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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.

Revised Travel Policy - Meal Per Diem

In response to faculty and staff feedback, Baylor University has revised its individual meal reimbursement policy to provide more flexibility for employees traveling within the United States.

MT Places Three on Big 12 All-Tournament Team

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WACO, Texas – After winning the program's ninth Big 12 tournament title, Baylor men's tennis placed three singles players on the Big 12 All-Tournament Team, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.

London, Lightfoot Shine on Special Day at MJ Invitational

Wil London Clyde Hart

On a day where the new Bill Adams Family Pavilion was dedicated and legendary coach Clyde Hart was honored for his final home meet, several Baylor track & field athletes made their marks Saturday on Senior Day at the Michael Johnson Invitational at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.

6 ways Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. Here are just a few of the ways Baylor works to be […]

Meet Baylor’s expert on employee stress & health and organizational behavior

Dr. Sara Perry, associate professor of management in Baylor’s School of Business, teaches and conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership. Her specialties include organizational behavior, negotiation, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology. Perry’s research may be especially helpful to recent and soon-to-be college grads — something media […]

Give Light projects: Football operations center

Last fall, Baylor announced the launch of “Give Light” — a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign to support the university’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate. Among the campaign’s priority capital projects is the construction of a football operations center that would both serve as a new home for Baylor football and free up additional space to support […]

Baylor academics, athletics unify behind the interlocking BU

More than 120 years ago, Baylor students were inspired by a field of dandelions to make green and gold the school colors. More than 100 years ago, the bear was voted in as Baylor’s mascot (outpacing the ferret, bookworm and buffalo). Nearly 100 years ago, the first versions of what would today be considered the […]

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.

Baptist Standard: For Baylor students, 72 hours of prayer just not enough

April 17, 2019
A 72-hour prayer event scheduled on Baylor’s campus grew into a spontaneous 10-day revival, as students continued to meet for prayer. Ministers from 13 churches in the Waco area worked with Baptist Student Ministries at Baylor to sponsor and coordinate FM72, and students pledged to take responsibility for planning future prayer events during the 2019-20 school year. Around 3,000 students attended the worship and teaching events.

Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: Rebecca Rodriguez: Fruits of the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit

Rebecca Rodriguez is more than just an employee. She’s the youngest of six kids. An aunt to eight nieces and nephews. A Christian. A first-generation college student. A graduate of Baylor University. A global technology financial analyst at ExxonMobil. “What I do is not who I am,” she said. “Whose I am defines who I am, which directly influences how I do what I do daily. Each day, there are so many opportunities to be bold and to be a light that radiates hope and the power of love. For me, this is only possible by having my feet planted on solid ground — my faith.”

Baylor Lariat: Students learn how to market themselves when job searching at Liberal Arts Career Summit

April 17, 2019
As graduation and summer approaches, students learned how to effectively network and pitch themselves for a job at the inaugural Liberal Arts Career Summit at the Mayborn Museum this past week. The career summit featured guest speakers from companies such as Google and Chick-fil-A, booths from numerous employers and breakout sessions to help liberal arts students make connections and learn how to market themselves when searching for jobs or internships.

Baylor Proud: After her own cancer fight, Baylor prof driven to help others survive cancer, too

There’s a cherished title that Baylor professor Leigh Greathouse earned through months of sacrifice, grit and faith — a title she hopes to help others be able to claim as well. “Cancer survivor.” Her experience motivates her both as a teacher and as a researcher at Baylor. As an assistant professor of nutrition sciences in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, she helps students better understand disease and diet and how one impacts the other.

Baylor Campus Hours Will Be Adjusted For Easter Break

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Classes will not be held and administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 19, through Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter. Several campus facilities will have adjusted hours over Easter weekend.

This Week at Baylor: April 21-27, 2019

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a movie screening, several concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines. Classes will not be held Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter.

First In Line Program Partners with Baylor Missions on Inaugural Missions Experience to Dominican Republic

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s First In Line program, which provides resources to first-generation college students to support student success at Baylor and beyond, partnered with Baylor Missions over spring break on a new missions experience that sent a team of 25 first-generation students and two staff members to Santiago, Dominican Republic.

Baylor Missions Sends Medical Missions Teams Around the World During Spring Break

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – Over spring break, Baylor University sent 10 teams around the world for various mission trips to integrate faith with academic disciplines and hands-on service and participate in global engagement. Four of those teams centered on health care for underserved communities while serving in the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru.