Baylor Basketball to Celebrate Faculty and Staff Day Friday

Baylor men's and women's basketball will celebrate Faculty and Staff Day Friday by offering the first 200 faculty and staff to attend Friday's games with a complimentary tailgate and a concessions voucher.

Adoption and foster seminar to be held November 16

Baylor Human Resources, Generations Adoptions, and Arrow Child & Family Ministries will host an Adoption & Foster Seminar from 6-8 p.m. on November 16 in the Traveling Exhibit Room of the Mayborn Museum.

Baylor and Christ University students to share culture in "East Meets West" dance recital

Students and faculty of Christ University in Bangalore, India, have spent the previous three weeks at Baylor, and on Friday, Nov. 3, they will join Baylor Theatre students in the “East Meets West” dance recital in the Jones Theatre of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

2018 Open Enrollment

Mark your calendars for 2018 Open Enrollment - held November 1 - 17, 2017.

M. Basketball. No. 22 MBB Beats Wisconsin, 70-65

Manu Lecomte hit a series of free throws to put the game away as No. 22 Baylor held on to beat Wisconsin Monday night in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Classic.

M. Tennis. Baylor Men's Tennis Announces 2018 Spring Schedule

As head coach Matt Knoll embarks on his 22nd season at the helm of the Baylor men's tennis program, he unveiled his team's 2018 spring schedule Monday afternoon.

A decade after her passing, this Baylor student’s legacy lives on in current Bears

Kate Bronstein loved art, and her life has led to countless people experiencing art, both in their homes and around the world. She also found joy in helping others, so it’s only fitting that her life has created opportunities for students who followed her to Baylor to receive a helping hand as they pursue their […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I am thankful for people that take time to listen to you and really get to know you…”

“I am thankful for people that take time to listen to you and really get to know you, and not just the surface: ‘Hey, how are you; I’m fine’ — you know, the ones that are like: ‘Hey, how are you really?’ “I’m interning with a therapist, and I get the privilege of sitting in […]

Baylor recognized among nation’s top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces

Less than a year after introducing adoption assistance benefits that were quickly recognized as some of the best in higher ed, Baylor has been honored as one of the nation’s Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. The honor comes from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, which is dedicated to finding homes for children in foster care. […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really like old things, bones and stuff.”

“When I was about 7, my grandfather would take me to where someone was building a house next to their ranch. We would go look through where they had torn up the ground for the foundation, and we would pull up little arrowheads or bones or things that were covered up. Now I am an […]


Cody & Callie Schrank

Congratulations to staff members Cody and Callie Schrank, Student Life and Athletics, on the birth of their son, Haze Callahan, on November 11, 2017.

Fan Zhang

Congratulations to staff member Fan Zhang, environmental science, and spouse Tongxin, on the birth of their son, Tingchen Owen, on November 9, 2017.

Michael Woodson

Congratulations to staff member Michael Woodson, tennis, and spouse Vanessa, on the birth of their daughter, Jordyn Maria, on November 3, 2017.

Scott Ryan

Congratulations to faculty member Scott Ryan, religion, and spouse LeAnne, on the birth of their daughter, Ada on October 10, 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.

High Beam Research: Baylor University Presents Willbanks with Heritage Award

Nov. 13, 2017
Article about Houston-based Willbanks & Associates, which was awarded with this year’s Texas Family Business of the Year Heritage Award, presented by Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business. The awards program – now in its 28th year – recognizes outstanding firms who demonstrate a commitment to business continuity while serving their employees, community and industry.

Houston Chronicle: Texas securities board names employee as deputy commissioner

Nov. 16, 2017
The Texas State Securities Board, the government agency responsible for enforcing state securities laws, named Clinton Edgar, B.B.A. (Finance) ’05, as the new deputy securities commissioner.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: The Gospel Hummingbirds Tackle Two Spirituals

Nov. 19, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden spotlights the Gospel Hummingbirds of Oakland, California, who deliver a soulful take on the old spiritual, “Lord Don’t Move the Mountain.” Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

Baylor University Mourns Passing of Longtime Advocate Kate McLane Dimmitt, B.B.A. ’56, Baylor Legacy Award Recipient

WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2017) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Kate McLane Dimmitt, B.B.A. ’56, a longtime Baylor advocate and 2014 Baylor Legacy Award recipient who died Nov. 17 in Temple. She was 83. A celebration of Dimmitt’s life will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Creekside Center at Temple Bible Church, 3205 Oakview Drive in Temple.

Something to Chew On: Baylor Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of those is Baylor University professor and registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D.

Thanksgiving Closures At Baylor

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — Baylor University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.

This Week at Baylor: Nov. 19-25, 2017

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host an environmental event, a variety of concerts and a screening of a local Waco documentary.

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 (, I note that the virtue of hope enables us to face the brokenness of our lives and…