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Diadeloso - 2015

It's been a full "Day of the Bear," and the Diadeloso festivities continue into the evening. Enjoy a look at this annual Baylor tradition. #BaylorDia2015

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Baseball. Baseball Defeats No. 17 OK State 2-1 on Road

Baylor (15-23, 5-9) earned a tough 2-1 win at No. 17 Oklahoma State (25-13, 9-5) Monday afternoon at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.

W. Tennis. Road to Waco: Previewing the NCAA Championships

With teams making a final seedings push over the next few days in their conference tournaments, many questions remain unsettled just three weeks before the NCAAs begin.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Ends Spring Season on High Note

First year Baylor head volleyball coach Ryan McGuyre and the Bears won three of four matches in the team's final spring playing date in Dallas at the Convention Center Saturday.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Clinches Big 12 Title Outright

The eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team produced a 4-0 shutout over Kansas State to win the Big 12 regular season title outright Sunday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Austin American-Statesman: Austin writer delves into religious influences on pop culture

April 20, 2015
Subscription required: In his book “Entertaining Judgment: The Afterlife in Popular Imagination,” Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, discusses how conceptions of the afterlife permeate pop culture. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the department of English.)

Indianapolis Star: Pulliam: RecycleForce keeps people out of prison

April 17, 2015
Byron Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, who studies recidivism, recently visited Indianapolis and found a new approach to the program at RecycleForce operation, where ex-inmates take used electronic equipment and find raw materials to sell. Johnson says the program is entrepreneurial, with a great deal of mentoring and accountability. “It builds self-esteem . . .They’re earning an honest paycheck and getting some structure in their lives.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR research and faculty.

Miami Herald/AP: Music career ambition survives student's amputation

April 19, 2015
The April 5 Waco Tribune-Herald feature on the recovery and perseverance of Baylor freshman Megan Ritzi has been distributed by the Associated Press and picked up in hundreds of newspapers and media outlets around the country. RItzi — injured in a July 29 traffic accident — now is walking with a prosthesis and has resumed classes to pursue her dream of a music career. Ritzi, who plays clarinet, was in a coma after suffering a concussion, dislocated hip, numerous broken bones and a shattered pelvis. Rehabilitation is challenging and tedious, but “I’ve developed a very strong ideal of what God is,” Ritzi said. “There’s wasn’t an ‘oh darn, I have to overcome this’ moment. I was just doing this to try to get to where I want to be.”

The Boston Globe: Four prizes awarded at PEN New England’s annual ceremony

April 20, 2015
Arna Bontemps Hemenway, an assistant professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, received the 2015 PEN/Hemingway Award for his story collection “Elegy for Kinderklavier” at the PEN New England annual ceremony. Judges praised the book as “not afraid to stare in unblinking and finely grained detail at the great sad problem of being alive.” The award is the most prestigious one for debut fiction in the country.

Baylor tennis teams sweep Big 12 regular season titles for 10th time in 13 years

I believe it was Benjamin Franklin who said that there are three things certain in life: death, taxes, and Baylor tennis winning Big 12 titles. Both the Baylor men and women clinched 2015 conference championships this weekend. For head coach Matt Knoll’s men, it was their 13th regular season title in 16 years; for Joey Scrivano’s […]

National, international leaders calling on Baylor for expertise on fighting hunger

Since the beginning, Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has had two goals: to develop (and implement) plans to end hunger in Texas, and to create methods that can be reproduced elsewhere around the country. THI’s work has already made an impact. THI has gathered and trained more than 1,100 community-based organizations — churches, libraries, hospitals, schools, shelters, etc. — that are […]

Baylor music groups making waves nationwide

Academics. Athleticism. Giving nature. Baylor students seem to have it all. This past March, it was their musical talents that took center stage, emanating from the Baylor campus and across the nation. Baylor trumpet students made history at the national level, becoming the first group to win the National Trumpet Competition (NTC) three times. An ensemble group […]

Diadeloso 2015: Gray skies, but warm hearts

The cloudy skies threatened showers all day, but never carried through, giving the Baylor campus a surprisingly cool and enjoyable Diadeloso 2015. From zumba and a fun run (complete with paint and foam) in the morning, on through the traditional games and performances, all the way to the Nico & Vinz concert to close the night, the […]

Baylor University Chemistry Lecturer Receives Collins Outstanding Professor Award

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Mark Devanand Jonklaas, Ph.D., a senior lecturer in Baylor’s department of chemistry and biochemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, is the recipient of the 2015 Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is an honor awarded by a vote of Baylor’s senior class each year.

Baylor University Doctoral Candidates are Recognized for Outstanding Dissertations

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Three Baylor University doctoral students - Brandon Martinez, V.H. Satheeshkumar and Logan Gage - received Outstanding Dissertation Awards from the Baylor University Graduate School, recognizing their exceptional scholarship, research and writing.

Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art to Host BFA Senior Exhibition and Reception

WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art will kick off its annual Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Senior exhibition with a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23. The exhibition will run April 23–28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Baylor’s New Venture Competition awards student entrepreneurs

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2015) — The Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by the department of entrepreneurship in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, awarded more than $130,000 in cash and prizes to student teams pitching original business plans.

On the Baylor Horizon April 20, 2015

Hispanic Student Association Presents ¡FIESTA! and Salsafest! The Kente Ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 26.

On the Baylor Horizon April 13, 2015

Dia Del Rio today! Baylor Relay for Life to be held this Friday to Saturday.

Baylor Horizon Diadeloso Special Edition April 10, 2015

Come out to Dia and enjoy all the fun activities, food, and entertainment!

On the Baylor Horizon April 7, 2015

Register for the 2015 Waco Walk for Autism and Family Fun Day. StomFest: World Tour this 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!