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Dean's List - Fall 2014

The #Baylor Council of Deans and the Interim Provost hosted the Deans Reception to honor the outstanding academic performance of our top students.

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Softball. Softball Hosts `Meet the Team' Saturday

Baylor's softball team will have its annual "Meet the Team" event beginning at 8:45 a.m. Saturday with an intrasquad set for 10 a.m.

Cross Country. Cross Country Preps For Texas A&M Invitational

The Baylor cross country teams will compete for the final time in Texas in 2014 as both head south for the Texas A&M Invitational Saturday in College Station, Texas.

W. Soccer. Soccer Ready for Last Non-Conference Weekend

Baylor soccer plays its last matches before Big 12 play this weekend looking to recover from an 0-2 weekend. The Bears (5-3-1) travel to UTSA (4-2-1) on Friday for a 7 p.m. CT tilt and then host Oral Roberts (1-3-2) on Sunday at 1 p.m.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Splits to Open Fall Season

The Baylor men's tennis team will play in two tournaments this weekend to open the 2014 fall season.

Business Insider: The 20 best Business Schools For Networking

Sept. 16, 2014 ranked the nation’s best business schools for networking with Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business at No. 11. “A strong alumni network can make all the difference in making connections and landing interviews at top companies.” The website determined the top alumni networks based on more than 70,000 student reviews. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

KUAF-FM (Fayetteville, Ark.): Illinois River Basin Pact Progress Report

AUDIO: In this NPR interview, Ryan S. King, associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, is mentioned for his efforts to help settle an on-going legal dispute between Oklahoma and Arkansas about the appropriate phosphorus level in the Illinois River and nearby rivers and streams. King was awarded a $600,000 grant to conduct water quality tests to estimate the appropriate phosphorus level in the rivers. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, wrote the news release for this story in April and covers research and faculty in the biology department.)

KWKT-TV (Waco): Baylor achieves record highs in fall enrollment and student diversity

Sept. 18, 2014
Baylor has announced a record fall enrollment of 16,263 students and a record freshman class of 3,259 first-year students, but the University also is celebrating increased diversity, rising retention rates across the board and its highest ever U.S. News ranking. Quoted is Sinda Vanderpool, Ph.D., associate vice provost for academic enrollment management. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, covers Enrollment Management.)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Students toil to put names to bodies of migrants

Sept. 15, 2014
The McClatchy-Tribune wire picks up Claire Osborn’s Austin American-Statesman feature story on the Reuniting Families Project of Lori Baker, Ph. D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, and her team of forensic anthropologists and students, who exhumed remains during the summer at a Texas border cemetery to identify them and return them to their families. Interviewed are Baker and Eva Abernathy, a senior anthropology major from Round Rock, Texas. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering anthropology faculty and research and has been working with national media on Baker’s story since summer 2012. Lewis arranged for these interviews with Baker and Abernathy.)

Baylor study brings national attention to potential for cell phone addiction

No matter where you go, you’re likely to find someone engrossed in his or her cellphone while going about the day’s business (and quite a few of us are guilty of that ourselves). The omnipresence of the cellphone is particularly acute among college students, no doubt prompting a few parents to exclaim to their children, […]

Freshman WR quickly recognized among nation’s best

To say nobody saw KD Cannon coming wouldn’t be accurate. After all, the freshman receiver was one of the top 50 recruits in the country last year, when he chose Baylor over schools like Texas A&M and Oklahoma. But this — well, this is almost too good to be true. With Baylor’s non-conference schedule complete, […]

International studies major celebrates sixth decade at Baylor

Dwight Eisenhower was president and the Korean War was drawing to a close in 1953 when a type-written press release announced a new major at Baylor. “Foreign Service,” as it was known in the beginning, would become the International Studies major of today, a course of study that is truly educating students for worldwide leadership […]

Baylor Twitter, Instagram accounts top 30,000 followers

Recent surveys show about 20% of American adults are on Twitter, and about the same number is on Instagram. When you consider that Baylor has about 160,000 living alumni, that suggests the university should have about 30,000 followers on each platform. Lo and behold, that’s exactly where Baylor sits today. In the last month, Baylor’s official Twitter […]

The Impact of World War I on Waco to Be Explored in Lecture and Recorded Oral Histories on Sept. 25

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2014) — “The Great War Comes to Waco,” a multi-media presentation and lecture about the impact of World War I on Waco citizens, will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Mayborn Museum Complex’s SBC Theatre, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, on the Baylor campus.

Award-winning Author Amy Tan Will Speak at Baylor’s Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities on Sept. 29

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2014) — <i>The New York Times</i>-bestselling author Amy Tan, author of <i>The Joy Luck Club</i>, will discuss her new book, <i>The Valley of Amazement</i>, and also the value of the humanities during the Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities at Baylor University on Monday, Sept. 29.

Baylor School of Music Presents Fall Lyceum Series

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2014) – The Baylor School of Music will host the 38th annual Lyceum Series this fall, which offers the Baylor community an opportunity to participate in a program of mini-residencies by some of the nation’s leading musical authorities.

Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) Presents Fall Seminar Series

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2014) – Baylor University’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) will welcome several guest speakers for its fall seminar series.

On the Baylor Horizon September 15, 2014

Rappel down McLane Stadium! MAP-Works survey available online until October 6.

On the Baylor Horizon September 8, 2014

See how you can spend a semester at American University in D.C. Alpha Delta Pi hosting H2Oso!

On the Baylor Horizon September 2, 2014

Baylor Alert Test on Friday. See opportunities to be more involved in the Baylor community.

Baylor Horizon Labor Day Weekend Edition August 29, 2014

See all Labor Day weekend events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

April 2014 To-Do List

Did you know that a lot of students are absolutely wrong about their professors?

March 2014 To-Do List

Did you know that you could be really hurting yourself by not getting at least 7 hours of sleep per night?

February 2014 To-Do List

Check out the new OsoMobile App and Baylor Box, note all dates for projects and exams in your Planner, get a jump start on your papers this semester with the new Paper Planner Tool from the Library website, and much more.

November 2013 To-Do List

Prioritize: Review the Registration Checklist, be familiar with the Early Registration Schedule, review the CL&L Calendar for resident hall hours during breaks, and more.