Alumni from various disciplines achieve success on stage and behind the scenes.
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!
A note from Vice Provost for Research Kevin Chambliss celebrating Baylor’s missional focus on ethics and integrity.
Baylor University continues to seek faculty whose research, teaching and faith commitment demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and impact. Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., shares the pathway to recruiting faculty and pursuing preeminence as a Christian research university in this Q&A.
Each year, we look forward to welcoming Baylor alumni and their families back to campus for a wealth of traditions and events that range from exciting football games at McLane Stadium and Christmas on 5th Street in the fall to Green and Gold Weekend and All University Sing in the spring.
There is a line that connects generation to generation of the Baylor Family. “That Good Old Baylor Line” is a tradition that continues to grow as each new generation makes it their own.
This July, Col. Deydre S. Teyhen, M.P.T. ‘95, D.P.T. ’08, was promoted to Brigadier General at a ceremony on Joint Base San Antonio by Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command.
Baylor University holds many things for its alumni. For some, it’s full of memories of friendships, the start of love stories, the place where interest ignites a passion that transforms into a life’s calling.
Each fall, colleges and universities vie for the attention of prospective students through a variety of media, the most prominent of which might just be the commercials that air on national TV during college sports.
Music can transport people to other worlds. Patrick Lenz, B.M. ’17, writes music with the goal of leaving audiences excited for the next concert, which has led him to his position as Composer/Arranger for the Regional U.S. Air Force Bands. He is now one of only six to hold the title.
Baylor University’s alumni, parents and friends continue to support the Give Light campaign’s priorities, providing significant resources to academic units, capital projects and scholarship endowment in an effort to build a stronger foundation for the University they love.
One of the nation’s most respected voices in American higher education and for the role of faith-based universities, Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the NCAA Board of Governors.
Strong teams are great at recruiting. Great recruiters lead to strong teams. It’s a cycle that builds on itself for sustained success, and we’ve certainly enjoyed that at Baylor — in more than just the sports realm.
Church Under the Bridge beneath the I-35 overpass, across from Baylor’s campus, has been a fixture for all living and passing through Waco for decades. The visibility of an outdoor gathering under a major interstate could not be missed.
Baylor was named among the nation’s top 10 Most Trusted Universities, according to global research firm Morning Consult as part of its ongoing Most Trusted Brands project.
Research led by Baylor University faculty and students was shared on screens across the nation as they shared their findings from the San Giuliano Archaeological Research Project during Season 10, episode 14 of the primetime Discovery adventure series “Expedition Unknown.”
The Senior Class of 2022 and Student Government funded an upgrade to the iconic lights of Pat Neff Hall. Since 1978, the lights have glowed green after a Baylor victory or in commemoration of a special moment.
Each week, Baylor Connections welcomes guests who share their work and the University’s impact with listeners of KWBU, Waco’s NPR station. Alumni and friends near and far also can enjoy the podcast online at baylor.edu/connections.
In Fall 2021, Baylor’s incoming class had a record number of students from Hawai’i. Brianna Tancinco, a senior social work major with a minor in dance, was inspired with fellow Hawaiians to start an organization with the hopes of sharing the Hawaiian culture and aloha spirit with the Baylor community.
The incoming Class of 2026 reflects the broad reach of Baylor’s reputation for academic excellence and a robust student experience grounded in a Christian community.
The U.S. Department of Education renewed Baylor University’s five-year grant for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, which prepares high-achieving college students from diverse backgrounds for doctoral studies.
Champions’ TriBUne is a special feature through Baylor Athletics that gives you the student-athlete’s perspective and the chance for them to share their own story.
With the goal of visually enhancing the spirit of the Baylor Family, the Baylor Athletics department announced its “Go Gold” initiative for the 2022-23 athletic season.
Returning home to his “dream job,” Mitch Thompson, one of the most highly respected coaches and recruiters in college baseball, was selected as Baylor’s 20th head baseball coach, announced June 15.
Can you imagine staring up at an over 20-foot-tall mammoth? The Mayborn Museum is well on its way to making this dream a reality.
What do you do if you encounter a bear in the wild? The National Park Service recommends remaining still, identifying yourself (no, really!) and waving your arms slowly.
What do you do when you spot a Baylor Bear in the wild? Funny enough, all the same things!
Embarking on the first year of a college journey can be daunting for even the most prepared students. Along with the inherent transitions from life as a teenager still under the watchful eye of parents and guardians to entering young adulthood and the independence that it brings, undergraduates find themselves building a life — often in a new city, state or country — with others from myriad backgrounds and experiences that are potentially vastly different than their own.