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W. Tennis. Kraus Wins Consolation Singles Title

Baylor women’s tennis freshman Livia Kraus played her way to the top of the singles consolation bracket at the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle, compiling a 4-1 mark over five days at Friedman Tennis Center.

W. Soccer. SOC Sweeps Big 12 Weekly Honors

WACO, Texas -- Baylor soccer (10-3-2, 4-2-1 Big 12) capped off a strong weekend road trip to Kansas by sweeping all three Big 12 Player of the Week awards for the first time in program history, announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.

Football. Hall of Fame 2017 Spotlight: Bill Hicks

Somewhat begrudgingly, Bill Hicks admitted that he “cried like a baby” when he got the call about being elected to the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame.

Football. Meet the Press: #SicWVU

Coach Rhule met with the media Tuesday morning to discuss the Bears' upcoming game.

Baylor Lariat: Debate team wins season opener

Oct. 12, 2017
The Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, the nationally ranked debate team at Baylor, opened the season by winning first place at an invitation-only tournament at Weber State University. The team was ranked No. 22 in the nation for the 2016-2017 school year by the National Debate Tournament Committee. “I think it’s a pretty good start to a very promising season,” said Pflugerville senior Andrew Barron.

Decatur (GA) Daily: 500 years later: Protestants to mark anniversary of Luther's 95 theses

Oct. 13, 2017
David M. Whitford, Ph.D., professor of religion in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences whose research and writing focuses on the social, cultural and political impact of the European Reformations of the 16th century, spoke about Martin Luther’s view of two kingdoms — the church and the state – at a lecture series hosted by Athens State’s Center for Religion and Ethics. “He believed the church should do its job and the state should do its job,” Whitford said. “Some people see in the two kingdoms as the very earliest beginnings of separation of church and state. One of the things the two kingdoms did do was to be shocking enough and provocative enough to start a conversation about how the church and the state ought to interact.”

The Atlantic: How American Politics Became So Exhausting

Oct. 15, 2017
The Atlantic conducts this Q&A with Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program in Baylor’s Honors College, about his new book, “How to Think,” which The Atlantic describes as “part essay, part lament, part how-to guide for processing the world more generously” in an era that might, or might not be, the uncivil political era of all time. “Maybe it’s inevitable that today’s hyper-partisanship and lightning-fast news cycles have left the open-minded Jacobs frustrated with America’s low tolerance for disagreement—a political order characterized by ‘willful incomprehension (and) toxic suspicion,’ as he calls it.”

The Columbia Missourian: 'Our faith has to have feet': Columbia pastors talk about the intersection of faith and action

Oct. 15, 2017
Carol McEntyre, M.Div./M.S.W. ’03, senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Columbia, Missouri, is among a group of local pastors who speak about the church and the intersection of politics and religion. After graduating from Baylor, McEntyre planned to do faith-based social work with the poor or homeless, but when it was time to choose an internship, McEntyre realized working in a church was an option, and she knew it was what she wanted to do with her life.

A look back at Baylor Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals through the years

Starting bright and early this Saturday, the Baylor Homecoming Parade will once again be one of the highlights of the nation’s oldest Homecoming celebration. There will be floats, balloons and pageantry, but none of it can begin without the grand marshal. This year’s grand marshal is Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda Livingstone. She joins a […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

In 1909, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as the Baylor Family returns to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. As usual, the festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Mass Meeting and the […]

That Good Old Baylor Bloodline

On Aug. 13, 2016, April Clanton (pictured above in the Baylor shirt) graduated from BU with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. The milestone was celebrated by her brother, mom, grandparents — and, no doubt, the dozens upon dozens of Baylor alumni in her family’s history. April’s family includes more than 60 relatives who […]

“God Is Good”: Remembering David Grotberg

On Oct. 6, 2016, the Baylor Family lost one of its own. David Grotberg, a sophomore Honors College student and member of the Golden Wave Marching Band, was riding his bike through Waco when he was struck and killed by an unknown driver, who fled the scene. That night, David’s parents, Clark and Diane Grotberg, […]

United Way of Waco-McLennan County Honors President Livingstone with ‘Born Learning Trail’ at Local Park

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., often reminiscences about her father’s college degree opening the door of opportunity for his children. Now, thanks to United Way of Waco-McLennan County (UWWMC) and support from Baylor, young children and their families will be on that same educational path through the first “Born Learning Trail” dedicated in Livingstone’s honor at a Waco park.

Hollywood Leaves ‘Great Deal of Money on the Table’ Regarding Movies Featuring Actors of Color, Baylor Expert Says

WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2017) – The new film “Marshall” – a legal thriller about Thurgood Marshall, an American Civil Rights leader and the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American justice – didn’t break the box office’s Top 10 during its opening weekend. But don’t count it out just yet, says a Baylor University movie marketing expert.

2018 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching Finalist Neil K. Garg will Present Public Lecture at Baylor

Waco, Texas (Oct. 13, 2017) – Neil K. Garg, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and finalist for Baylor University's Robert Foster Cherry Award, will present his public lecture, "How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA's Most Popular Classes," at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Baylor Sciences Building Room B.110, 101 Bagby Ave.

This Week at Baylor - Oct. 15-21, 2017

WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2017) — This week at Baylor there are numerous opportunities to attend interesting events as Baylor approaches Homecoming weekend.

What's New BU October 16, 2017

Reserve your Homecoming game student tickets! Movie Monday tonight at the Hippodrome.

What's New BU Fall Break 2017 October 12, 2017

See campus building hours. Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo ends Saturday!

What's New BU October 9, 2017

Interested in working at a camp this summer? Have you had your flu shot?

What's New BU Weekend Update October 6, 2017

A refresher of what's happening this weekend!

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Have a great summer!

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March 2016 To-Do List

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Oct. 17 5:30-6:30pmCherry Award Public Lecture - Dr. Neil K. Garg
Oct. 18Homecoming Chapel
Oct. 19 4:00-5:15pmFree Enterprise Forum: David Henderson, Economist
Oct. 19 7:00-9:00pmPigskin Revue
Oct. 19 7:00-9:00pmQueen and Her Court
Oct. 19 10:00-11:30pmMass Meeting
Oct. 20 6:30-8:30pmPigskin Revue
Nov. 9 6:00-9:00pmHispanic Heritage Banquet
Oct. 17 6:00-8:00pmNeighbor Night: VSA
Oct. 31 6:00-8:00pmNeighbor Night: CSSA
Nov. 14 6:00-8:00pmNeighbor Night: BSA
Nov. 28 6:00-8:00pmNeighbor Night: