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Register for United Way's Hands on Waco (HOW) Day

On October 14, hundreds of community members will join together in volunteering for Hands on Waco Day (HOW)—a volunteer day of service. The day kicks off at 8 a.m. at Waco City Hall; projects are expected to last approximately four hours.

Apply Now for Texas Hurricane Relief Mission Trips over Fall Break, Spring Break

Starting this fall break and again during spring break, Baylor Missions will be sending teams of Baylor students, faculty and staff to work on various relief projects in south Texas communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Baylor Missions teams will be partnering with various community groups and relief efforts, who are already mobilizing, identifying needs and sharing hope as they help communities rebuild their lives. For more information or to apply, go to: www.baylor.edu/missions/txrelief.

Response to Harvey Update

Our hearts ache for those impacted by the unprecedented devastation from Hurricane Harvey along the Texas coast and in Houston and southeast Texas. Many among our Baylor Family -- alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff -- have been personally affected by this catastrophic storm. While in Waco, we have been spared any storm damage, we are ever mindful of the needs of those in the storm's path.

Responding in Prayer

In these days, as we begin another school year and especially do so as our nation is struggling with a darkness upon us, we are called again to be faithful and “light the ways” of our time. Dr. Livingstone is challenging us to respond prayerfully this Friday. As individuals, as small groups, and as a gathered faith community, we are invited to pray.

W. Volleyball. Five Reasons to Fill the Ferrell

In a series that covers 45 matches and goes all the way back to 1985, this is the first-ever Top 25 matchup between #24 Baylor (16-4, 6-1) and 11th-ranked Kansas (16-3, 5-1).

Men's Basketball to Host Charity Exhibition vs. Houston

Baylor men's basketball will host a charity exhibition game against University of Houston at noon CT Saturday at the Ferrell Center. All ticket sales will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund through the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

Football. Bears in the NFL Week Six Update

Week Four update on the former Baylor Bears that are currently playing in the NFL as eight players saw action last weekend.

Football. Secondary Will Get Another Stiff Test vs. WVU

While they were far from alone, Baylor’s cornerbacks had a “tough day” Saturday, giving up 471 yards passing in the Bears’ 59-16 loss at Oklahoma State.

A look back at Baylor Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals through the years

Starting bright and early this Saturday, the Baylor Homecoming Parade will once again be one of the highlights of the nation’s oldest Homecoming celebration. There will be floats, balloons and pageantry, but none of it can begin without the grand marshal. This year’s grand marshal is Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda Livingstone. She joins a […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

In 1909, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as the Baylor Family returns to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. As usual, the festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Mass Meeting and the […]

That Good Old Baylor Bloodline

On Aug. 13, 2016, April Clanton (pictured above in the Baylor shirt) graduated from BU with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. The milestone was celebrated by her brother, mom, grandparents — and, no doubt, the dozens upon dozens of Baylor alumni in her family’s history. April’s family includes more than 60 relatives who […]

“God Is Good”: Remembering David Grotberg

On Oct. 6, 2016, the Baylor Family lost one of its own. David Grotberg, a sophomore Honors College student and member of the Golden Wave Marching Band, was riding his bike through Waco when he was struck and killed by an unknown driver, who fled the scene. That night, David’s parents, Clark and Diane Grotberg, […]

Congratulations

Jeremy Lindsay

Congratulations to Jeremy Lindsay, University Libraries classroom technology services, and spouse Christine, on the birth of their daughter, Alyssa Mae Lindsay, on September 19, 2017.

Sharon Moore

Congratulations to staff member Sharon Moore, engineering and computer science, and spouse David, on the birth of their son, Michael Thomas Moore, on May 9, 2017.

Brian Buckles

Congratulations to faculty member Brian Buckles, economics, and spouse Marcela, on the birth of their daughter, Abigail Sofia Buckles on August 29, 2017.

Jeremy Uecker

Congratulations to faculty member Jeremy Uecker, sociology, and spouse Elisabeth, on the birth of their son, William Fritz Ueker, on August 24, 2017.

With Sympathy

Brayden Dyson

Sympathies to Baylor student, Brayden Dyson, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Kristen Dyson, on April 7, 2017.

Ray and Vicki Nazzario

Sympathies to Ray Nazzario, Senior Analyst Programmer in the ITS/Technology/Libraries and Mrs. Vicki Nazzario, part-time Student Athlete Support Academic Support Services in the Student Athlete Support Services Department, on the passing of their father and father-in-law, Mr. Raymond Nazzario, on April 13, 2017.

Lee Lowe

Sympathies to Lee Lowe, BSB Animal Facility Supervisor, on the passing of her father Bill (William James) Harlan, a Baylor retiree, on April 7, 2017.

Melinda Oliver

Sympathies to Melinda Oliver, Assistant Director of Scholarships in the Student Financial Aid Department, on the passing of her father, Mr. James Hallum, Jr., on April 8, 2017.

Baylor Lariat: Debate team wins season opener

Oct. 12, 2017
The Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, the nationally ranked debate team at Baylor, opened the season by winning first place at an invitation-only tournament at Weber State University. The team was ranked No. 22 in the nation for the 2016-2017 school year by the National Debate Tournament Committee. “I think it’s a pretty good start to a very promising season,” said Pflugerville senior Andrew Barron.

Baylor Homecoming Events - Oct. 19-21, 2017

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) — The Baylor Family will unite Oct. 19-21 to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Baylor Homecoming, the oldest collegiate homecoming in the nation. Below is information about the main events and traditions.

Baylor School of Education Graduate Honored with Statewide Award

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – For the second year in a row, a Baylor University School of Education student teacher has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the State of Texas by the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE), the organization of faculty members within university teacher-education programs who supervise field experiences of students.

Baylor University Hosts Discussion Panel with Orthodox Monks

Waco, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion (ISR), Department of Spiritual Life and Great Texts Honors College will host the panel discussion “Theology and the Human Act of Making: Bonadventure, Mechanical Arts and the Fine Arts,” on Thursday.

United Way of Waco-McLennan County Honors President Livingstone with ‘Born Learning Trail’ at Local Park

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., often reminiscences about her father’s college degree opening the door of opportunity for his children. Now, thanks to United Way of Waco-McLennan County (UWWMC) and support from Baylor, young children and their families will be on that same educational path through the first “Born Learning Trail” dedicated in Livingstone’s honor at a Waco park.

Acts of Love

Truett graduate Jeremy Courtney (MDiv ’04) was recently named Baylor University’s Young Alumnus of the year. Courtney cofounded Preemptive Love Coalition, a global coalition of peacemakers changing the way we engage the world’s most polarizing conflicts by confronting fear with acts of love.

Baylor and Xavier University of Louisiana

Baylor signed its first ever exchange program with an HBCU on Thursday, October 20th.

Engineers in the Field

Supported by a Missions Research grant from Baylor Missions, students and faculty from the organization Engineers with a Mission travelled to Laredo, Texas in July 2016 to drill a water well. Despite being only 15 miles outside of Laredo, the people that live in the Las Lomas colonia do not have running water in their homes.…

Remembering our Hope

In the midst of the challenges we are facing at Baylor, it is important for us to remember “the hope to which we have been called” (Eph. 1:18).  In a reflection this past summer for Baylor Magazine (www.baylor.edu/alumni/magazine/1403/index.php?id=934251), I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…