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I-35 Northbound and Southbound to Close for Forrest St. Bridge Work

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.

2019 Meal Per Diem and Mileage Reimbursement Rate

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.

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.

TURNING A MAJOR SETBACK INTO A BIGGER COMEBACK

Camryn Bryant

Champions' TriBUne is a special feature through Baylor Athletics that will give you the student-athlete's perspective and tell their story in their voice. Camryn Bryant, a junior from Suwanee, Ga., was a Level 10 gymnast and three-time All-American in competitive cheer at Peachtree Ridge High School. Surviving two ruptured Achilles' injuries, Camryn competed in the toss portion as part of the 2018 national champion acrobatics & tumbling team. Baylor is hosting the NCATA National Championships Thursday-Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Track & Field Travels to National Relay Championships

Kiana Horton

Baylor track & field heads to the National Relay Championships Friday and Saturday at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark., in the final tune-up before the Big 12 Championships.

Men’s Golf Heads to Big 12 Championship

Mike McGraw and Cooper Dossey

WACO, Texas – Baylor men's golf tees off in the 2019 Big 12 Championship on Friday morning at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The 72-hole stroke play tournament runs through Sunday on The Old White TPC, a par-70, 7,292-yard course at The Greenbrier.

Baylor’s intramural engagement among nation’s best

If you’re a Baylor graduate or student, there’s a pretty decent chance you played an intramural sport at some point during your time on campus. How do we know? Because Baylor has long boasted one of the nation’s most robust intramural programs, with participation rates that are the envy of many other universities. In any […]

6 ways Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. Here are just a few of the ways Baylor works to be […]

Meet Baylor’s expert on employee stress & health and organizational behavior

Dr. Sara Perry, associate professor of management in Baylor’s School of Business, teaches and conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership. Her specialties include organizational behavior, negotiation, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology. Perry’s research may be especially helpful to recent and soon-to-be college grads — something media […]

Give Light projects: Football operations center

Last fall, Baylor announced the launch of “Give Light” — a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign to support the university’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate. Among the campaign’s priority capital projects is the construction of a football operations center that would both serve as a new home for Baylor football and free up additional space to support […]

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.

Austin American-Statesman: Fact check: Have 1,671 dead migrants been discovered near the border since 2011?

April 24, 2019
In this article on the number of recorded deaths of those who died while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Lori Baker, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and vice provost for strategic initiatives, collaboration and leadership development, said there is “drastic underestimation” of deaths. Baker founded the Reuniting Families Project in 2003 to identify deceased undocumented migrants.

Baptist News Global: Religion Notes: End Times described in hieroglyphs discovered by Baylor prof

April 18, 2019
A Baylor University professor played a key role in discovering new insights into the puzzling breakdown of Maya civilization. Julie Hoggarth, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was directing excavations into a royal palace complex in Belize when an ancient painted vase, covered in hieroglyphs, was found amid other artifacts.

Baylor Lariat: Highlighting Handshake — Baylor platform offers job searches, resume help and more

April 12, 2019
Whether it be through resume building, job searching or finding information about career events on campus, Career and Professional Development (CPD)’s Handshake platform seeks to connect students with career information or to potential employers.

Baylor Announces $15 Million Gift from The Sunderland Foundation for Tidwell Restoration

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – Baylor University today announced a $15 million leadership gift from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, that will provide significant support for one of the University’s highest priority endeavors within its Give Light philanthropic campaign: the renovation and restoration of the iconic Tidwell Bible Building. The project is among the nearly $300 million in capital improvements planned as part of the campaign that will support Illuminate, the University’s academic strategic plan.

Baylor Police Department Will Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a national take-back day Saturday, April 27. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs Friday, April 26.

This Week at Baylor: April 28-May 4, 2019

WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of seminars and colloquiums sponsored by the departments of environmental science, physics, and chemistry and biochemistry, along with the Baylor Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) and the Institute for Family Business.

New Synthesis Strategy Speeds Identification of Simpler Versions of a Natural Product

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2019) — A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products — organic compounds isolated from natural sources — has led to the identification of novel, simpler derivatives with potential to selectively protect neurons, important for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, or to prevent the body’s immune system from rejecting organ transplants, according to a Baylor University-led study.