WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2019) – Maria Franquiz, Ph.D., a national expert on bilingual education and professor at the University of Utah College of Education, has chosen a Baylor University-related theme of “Illuminate” for her Feb. 19 campus lecture, “Illuminating the World Through the Gift of Bilingualism.”
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2019) – Kelly R. Ylitalo, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of public health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious career development grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the link between physical activity and healthy aging. The grant, valuing more than $626,000, will span a five-year project period.
Recent news articles about reported allegations of rape at two of our residence halls have, understandably, caused some concern and confusion on campus and in the media. We pledge to you that Baylor takes all allegations of sexual assault and interpersonal violence very seriously, has correctly followed its established policies and procedures, and thoroughly assessed every threat to assure the safest environment possible for our students.
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.
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.
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.
Chloe Jackson burned Oklahoma's defense for a season-high 24 points and helped the top-ranked Baylor Lady Bears roll over the Sooners, 87-53, Saturday night for their 36th consecutive conference and 34th in a row at the Ferrell Center.
WACO, Texas – Baylor men's golf tees off its spring season at the All-American Intercollegiate, which runs Sunday through Tuesday at Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas. A 14-team field will play three rounds on the 7,067-yard, par-72 course.
Maybe you’ve heard, or maybe you haven’t, but Baylor’s entrepreneurship program is among the best in the nation. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that one of our entrepreneurship professors is highly sought out as an expert on the subject. Dr. Peter Klein has taught entrepreneurship at Baylor since 2015, and also serves as a […]
When head coach Steve Rodriguez fills out the lineup card for the 2019 Baylor Baseball season opener, he’ll have plenty of familiar faces to choose from. The cyclical nature of college sports doesn’t allow this very often, but the Bears are returning the entire batting order and starting pitching rotation from a 2018 team that […]
Baylor’s campus swings have earned their reputation for romance, and professors who tell you your future spouse may be in the room know what they’re talking about. So it’s no surprise that when Baylor asked its Facebook followers to share if and how they met they spouses at Baylor, the responses came flooding in. You […]
By the time you graduate from Baylor, you leave knowing a pretty basic history of the university. Founded in 1845 by the Republic of Texas. Named after Judge R.E.B. Baylor. Major presidents were Rufus Burleson, Pat Neff, Samuel Palmer Brooks (and now Linda Livingstone!). But the history of Baylor University is so much deeper and […]
Feb. 15, 2019 Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article about a Phoenix restaurant’s controversial photo of coal miners who appeared to be in blackface. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally recognized expert on the history of blackface and coauthored the book “From Blackface to Black Twitter.” Historically, she explained, blackface was used “to justify the institution of slavery and justify discrimination against African Americans.”
Feb. 13, 2019 Public worship that fails to include lament leads to spiritual stagnation, an Old Testament scholar told a crowd at Baylor’s Truett Seminary. “When we do not have lament as part of the worship of the church, we do not model for people growth in their relationship with God. The absence of struggle in that relationship guarantees only stagnation,” said William H. Bellinger, Ph.D., The W. Marshall and Lulie Craig Chair in Bible, who presented the W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture in applied Christianity. He spoke about the book of Psalms as “A School of Prayer.”
Jan. 17, 2019 Over the past year, you might have noticed we’ve been focusing a lot on “Baylor Lights.” One of the University’s goals has been to share stories from the Baylor Family about how Bears are shining their light on our campus, in their communities and across the world. We’ve heard from so many amazing Bears who are doing just that.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2019) – The Texas Collection at Baylor University will host a book lecture “On Changing Tides: Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the Civil Rights Movement,” with Baylor historian and author T. Michael Parrish at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Foster 250 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host movie screenings, concerts, the final performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher” and several lectures in a wide variety of academic disciplines. All University Sing will begin with performances throughout the weekend.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2019) – Samantha Yruegas, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in chemistry and biochemistry at Baylor University, has been named to the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The program celebrates the International Year of the Periodic Table by recognizing 118 young chemists – one for each element of the Periodic Table – who embody the mission and core values of IUPAC through their research, teaching and outreach.