Baylor UniversityCollege & University in Waco, Texas
“As a Christian research university, #Baylor is called upon to tend to a broken world."
That's the heart behind #GlobalBaylor -- a new university emphasis in support of the university's longtime mission of preparing students for “worldwide leadership and service”:
"I can't think of a more noble calling as an institution of higher education than to understand and reveal God's truth in a way that is meaningful in the lives of people and makes a difference in society."
-- President Linda Livingstone discusses how the search for God’s truth drives both faculty and students (and more) in the latest episode of "#Baylor Connections."
Listen here: http://bit.ly/2GUss1z
Baylor University Theatre's second production of the spring, “Romeo & Juliet,” debuted Tuesday night and runs through Sunday. This production of the classic Shakespeare play emphasizes the story's timelessness by taking an intentionally anachronistic approach.
"At Mission Waco, we have had hundreds, even thousands, of [#Baylor] students who invest in our lower-income children, youth, homeless, unemployed, addicted and others who struggle with time and deep compassion.
"Not only are our participants impacted, but I watch God change the lives of students and begin to genuinely struggle with the issues of poverty, social injustice and how the poor and marginalized can be empowered."
-- Mission Waco founder Jimmy Dorrell, BA ’72, MA ’93
"You're brave, and you're strong. You're brave, and you're strong."
When #Baylor alumni Nick & Rachel Florence had their baby girl at just 29 weeks, it was Baylor nurses who made all the difference -- for the whole family:
#Baylor graduate programs continue to grow in quality and reputation, as evidenced in today's new U.S. News rankings.
See how Baylor law, business, nursing, education, engineering, and more compare in this year's rankings:
For the second year in a row, a professional development partnership between the Baylor School of Education and a local school district has earned national recognition:
The last time Baylor Lady Bear Basketball lost an NCAA tournament game at home?
2002 -- before most of this year's team had even started kindergarten:
#Baylor President Linda Livingstone and Board Chair Joel Allison are traveling the country this spring/summer to discuss the university's progress and plans with BU alumni and friends.
Dallas, you're up next:
At a time when our nation desperately needs better civics education, these two #Baylor professors have become nationally recognized leaders in the field:
"Traveling abroad with #Baylor taught me to be more adventurous and to have more courage in trying new things. ... It also showed me that we have a really big God who created a lot of different kinds of people."
In their own words, BU students explain how studying abroad (#GlobalBaylor) taught them what "worldwide leadership and service" really means: