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Protection of Minors Policy

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.

Revised Travel Policy - Meal Per Diem

In response to faculty and staff feedback, Baylor University has revised its individual meal reimbursement policy to provide more flexibility for employees traveling within the United States.

Baylor to Host Public Education Documentary 'Backpack Full of Cash' Sept. 10

Baylor University School of Education and Baylor Movie Mondays, a program of Baylor’s Department of Student Activities, will host a showing of the documentary "Backpack Full of Cash," on 6 p.m. Monday. The film explores the real cost of privatizing America's public schools.

Dr. Beth Allison Barr named new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Beth Allison Barr as the new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC in Allen and Dawson halls, beginning fall 2018.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

90 years ago this fall, Baylor’s band earned its “Golden Wave” moniker

Baylor’s marching band has been an integral part of the university for well over 100 years — but it wasn’t until 90 years ago this fall that it became the Golden Wave Band we know and love today. On Nov. 17, 1928 — after months of deliberation, fundraising, and even some fabric mishaps — the Baylor […]

Celebrating 30 years of basketball in the Ferrell Center

Three trivia questions for you: 1) What is Baylor’s oldest current athletic facility? 2) What was the first featured event in that facility? 3) Who was Baylor’s first opponent in that facility? Chances are good you answered the first question correctly; that would be the Ferrell Center, which opened 30 years ago this fall. The […]

7 things we love about Baylor in the fall

Temperatures are dropping, pumpkin-flavored treats are all around, and leaves are starting to change! It’s official: Fall has finally arrived. While this season is beloved everywhere, fall at Baylor can be particularly special; here’s why: 1. Homecoming — The most wonderful time of the year for a Baylor Bear, as Pigskin shows off the best […]

Official Baylor Instagram account breaks 100,000 follower mark

Eagle-eyed social media users may have noted that the official Baylor Instagram account topped 100,000 followers during #BaylorHomecoming — a milestone worth celebrating! To put that in context, Baylor is now one of just 23 U.S. colleges to have topped 100,000 followers on Instagram. Furthermore, Baylor is one of only seven schools to have hit […]

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: Dr. Dennis Myers Installed as Inaugural Holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work

Nov. 16, 2018
Baylor University today announced the installation of Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The installation was part of the Career Resiliency in Senior Living Leadership Symposium, a conference to provide support and education for licensed nursing home administrators to withstand job stress and pressures.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections – Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media

Nov. 16, 2018
AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., a leading researcher on social media and politics, stereotypes found on social media and media framing of women and people of color. Moody-Ramirez examines various angles of modern communication, including how social media has changed the way people consume and disseminate information. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): David and Art – “Emotion”

Nov. 12, 2018
AUDIO: On the weekly radio feature “David and Art,” David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses how the arts can be powerful enough to move us to tears, sometimes when we least expect it. Smith hosts this weekly feature that focuses on how history illuminates the arts and the arts illuminate history.

Baylor Law School Hosts 11th Annual McLennan County Adoption Day

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – On Friday, Nov. 16, Baylor Law School, in partnership with McLennan County Department of Families and Child Protective Services, celebrated its 11th annual National Adoption Day with more than two dozen central Texas families as their adoptions were finalized.

Dr. Dennis Myers Installed as Inaugural Holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) – Baylor University today announced the installation of Dennis R. Myers, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of The Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in Social Work within the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. The installation was part of the Career Resiliency in Senior Living Leadership Symposium, a conference to provide support and education for licensed nursing home administrators to withstand job stress and pressures.

Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch to be Hosted at Baylor on Nov. 29

WACO, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) — “Woven Together in Unity,” a Women’s World Day of Prayer Brunch, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Piper Great Hall of George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Featured speaker and guest of honor will be Carolyn Porterfield, former Missionary Journeyman in Japan and retiring Missional Lifestyle Leader for Texas Woman’s Missionary Union.

'Two Heads Are Better Than One’ — a New Approach to Nursing Education — Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor Study

A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study by Baylor University’s <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/nursing/" target="_new""><b>Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas</b></a>.

Nov. 19 7:45-8:15pmJr. BA Recital: Maya Johnson, violin
Nov. 28 7:00-8:30pmJazz Combos
Nov. 29 5:30-6:30pmBaylor Bronze
Nov. 29 7:30-9:30pmA Baylor Christmas
Nov. 30 4:00-5:30pm"Festivus for the Rest of Us" New Music Concert
Nov. 30 6:00-7:30pmGraduate Recital: Marissa Stanfill, clarinet
Nov. 30 7:30-9:30pmA Baylor Christmas