T&F: Brackins and Nugent Land Big 12 Weekly Honors


WACO, Texas – The Baylor track & field team landed two athletes to the Big 12 Conference weekly honors list, with Johnny Brackins winning Men's Athlete of the Week and Ackera Nugent winning Women's Co-Athlete of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.

McKenzie Represents BSB on Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Jared McKenzie Preseason All-Big 12

IRVING, Texas – Baylor baseball outfielder Jared McKenzie has been unanimously named to the 2022 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.

Baptist Standard: Falling Seed: Creating online participatory worship services

March 23, 2020
Baylor theology professor Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., has designed a free guide to creating online, participatory worship services.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor cancels in-person classes for both summer sessions

April 2, 2020
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., announced Thursday that Baylor will continue to utilize online instruction for upcoming Minimester (May 13-June 1), Summer I (June 2-July 7) and Summer II (July 9-Aug. 12) classes.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor counseling center continues with online services

March 25, 2020
Baylor’s counseling center has adapted its treatments amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With faculty and staff working from home, the counselors have begun counseling sessions via phone and WebEx, a platform for video conferences.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Baylor Connections - Cheryl Gochis

April 3, 2020
AUDIO: For last nine years, Baylor has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In this Baylor Connections, Cheryl Gochis, vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer, examines ways that Baylor supports faculty and staff year-round and specifically talks about the University’s response to help employees transition to remote work during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Presenting the 2022 Baylor Alumni Award winners

Baylor graduates make an impact in virtually any field you can think of; this year’s Baylor Alumni Award winners are no different, with recipients leading the charge in everything from business and technology to medicine and the arts. Congratulations to this year’s honorees: Alumna of the Year: Thasunda Brown Duckett (MBA ’01), president and CEO […]

No. 5-ranked Baylor football earns its highest final ranking in program history

It’s been more than three weeks since Baylor football wrapped up its 2021 season with a commanding 21-7 Sugar Bowl victory over No. 8 Ole Miss — but the honors continue to pour in. Most notably, head coach Dave Aranda’s Bears finished No. 5 in the country in the final AP poll — the program’s […]

Why the Immortal Ten story still resonates, 95 years later

Each January, the Baylor Family pauses to remember the legacy of the Immortal Ten, a forever-remembered group of 10 students who lost their lives in a tragic bus accident on Jan. 22, 1927. (A memorial in their honor stands in the heart of campus.) Nearly a century has passed since that day — this year […]

Freddy’s new CEO is also a Baylor Bear (in fact, a Teaff-era linebacker)

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has almost 400 locations nationwide — including one just across I-35 from campus. It’s a popular stop among students and staff for burgers, shakes and custard, but its proximity is far from the restaurant’s only tie to Baylor. Freddy’s new CEO is a Baylor graduate and former linebacker who built […]

Baylor Senior Chemistry Major Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2022) – Baylor University senior chemistry major Kate Rojales of Milton, Georgia, is among 18 recipients of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering, announced by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. Rojales, who conducts research as an undergraduate in inorganic chemistry, is the second Churchill Scholar in just two years of the University being a participating institution in the program.

Baylor Social Work Professors to Assess Religion and Spirituality Competencies in Mental Health Graduate Education

WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2022) – Baylor University researchers Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D., and Clay Polson, Ph.D., associate professors in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, have been awarded an $843,647 grant from the John Templeton Foundation, a subaward through the University of South Alabama for their research project within the overall Spiritual and Religious Competencies Project.

NSF-funded Study Finds Eolian Dust Systems in Texas and New Mexico to be Current and Future Potent Dust Sources that Impact Cardio-Pulmonary Health

WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2022) – A recent National Science Foundation funded study that included Baylor University paleoclimatologist Steven L. Forman, Ph.D., professor of geosciences, evaluates current and future dust sources in central North America with consideration for climate change. These fine dust fluxes are detrimental to asthmatic and general cardio-pulmonary health for populations downwind, particularly areas of west Texas and New Mexico that have large areas of significant dust sources with dry and drought conditions in the past decade.

Baylor University Announces Recipients of 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards

WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2022) - Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and their remarkable achievements. A celebration honoring the impact of alumni around the world and recognizing this year's recipients will be held on campus on Feb. 18, 2022.

What's New BU February 10, 2020

Career Day Spring 2020. Registration for Steppin' Out is open!

What's New BU February 17, 2020

Baylor turns 175! Sundown Sessions present pottery painting.

What's New BU February 24, 2020

Hope Peace Love at Fountain Mall. UBbreak presents Waffle Tacos.

What's New BU March 2, 2020

Need a quiet place to study? Super Tuesday Dr Pepper Hour with Census 2020 and voting!