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.

MBB Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Scott Drew

IRVING, Texas – Baylor men's basketball has been picked second in the 2020 Big 12 Preseason Coaches Poll, as voted on by the league's head coaches. Baylor's second-place projection matches the 2013 preseason poll for best in program history.

No. 18 Football Faces Oklahoma State in Stillwater

Baylor 33, Tech Tech 30 (2OT)

The 18th-ranked Bears make a trip to Stillwater to meet Oklahoma State. Last season, BU secured a thrilling 35-31 homecoming victory over the Cowboys on a Denzel Mims TD from Charlie Brewer with :07 seconds left.

MBB’s Clark Named to Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Tristan Clark

IRVING, Texas – Baylor men's basketball junior forward Tristan Clark has been selected as one of five players on the 2019-20 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, as voted by the league's head coaches. Clark is the ninth Baylor player selected to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team since 2007-08.

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 […]

2019 Baylor grad named National Student Teacher of the Year

Two years ago, Baylor alumna Stephanie Wright (BSED ’16) was named a Texas Student Teacher of the Year. This year, Baylor alumna Lauren Hornbeak (BSEd ’19) went one step further — earning the title of National Student Teacher of the Year for 2019. The award — given each year by Kappa Delta Pi, the international […]


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 Lariat: Baby Bears share how homecoming creates community

Oct. 14, 2019
For Baylor freshmen, Homecoming represents what they have to look forward to in years to come and showcases Baylor community and spirit.

Baylor Lariat: Plasma research could indicate new age of phone manufacturing

Oct. 10, 2019
Truell Hyde, Ph.D., professor and director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER), is currently conducting research on dusty plasmas to gain greater insight on how self-arranging dust particles may lead to a future with “self-assembling” phones.

KXXV-TV (Waco, Killeen, Temple/ABC): Mayborn Museum Complex hosts Sic Em' Science Day

Oct. 15, 2019
Sherry DeHay, manager of volunteers with the Mayborn Museum Complex, and Darrin Bellert, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor, are interviewed about Sic 'Em Science Day, the Oct. 19 celebration of all things science at the Mayborn Museum Complex.

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.

Baylor Students Accepted into the S.A.F.E. Collegiate Recovery Leadership Academy to Help Addiction Recovery

WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2019) - Baylor University students Joshua Robinson and Katie Cameron have been accepted into the Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic (SAFE) Collegiate Recovery Leadership Academy, a year-long fellowship for any college student who is passionate about the intersection of collegiate recovery, leadership and service to others.

NIH Funding Awarded to Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing for Study of Nurse Virtual Reality Training

DALLAS, Texas (Oct. 15, 2019) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) and Baylor Scott & White Research Institute have received funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health to develop and study an immersive virtual reality simulator for nurses to train on safe medication administration practices.

Baylor Information Technology Services Hosts Third Annual Cyber Day, Launches BearAware Campaign

WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2019) – From phishing and malware attacks to data breaches and leaks, 2019 has seen many occurrences of cybercrime nationwide. As part of October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Baylor ITS will host its third annual Cyber Day Oct. 15-16 with the popular HackFest student competition and public forum, featuring industry experts discussing cybersecurity and ethics.