Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Your Paycheck

The Department of Treasury has released the income tax withholding tables that are reflective of the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Job Act which was passed in December. The paychecks that are issued on or after January 29th will be processed using the new withholding tables, therefore you may notice a change in your net pay amount.

Baylor University Closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2018) – Baylor University will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, because of winter weather conditions. Baylor Law School and Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas also will be closed Tuesday.

Save the Date: Spring Faculty Meeting

Please join Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D. for the Spring Faculty Meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 25 on the 5th floor of the Cashion Academic Center. Reception begins at 3 p.m.

Construction Projects to Impact Campus During Christmas Break

Two construction projects will impact campus during the Christmas break starting Dec. 14.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Records 4-0 Shutout over Tulsa

The 24th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team (15-4) recorded a quick 4-0 victory over Tulsa to capture its 13th-straight win at home Friday afternoon at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Softball. No. 13/14 SB Dominates North Dakota State

BATON ROUGE, La. – No. 13/14 Baylor softball (19-4) rolled through North Dakota State (17-8), taking a 4-0 win to open play in the LSU Round Robin on Friday morning at Tiger Park.

Baseball. Baseball Moves Prairie View A&M Game to Monday

Baylor baseball has moved next week's game at Baylor Ballpark vs. Prairie View A&M to Monday at 6:35 p.m. CT.

W. Basketball. Sophomore Shooter Becomes Shut-Down Defender

Juicy Landrum's classroom last year was the Ferrell Center floor, and she was getting schooled every day by the likes of Alexis Jones, Alexis Prince and Kristy Wallace.

Like #BaylorHomecoming? Then check out Baylor’s first Green and Gold Weekend

For years, many Baylor Bears have wished Homecoming could come more than once a year. If that’s you, your wish has been granted. Four weeks from today — April 20-22 — Baylor will host its first Green and Gold Weekend, full of sporting events, concerts, and other fun opportunities for the entire Baylor Family. Here’s a look […]

4 ways Baylor is fighting hunger and food insecurity

When you think of world hunger, what comes to mind? Most likely, it’s an image of someone living on the streets or in a foreign country, relying on soup kitchens, perhaps with an emaciated body and distended belly. While imagery like that can be powerful and compelling, it’s important to remember that it’s not the […]

Baylor Nursing gala, featuring Mrs. Laura Bush, raises $1M to support nursing students

Each spring, Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) holds its annual Going for the Gold Gala to raise funds for the school’s most critical needs — scholarships, facilities, etc. Each gala has featured a special guest — including such big names as Troy Aikman, Trey Wingo and Kim Mulkey in 2012, Robert Griffin III and […]

‘Global Baylor’ effort emphasizes importance of international opportunities and service

Baylor’s mission has long been to prepare students for “worldwide leadership and service,” but the university is kicking that up a notch with a new emphasis known as “Global Baylor.” The comprehensive effort aims to shine a spotlight on challenges faced not just here in Texas or even America, but around the world. In new […]


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

Abigail Hofbauer

Sympathies to Baylor student, Abigail Hofbauer, on the passing of her father, Theodore (Ted) Hofbauer, on March 10, 2018.

Dr. Suzanne and Mr. Douglas Nesmith

Sympathies to Dr. Suzanne Nesmith, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the Education Department and Mr. Douglas Nesmith, Environmental Laboratory Coordinator in the Environmental Science Department, on the passing of Suzanne’s brother, Mr. Gregory Johnson, on March 10th, 2018.

Randy Jacobs

Sympathies to the family and friends of Professor Randy Jacobs, Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Sociology, who passed away today, Wednesday, March 14th.

Cannon Williams

Sympathies to Baylor Student, Cannon Williams, on the passing of her father, David Williams, on March 10, 2018.

Accounting Today: KPMG announces 2018 ‘Data and Analytics’ master's program

March 22, 2018
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business is among the participants in KPMG’s Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program, which looks to develop accountants in the data age. The 2018-2019 class of 135 students will receive full tuition funding, an internship on a KPMG audit/tax team and a full-time position upon graduation via an "advanced entry" program.

Ahwatukee Foothills News (Ahwatukee, AZ): Ahwatukee teacher helping teens help businesses

March 17, 2018
Mike Warner, B.S. (Biology) ’66, is among a group of teachers helping Tempe High School business and engineering students assist local businesses in incorporating augmented and virtual reality after winning a $20,000 Verizon Innovative Learning Grant. Before teaching, Warner served as a U.S. Navy helicopter pilot for 20 years while earning his master’s degree in meteorology from the Naval Post Graduate School.

Baylor Lariat: Student Represents Baylor in D.C. at UNICEF Student Summit

March 13, 2018
Fort Worth senior social work major Julieth Reyes represented the Baylor United for UNICEF club at the 2018 UNICEF USA Student Summit at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Baylor Lariat: Students explore impact of artificial intelligence on business

March 19, 2018
The Baylor Global Business Forum presented “The Automated World,” a series of events about the impact of technology on business last week in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. Speakers, luncheons and discussions encouraged students to explore the possibilities and potential challenges of a future with artificial intelligence.

Can Christians Be Rich? New Testament Scholar and Author Craig Blomberg Discusses Wealth at the Baylor University W.C. Dobbs Lecture

WACO, Texas (March 23, 2018) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host Craig Blomberg, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, for the W.C. Dobbs Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Paul W. Powell Chapel, 1100 S. Third St.

Baylor Multidisciplinary Mission Team Serves with Churches and Businesses in Athens, Greece over Spring Break

WACO, Texas (March 22, 2018) – For the second year, a team of Baylor students served in Athens, Greece, to help provide relief and education to refugees, bring awareness to their stories and build relationships with those in need.

This Week At Baylor: March 25-31, 2018

WACO, Texas (March 22, 2018) — This week at Baylor, renowned scholars, musicians and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend.

Baylor Engineering and Medical Students Serve on Mission Trips in Mexico and Haiti Over Spring Break

WACO, Texas (March 21, 2018) – Three teams of Baylor medical and engineering students traveled to Haiti and Mexico over spring break to serve in rural hospitals, seminaries, orphanages and schools. The Haiti Engineering, Haiti Medical and Mexico Engineering teams partnered with local nonprofit organizations to serve the community and provide long-lasting support.