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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.

Baylor University Partners with Barron's in Education

Baylor University has partnered with Barron’s in Education to provide Barron’s digital access for all students, faculty and staff at the University. Thomas McBride and the Crockett, McBride and Associates Team at Merrill Lynch have generously sponsored a two-year subscription to Barron’s to provide access to the award-winning news, insight, perspective and commentary.

WBB: MEET THE NEW BOSS, SAME AS THE OLD BOSS

Jeremy Heffner

As Peter Townsend wrote in his 1971 song, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."

VB's Pressley, Stafford Tabbed Preseason All-Big 12

Shelly Fanning

IRVING, Texas – Baylor volleyball had returning All-Americans Yossiana Pressley and Shelly (Fanning) Stafford earn a spot on the 2019 Preseason All-Big 12 Team for the second-straight season, selected by a vote of the league's head coaches and announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Big 12 Names WBB’s Cox Female Co-Sportsperson of the Year

Lauren Cox

WACO, Texas – Baylor University's Lauren Cox earned the 2018-19 Big 12 Female Sportsperson of the Year award, the league announced Tuesday. Cox, the junior from Flower Mound, Texas shares the award with the Kansas State women's rowing team while Iowa State's David Montgomery represented Iowa State football as the men's honoree.

T&F: Moorer, Miller Place Fourth at U20 Championships

Alyssa Miller

Matthew Moorer and Alyssa Miller took fourth in their respective events on the final day of the 2019 USATF U20 Outdoor Championships Sunday afternoon at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Fla.

Baylor research discovers mysterious mass on the far side of the moon

Baylor research drew national attention earlier this month with the announcement that a large, mysterious mass of material has been discovered beneath an enormous crater on the moon, perhaps containing metal from the asteroid that formed the crater billions of years ago. “Imagine taking a pile of metal five times larger than the Big Island […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on church-state relations

Baylor professor Francis Beckwith’s combination of education — a master’s and doctorate in philosophy from Fordham, plus a law degree from Washington University — and experience have made him a uniquely qualified expert on church-state relations. Since 2007, Dr. Beckwith has stayed busy in his many roles at Baylor: teaching both introductory and upper-level courses on […]

4 Baylor Bears whose lights are shining bright

Countless Baylor students are shining their light (and reflecting Christ’s light) in their lives — on our campus, in their communities, and across the world. Baylor’s social media accounts regularly share such stories; here are just a few recent examples of what we call #BaylorLights: Dania Buenrostro, a sophomore nursing major from Richmond, TX: “My […]

Meet Brigadier General Shan Bagby — the Army’s top dentist, and a Baylor Bear

Here’s a question most of us don’t think to ask, but is intriguing once it’s considered: Who takes care of our military members’ teeth while they serve? The answer is the U.S. Army Dental Corps, and its leader — the Army’s top dentist — is a Baylor Bear. Brigadier General Shan K. Bagby, MHA ’11, […]

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.

Bioengineer.org: Workers who are unpaid caregivers of older relatives struggle with unmet workplace needs

June 25, 2019
People who care for elderly relatives outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for their help — experience considerable disruption of workplace routines, and many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel they should use it, according to a study led by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. About one in four employed U.S. adults provides informal care for a family member older than 65. The article was published in the Journal of Aging and Health.

BrightSurf.com: Workers who are unpaid caregivers of older relatives struggle with unmet workplace needs

June 25, 2019
People who care for elderly relatives outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for their help — experience considerable disruption of workplace routines, and many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel they should use it, according to a study led by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. About one in four employed U.S. adults provides informal care for a family member older than 65. The article was published in the Journal of Aging and Health.

Christianity Today: A New Recipe for Ending Hunger

June 21, 2019
Q&A with Jeremy Everett, founder and executive director of the Baylor-based Texas Hunger Initiative. In his new book, “I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis,” Everett argues that hunger in the United States can be eliminated in our lifetime. He draws upon his experience and expertise gained from decades of anti-hunger advocacy and outlines why a collective, coordinated response to hunger is needed—and why Christians cannot ignore that call. Around 40 million Americans don’t have enough food.

Baylor’s Center for Christian Education Announces Inaugural Holder of Chair in Christian School Leadership

WACO, Texas (June 26, 2019) – Baylor University today announced the installation of Jon Eckert, Ed.D., as the inaugural holder of The Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair in Christian School Leadership within the School of Education. The installation was part of The Academy for Transformational Leadership, a continuing education and leadership training conference hosted by Baylor’s Center for Christian Education.

Baylor University Acquires ‘Fully Illuminated’ Heritage Edition of Saint John’s Bible

WACO, Texas (June 25, 2019) — Baylor University Libraries has acquired a limited Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, the first hand-scripted, fully illuminated version of the Bible made on vellum since the creation of the printing press more than 500 years ago.

Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Job Disruption and Unmet Workplace Needs

WACO, Texas (June 25, 2019) — People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for that help — experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel able to use it, even if available, according to a Baylor University researcher.

Baylor Student Receives Place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the UK

WACO, Texas (June 20, 2019) – Burke Craighead, a junior University Scholar at Baylor University, has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom to study at the University of Westminster on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.