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Payroll Changes Coming Aug. 1

As good stewards of University resources, Baylor is streamlining several key Payroll processes. The following improvements to the efficiency of the Payroll System will become effective August 1.

Delays Expected Today at 4th/5th Street Intersections

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).

Important I-35 Update: Full Mainlane, Frontage Road Closures May 28-June 1 for Pedestrian Bridge Removal

WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) – Construction crews will permanently close the I-35 pedestrian bridge at 8th Street on Tuesday, May 28, with removal scheduled to begin that night in anticipation of the reconstruction of I-35 mainlanes. To keep crews and the traveling public safe, this will include overnight FULL southbound and northbound frontage road and mainlane closures throughout the week. Please read the information below so you can plan alternate routes to, from and around campus next week.

Baylor University Partners with Barron's in Education

Baylor University has partnered with Barron’s in Education to provide Barron’s digital access for all students, faculty and staff at the University. Thomas McBride and the Crockett, McBride and Associates Team at Merrill Lynch have generously sponsored a two-year subscription to Barron’s to provide access to the award-winning news, insight, perspective and commentary.

Big 12 Names WBB’s Cox Female Co-Sportsperson of the Year

Lauren Cox

WACO, Texas – Baylor University's Lauren Cox earned the 2018-19 Big 12 Female Sportsperson of the Year award, the league announced Tuesday. Cox, the junior from Flower Mound, Texas shares the award with the Kansas State women's rowing team while Iowa State's David Montgomery represented Iowa State football as the men's honoree.

T&F: Moorer, Miller Place Fourth at U20 Championships

Alyssa Miller

Matthew Moorer and Alyssa Miller took fourth in their respective events on the final day of the 2019 USATF U20 Outdoor Championships Sunday afternoon at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Fla.

T&F: Moorer Advances to 400m Final

Matthew Moorer

Matthew Moorer clocked a time of 47.21 Saturday afternoon in the prelims of the 400 meters to move on to the finals at the 2019 USATF U20 Outdoor Championships in Miramar, Fla.

T&F: Moorer, Miller Head to USATF U20 Championships

Matthew Moorer

Coming off successful freshman seasons, Matthew Moorer and Alyssa Miller are set to compete Saturday and Sunday at the 2019 USATF U20 Outdoor Championships at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Fla.

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on church-state relations

Baylor professor Francis Beckwith’s combination of education — a master’s and doctorate in philosophy from Fordham, plus a law degree from Washington University — and experience have made him a uniquely qualified expert on church-state relations. Since 2007, Dr. Beckwith has stayed busy in his many roles at Baylor: teaching both introductory and upper-level courses on […]

4 Baylor Bears whose lights are shining bright

Countless Baylor students are shining their light (and reflecting Christ’s light) in their lives — on our campus, in their communities, and across the world. Baylor’s social media accounts regularly share such stories; here are just a few recent examples of what we call #BaylorLights: Dania Buenrostro, a sophomore nursing major from Richmond, TX: “My […]

Meet Brigadier General Shan Bagby — the Army’s top dentist, and a Baylor Bear

Here’s a question most of us don’t think to ask, but is intriguing once it’s considered: Who takes care of our military members’ teeth while they serve? The answer is the U.S. Army Dental Corps, and its leader — the Army’s top dentist — is a Baylor Bear. Brigadier General Shan K. Bagby, MHA ’11, […]

And the prettiest spot on Baylor’s campus is…

What’s the prettiest spot on Baylor’s campus? It is … <drum roll> Pat Neff Hall! That’s according to an unofficial survey of the Baylor Family, conducted over the past week across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. More than 31,000 votes were cast in all as eight of Baylor’s most popular sites battled it out for the […]

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 Media and Public Relations: Baylor University Acquires ‘Fully Illuminated’ Heritage Edition of Saint John’s Bible

June 25, 2019
Baylor University Libraries has acquired a limited Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, the first hand-scripted, fully illuminated version of the Bible made on vellum since the creation of the printing press more than 500 years ago. The Heritage Edition features 160 illuminations that weave together the Biblical narrative from Genesis to Revelation, igniting the spiritual imagination of believers throughout the world and illuminating the Word of God for a new millennium.

Baylor Media and Public Relations: Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Job Disruption and Unmet Workplace Needs

June 25, 2019
People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for their help — experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel able to use it, even if it is available, according to a Baylor University researcher. “A big and overwhelming consequence of America’s aging population is that so-called sandwiched caregivers, typically middle-aged, are caring for ailing parents while trying to work full-time and raise their own children,” said Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences.

KWKT-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/FOX): Student loan forgiveness plan

June 24, 2019
VIDEO: Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and Senior Research Fellow in Baylor’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, shares his thoughts about presidential candidates U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders’ and Elizabeth Warren’s proposals to forgive more than $1.5 trillion in student loan debt.

PR Newswire: Sports and Entertainment Stars Converge on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Research Funding and Policies that Support the Type 1 Diabetes Community

June 14, 2019
Baylor women’s basketball student-athlete and 2019 NCAA Champion Lauren Cox, a senior communication major, will join leaders in television, film and sports and more than 160 youth delegates from across the United States and five countries July 8-10 for the JDRF 2019 Children's Congress in Washington, D.C.

Baylor University Acquires ‘Fully Illuminated’ Heritage Edition of Saint John’s Bible

WACO, Texas (June 25, 2019) — Baylor University Libraries has acquired a limited Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, the first hand-scripted, fully illuminated version of the Bible made on vellum since the creation of the printing press more than 500 years ago.

Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Job Disruption and Unmet Workplace Needs

WACO, Texas (June 25, 2019) — People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for that help — experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel able to use it, even if available, according to a Baylor University researcher.

Baylor Student Receives Place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the UK

WACO, Texas (June 20, 2019) – Burke Craighead, a junior University Scholar at Baylor University, has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom to study at the University of Westminster on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.

Baylor University American Literature Faculty Share 2019 Summer Reading List of 17 Classics

WACO, Texas (June 20, 2019) – It’s summertime. Hopefully, that means many will find more time to rest and crack open the pages of a book. And while it’s wonderful to celebrate new authors and new titles by grabbing the latest and greatest page-turning beach reads, it’s also appropriate to step back and look at literary classics, say American literature faculty in Baylor University’s department of English.