Announcements

[FDM Film Shoot]
10/21/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $2 million gift from Baylor alumnus Matthew B. Lindner (B.A. ’12) of Cincinnati, Ohio, to support the Department of Film and Digital Media (FDM). The Lindner Endowment for Film and Digital Media will support the Baylor in L.A. program, a residential learning opportunity in Los Angeles for FDM students – currently in early planning stages – that will provide internship and experiential learning opportunities for program participants.
[Rev. William “Billy” J. Abraham]
10/19/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) - Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary are mourning the death of Rev. William “Billy” J. Abraham, D.Phil., one of the most highly regarded Wesleyan scholars and inaugural Director of Truett’s Wesley House of Studies, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 7.
[Pat Neff purple]
10/19/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2021) – In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the lights on Baylor University’s Pat Neff Hall tower, Rosenbalm Fountain and McLane Stadium, along with the I-35 bridges, will “Go Purple” at dusk Thursday, Oct. 21.
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10/18/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2021) – George W. Truett Theological Seminary’s newly established Program for the Future Church (PFFC) is seeking to tackle emerging modern issues facing the Church. By serving as a “visible bridge” between the Church and Truett Seminary at Baylor University, the program will include a diverse group of individuals to serve as collaborative partners to religious institutions.
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10/13/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2021) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up again to broadcast the 112th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.
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10/1/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 1, 2021) – Glenn Loury, Ph.D., Brown University economist and expert on the social aspects of race, will be the featured speaker at the Free Enterprise Forum at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, hosted by the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
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9/30/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2021) – Each of the three finalists for Baylor University’s 2022 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present a public lecture on Baylor’s campus beginning Tuesday, Oct. 5. Each lecture also will be livestreamed on the Cherry Award website.
[Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.]
9/29/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 29, 2021) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., will give invited testimony at 9:30 a.m. CT Thursday, Sept. 30, during a legislative hearing on “A Level Playing Field: College Athletes’ Rights to Their Name, Image, and Likeness” before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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9/28/2021
To celebrate and kickoff National Fire Prevention Week in Waco, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum is partnering with the university’s Department of Public Safety, the Waco Fire Department, American Red Cross, American Medical Response and other local first responders from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3.
[Missions Week 2021]
9/24/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2021) – More than 35 non-profit organizations will be visiting Baylor’s campus for Missions Week from Monday, Sept. 27 to Friday, Oct. 1.
[Dr Pepper Hour Tour]
9/22/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2021) – Baylor University is taking one of its most notable and cherished traditions on the road this fall as Dr Pepper Hour debuts at select high schools in Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Waco over the next four weeks.
[BNVC]
9/21/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2021) – Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise has opened applications for the 11th annual Baylor New Venture Competition (BNVC), a two-day business plan and elevator pitch competition for collegiate entrepreneurs across the world.
[Snee Family Chair in Food Security]
9/16/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee of Austin, Minnesota, establishing an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty.
[Krys Goree, Ph.D.]
9/14/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2021) – When the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) decided to update its foundational “essentials” document, the national organization included representation from the Baylor University School of Education (SOE) to help lead those efforts.
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9/14/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2021) – Baylor University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program will host the Boundary Breaking Women’s Panel from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center. Baylor students, faculty and staff are invited.
[Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation]
9/13/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2021) – Baylor University announced its official fall enrollment today, including an overall enrollment that topped 20,000 for the first time amid rising diversity and graduation rates.
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9/9/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2021) - As the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 approaches, Baylor University prepares to remember the countless lives lost in the tragedy, to honor and thank the community’s first responders and to offer a prayer for continued healing and hope for our nation.
[Baylor Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic]
9/9/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2021) - Baylor University today announced the creation of The Vance Masteller Endowed Research Chair in Communication Sciences and Disorders within the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences’ Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, providing significant research and teaching support surrounding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
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9/9/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2021) – Baylor University on Wednesday welcomed the inaugural cohort of 25 Trailblazer Scholars during a reception in the Barfield Drawing Room.
[Forum on Global Hunger]
9/9/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2021) – The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) will welcome David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), to its Forum on Global Hunger Sept. 10 at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. The WFP received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020 for their work combatting hunger and preventing the use of famine as a weapon of war in the most dangerous regions of the world.
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