Along Fifth Street

Campus News and Updates, Spring/Summer 2016

Graduate programs ranked in U.S. News 2017 Best Graduate School Rankings

Baylor graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2017 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings released in March.

Baylor named among nation's best on social media

As far as universities go, the nation's No. 1-ranked Facebook page and No. 3-ranked Twitter account have something in common: They're covered in green and gold.

Baylor honors Rice professor with Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Baylor University named Michelle Rae Hebl, Martha and Henry Malcolm Lovett Professor of Psychology at Rice University, as the 2016 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.

Cultivating a diverse campus community

Baylor University is committed to building a community of respect, character, cultural literacy and leadership.

LHSON partners with hospital in India

What began as a mission trip has become an internationally recognized honor for Dr. Shelby Garner, assistant professor at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON).

White House honors student, State recognizes THI program

Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) collected more honors in February, one from the White House for a student volunteer and one from the Texas Department of Agriculture for the program as a whole.


BCPM Celebrates Release of Chet Edwards’ Congressional Papers

University welcomes two new administrative appointments

Following a unanimous recommendation from the university search committee, Dr. L. Gregory Jones, formerly senior strategist for leadership education at Duke Divinity School and the Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Theology and Christian Ministry, has been appointed executive vice president and provost. His wife, the Rev. Susan Pendleton Jones, associate dean for ministerial formation at Duke Divinity School, also will join Baylor as senior fellow in the Institute for Faith and Learning.

Honors College receives gift to support mission trips

Baylor announced a $1 million gift from David and Amy Hunt of McLean, Va., to create the David and Amy Hunt Christian Missions Endowed Fund. 

Student Activities, Sony Pictures provide free advance screening of alum's epic film Risen

Baylor's Department of Student Activities, in conjunction with Sony Pictures, hosted an advanced screening of the film Risen, directed by Hollywood director, screenwriter and Baylor alumnus Kevin Reynolds, BA '74, JD '76, Jan. 26 at the Waco Hippodrome in downtown Waco. 

Money matters, but Christian movies are on the move for other reasons, filmmaker says

The Young Messiah, about a youthful Jesus discovering the truth about himself, opened in theaters in March, following the success Risen--the tale of a cynical Roman tribune searching for a Jew rumored to have risen from the dead--which opened in February.

University, Association announce new era of partnership, new Regents appointed

Baylor University and Baylor Alumni Association (BAA) announced the settlement of all claims in their pending lawsuit. 

Seniors Honor Wallace As Collins Prof