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Apr. 11, 2024
$1.5 Million Gift to Baylor University Establishes Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair

Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from the family of George Heilmeier through the Heilmeier-Jarvie Family Foundation, of Plano, Texas, establishing The George Heilmeier Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering to attract, retain and support innovative research and teaching within the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Apr. 11, 2024
Presidential Perspective - April 11, 2024

This week has provided a tremendous opportunity to showcase Baylor and the Waco community across the United States and around the world with Monday’s total solar eclipse – which was even more spectacular than I could ever have imagined. 

Apr. 10, 2024
Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Author Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Present the 2024 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities

Baylor University and the Waco community will have the opportunity to hear from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar and author Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. during this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. 

Apr. 9, 2024
Baylor Graduate, Professional Programs Across Disciplines Ranked by U.S. News

Highlighted by Top 20 graduate programs across disciplines ranging from physical therapy and nursing to entrepreneurship and trial advocacy, Baylor University graduate and professional programs were among those nationally ranked in the 2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today by U.S. News& World Report.

Apr. 9, 2024
Baylor Symposium to Examine Hunger as a Key Driver of Migration

A three-day Baylor University symposium on “Migration and Food Needs: Latin American and U.S. Perspectives” will bring together scholars, practitioners, policymakers and students April 16-18 in an exploration of the crucial intersections between food, migration, religion, economic opportunity and human flourishing, including the culinary contributions of migrants to U.S. communities.

Apr. 9, 2024
Diadeloso 2024: Day of the Bear, Day of the Eclipse

A total solar eclipse AND an annual campus-wide celebration? Diadeloso (the “Day of the Bear”) has been a Baylor tradition for almost a century now — but never like this.

Apr. 4, 2024
Baylor Undergraduates Set Record Pace for Earning Major Fellowships, Awards

Guided by their faculty mentors and supported by the Office of Engaged Learning, Baylor University undergraduates are off to a record-breaking pace for attaining some of the most prestigious and highly competitive fellowships and awards at the national and international level.

Apr. 4, 2024
Presidential Perspective - April 4, 2024

This Monday is a BIG DAY – not just for Baylor, but for the greater Waco community and beyond – as we experience the total solar eclipse. This will be the last total solar eclipse of the century visible in Texas.