When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless women have come through […]
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Members of Baylor University’s nationally ranked debate program, the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, will be spending their spring “break” researching and fine-tuning their arguments for the 73rd National Debate Tournament (NDT), which begins March 20 at the University of Minnesota.
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Over spring break, Baylor University Missions is sending 10 teams of 175 students, faculty, staff and friends of Baylor, who will be integrating their faith with their academic disciplines and hands-on service at locations in Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, Japan, Peru and across Texas.
Redshirt senior outfielder Richard Cunningham was named one of 30 candidates for the 2019 Senior Class Award, it was announced today. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
March 21, 2019 Mark Hurd, B.B.A. (Marketing) ’79, CEO of Oracle and a Baylor Regent who lettered in tennis while an undergraduate at Baylor, joins Scott Soshnick, Michael Barr and Eben Novy-Williams to discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports.
March 12, 2019 Mark Cough, B.A. (Psychology) ’97, has been named as Truity Credit Union’s new chief financial officer. He previously served as vice president of finance at Coastal Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, North Carolina.
March 22, 2019 AUDIO: On this week’s edition of Baylor Connections, host Derek Smith interviews Martha Lou Scott, Ed.D., who joined the Baylor University staff five months before her graduation in 1971. Now Baylor’s associate vice president for student life, Dr. Scott has impacted generations of students, and in this interview, shares the joys and responsibilities of serving the students she’s cared for, counseled, mentored and inspired. Baylor Connections is a weekly radio program/podcast that introduces the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education.
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless […]
Last fall, Baylor announced the launch of “Give Light” — a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign to support the university’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate. Among the campaign’s priority capital projects is the construction of a new basketball fieldhouse, which would in turn allow the Ferrell Center to be renovated to better serve Baylor’s volleyball and acrobatics […]
A generous $2 million gift made by anonymous Baylor parents from California will support Baylor’s nationally renowned Global Mission Leadership (GML) initiative, a unique program that prepares Christian leaders to become catalysts for change in communities all over the world. The GML program, established in 2009 within within Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, provides […]
Big 12 regular season champs. Big 12 tournament champs. The unanimous No. 1 team in the country. The nation’s No. 1 overall seed entering the NCAA tournament. The Lady Bears followed that path all the way to the national championship in 2012. Now, they’ll put that formula to the test again in 2019. Monday night, head […]
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2019) – Laura Kalman, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at University of California, Santa Barbara, will present “The Long Reach of the Sixties” at the annual Robert T. Miller Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Bennett Auditorium in the Draper Academic Building, 1400 S. Seventh St.
WACO, Texas (March 20, 2019) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, received international recognition for his contributions and scholarly research on environmental sustainability.
WACO, Texas (March 21, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 Collins Outstanding Professor, an honor voted on annually by the senior class.