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I-35 Northbound Mainlane Traffic to Temporarily Share Southbound Lanes

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.

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.

WBB’s Cooper Selected to Lieberman Award Watch List for Top PG

Te'a Cooper

WACO, Texas – Baylor graduate transfer guard Te'a Cooper earned a spot on the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association watch list for the 2020 Nancy Lieberman Award along with 19 other candidates.

Bernard Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Terrel Bernard

Sophomore linebacker Terrel Bernard was named the Week 8 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the Conference office announced today.

A TRIPLE-BRAIDED CORD IS NOT EASILY BROKEN

Team OSU

Baylor football played like a "triple-braided cord" in finding a way to beat Oklahoma State, 45-27, Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Baylor researchers’ app can catch early signs of eye disease in a flash — literally

In 2008, Baylor professor Bryan Shaw’s 4-month-old son lost his right eye to a rare form of cancer (retinoblastoma) that most commonly affects young children. In the process of his son’s diagnosis, Dr. Shaw learned about leukocoria, an abnormal white reflection given off by the retina. (You’re probably familiar with seeing “red eye” in photos, […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on politics, faith and culture

It’s been nearly 15 years since the first Baylor Religion Survey was released in 2005. In the years since, the survey has gained recognition as one of the nation’s most influential and comprehensive indicators of the ways Americans live out their faith. Covering topics like secularism, megachurches, politics, nationalism, attitudes towards prayer, and individual conceptions […]

Perfect weather, perfect record: Recapping a perfect #BaylorHomecoming 2019

Cool autumn nights. Friends and family. A bonfire, a parade, some Pigskin acts, and college football. This weekend was no doubt a #BaylorHomecoming to remember. In case you missed any moment of it, we’re here to recap it all for you. (Click each event name to see photos.) 1. Dinner with the Livingstones — Homecoming […]

We want to hear from you as Baylor’s 175th anniversary approaches

On Feb. 1, 1845, Baylor University was born as Republic of Texas President Anson Jones signed the university’s charter. Next year marks Baylor’s 175th anniversary. In recognition of our rich history, we’d like to hear from Bears of all ages: What does your Baylor experience mean to you? What significant event(s) in your life happened during […]

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.

Baptist News Global: Atheists outpace evangelicals in knowledge of faith

Oct. 18, 2019
Sociology professor Paul Froese, Ph.D., director of the Baylor Religion Surveys, is quoted in this article about a recent Pew Research Center survey that asked Americans multiple-choice questions about religion. (Terry Goodrich with Baylor Media & Public Relations arranged this faculty expert interview.)

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Baylor students create art over inspirational breast cancer fight

Oct. 21, 2019
VIDEO: Baylor students have created artwork inspired by breast cancer survivors that is now on display in the lobby of Baylor Scott & White’s McClinton Cancer Center in Waco. Junior studio art major Samantha Raleigh and education professor Karon LeCompte, Ph.D., a breast cancer survivor, were interviewed for this story.

Matt Lewis and the News Podcast: Thomas S. Kidd on Who Is an Evangelical?

Oct. 15, 2019
AUDIO: Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History, is interviewed about his latest book, “Who is an Evangelical?: The History of a Movement in Crisis.”

ScienMag: Bolivian forager-farmers known for amazing heart health are divided about what makes a good life

Oct. 16, 2019
A new Baylor study found that a small Bolivian society of indigenous forager-farmers, known for astonishingly healthy cardiovascular systems, is seeing a split in beliefs about what makes a good life: traditional family ties, hunting and knowledge of forest medicine or material wealth?

Baylor University Mourns Death of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, B.B.A. ’79, Vice Chair of Baylor Board of Regents

WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the death of distinguished Baylor University alumnus Mark V. Hurd, B.B.A. ’79, CEO of Oracle and Vice Chair of the Baylor Board of Regents.

Baylor’s Steppin’ Out Promotes Unity Among Students and the Waco Community

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2019) – Baylor University will host Steppin’ Out from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Approximately 1,800 volunteers from 83 student organizations will join together to serve the community at various locations around the Waco area.

This Week at Baylor: Oct. 20-26, 2019

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2019) — This week, Baylor University will host guest speakers across multiple academic disciplines from religion to history, as well as film screenings and concerts. Baylor also will host annual lectures, including a Robert Foster Cherry finalist lecture, T.B. Maston Foundation Lectureship, Drumwright Family Lecture and Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture series.

Bolivian Forager-Farmers with Amazing Heart Health Are Divided Over What Makes a Good Life

WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2019) — A small Bolivian society of indigenous forager-farmers, known for astonishingly healthy cardiovascular systems, is seeing a split in beliefs about what makes a good life. Some are holding more to the traditional — more family ties, hunting and knowledge of forest medicine — but others are starting to favor material wealth, a Baylor University study finds.