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.
Earlier this semester, C-SPAN paid a little visit to campus. They were seeking out Dr. Julie Anne Sweet — a Baylor history professor, expert on colonial America, and one of students’ most beloved professors — to film a special feature for “American History TV.” “American History TV” covers the history of the United States from […]
Baylor University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades announced Tuesday a significant lead gift toward the construction of a new basketball facility, one of the signature projects in the Athletics Master Plan portion of the university's $1.1 billion Give Light campaign.
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.
Please read and share the important information below from the Texas Department of Transportation regarding full I-35 mainlane closures beginning Wednesday night that impact cross traffic at University Parks Drive and MLK Blvd.
Consistent with recently issued Internal Revenue Service guidance, Baylor's daily meal per diem and the standard mileage rate for the use of personal automobiles on authorized University trips has changed.
Baylor University is committed to ensure a safe and secure environment for minors who visit our campus as well as faculty, staff and students who have contact with a youth off-campus through a Baylor organization.
In the 20 years since Stacey (Bowers) Smith won the NCAA Championship and set Baylor's record in the triple jump, few have come close to her mark of 46 feet, 1 ¼ inches. No one else had even hit the 45-foot mark.
Wil London, Howard Fields III, and Aaliyah Miller advanced to the NCAA Championships with their performances Friday at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships on the campus of California State University, Sacramento.
Due to weather concerns and unplayable field conditions, Friday evening's Big 12 Championship elimination contest vs. No. 6-seeded TCU was suspended until Saturday, May 25 at 9 a.m. CT at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
We have been blessed with an extraordinarily beautiful campus. Fall or spring, rain or shine, Pat Neff always stands tall, and the red brick buildings always feel like home. Even on a rainy day, the beauty of Baylor’s campus still shines bright: 1. Old Main’s arches on a rainy day: View this post on […]
It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel […]
Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! This weekend, more than 2,500 Bears walked the Ferrell Center stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas. Thousands of their friends and family filled the Ferrell Center for each of three ceremonies, and tens of thousands more watched the live-streamed video. This year, the Ferrell Center videoboard even […]
It’s the question every college senior gets over and over again: “What are you doing after graduation?” It might be a job in your dream field. It might be a job in another field, while you look for a way into your dream field. It might be graduate school to better prepare you for your […]
May 18, 2019 Incoming Baylor freshman Alison Nicole Holden is valedictorian of Gatesville High School. Holden has been involved with band and jazz band, earning all-state flute player for two years and serving as marching band drum major for two years, One Act Play, UIL academics, student council and drama club. She plans to become a music teacher with a goal to positively impact young lives.
May 24, 2019 AUDIO: On the latest episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Carlos Colón, M.M. ’93, assistant director of worship and Chapel in Baylor Spiritual Life who shares how his experiences as a refugee inform his music and his calling. As a child growing up in El Salvador, Colón saw war firsthand before his family left their home country and eventually settled in the United States. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
May 23, 2019 Central Texas students who will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in National History Day were honored Thursday with travel stipends from Waco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation. The students represent the Heart of Texas Regional History Fair (HOTRHF), which is headquartered at Baylor. "Coming to this event today to see them recognized, and to see them supported by their local community, is a very big day in the calendar year for me," said Steven Sielaff, lecturer and senior editor of the Institute for Oral History and board president of the HOTRHF.
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to the Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.