Announcements

[DEA National Drug Take Back]
4/19/2018
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2018) – The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will collect old and expired prescription drugs as part of a countrywide take-back day Saturday, April 28, 2018. Although the official collection day is on Saturday, BUPD will begin accepting prescription drugs on Monday, April 23, 2018.
[Markus Schafer]
4/18/2018
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2018) — Baylor University’s department of sociology will conclude the Baylor University Outstanding Sociology Opportunity (BU OSO) Speaker Series for spring 2018 with a talk from Markus Schafer, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and faculty associate of the Institute of Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto, at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in Room 152 of Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St.
[Kirstie Blair]
4/18/2018
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2018) – In celebration of the lives and work of poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library (ABL) will host its annual Browning Day event at 3 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the ABL, 710 Speight Ave.
[Ben Aguiñaga]
4/16/2018
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2018) – The 26th annual J. Harry and Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week will be held April 16-20 to recognize and celebrate the rigorous undergraduate honors program at Baylor University. The week will consist of the Academic Honors Convocation, senior research presentations and a banquet for Honors Program and University Scholars Program seniors and their mentors.
[Puritians]
4/13/2018
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host the lecture “Puritans, Baptists and the Powers of Darkness” from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, and Crawford Gribben, Ph.D., cultural and literary historian and Professor of Early Modern British History at Queen's University Belfast, will discuss the supernatural.
[Dia 2018]
4/13/2018
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2019) – Since 1932, Baylor University students have celebrated a day off from classes to spend time with friends, listen to live music and enjoy the spring weather. This year, Baylor University will celebrate Dia Del Oso on Tuesday, April 17, with yoga, petting zoos, concerts and more.
[Brian Schmidt]
4/13/2018
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2018) – This week, Baylor University will host a variety of concerts, the annual “Browning Day” celebration and lectures in research, environmental science and music.
[Campus map]
4/12/2018
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – The Baylor University Police Department is actively investigating an assault that occurred Thursday, April 12, 2018, on campus and are seeking assistance from the Baylor community.
[Raymond J. Carroll]
4/11/2018
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2018) — Baylor University’s department of statistical science will host the Tom Bratcher Memorial Lectures April 12-13 in Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth St.
[truett]
4/10/2018
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2018) — Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will launch an extension campus in August, seeking to reach students who cannot pursue in-residence education while addressing the evolving landscape of higher theological education.
[Northern triangle1]
4/9/2018
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2017) – Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will host the Northern Triangle Art Exhibit by Borderland Collective from April 19 through Sept. 16. The Office of the Provost’s Social Innovation Collaboration Initiative (BAY-SIC) will host a conversation at 6 p.m. on opening night to discuss the event’s focus: The Central American refugee crisis.
[Steppin' Out Students at Mountainview]
4/5/2018
WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) — Baylor University will continue its tradition of serving the community through Steppin’ Out from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7. More than 2,000 volunteers from approximately 86 student organizations and one community organization will serve at approximately 53 sites around the Greater Waco area.
[Fashion Show]
4/5/2018
WACO, Texas (April 5, 2018) — This week at Baylor University, renowned scholars, musicians and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend. The Baylor Fashion show also will take place this week, presenting the spring Senior Collections — the capstone work of senior design students.
[Witvliet]
4/4/2018
WACO, Texas (April 4, 2018) – Baylor University’s Center for Christian Music Studies will host John D. Witvliet, Ph.D., director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and professor of worship, theology and congregational and ministry studies at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, for the Spring 2018 Northcutt Lecture Series.
[McLane Carillon]
4/3/2018
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) – Baylor University will host a community reconciliation service and a carillon recital on Wednesday, April 4, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A special radio broadcast also will air on KWBU-FM to commemorate the late civil rights leader.
[Hunter]
4/3/2018
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) — Baylor University’s Institute for Faith and Learning will host James Davison Hunter, Ph.D., the Labrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture and Social Theory at the University of Virginia and executive director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture for the fifth annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics.
[Daniel Coats with students]
4/3/2018
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) – The Honorable Daniel Coats, the nation’s fifth Director of National Intelligence (DNI), encouraged Baylor University students to consider a career in public service during a stop at Baylor on March 28.
[Daniel P. Schrag 1]
4/3/2018
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2018) – Baylor University’s department of geosciences will host Daniel P. Schrag, Ph.D., Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and director of Harvard University Center for the Environment, for the O.T. Hayward Distinguished Lecture Series. Schrag will present his lecture, “Energy, Climate and Innovation,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room D110 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave.
[SAAM 2018 graphic]
4/2/2018
WACO, Texas (April 2, 2018) – Baylor University again has joined universities and communities around the country in April in a national effort to increase public awareness and prevention education about sexual violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).
[Easter 2018]
3/29/2018
WACO, Texas (March 29, 2018) — Baylor University will be closed from Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2, in observance of the Easter holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.
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