W. Basketball. No. 5/4 Baylor Takes on No. 22/20 Michigan State in Junkanoo Jam

The No. 5/4 Baylor Lady Bears, making their first road trip of the season, will take on No. 22/20 Michigan State in their second game of the Junkanoo Jam (Lucaya Division) in Freeport, Bahamas.

W. Volleyball. VB Faces K-State in Home Finale

The Baylor volleyball team (16-13, 4-11 Big 12) closes out its 2015 regular season, facing the Kansas State Wildcats (17-10, 9-6 Big 12) on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

M. Basketball. Baylor MBB to Play in 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis

Baylor men’s basketball will play in the 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis at Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas, ESPN announced Friday evening. The Bears are among an eight-team field that will each play three games during Thanksgiving 2016 in the Bahamas.

M. Basketball. Baylor, Arkansas State Postgame Quotes

Postgame notes following Baylor's 94-72 win over Arkansas State on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 at the Ferrell Center.

EurasiaNet: Paper Examines Russian Orthodoxy’s Influence on Kremlin Foreign Policy

Nov. 14, 2015
This story is about an article written by the Rev. Fr. Daniel Payne, Ph.D., a Greek Orthodox priest and former scholar at J.M. Dawson Center for Church-State Studies at Baylor. He writes that the Russian Orthodox Church has regained its pre-eminence as the cultural and moral guardian of Russia. The church is “supplying the ideology utilized by the Putin administration in its relations with the ‘near abroad,’ as well as those nations that are regarded to be within its sphere of geopolitical influence,” his paper states.

KNOE-TV (Monroe, LA): Mobile Madness: Signs and tips for managing cellphone addiction

Nov. 19, 2015
VIDEO: This story references a 2014 study by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which found that college students spent an average of nine hours per day on their cellphones. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. Roberts’ cellphone addiction research nationally in 2014.)

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Researchers Look for A Way to Keep Seniors from Falling

Nov. 23, 2015
VIDEO: A team of Baylor researchers is hoping to develop technology that will enable healthcare providers to recognize individuals who may be prone to falling before potentially life-threatening falls or accidents occur, particularly those involving seniors. Interviewed for the story are Brian Garner, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Yang Li, Ph.D., associate professor of electrical engineering, both in Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, helped arrange interviews for this story. He covers research and faculty in the School of Engineering and Computer Science.)

Moneyshow.com: Hyperdynamics Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Nov. 24, 2015
Attorney and former Baylor Regent Gary D. Elliston of Dallas has been added to the board of directors of Hyperdynamics Corporation, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration company.

Baylor’s Truett Seminary celebrates its 25th year

It seems only natural now that Baylor University would have a diverse and service-minded seminary that educates future ministers to impact the world around them. But, for almost a century, the dream of a Baylor seminary was just that — a dream. Thankfully, that all changed 25 years ago, as the vision for a Baylor seminary took […]

Make a difference this Christmas; give the gift of Baylor

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. ~ 1 Peter 4:10 As I see it, there are two ways a Baylor fan can go this year when it comes to Christmas presents (whether you’re working on your wish list, or […]

Governor Bill Daniel: Lawyer, benefactor and Baylor legend

Gov. William “Bill” Partlow Daniel, JD ’38, led a full life; that’s him pictured above, riding his horse, “White Charger,” in a Baylor Homecoming parade. Over the years, he was a successful trial lawyer, governor of the U.S. Territory of Guam, and even an actor in John Wayne’s The Alamo (alongside 400 longhorns and hundreds of horses from […]

Who produces the most ‘Super Lawyers’? Yale, Harvard — and Baylor

Traditional law school evaluations focus on criteria such as acceptance rates, student-professor ratios, and bar passage rates, but often fail to measure the quality of lawyers a school produces. A new ranking, however, has attempted to take the latter approach, judging lawyers based on peer review, awards received and community service undertaken; the best of this group are dubbed “Super Lawyers.” […]

Baylor Announces Holiday Hours for Thanksgiving Break

WACO, Texas (Nov. 24, 2015) – Happy Thanksgiving, Baylor Bears! For the upcoming holiday, Baylor will observe special hours for campus libraries, residence halls and dining. Baylor will not hold classes and all administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29.

Giving Back: Baylor Students Use Technology Skills to Bolster Central Texas Ministries and Nonprofits

WACO, Texas (Nov. 23, 2015) – When Baylor University senior James Payne saw the children involved in Antioch Community Church’s STARS Mentoring Project reading books and engaging with their mentors, he knew his behind-the-scenes work was making a difference.

Summer schedule now available, online course offerings expanded

The summer schedule of classes is available, and there are some exciting changes thanks to student input. In addition to the schedule's early availability, online course offerings have expanded starting with summer 2016.

When Retailers Open their Doors on Thanksgiving, Do They Risk Tarnishing their Brands?

WACO, Texas (Nov. 23, 2015) – When people choose sides on Thanksgiving, it’s usually whether to eat sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes. But this year, a business debate has made Turkey Day headlines: whether retailers should open or close on Thanksgiving.

On the Baylor Horizon Thanksgiving Edition November 23, 2015

Baylor Police safety tips and information on events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus

On the Baylor Horizon November 16, 2015

All University Thanksgiving Dinner and Fall Festival. Yearbook pages are still for sale!

On the Baylor Horizon November 9, 2015

Gamma Alpha Omega School Drive. Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome!

On the Baylor Horizon November 2, 2015

Vertical Ministries Presents Missions Night. Tip-Off Rally on Friday.

March 2015 To-Do List

Do you feel like you set goals but aren't getting results? Maybe you have set a goal to "study more," "do better," or "be more organized." These goals are noble, but they are vague. How will you know when you have reached your goal? Try making your goals as specific as possible.

February 2015 To-Do List

Ever feel like you spend SO MUCH TIME studying but don't see the results you wish you did? Are you putting in lots of hours but not seeing an improvement? Maybe it's time to rethink the way that you study.

November/December 2014 To-Do List

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

October 2014 To-Do List

We hope you are enjoying your Fall semester at Baylor! How are you progressing in your courses? If you are doing well, then keep up the great work! If you are not doing so well, then be proactive and seek out assistance from a member of our caring and supportive Baylor community. We want you to be successful and enjoy your time at Baylor!

Nov. 25-29Thanksgiving Holidays (Wednesday through Sunday)
Dec. 1 5:30-7:00pmOfficial Baylor Ring Ceremony
Dec. 3 12:30-1:30pmChalk Talk-Texas
Dec. 3 6:00-10:00pmChristmas on 5th Street
Dec. 4 10:00am - 1:00pmSanta's Workshop
Dec. 4 7:30pmChristmas at Baylor
Dec. 5 11:00am - 2:00pmFootball vs. Texas