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.

Three Takeaways: October 25


Baylor Bear Insider Jerry Hill gives his three takeaways from Monday's weekly press conference with head coach Dave Aranda talking about this week's matchup between the 16th-ranked Bears (6-1, 3-1) and Texas (4-3, 2-2), which kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium and will be broadcast by ABC.:

MBB’s Love Suffers Season-Ending Injury

Langston Love

WACO, Texas – Baylor freshman guard Langston Love suffered a season-ending knee injury in Saturday's private scrimmage against Texas A&M, head coach Scott Drew announced Monday.

FB’s Pitre Named Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist

Jalen Pitre 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY – Baylor football senior Jalen Pitre is one of 12 semifinalists for the 2021 Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, as announced Monday morning by the organization.

Women’s Golf to Close Out Their Fall Slate in Hawaii

BaiMai Seema at Alotian

KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Baylor women's golf will look to finish their fall season on a high note at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational beginning Monday at Kapolei Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii.

For 75 years now, Baylor’s memorial lampposts have honored those who served our country

As simple tributes to those who have gone before us, they are easy to miss or take for granted. But 140+ of the red granite lampposts scattered across Baylor’s campus are more than just utilitarian lighting — they are memorials to those who have served our country, including many who gave their lives in action. […]

Dr Pepper Hour Tour takes a beloved Baylor tradition on the road

Since 1953, Baylor students have celebrated what is today known as “Dr Pepper Hour” — enjoying free Dr Pepper floats in Barfield Drawing Room as a time for relaxing and socializing with friends and faculty. Earlier this fall, Baylor took this beloved tradition on the road to high schools across Texas, testing out a program […]

U.S. News, Wall Street Journal again rank Baylor among nation’s best student experiences

If you ask a BU student or alum what Baylor means to them, you’re likely to hear stories about brilliant, caring professors, classes that stimulated their imagination and helped carve their future paths, and organizations or activities that introduced them to friends who lasted a lifetime. While our top-tier academic rankings are a point of […]

‘Lady, The Miracle Bear’ documents BU’s beloved black bear’s health journey

Lady and Joy have been called “the world’s most beloved black bears,” and that love was manifested in the prayers and support the Baylor Family showed Lady over the past two years during a pair of health concerns. But even the most devoted fans of Baylor’s bears may not know the full story of Lady’s path […]

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 University Announces $2 Million Gift to Launch Baylor in Los Angeles Program

WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $2 million gift from Baylor alumnus Matthew B. Lindner (B.A. ’12) of Cincinnati, Ohio, to support the Department of Film and Digital Media (FDM). The Lindner Endowment for Film and Digital Media will support the Baylor in L.A. program, a residential learning opportunity in Los Angeles for FDM students – currently in early planning stages – that will provide internship and experiential learning opportunities for program participants.

Baylor-led Study Analyzes Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2021) – Pediatric advance practice registered nurses (APRN) are facing multifocal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the most difficult challenge being mental health struggles experienced by themselves and their families, according to a new study led by Jessica Peck, DNP, clinical professor at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON).

Baylor University Mourns Passing of Inaugural Wesley House of Studies Director Billy Abraham

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) - Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary are mourning the death of Rev. William “Billy” J. Abraham, D.Phil., inaugural Director of Truett’s Wesley House of Studies, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 7. As one of the most highly regarded Wesleyan scholars of our time, Dr. Abraham was skillfully leading Truett Seminary’s recently launched program to prepare Wesleyan students, especially Methodists, for ministry within their given denominational contexts.

Baylor University to ‘Go Purple’ in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) – In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the lights on Baylor University’s Pat Neff Hall tower, Rosenbalm Fountain and McLane Stadium will “Go Purple” at dusk Thursday, Oct. 21.