WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) – Construction crews will permanently close the I-35 pedestrian bridge at 8th Street on Tuesday, May 28, with removal scheduled to begin that night in anticipation of the reconstruction of I-35 mainlanes. To keep crews and the traveling public safe, this will include overnight FULL southbound and northbound frontage road and mainlane closures throughout the week. Please read the information below so you can plan alternate routes to, from and around campus next week.
Earlier this semester, C-SPAN paid a little visit to campus. They were seeking out Dr. Julie Anne Sweet — a Baylor history professor, expert on colonial America, and one of students’ most beloved professors — to film a special feature for “American History TV.” “American History TV” covers the history of the United States from […]
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2019) – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced that Baylor University has been selected among the Center’s inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions.
KC Lightfoot and Jalen Seals punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships in Austin, while seven Bears qualified for the quarterfinals Thursday on day one of the NCAA West Preliminary Championships.
WACO, Texas – Baylor men's golf is headed to the 2019 NCAA Men's Golf Championship, which runs Friday through Wednesday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark. The Bears will extend their school record with a fourth consecutive NCAA Championship appearance and will compete at the Championship for the ninth time in program history.
May 22, 2019 (Sixth news item) The Center for First-generation Student Success named Baylor University to its inaugural cohort of First Forward institutions. The designation recognizes institutions of higher education that demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Baylor’s First in Line program is an on-campus support unit that provides scholarships, directed programming, mentoring and a network of faculty and staff to assist first-generation student success.
May 22, 2019 This article cites a Baylor University study which found that three of 10 attendees who approached their church for help related to a mental health condition for themselves or a family member reported negative interactions counterproductive to treatment. For one in eight who approached their church for help, the experience was so distressing that they left for good.
May 19, 2019 Francisco “Paco” Velez, B.S. (Biology/Anthropology) ’98, has served as president and CEO of Feeding South Florida since 2012, after working for 12 years as director of services and then executive VP at the San Antonio Food Bank. Since his arrival at FSF, Velez has increased overall funding and the number of pounds of food distributed across his territory.
We have been blessed with an extraordinarily beautiful campus. Fall or spring, rain or shine, Pat Neff always stands tall, and the red brick buildings always feel like home. Even on a rainy day, the beauty of Baylor’s campus still shines bright: 1. Old Main’s arches on a rainy day: View this post on […]
It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel […]
Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! This weekend, more than 2,500 Bears walked the Ferrell Center stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas. Thousands of their friends and family filled the Ferrell Center for each of three ceremonies, and tens of thousands more watched the live-streamed video. This year, the Ferrell Center videoboard even […]
It’s the question every college senior gets over and over again: “What are you doing after graduation?” It might be a job in your dream field. It might be a job in another field, while you look for a way into your dream field. It might be graduate school to better prepare you for your […]
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to the Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.