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.


Take Five

Director of Sports Journalism Jerry Hill gives his five takes for this weekend's events in Baylor Athletics, which include home openers for baseball and softball.

Gray Named NCATA Athlete of the Week

Athletics ; Acrobatics and Tumbling (A&T) vs Quinnipiac - Ferrell Center ; 02/12/2017  Ceara  Gray (48

Baylor acrobatics & tumbling senior base/back base Ceara Gray was named the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Athlete of the Week, the organization announced Thursday evening.

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on business and entrepreneurship

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 […]

Baylor baseball opens 2019 with highest preseason ranking in a decade

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 couples share their campus love stories

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 […]

15 things only the biggest Baylor fans know

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 […]


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.

Arizona Republic: He objected to a photo of coal miners who appeared to be in blackface. He never imagined the backlash.

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.”

Baptist Standard: Absence of lament in worship leads to spiritual stagnation

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.”

Baylor Proud: 4 Baylor Bears whose lights are shining bright

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.

Baylor’s Model United Nations Team Achieves Success at Texas Model United Nations Conference

WACO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Baylor University Model United Nations team participated in the Fifth Annual Texas Model United Nations Conference (TexMUN) Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3.

The Texas Collection Honors WWII Hero and Waco Native with Lecture “On Changing Tides: Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor and the Civil Rights Movement”

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.

This Week at Baylor: Feb. 17-23, 2019

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.

Baylor Doctoral Student Earns Spot on Periodic Table of Younger Chemists

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.

Feb. 15 9:00am - 12:00pmMen's Tennis at North Carolina
Feb. 15 3:00-5:00pmSoftball vs. Sam Houston State
Feb. 15 5:30-7:30pmSoftball vs. Southern Miss
Feb. 15 5:00-8:00pmWomen's Tennis at Northwestern
Feb. 15 6:35-9:35pmBaseball vs. Holy Cross
Feb. 16Men's Tennis at TBA
Feb. 16 12:30-2:30pmSoftball vs. UT Arlington