Campus News

WACO, Texas (March 23, 2018) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary will host Craig Blomberg, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, for the W.C. Dobbs Lecture at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Paul W. Powell Chapel, 1100 S. Third St.
[Courtesy pictures from Morgan London and the Greece Multidisciplinary Mission Team]
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2018) – For the second year, a team of Baylor students served in Athens, Greece, to help provide relief and education to refugees, bring awareness to their stories and build relationships with those in need.
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2018) — This week at Baylor, renowned scholars, musicians and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend.
[Courtesy Photos from the Haiti Mission Trip by Kayla Garrett]
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2018) – Three teams of Baylor University medical and engineering students traveled to Haiti and Mexico over spring break to serve in rural hospitals, seminaries, orphanages and schools. The Haiti Engineering, Haiti Medical and Mexico Engineering teams partnered with local nonprofit organizations to serve the community and provide long-lasting support.
[Howard Lee NSF CAREER Awards]
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2018) – Howard Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and a Baylor University Rising Star researcher, has received a five-year, $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for developing ultra-thin, nanoscale optical films with electrically tunable properties.
[Graduate Hooding Ceremony Commencement]
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2018) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
[Keston Center Lecture graphic]
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2018) – The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society at Baylor University will welcome notable Russian historian Alyona Kojevnikov for its annual spring lecture, “HUSH! Religion and the Secular Media,” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in Kayser Auditorium inside the Hankamer Academic Center.
[School Breakfast Report Card graphic 1]
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2018) – There is good news for Texas school children who start their day off with a school breakfast, according to the Texas School Breakfast Report Card produced by Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative. Thanks in part to the passage in 2013 of Texas Senate Bill 376 – the “Universal Breakfast Bill” – and the implementation of alternative service models, Texas has become a national leader in school breakfast participation, moving up to 10th in the state rankings.
[Baylor SOE NAPDS Award Kelcey Morrow]
WACO, Texas (March 15, 2018) – For the second year in a row, the Baylor University School of Education has won a prestigious national honor in recognition of its Professional Development School (PDS) partnership with local schools.
[Baylor Conversation graphic]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2018) – Baylor University leadership, including President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., and Board of Regents Chair Joel T. Allison, will discuss the state of the University with the Baylor Family across Texas and the nation as part of the ongoing Baylor Conversation Series.
[Baylor Lights]
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2018) – Baylor University has introduced a wait list for its incoming freshman class this fall based on strong demand among prospective students and the rate of deposits received at this stage of the admissions cycle.
[Ervin Davis]
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2018) – Ervin Davis, the former campus barber who cut the hair of thousands of Baylor University students, faculty and staff for more than 50 years, died Friday in Waco. He was 92.
[GBF poster]
WACO, Texas (Mar. 9, 2018) – Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will host its 12th annual Global Business Forum, “The Automated World: Artificial Intelligence and Robots,” March 12-16, in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, 1621 S. Third St.
[Paul Jacobs]
WACO, Texas (March 9, 2018) — This week at Baylor, renowned scholars, musicians and departments will offer lectures, concerts and events for the community to attend including the week long Global Business Forum.
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2018) — Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host a presentation on “Hope and Change for Youth in Anacostia” from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, D.C.
[MAPS Mission Trip 2017]
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2018) – This spring break, Baylor Missions is sending 14 teams of 244 Baylor students, faculty, staff and alumni to six countries, including Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti and Mexico. Domestically, two Texas-based teams will focus on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston and the Gulf coast, a nursing team will volunteer in the colonias in McAllen and students will embark on a Civil Rights tour across the southeastern United States.
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2017) – Baylor University will not hold classes Monday, March 5, through Friday, March 9, for spring break. Some facilities will operate under varying schedules during the break.
[Michael Scullin]
WACO, Texas (March 2, 2018) – On average, you will spend about a third of your life sleeping or attempting to sleep. For many, this means more than 25 years of your life will be spent in bed. Given this startling proportion, wouldn’t you like to know more about what helps, hinders and happens while you are asleep?
[big 12 conf logo]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2018) — For the first time, Baylor University’s Black Student Union will host the 41st annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government on March 1 to 3.
[Kiamia Davael]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2018) — As a child, Kiami Davael started modeling and people told her she always had “it.”
[Behavioral Health graphic]
DALLAS (Feb. 27, 2018) — Baylor University faculty and staff joined colleagues at Baylor Scott and White Feb. 17 in Dallas to host the third annual Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Symposium, which focused on the impact of behavioral health issues that arise across generations.
[Malcolm X Screening]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) — Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media will sponsor a preview screening of “The Lost Tapes: Malcom X” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Room 101 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (Hankamer 101), 1621 S. Third St.
[Ton Ginsburg]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) – Baylor University’s department of political science will present its annual Robert T. Miller Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in Bennett Auditorium. The guest lecturer, Tom Ginsburg, Ph.D., Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar and professor of political science at the University of Chicago Law School, will discuss democracy.
[mission waco 2018 banquet]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) — Mission Waco honored its volunteers of the year, including six Baylor University students and two campus organizations, as “Servant Leaders” during the Christian nonprofit’s annual banquet on Feb. 20.
[Randall Bradley]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2018) – In celebration of Black History Month, Baylor will host a series of lectures, concerts and conferences as well as a documentary on Malcolm X and a celebration at the Mayborn Museum Complex.
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