College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences, created in 1919, is Baylor University’s largest academic division and home to approximately 45 percent of all undergraduates. Arts & Sciences courses are the foundation upon which all Baylor students’ educational experiences are built.

Apr. 19, 2024
Three Arts & Sciences Faculty Members are Honored for Teaching Virtues in their Core Courses

WACO, Texas (April 19, 2024) – Three Baylor University faculty members -- Dr. Ericka S. Dunbar, Dr. Rebecca Flavin and Dr. Jennifer L. Hargrave -- are recipients of the 2023-2024 Core Curriculum Virtues Recognition Award from the College of Arts & Sciences. 

Apr. 18, 2024
University Scholar Wins Baylor’s Unprecedented Fourth Consecutive Churchill Scholarship

Alagu Subramanian, B.A. ’23, a University Scholar with concentrations in biology, medical humanities and business administration, is Baylor University's fourth consecutive Churchill Scholar, an unprecedented achievement for the prestigious and highly selective scholarship in science, mathematics and engineering.

Apr. 17, 2024
Baylor Mourns ‘Miss Baylor,’ Prominent Alumna Lanella Spinks Gray

Baylor University mourns the death of beloved alumna and unofficial Independence historian Lanella Spinks Gray, B.A. ’54, of Houston on April 6. Gray, who was known as ‘Miss Baylor,’ became well known among Baylor’s students while serving as host to Baylor Line Camp groups visiting the University’s original campus site in Independence, Texas.

Apr. 17, 2024
Baylor Biologist Receives Prestigious Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation

Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Baylor University, has received the prestigious Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.


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