Along Fifth Street

Campus News and Updates, Fall 2021

Within Reach

Baylor faculty, students, alumni and benefactors articulate the importance of the University's R1 aspirations

Moments of Remembrance
Ice, Ice Baby

New club sport is far from chill

Prime Time

Baylor showcases campus experience through Amazon Prime's The College Tour

Dr Pepper Hour Tour

The best hour of the week is hitting the road as Baylor’s Dr Pepper Hour Tour visits high schools throughout Texas during the 2021-22 academic year. Dr Pepper Hour — a Baylor tradition since 1953 — is making a statewide high school tour to deliver the sweet experience of Dr Pepper floats alongside the excitement of being a part of the Baylor Family.

Online Graduate Programs Offer Flexibility, Rigor to Students
Blazing the Trail

Inaugural cohort of Scholars focuses on diversity and belonging

Divine Nine

Historically Black Greek letter organizations shine

The Future Church

This summer, Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary announced the formation of “The Program for the Future Church,” an initiative under the direction of Angela Gorrell, Ph.D., assistant professor of practical theology, and Dustin Benac, Th.D., visiting assistant professor of practical theology and Louisville Institute postdoctoral fellow.

A Cut Above

New faculty start the semester off strong

Mighty Mites Make it Big

Despite premiering June 11 to a limited release, 12 Mighty Orphans carries a RottenTomatoes Audience Score of better than 95 percent and was popular among summer viewers. 

Let There Be Light

Each year, Baylor produces a new institutional commercial that airs during televised athletics events. A day in the life of a typical Baylor student is the focus of this year’s commercial. 

Milestones Achieved

Continuing year-over-year trends in upward growth and diversity across the University, Baylor again set records in fall enrollment, welcoming its most academically qualified and most diverse freshman class in the institution’s history.

Truth Unchanging

As we emerge from more than a year of uncertainty and challenges that have affected institutions across the landscape of higher education, Baylor University has benefited from our firm foundation in Christian values, our unwavering commitment to providing a transformational education, and the resilience of our faculty, staff and students.