Sep. 27, 2023
Baylor Researchers Earn $1 Million NSF Award for Stage 2 of Civic Innovation Challenge

WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2023) – Baylor University researchers along with City of Waco leaders in sustainable infrastructure are among the 19 teams advancing to stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC), a national research and action competition focused on rapidly transitioning emerging technologies and concepts into a local community to address their long-standing challenges.

Sep. 25, 2023
Baylor Highlights Research Collaboration as University Celebrates National Research Administrator Day

WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2023) – Baylor University is celebrating National Research Administrator Day to highlight top-tier research throughout the University and the teamwork required to advance significant research projects. After attaining Research 1 recognition in 2021 from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, researchers and research administrators throughout the University have continued to elevate Baylor’s research output and impact, addressing complex global challenges in the process.

Sep. 7, 2023
Baylor University Launches Comprehensive Cybersecurity Research and Training Hub to Address Research, Training and Workforce Needs

WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2023) – Baylor University today officially launched the Central Texas Cyber Range (CTCR), a multi-million-dollar center to provide comprehensive research in cybersecurity and cyber resilience and training for the cybersecurity workforce to address critical  needs at the local, national and international levels. The CTCR, in partnership with McLennan Community College (MCC) in Waco, will specialize in applied research and education.

Aug. 28, 2023
Baylor Biochemist Unravels the Secrets of a Novel DNA Enzyme Linked to Infertility and Certain Cancers

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28 , 2023) – Michael A. Trakselis, Ph.D., professor and director of graduate affairs for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, overcame two barriers to conduct his groundbreaking research on a novel DNA enzyme. 


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Sep. 28, 2023
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Presidential Historian to Present the 2023 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities

WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2023) – Baylor University and the Waco communities will have the opportunity to hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin during this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in the Grand Ballroom of the Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center, 905 S. University Parks Drive. The lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Sep. 28, 2023
Collegiate Day of Prayer Broadcast to Originate from Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2023) – Baylor University will serve as the originating site for the 2024 Collegiate Day of Prayer broadcast, the University announced on Thursday. The Collegiate Day of Prayer is an evening worship and prayer service focused on college-aged students, traditionally held on a university campus and live-streamed around the world.

Sep. 27, 2023
Baylor University Announces Fall Enrollment

WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2023) – Baylor University announced its official fall enrollment today, including an overall enrollment at nearly 21,000, with increasing diversity, retention and graduation rates.

Sep. 19, 2023
Baylor’s Department of Public Safety Hosts Sic ’Em for Safety Day to Engage Students on Campus Safety

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2023) –  Simulated fires in residence halls, learning to tie tourniquets, visiting with a therapy dog, as well as other activities like axe throwing and a simulated residence hall room fire demonstration, are among the highlights of Sic ’em for Safety Day, an annual event for students hosted by the Baylor University Department of Public Safety (BUDPS).

Sep. 20, 2023
Baylor English Professor Selected as Member of Inaugural Cohort of Inklings Project Fellows

WACO, Texas (Sept. 20, 2023) – Richard Rankin Russell, Ph.D., professor of English and graduate program director of English at Baylor University, has been selected as a member of the inaugural cohort of Inklings Project Fellows for the academic year 2023-2024. Based out of the University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life, the Inklings Project is an intercollegiate initiative that invites scholars to explore the worlds of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and the other members of the famed Inklings author group.

Sep. 18, 2023
Baylor Undergraduate First-Year Experiences, Learning Communities Jump into National Top 10 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2023) –  Baylor University’s transformational undergraduate academic programs and experiences were Top 10 national highlights in the 2024 Best Colleges rankings, released today by U.S. News & World Report.

Sep. 13, 2023
Baylor University Moves Up in Rankings of Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022

WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2023) – Baylor University moved up to No. 75 among the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022, a list published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). This new list was created to highlight and celebrate American innovation and to showcase the universities that play a large role in advancing the innovation ecosystem within the U.S. and beyond.

Sep. 11, 2023
Baylor University Achieves Honor Roll Recognition as a Great College to Work For

WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2023) – For the 12th time in 13 years, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2023 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program.

Sep. 19, 2023
The Invisible Labor of Adult Daughters: Baylor Expert Highlights the Valuable Role of Adult ‘Daughtering’

Sept. 25 is National Daughters Day, celebrating adult daughters often overlooked for their role in relationship with parents

Aug. 16, 2023
Rise and Shine – Time to Get Back On School Sleep Schedule

WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2023) – As students head back to class, they may feel challenged by the adjustment of waking up early to make it to class on time. This is especially true of adolescents, whose natural sleep pattern tends to be late to bed and late to wake, said Michael K. Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor University’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and associate professor of psychology and neuroscience. 

Aug. 11, 2023
Lessening Back-to-School Stress: Baylor Expert Offers Five Tips That Can Help the Return to Routine

Making the transition from a relaxed summer schedule to the routine of school can be jarring, but a veteran teacher and faculty member at Baylor University’s School of Education offers some ideas to help make the start of the new school year less stressful, especially for younger students.

May 24, 2023
Seven Tips to Preserving Your Family’s Oral History This Summer

WACO, Texas (May 24, 2023) – As families prepare to travel to grandma’s house over the summer or gather with extended family at reunions, we often are regaled with tales about an older relative’s fascinating life story or their firsthand experience as an eyewitness to history. So how do you capture and preserve those precious memories?