[steppin out 2019 fall]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2019) – Baylor University will host Steppin’ Out from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Approximately 1,800 volunteers from 83 student organizations will join together to serve the community at various locations around the Waco area.
[George Crumb]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2019) — This week, Baylor University will host guest speakers across multiple academic disciplines from religion to history, as well as film screenings and concerts. Baylor also will host annual lectures, including a Robert Foster Cherry finalist lecture, T.B. Maston Foundation Lectureship, Drumwright Family Lecture and Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture series.
[Cyber Day]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2019) – From phishing and malware attacks to data breaches and leaks, 2019 has seen many occurrences of cybercrime nationwide. As part of October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Baylor ITS will host its third annual Cyber Day Oct. 15-16 with the popular HackFest student competition and public forum, featuring industry experts discussing cybersecurity and ethics.
[Keston Center 50th]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2019) – On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor University – a rich archive of collected and reported information about people facing religious persecution in the Soviet Union and other communist countries – will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Keston Institute at 3:30 p.m. in Room 250 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2019) – Each of the three finalists for Baylor University’s 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present a public lecture on Baylor’s campus beginning Monday, Oct. 14.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 10, 2019) – This week at Baylor University, multiple lectures from a variety of academic disciplines from mathematics and science to entrepreneurship and religion will be held. Baylor will also host the Lilly Fellows Program national conference with a two-day symposium on faith and culture.
[Baylor Homecoming Parade]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2019) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up again to broadcast the 110th 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. 12, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.
[ECS NSF Grant for ECS Scholars]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2019) – Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – or S-Stem – program for the School’s Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Program.
[President Linda A. Livingstone]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2019) – Baylor University has completed a contract extension with President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., Board of Regents Chair Jerry K. Clements announced Monday.
[Baylor Homecoming]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2019) – The Baylor Family will come together Oct. 10-12 to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Baylor Homecoming. Below is information about special Homecoming traditions and events. Events began Monday with a special Homecoming Chapel in Waco Hall. For updated information on all #BaylorHomecoming events, visit
[BU Wing]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2019) — The Baylor University Institute for Air Science will hold a grand opening ceremony for the Baylor University Flight Center (operated by Universal Flight Concepts) at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Waco Regional Airport, 7727 Karl May Drive.
[BU Mark]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2019) - After Waco PD reported that shots were fired at a location three blocks off campus (South Fifth Street at Daughtrey Avenue), Baylor PD issued a Baylor Alert per Clery requirements for our campus community to shelter in place until law enforcement resolved the situation and the all clear was given by Waco PD.
[TWAB homecoming]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2019) — This week, Baylor University will host a variety of special events to celebrate Homecoming weekend Oct. 10-12, as well as lectures and performances in the fields of religion, chemistry, environmental science, biology, music and entrepreneurship. The week also will include movie screenings, a jazz ensemble performance, the Baylor University Flight Center grand opening and a guest piano recital.
[Mack B. Rhoades IV]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 2, 2019) – Baylor University has extended its contract with Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack B. Rhoades IV, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., announced Wednesday.
[Together at the Table Summit]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 1, 2019) – Following news that food insecurity has dropped for the first time below pre-recession levels, Baylor University’s newly named Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty will hold its annual Together at the Table Hunger and Poverty Summit Oct. 2-4 at the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St., on the Baylor campus.
WACO, Texas, Sept. 30, 2019 – Baylor University’s School of Music will host the regional division of the national Schmidt Vocal Competition — a prestigious singing competition for sophomore, junior and senior high school singers that awards scholarships to more than 150 people annually — at Roxy Grove Hall on Saturday, Oct. 5.
[Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 30, 2019) – Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) announced today the official launch of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, which will bring together efforts to address hunger in Texas and beyond. The Collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI.
[NNO 2019]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2019) — The Baylor University Police Department (BUPD) will host National Night Out, #BUNightOut, for the Baylor residential community at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, on Fountain Mall.
[Baylor Conversation Series]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2019) – Baylor University will continue its Baylor Conversation Series this fall, with discussions focusing on civil discourse for the campus community. The annual series – begun by President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., in 2017 – will begin on Monday, Sept. 30, with additional conversations throughout the semester.
[THI Walmart Foundation Grant]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 26, 2019) – The Walmart Foundation announced today that Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative has received a $2.6 million grant to continue its work to end hunger in Texas. Since 2012, the Walmart Foundation has awarded THI $9.8 million in grant funding to support THI’s efforts to increase access to healthy food through learning labs, direct outreach, research and policy engagement.
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