor’s counseling center has adapted its treatments amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With faculty and staff working from home, the counselors have begun counseling sessions via phone and WebEx, a platform for video conferences.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections - Cheryl Gochis

April 3, 2020
AUDIO: For last nine years, Baylor has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In this Baylor Connections, Cheryl Gochis, vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer, examines ways that Baylor supports faculty and staff year-round and specifically talks about the University’s response to help employees transition to remote work during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Baylor Employs Unique Student Recruitment Effort as Football Stadium Becomes Golf Range

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2021) – Baylor University will engage in dedicated outreach with prospective students and their families as part of the Topgolf Live Stadium Series held Feb. 25-28 at McLane Stadium. The event is the first of seven at Division I Football Bowl Subdivision college stadiums this spring, followed by events at the universities of Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Baylor Conversation Series Events in March to Focus on 'Perspectives on Our History'

WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2021) – Ahead of the public release of the full, independent report of the Commission on Historic Campus Representations by the end of March, Baylor University will hold three "Baylor Conversation Series" events on March 2, March 9 and March 16.

Baylor University and Compassion International Challenge Innovators to Solve Education Crisis

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2020) – Baylor University and Compassion International announced today the “Christian Collective for Social Innovation” (CCSI), another exciting initiative in their partnership to bring about global human flourishing for children and families in poverty.

Baylor University Announces Recipients of Baylor Alumni Awards and Dates for Baylor Alumni Week Celebration

WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2021) – Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2021 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and celebrate their remarkable achievements.