Before the holiday break, I shared with the Baylor Family that one of our beloved live bears, Lady, had been diagnosed with a benign mass in her chest called a thymoma. Thanks to the proactive treatment of our bear caregivers and the wonderful veterinarian staff of our partners at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in College Station, we can happily report that Lady’s tomotherapy treatments appear to have halted any further growth of the mass.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 14, 2020) – Baylor University President Linda Parrack Livingstone, Ph.D., of Waco is one of four Oklahoma State University graduates who are being inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame.
Shortly before Christmas, Baylor junior Yossiana Pressley was named the National Player of the Year by both the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and ESPNW — the first such honor in Baylor volleyball history, capping off a historic season that saw the Bears reach the NCAA Final Four. Pressley’s combination of athleticism (the photo above […]
WACO, Texas (Jan. 3, 2020) – As faculty, staff and students return to the Baylor University campus for the spring semester, they will see more big changes to Interstate 35, beginning Jan. 7 with a major shift of all I-35 traffic to the northbound mainlanes and the closure of some southbound exit ramps.
WACO, Texas (July 15, 2019) – As crews update drainage features along the I-35 corridor as part of the reconstruction project, traffic will be shifted Tuesday, July 16, at 7 p.m., weather permitting, from the I-35 northbound mainlanes to the southbound lanes from 4th Street to 18th Street for approximately two months. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction during this time and all exits will remain open.
WACO, Texas (June 12, 2019) - TxDOT has sent out a notification that the construction contractor plans to replace the traffic lights with temporary lights at the 4th & 5th Street intersections under I-35 tomorrow, beginning around 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 12, 2019).
WACO, Texas – Baylor senior forward Lauren Cox was named a nominee along with 59 other men's and women's basketball student-athletes for the Senior CLASS Award. The award recognizes a senior NCAA Division I player that demonstrates excellence in the community, the classroom, character and competition.
Earlier this month, Baylor fan Ky Carlson sunk a full-court putt in the Mattson Financial Services putt time-out contest, taking home the $5,000 prize. Long-time Baylor basketball fans get just how big a deal this is. For the challenge, Ky had to make a putt from all the way across the basketball floor — a […]
The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. With a mission like that, it’s no surprise that a book analyzing the impact of the Christian faith on teaching came out of Baylor. Baylor School of Education […]
If you have dreams of starting or running your own business someday, Baylor’s entrepreneurship program might be just the place for you. For the 11th straight year, Baylor’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program is a consensus top-1o national pick in the field. It’s ranked No. 5 in the country by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship magazine, and […]
While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Lawson Sadler, a senior University Scholar from San Antonio, is one of just 46 American college students to earn a prestigious 2020 Marshall Scholarship. The honor annually brings American […]
Jan. 19, 2020 VIDEO: Baylor theologian Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., author of “Always On,” a book geared toward helping others use social media more effectively, is interviewed about how social media use is related to Christian faith.
Jan. 20, 2020 VIDEO: Mack Rhoades, Baylor Vice President and Director of Athletics, took a page out of his former coach’s playbook and chose LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda to be Baylor’s new head football coach. Rhoades and university president Dr. Linda Livingstone, introduced Aranda to the Baylor community in a press conference Monday at McLane Stadium’s Baylor Club.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2020) – Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM), as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) – Baylor University and the Texas Business Journals today unveiled the results of a research partnership that provide insights from business leaders across the state. Nearly 600 Texas business leaders responded to surveys during November on topics related to the state’s business landscape, growth projections, concerns facing businesses and the role of higher education in preparing the workforce and partnering to find solutions to industry challenges.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2020) – To celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., communities across the nation will participate in MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20. King once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" and to answer his question, Baylor University and the City of Waco will host various events and projects encouraging people to serve in their community.