This Tuesday night, the Baylor Bears and Lady Bears will tip off their 2018-19 seasons in an opening night doubleheader at the Ferrell Center, giving Baylor fans their first meaningful look at two teams looking to build on a long string of conference and post-season successes. For the eight-time defending Big 12 champion Lady Bears, […]
Thousands upon thousands of Baylor Family members filled campus this past weekend, taking advantage of the beautiful weather to enjoy all the traditions of Homecoming, from bonfire and Pigskin to the parade and the football game — an incredible come-from-behind win over Oklahoma State. Thanks, as always, to everyone who made the weekend such a […]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2018) – Baylor University senior anthropology major Bianca Hill is a Baylor Bear through and through and has made it her personal mission to help transfer students feel welcome and at home at Baylor. Because of her efforts, Hill has been selected as one of four National Transfer Student Ambassadors for 2019 by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students.
WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.
Nov. 8, 2018 A new book, “The Texas Liberators: Veteran Narratives from World War II,” features excepts from narratives told to historians with Baylor’s Institute for Oral History by 21 Texans who observed first-hand the unfathomable cruelty, starvation, filth, stench, disease, depravity and death in the prison camps.
Nov. 7, 2018 Baylor University’s Robbins MBA Healthcare program within Hankamer School of Business has been selected to join the inaugural group of programs in the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Mentorship Circle. The Robbins MBA Healthcare program is one of 14 programs to achieve membership in the CAHME Mentorship Circle and the only MBA program in the group.
Nov. 12, 2018 Buttoned Bears, a Waco lifestyle and fashion blog run by Baylor students, gathered students and Waco natives together at its fifth annual holiday pop-up shop Saturday afternoon at Pinewood Roasters. Senior Amanda Seaboch, Buttoned Bears editor-in-chief, said the pop-up shop was created to branch out into the Waco community to showcase creative Texas-based people, many of them Baylor students or alumni.
C-SPAN’s American History TV will feature a History 2365 lecture by Distinguished Professor and James Vardaman Endowed Professor of History Thomas Kidd, Ph.D., as part of the channel’s “Lectures in History” series. C-SPAN was on the Baylor campus in September to tape Dr. Kidd’s class on the first Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in mid-18th century of Christian revitalization and evangelism that swept through the colonies. The lecture will air at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. CST Saturday, Nov. 17, on C-SPAN 3.
Three trivia questions for you: 1) What is Baylor’s oldest current athletic facility? 2) What was the first featured event in that facility? 3) Who was Baylor’s first opponent in that facility? Chances are good you answered the first question correctly; that would be the Ferrell Center, which opened 30 years ago this fall. The […]
Temperatures are dropping, pumpkin-flavored treats are all around, and leaves are starting to change! It’s official: Fall has finally arrived. While this season is beloved everywhere, fall at Baylor can be particularly special; here’s why: 1. Homecoming — The most wonderful time of the year for a Baylor Bear, as Pigskin shows off the best […]
Eagle-eyed social media users may have noted that the official Baylor Instagram account topped 100,000 followers during #BaylorHomecoming — a milestone worth celebrating! To put that in context, Baylor is now one of just 23 U.S. colleges to have topped 100,000 followers on Instagram. Furthermore, Baylor is one of only seven schools to have hit […]
For generations of Baylor fans, it may be hard to believe that more than a quarter of a century has passed since Grant Teaff’s legendary days as head coach of the Baylor football team. His statue stands alongside the path between campus and the Umphrey Bridge leading to McLane Stadium, immortalizing the winningest coach in […]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2018) - William Cook, Ph.D., professor of applied mathematics and statistics at Johns Hopkins University and a foremost mathematician and authority on the “Traveling Salesman Problem,” will give a public lecture on one of the world’s most intensely studied puzzles at the 11th annual Baylor University Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2018) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of composer, arranger and modern church music pioneer Kurt Kaiser, recipient of Baylor’s 2017 Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service. Kaiser, also holder of an honorary doctor of humane letters from the University and former director of the Baylor Religious Hour Choir, died Nov. 12 in Waco home after a long illness. He was 83.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2018) — In a follow-up to their groundbreaking study, Baylor researchers were able to reconstruct baleen whales’ lifetime stress response to whaling and other manmade and environmental factors spanning nearly 150 years.