[Waco traffic shift diagram NB closure]
WACO, Texas (July 15, 2019) – Traffic will be shifted Tuesday, July 16, at 7 p.m., weather permitting, from the I-35 northbound mainlanes to the southbound lanes from 4th Street to 18th Street for approximately two months. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction during this time. In addition, 8th Street exit (334B) will be closed temporarily as crews build a temporary exit ramp in a nearby location. Until that ramp is open, you will need to use the 18th - 17th Streets exit (Exit 334) to access Baylor/downtown area on 8th Street and 5th - 4th Streets. The exit to University Parks Drive (335B) remains open.
[aviation science announces]
WACO, Texas (July 11, 2019) — Baylor University and the Baylor Institute for Air Science have entered into an agreement with UHI, INC./Universal Flight Concepts to provide flight training for the aviation sciences program starting in Fall 2019.
[Kevin Chambliss]
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2019) – Kevin Chambliss, Ph.D., who has served since January as interim vice provost for research at Baylor University, has been appointed to the permanent role, announced today by Provost Nancy Brickhouse. The appointment is effective immediately.
[Alleluia conf.]
WACO, Texas (July 9, 2019) — Musicians travel from across to the world to Waco to refine their skills through hands-on learning and to rejuvenate through worship at Baylor University’s Alleluia Conference.
WACO, Texas (July 2, 2019) — In observance of Independence Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held Thursday, July 4.
[Dutton closure]
WACO, Texas (June 28, 2019) –As part of the ongoing I-35 reconstruction project, TxDOT crews plan to close Dutton Avenue between South 5th Street and South 8th Street for approximately six months, beginning Monday, July 1 at 6 a.m., weather permitting. This closure will allow crews to upgrade utility lines in the area.
[Jon Eckert]
WACO, Texas (June 26, 2019) – Baylor University today announced the installation of Jon Eckert, Ed.D., as the inaugural holder of The Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair in Christian School Leadership within the School of Education. The installation was part of The Academy for Transformational Leadership, a continuing education and leadership training conference hosted by Baylor’s Center for Christian Education.
[Jazz Peru]
WACO, Texas (June 18, 2019) – Throughout the summer, Baylor Missions is sending nine teams of 130 Baylor University students, faculty, staff and friends to locations in Brazil, Guatemala, India, Peru, Uganda, Zambia and McAllen, Texas. Each Baylor Missions experience fosters informed global engagement that promotes the integration of faith with discipline-specific learning and hands-on service to contribute solutions to real-world challenges at home and abroad.
[Baylor Theatre Summer Series 2019]
WACO, Texas (June 11, 2019) – Baylor University Theatre will open its 2019 Summer Series with performances of “An Infinite Ache” June 20-22 and “With Love and a Major Organ” June 27-29, both in Theatre 11 in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2019) - Overnight, Baylor University experienced a lightning strike that damaged equipment that runs the University’s phone system. The majority of the system has been restored with backup equipment. However, around 20% of the phones are still not operational, including those in the offices of Financial Aid, Cashiers Office and Admissions. Until those lines are restored, please reach out to these offices by email.
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — In observance of Memorial Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held Monday, May 27.
[Mayborn astronauts]
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.
[The Store]
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.
[Baylor Missions]
WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – This month, Baylor Missions is sending 15 teams of 247 students, faculty, staff and friends of Baylor University who will be integrating their faith with their academic disciplines and hands-on service at locations in Ecuador, England, Guatemala, Kenya, Romania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Washington, D.C., and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
[May Board of Regents President Livingstone]
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) – At its regular spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents celebrated the historic $100 million gift for Baylor’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign that undergirds Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, and impacts every aspect of campus while also bolstering financial support for students and the priorities of Baylor’s 12 schools and colleges.
[Semper Pro 2019]
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2019) — Seventeen student winners of Baylor’s fourth annual Semper Pro Musica Solo & Chamber competition will perform at New York City’s prestigious Carnegie Hall on Thursday.
WACO, Texas (May 16, 2019) – Baylor University will celebrate its spring 2019 graduating class with commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at the Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive. More than 2,900 students are expected to receive their degrees.
[commencement 2019]
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2019) – As the spring semester comes to a close, Baylor University will hold events hosted by the Mayborn Museum and department of chemistry and biochemistry, along with the spring 2019 graduation ceremonies.
[Give Light - $100 Million Gift]
WACO, Texas (May 4, 2019) – Baylor University today announced a transformational $100 million gift – the largest current gift in University history and the largest gift to date to the University’s $1.1 billion Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign. The gift is from an anonymous donor and will advance Baylor’s progress towards growth as a preeminent Christian research university, building on the University’s historic strengths and strategically investing in new areas of teaching, research and service.
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