Baylor Basketball to Celebrate Faculty and Staff Day Friday

Baylor men's and women's basketball will celebrate Faculty and Staff Day Friday by offering the first 200 faculty and staff to attend Friday's games with a complimentary tailgate and a concessions voucher.

Adoption and foster seminar to be held November 16

Baylor Human Resources, Generations Adoptions, and Arrow Child & Family Ministries will host an Adoption & Foster Seminar from 6-8 p.m. on November 16 in the Traveling Exhibit Room of the Mayborn Museum.

Baylor and Christ University students to share culture in "East Meets West" dance recital

Students and faculty of Christ University in Bangalore, India, have spent the previous three weeks at Baylor, and on Friday, Nov. 3, they will join Baylor Theatre students in the “East Meets West” dance recital in the Jones Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

2018 Open Enrollment

Mark your calendars for 2018 Open Enrollment - held November 1 - 17, 2017.

M. Golf. Four Former Men's Golfers Make Final Stage of Qualifying

Four former Baylor golfers have advanced through to the final stage of the Tour Qualifying Tournament, which will be held Dec. 7-10 at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Ariz.

W. Soccer. SOC Advances to Sweet 16 on Penalty Kicks over No. 9 USC

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Baylor soccer (14-5-3, 4-4-1 Big 12) had another trademark late rally, tying the match, 1-1, with 16 seconds left in regulation, going on to advance on penalty kicks over No. 9 Southern California (15-3-3) on Friday evening at Ellis Field on Texas A&M campus.

Baseball. Green Takes 4-0 Lead in Sic ‘Em World Series

Team Green posted a second straight comeback win, 4-2, over Team Gold on Friday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark to take a 4-0 lead in the Sic ‘Em World Series five-game intrasquad scrimmage.

Football. Five Keys to #SicISU

Guys like linebacker Taylor Young, defensive end Brian Nance and tight end Jordan Feuerbacher, all the ones that have stuck it out, they deserve to go out with a win in their final game at McLane Stadium.

Baylor recognized among nation’s top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces

Less than a year after introducing adoption assistance benefits that were quickly recognized as some of the best in higher ed, Baylor has been honored as one of the nation’s Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. The honor comes from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, which is dedicated to finding homes for children in foster care. […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really like old things, bones and stuff.”

“When I was about 7, my grandfather would take me to where someone was building a house next to their ranch. We would go look through where they had torn up the ground for the foundation, and we would pull up little arrowheads or bones or things that were covered up. Now I am an […]

Make a difference this Christmas; give the gift of Baylor

Ready or not, Christmas is on its way! If you’re totally unprepared for the season and have no idea what to get the Baylor Bears in your life, you aren’t alone. That’s where the Baylor Christmas Catalog comes in handy — and where you can make a real impact on current and future students. The […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Ever since I came here, people have been very welcoming…”

“Ever since I came here, people have been very welcoming, having open arms toward me and everything, and I really got a flavor of that at Line Camp. My Line Camp leader was very willing to talk about basically anything under the sun… One very large thing that she talked about with me was the […]


Cody & Callie Schrank

Congratulations to staff members Cody and Callie Schrank, Student Life and Athletics, on the birth of their son, Haze Callahan, on November 11, 2017.

Fan Zhang

Congratulations to staff member Fan Zhang, environmental science, and spouse Tongxin, on the birth of their son, Tingchen Owen, on November 9, 2017.

Michael Woodson

Congratulations to staff member Michael Woodson, tennis, and spouse Vanessa, on the birth of their daughter, Jordyn Maria, on November 3, 2017.

Scott Ryan

Congratulations to faculty member Scott Ryan, religion, and spouse LeAnne, on the birth of their daughter, Ada on October 10, 2017.

With Sympathy

Brayden Dyson

Sympathies to Baylor student, Brayden Dyson, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Kristen Dyson, on April 7, 2017.

Ray and Vicki Nazzario

Sympathies to Ray Nazzario, Senior Analyst Programmer in the ITS/Technology/Libraries and Mrs. Vicki Nazzario, part-time Student Athlete Support Academic Support Services in the Student Athlete Support Services Department, on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Mr. Raymond Nazzario, on April 13, 2017.

Lee Lowe

Sympathies to Lee Lowe, BSB Animal Facility Supervisor, on the passing of her father Bill (William James) Harlan, a Baylor retiree, on April 7, 2017.

Melinda Oliver

Sympathies to Melinda Oliver, Assistant Director of Scholarships in the Student Financial Aid Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. James Hallum, Jr., on April 8, 2017.

American Dry Cleaner: Glow with the Flow

Nov. 1, 2017
ON PAGE 22: The changing definition of casual wear and changes in consumer taste is the subject of this Q&A interview with Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., associate professor of apparel merchandising and co-author of the textbook “Fashion Forecasting.”

Baylor Lariat: Baylor senior has a settler’s environmental mission

Nov. 15, 2017
Baylor senior Reid Pinkerton signed a one-year lease to live in Waco’s Good Neighbor house, a settlement house in a century-old building bought by Baylor University education professor, Dr. Laine Scales, to host social, spiritual and educational activities. As a ‘settler,’ Reid manages multiple environmental sustainability projects that include gardening, composting, building the gutters, and drip irrigation systems. The Importance of Coaching with Amber Lethem

Nov. 13, 2017
AUDIO: Interview with Amber Lethem, B.A. (International Studies) ’13, a certified Top Producer Consultant Sales and Leadership Coach at Southwestern Consulting, who shares her story of growing up in Kaneohe, Hawaii, studying at Baylor University and getting her start in sales by going door-to-door.

Something to Chew On: Baylor Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of those is Baylor University professor and registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D.

Thanksgiving Closures At Baylor

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — Baylor University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.

This Week at Baylor: Nov. 19-25, 2017

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host an environmental event, a variety of concerts and a screening of a local Waco documentary.

American Recycles - Baylor Recycling Expert Offers Four Tips to Lead a More Sustainable Life

Smith Getterman, director of sustainability and special projects at Baylor University, offers four tips about upping your recycling game as part of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. The program, led by Keep America Beautiful, is dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

Acts of Love

Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.

Baylor and Xavier University of Louisiana

Baylor signed its first ever exchange program with an HBCU on Thursday, October 20th.

Engineers in the Field

Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…

Remembering our Hope

In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18).  In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (, I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…