T&F: Lightfoot, Nugent Shine at Aggie Invitational

Ackera Nugent

KC Lightfoot set a meet and facility record in the pole vault, and Ackera Nugent blazed to the No. 2 time in the country in the women's 60-meter hurdles to highlight the performances for Baylor track & field Saturday at the Aggie Invitational.

No. 2 MBB Rallies to 81-66 Victory at Oklahoma State

Jared Butler

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 2 Baylor rallied from a halftime deficit to beat undermanned Oklahoma State 81-66 on Saturday.

No. 15 MT Upsets No. 4 Michigan 4-0 On The Road

Spencer Furman 2021

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – No. 15 Baylor men's tennis (5-0) upset the No. 4-ranked team in the nation on Saturday, sweeping Michigan (0-1) on their home courts 4-0 in the first round of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.

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.

Emmy-nominated Baylor alumna’s talk show going national

For the past several years, Baylor alumna Whitney Reynolds (BA ’07) has made it her mission to highlight do-gooders through her talk show, The Whitney Reynolds Show, seen primarily in the Chicago area. Now, the show is going national, thanks to a syndication deal that includes PBS stations in Los Angeles, Denver, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. […]

Does pollution affect thunderstorms? The U.S. has two Baylor profs working to find out

What impact does urban pollution have on thunderstorm activity? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wants to know — and is enlisting the services of two Baylor environmental science professors as part of a massive three-year project to learn more. Drs. Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko each serve as associate professors of environmental science at […]

Two Baylor students earn major national/international academic honors

While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Sophia Fulton, a senior in the Business Fellows program at Baylor, was awarded the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship. Endowed by the U.S. Department of State, this highly competitive […]

Baylor student-athletes lead Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate for 7th straight year

For the seventh year in a row, Baylor student-athletes have led the Big 12 Conference in Graduation Success Rate (GSR) — the 12th time in the last 14 years that the Bears have finished either first or second in GSR. But it doesn’t stop there. Not content with simply extending their run of dominance, Baylor […]

Baylor University Partners with My Labs Direct to Launch State-of-the-Art On-Site COVID-19 Testing Lab and Research Facility to Usher Students, Faculty Safely Back to Campus

WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2021) – Baylor University announced today that it has opened its own on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab that offers an extensive menu of FDA-approved tests.

Changing Diets — Not Lower Physical Activity or Infectious Disease Burden — May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis

WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2021) — Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet — but not in total number of calories burned daily — is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children’s body fat, according to a study led by Baylor University that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic.

Baylor University Mourns Death of Social Work Graduate Student

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) - Baylor University is mourning the death of Alicia Martinez, a 2020 graduate of the Diana Garland School of Social Work and current social work graduate student who passed away today in Waco from complications from COVID-19.

Baylor and Waco Community to Commemorate MLK Day with Day of Service

WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2021) - To celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader, the Baylor University and Waco communities will join others across the nation to participate in events this weekend honoring Dr. King and by serving in the community on MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18.

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!