Along Fifth Street
Campus News and Updates, Winter 2023
Baylor is committed to competing at the highest levels of intercollegiate athletics with unwavering integrity and maintaining our position as one of the most successful athletics departments in the country through proactive, confident strategic planning.
At its November meeting, Baylor’s Board of Regents approved $78.6 million for phase two construction of the Fudge Football Development Center. The facility is expected to be completed during spring 2024.
Baylor’s deep dedication to its Christian mission is woven throughout the University experience, including the campus environment. Spaces for restoration, contemplation and communion with God are located across campus and are available daily to students, faculty and staff.
Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) is celebrating 25 years of fostering the pursuit of academic excellence and Christian commitment and its worldwide contributions to nurturing the synergy between faith and reason.
With beloved traditions like Line Camp, Welcome Week, the Baylor Line and the on-campus living experience, Baylor goes above and beyond to help new students feel like they are truly a part of the Baylor Family.
The Congressional Award gold medal is the highest honor presented to youth by the United States Congress — and this year’s recipients include two Baylor Bears.
The Oral History Association (OHA) made its home in Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH) effective Jan. 1.
Senior Lauren Jarvis, a University Scholar major with concentrations in political science, economics and international studies, was selected as one of only 40 high-achieving students nationwide.
Baylor faculty and staff produce amazing digital content available in the form of podcasts and other online platforms. Here are a few of our favorites.
Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum joined more than 200 other museums across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Panama, as a Smithsonian Affiliate.
Clearing a path, paving the way, being the first to come through — it all takes grit, heart and a sense of purpose.
Baylor and the University of Georgia were the only Research 1 universities to receive a top grade in ACTA’s assessment of the strength of the core curriculum among more than 1,100 U.S. colleges and universities.
According to research from Baylor’s ongoing Faith and Character Study, while peer influence is the top factor that leads to students attaining higher levels of vertical faith maturity and horizontal faith maturity, attending a local place of worship also is a powerful predictor of both measures of faith maturity.
Baylor University elementary education graduate Emily Blackwell, B.S.Ed. ’22, now teaching first grade in Texas at Brentfield Elementary in Richardson ISD, was honored as the 2022 National Student Teacher of the Year.
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business has been ranked 6th best in the nation for its undergraduate entrepreneurship program by Entrepreneurship Magazine and The Princeton Review.
If you spend any time in the Honors College, it does not take long to hear Dr. Alden Smith’s name.
National STEM Day, a day annually recognized on Nov. 8, encourages schools and organizations to illuminate STEM opportunities and spark interest among young students through projects and activities.
Members of Baylor’s Model United Nations Team traveled to Kobe, Japan, to participate in the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Japan conference.
When you see a bear (a Baylor Bear) in their natural habitat, what do you do? You raise a paw and say, “Sic ’em,” of course!