I cannot believe the fall semester is here! It is great to see our beautiful campus come back to life with the hope and excitement that a new semester brings. And to the Class of 2022, we are so excited to have you as part of the Baylor Family.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2018) — Eleven Baylor University faculty members have been selected to serve as 2018-19 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Baylor’s not the only school in the country where volunteers line up to help new students move into their residence halls — but it’s hard to believe any school does it better. Wednesday and Thursday, more than 3,300 new Baylor students (both freshmen and transfers) were helped into their new homes by more than 2,800 faculty, […]
Baylor soccer turned heads across the country last fall with a stirring postseason run that featured some of the sport’s most dramatic moments of the season. In a memorable month of November, the Bears earned their first-ever Big 12 tournament championship and reached the NCAA’s Elite Eight for the first time in program history. As […]
On Facebook earlier this week, Baylor asked a simple question of the university’s 200,000+ followers: “What one piece of advice would you share with #Baylor freshmen on their first day of college?” Baylor alumni and others were quick to respond, sharing thousands of words worth of wisdom. Feel free to read through all their advice (and […]
While it’s common for incoming freshmen to be welcomed to college by campus leaders, it’s not so common for that encouragement to come in the form of a hymn — but that’s what we do at Baylor. Since 2008, each class of freshmen has received its own unique message of encouragement and hope written by University Chaplain Burt Burleson, […]
Aug. 6, 2018 Ellen Byrd, B.S.N. (Nursing) ’64, has been honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles. For nearly 54 years, Byrd has excelled in the field of nursing. She serves on the Dean’s Board of Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, was named a member of LHSON’s “100 Legends on the Line” and has been recognized with numerous additional awards. In 2013, she established The Ellen Stoesser Byrd Endowed Scholarship, which is given every year to a Baylor nursing undergraduate student.
Aug. 17, 2018 AUDIO: On this week’s episode of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Helen Harris, Ed.D., associate professor in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. One of the nation’s leading experts in loss, grief and faith, Harris shares insights into how we, individually and culturally, can better serve those dealing with loss. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
Aug. 16, 2018 VIDEO: New Baylor students spent the last two days moving into campus housing ahead of the start of classes Monday. First-year and new transfer students began moving in on Wednesday with the help of more than 2,900 volunteers, including Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., and her husband, Brad. “I was kind of intimidated when we first pulled up but then it was super easy when everybody just grabbed an item and it was already in my room when I got there,” said one incoming freshman from California.
Aug. 16, 2018 Article about podcasts as a natural way to expand a university president’s communications mentions Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., who is a regular guest on the “Baylor Connections” podcast, which has also highlighted faculty research.
WACO, Texas (July 15, 2018) – The 11th annual freshman hymn, dedicated to the class of 2020, was unveiled during Baylor University New Student Orientation. This year’s hymn, “Shining Bright,” was written by Burt Burleson, university chaplain for Baylor’s Spiritual Life, with music by Ross Tarpley, second-year theology student and seminarian for Baylor’s Spiritual Life.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2018) — Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary school children.