WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2019) – Each of the three finalists for Baylor University’s 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present a public lecture on Baylor’s campus beginning Monday, Oct. 14.
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 (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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.)
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.