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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.

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.

Wendzel Headlines Baseball Postseason All-Big 12 Honors

Davis Wendzel vs. Cornell 2_22_19

Junior third baseman Davis Wendzel was named Co-Big 12 Player of the Year to headline a conference-high 12 Bears earning postseason All-Big 12 honors, the conference announced today.

SACE May Champions of the Month

SACE September

Alex Madlock (women's track & field), Madi O'Neal (softball), Terrel Bernard (football) and Johannes Schretter (men's tennis) were selected as the Student-Athlete Center for Excellence (SACE) May Champions of the Month.

Egbo, Smith to Represent Baylor on USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team

NaLyssa Smith

WACO, Texas – Baylor University women's basketball sophomores Queen Egbo and NaLyssa Smith each earned positions on the 2019 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Cup Team along with 10 other of the top players in the country.

Congratulations, Baylor Class of 2019!

Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! This weekend, more than 2,500 Bears walked the Ferrell Center stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas. Thousands of their friends and family filled the Ferrell Center for each of three ceremonies, and tens of thousands more watched the live-streamed video. This year, the Ferrell Center videoboard even […]

These Baylor Bears are ready to fling their green and gold afar

It’s the question every college senior gets over and over again: “What are you doing after graduation?” It might be a job in your dream field. It might be a job in another field, while you look for a way into your dream field. It might be graduate school to better prepare you for your […]

Baylor professor’s American history lecture televised nationally

Earlier this semester, C-SPAN paid a little visit to campus. They were seeking out Dr. Julie Anne Sweet — a Baylor history professor, expert on colonial America, and one of students’ most beloved professors — to film a special feature for “American History TV.” “American History TV” covers the history of the United States from […]

Baylor prof’s discovery of hieroglyphic vase offers clues about the mysterious Maya collapse

The discovery of an ancient vase — found during an excavation led by a Baylor professor — is offering new clues into the mysterious breakdown of ancient Maya civilization. Dr. Julie Hoggarth, an assistant professor of anthropology at Baylor since 2015, found the first fragment of the vase at the site of an ancient royal […]

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.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments – “One More River”

May 19, 2019
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features The Mighty Superiors, known from only a couple of obscure 45s on the Song Bird label, who prove that in gospel music an artist doesn’t have to be famous to be good. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides sounds and stories for this weekly program.

KWKT-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/FOX): Baylor University chosen as First Forward institution

May 20, 2019
Baylor University has been chosen as a First Forward institution, a designation from the Center for First-generation Student Success that recognizes schools that have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. As part of the Paul L. Foster Success Center, Baylor's first in-line program provides scholarships, mentoring and a network of faculty and staff to first-generation students.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Happy birthday to you, and you, and you, and you; Waco quads turn 1

May 20, 2019
VIDEO: Feature about the first birthday of the van Gorder quadruplets – Erik, Tristen, Clare and Grace. The children's parents are Vivian and Chris van Gorder, Ph.D., associate professor of religion in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. In 2018, Chris and Vivian van Gorder were expecting triplets when, to their surprise, doctors discovered a fourth baby. The quadruplets were the first delivered at Waco’s Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center.

San Marcos Corridor News: Two High-Achieving Texan Students Earn Coveted Principal’s Award

May 18, 2019
Incoming Baylor freshman Evan Mayhew is one of two Wimberley High School students honored with the 2018-19 Principal’s Award, which recognizes two students in the top quarter of the senior class who have had outstanding high school careers. Mayhew is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Junior Statesmen of America, Model United Nations, Leo Club and earned the rank of Scouts of America Eagle Scout. Mayhew also is a four-year letterman of the WHS Tennis Team and a four-year letterman and state qualifier in Dive.

New Study Assesses the Roles, Needs, and Priorities of the Environmental Health Workforce

WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) – Today, the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health published the article “Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department Workforce and Practice.”

Two Baylor Professors Receive 2019 Centennial Professor Awards

WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) — Two Baylor University professors are equipped to conduct research they hope will result in two new books after being named 2019 Baylor Centennial Professors by the Centennial Faculty Development Review Committee.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Transformational $100 Million Gift, Approve Funding to Enhance Core Science Research Facilities, Move Forward with Tidwell, Cashion Renovation Plans

WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the historic $100 million gift for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign that undergirds Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, and impacts every aspect of campus while also bolstering financial support for students and the priorities of Baylor’s 12 schools and colleges.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Transformational $100 Million Gift, Approve Funding to Enhance Core Science Research Facilities, Move Forward with Tidwell, Cashion Renovation Plans

WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the historic $100 million gift for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign that undergirds <Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, and impacts every aspect of campus while also bolstering financial support for students and the priorities of Baylor’s 12 schools and colleges.

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