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Dr. Beth Allison Barr named new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Beth Allison Barr as the new Faculty-in-Residence for the LEAD LLC in Allen and Dawson halls, beginning fall 2018.

Campus Living & Learning announces new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle

Campus Living & Learning, in collaboration with the Provost Office, is pleased to announce Dr. Nicole McAninch and Dr. Mark (Devan) Jonklaas as the new Faculty-in-Residence for Kokernot and Earle halls, beginning fall 2018.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Your Paycheck

The Department of Treasury has released the income tax withholding tables that are reflective of the changes stemming from the Tax Cuts and Job Act which was passed in December. The paychecks that are issued on or after January 29th will be processed using the new withholding tables, therefore you may notice a change in your net pay amount.

Baylor University Closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2018) – Baylor University will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, because of winter weather conditions. Baylor Law School and Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas also will be closed Tuesday.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

Baylor Chaplain: How spiritual formation works at a university of 16,000+ students

Baylor University is well-known for its distinctive mission and for the unambiguously Christian educational environment it offers — a place where students and teachers can examine issues and relate to one another through a lens of faith. At the same time, Baylor’s student body — now made up of more than 16,000 students — isn’t […]

Another sneak peek at Baylor’s Class of 2022

About a month from now, Baylor’s Class of 2022 will arrive on campus for Welcome Week and the start of the fall semester. What do these soon-to-be freshmen have to say about Baylor? “I was very attracted to the idea of attending college in Texas,” Southern California native Johanna Warner told the Coronado (CA) Eagle […]

Trained as a witch doctor, this Baylor alumna instead found Christ — and her calling in life

As a young girl in Uganda, Rose Nanyonga’s family envisioned a dark path for her. But after finding Christ, she found her way to America, where she earned degrees from Arkansas Tech, Baylor and Yale; today, she’s making an incredible difference back home in Uganda. But it almost didn’t end up that way. Born to […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on how sleep affects memory and cognition

If you’re like most people, you’ve skimped out on sleep before. We tell ourselves it’s not a big deal; sacrifice an hour here, two hours there, maybe even an entire night’s sleep if you’re really pressed. Well, there’s a Baylor professor who studies what happens when we do that — and the news isn’t great. […]

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.

“Issues Etc.” (Lutheran Public Radio): Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh – Dr. Frank Beckwith

July 10, 2018
AUDIO: Frank Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and associate director of graduate studies in philosophy, was a guest on the Lutheran Public Radio program “Issues Etc.” to discuss the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Auto Inc.: One Happy Family: How looking for the positives helps this Louisiana shop owner provide customers quality service and repairs

July/August 2018
A profile on Elissa Larremore, J.D., ’99, owner of CBS 1 Collision’s three car repair shops in Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana. Larremore shares the key to her success—persistence. “I do not give up,” Larremore said. “Persistence. I will find a way, whether I have to climb the mountain or move it. And I want my team to do the same.”

Baptist Standard: Around the State

July 11, 2018
(Fourth news item) Baylor University named Amy Armstrong, executive director of philanthropic operations at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, as associate vice president of alumni engagement at the university in Waco, effective July 23. She will oversee planning, implementation and promotion of all alumni and annual giving programs, ensuring all meet diverse alumni needs, while also supporting Baylor’s Illuminate strategic plan and comprehensive campaign.

Catholic News Service: All eyes now fixed on Kavanaugh and Roe

July 12, 2018
Francis Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and associate director of graduate studies in philosophy, is quoted in this article about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the resulting discussion about how he might vote on abortion cases. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Beckwith as a source to CNS and arranged the interview.)

Journalism Professor Recognized for Diversity Work

WACO, Texas (July 13, 2018) – A nationally known advocate for diversity in journalism, <a href="http://bit.ly/2KRjIyh" target="_new""><b>Mia Moody-Ramirez</b></a>, Ph.D., professor of journalism, graduate program director and director of American studies in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the Lionel Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented at the AEJMC’s conference in Washington, D.C., in August.

Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing Dedicates Divine Servant Statue Given by Dallas Baptist University

DALLAS, Texas (July 12, 2018) – The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday of its new Divine Servant® statue given by Dallas Baptist University and dedicated in honor of LHSON Dean Shelley F. Conroy.

$2.99 or $3.00? Will the difference of a penny get you to the checkout counter?

WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – A traditional belief in retail marketing is that prices ending in “9” – $1.99 or $2.99, for example – will prompt more purchases than a whole number. But is that true? And is a simple one-penny price difference the best tactic to sell more products?

Baylor University Mourns Passing of Three Emeriti Professors

WACO, Texas (July 11, 2018) – Baylor University is mourning the recent deaths of three emeriti faculty members: Mary Alice Booras, M.A., associate professor emeritus of communication studies, who passed away July 4; Thomas Myers, Ph.D., professor emeritus of political science, who passed away on June 29; and Mary Elizabeth Tindle, M.S., associate professor emeritus of health, human performance and recreation, who passed away June 2.

Aug. 10 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. Sam Houston State
Aug. 16 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. Abilene Christian
Aug. 17 8:00-10:00pmVolleyball at Denver
Aug. 19 7:00-10:00pmSoccer vs. Samford
Aug. 21 5:00-7:00pmVolleyball vs. Green & Gold Scrimmage
Aug. 24 7:00-9:00pmVolleyball vs. LSU
Aug. 24 7:00-10:00pmSoccer at USF
Jul. 16 5:30-6:30pmMonday Madness - Spikeball
Jul. 17 12:00-12:20pmSummer Noon Prayers
Jul. 17 12:00-1:00pmOffice Ergonomics - Lunch & Learn
Jul. 18 12:00-1:00pmIf you are Breathing, you are Biased.
Jul. 19 11:00am - 12:00pmSleep Health: Practical advice for getting more Sleep
Jul. 20 8:30am - 1:30pmLeadership Essentials
Jul. 23 5:30-6:30pmMonday Madness - Wallyball
Jul. 16 5:30-6:30pmMonday Madness - Spikeball
Jul. 17 12:00-12:20pmSummer Noon Prayers
Jul. 17 12:00-1:00pmOffice Ergonomics - Lunch & Learn
Jul. 18 12:00-1:00pmIf you are Breathing, you are Biased.
Jul. 19 11:00am - 12:00pmSleep Health: Practical advice for getting more Sleep
Jul. 20 8:30am - 1:30pmLeadership Essentials
Jul. 23 5:30-6:30pmMonday Madness - Wallyball