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Baylor Opera: "Elixir of Love," Jan. 2015

Baylor Opera's first production of the season, "Elixir of Love," runs through Saturday. Baylor's rendition is performed in its original Italian (with English subtitles), but moves the story -- written and set in the 1800s -- to the 1970s, telling of the school nerd who who buys a love potion to win the heart of the grooviest girl on campus.

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M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Blanks No. 73 Louisiana, 7-0

The 10th-ranked Baylor men's tennis team (3-1) posted its third-straight shutout by defeating No. 73 Louisiana-Lafayette (2-5), 7-0, Thursday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

W. Equestrian. Hunt Seat Shines in No. 1 EQ's 13-3 win over No. 10 NMSU

The No. 1 Baylor equestrian team (9-0) defeated No. 10 New Mexico State (3-4) in convincing fashion 13-3, Thursday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.

W. Basketball. Two WBB Signees on McDonald All-American List

Women's basketball signees Kalani Brown and Beatrice Mompremier were named McDonald's All-Americans on Wednesday night on ESPNU. The duo comprises a group of five that have BU's 2015 signee class ranked No. 4 nationally.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Set for Pair of Doubleheaders

The sixth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team will host four matches this weekend with doubleheaders on Friday and Sunday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

Army Times: Study links genetics, anti nerve-agent pills to Gulf War illness

Jan. 27, 2015
Article about a recent study published in the journal Environmental Health by epidemiologist Lea Steele, Ph.D., research professor in Baylor’s Institute of Biomedical Studies, and a team of researchers who found the first direct evidence between Gulf War illness and a genetic factor that can render some individuals more susceptible to adverse effects of certain chemicals. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers biomedical studies and pitched and placed this national research story.)

Baylor Lariat: Baylor breaks recycling goal for 9th straight year

Jan. 29, 2015
Baylor University set another record for recycling and decreased the amount of trash set to landfills, continued a sustainability trend that began in 2006. Quoted in the story are Smith Getterman, assistant director of sustainability and special projects, and Larry Lehr, Ph.D., senior lecturer in environmental science. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president of Baylor Media Communications, covers university initiatives, such as sustainability.)

Baylor Lariat: Women’s exit of IT studied at Baylor

Jan. 28, 2015
Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is interviewed in this story about her research, which shows that occupational culture and informal social networks at IT firms are areas that need to be addressed to help keep women from fleeing IT jobs. “Because of the imbalance with regard to gender, a woman that wants that type of a mentor may need to seek out a mentor from another organization,” Riemenschneider said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty at the Hankamer School of Business and placed this story.)

Campus Technology: How Digital Asset Management Makes Social Media More Effective at Baylor

Jan. 28, 2015
Baylor has been named the sixth most influential college on Instagram by College Atlas, and the university attributes this success to its digital asset management (DAM) solution that allows Baylor staff to post professional photos to social media outlets within seconds. Quoted in the article is Robert Rogers, director of photography at Baylor. “Having a professional photo and releasing it immediately is really advantageous to getting better engagement and better overall feel for the university," Rogers said.

Happy 170th birthday, Baylor University!

It’s a phrase that fills every Texas-born Baylor Bear (and even many from outside the Lone Star state as well) with pride. It’s a simple phrase, found on the Baylor seal, that tells of Baylor’s beginnings: “Chartered in 1845 By The Republic Of Texas.” While Texas was still an independent nation, the vision for Baylor […]

Three Baylor staffers picked to work Super Bowl as ‘Wi-Fi Coaches’

Fans attending games at McLane Stadium last fall enjoyed not only a slate of Baylor wins, but also perhaps the best-connected stadium in college football, thanks to a robust Wi-Fi network and a custom app that provided all fans with in-game replays from multiple angles — a first at the collegiate level. The same company that […]

More sleep now means better memory later, says Baylor research

It might be time for you to turn out the lights and hit the sack. Dr. Michael K. Scullin, a Baylor professor and director of the university’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, has linked lack of sleep to a poorly-functioning memory, and says a good night’s sleep will help with memory not only tomorrow, but also 40, […]

Happy Birthday, Joy and Lady!

Can you believe it? Baylor’s beloved campus mascots, Joy and Lady, are now teenagers! Judge Joy Reynolds (“Joy”) was born on this date in 2001, and her sister, Judge Sue Sloan (“Lady”), was born a year and four days later (Jan. 31, 2002). The bears came to the Baylor campus from a private Oregon ranch when they were each […]

Baylor School of Music Presents Spring Lyceum Series

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – The Baylor School of Music will host the 38th annual Lyceum Series this spring, offering the Baylor community the opportunity to participate in a program of mini-residencies by some of the nation’s leading musical authorities.

Honors Residential College Presents Powerful Film on Immigrant Deaths

WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2015) – “I wanted to tell a story that would help regular people and policy makers look at the people who are suffering in the crisis and ask themselves ‘Are the immigrants dying equal human beings with us?’”

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

WACO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2015) – Baylor University’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research (CASPER) will welcome several distinguished guest speakers as part of its spring seminar series.

Baylor THIS MATTERS Panel to Discuss Charlie Hedbo, Faith and Freedom of Speech

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) -- THIS MATTERS, a series of dialogues at Baylor University that connect leaders from diverse perspectives to offer context to society's most challenging questions, will explore the intersection of freedom of speech, religion and the role of satire in society during a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the SUB Den.

On the Baylor Horizon January 26, 2015

My Sister My Self Presents Selma 2015. Books for Bears Applications now open!

On the Baylor Horizon January 20, 2015

This Is My Story and Cross Cultural Ministries Spring Kick-Off. Yearbook pages are still for sale! Check out Baylor Bookstore announcements.

On the Baylor Horizon Special Edition: Martin Luther King Jr. Event

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service starts this Friday!

On the Baylor Horizon January 12, 2015

Sign up for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Bearathon early registration starts now!

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.