Football. Football Completes Final Scrimmage of #CampBU

With an emphasis on keeping players healthy, the Baylor football team went through limited scrimmage situations and capped off Thursday’s session with the first-team units going against the scout team.

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Opens Season with Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball begins the second season under head coach Ryan McGuyre on Friday, hosting the 2016 Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational.

Football. Football Has Quartet Make Rotary Lombardi Watch List

Baylor football had four players, Kyle Fuller, Shock Linwood, Seth Russell and Taylor Young, make the preliminary watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award for the 2016 football season, the honor’s committee announced Thursday.

W. Soccer. Soccer Faces Purdue, Incarnate Word in Home Opening Weekend

Baylor soccer begins its 2016 home season by taking on Purdue at 7 p.m. CT on Friday and Incarnate Word at 5 p.m. on Sunday at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

Healthcare Daily: As Healthcare Execs Stress Over ‘Competition From Other Providers,’ A Remedy For ‘Cognitive Tunneling’

Aug. 25, 2016
Gary Carnini, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate business programs in the Hankamer School of Business, wrote this article about how employees in the healthcare industry can avoid cognitive tunneling, a deep focus on one thing while avoiding everything else, by combining stretch goals and smaller objectives.

KXXV-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/ABC): Baylor Law grad raises money for scholarship in her name

Aug. 19, 2016
VIDEO: Allison Dickson, J.D. ’07, was born with a rare form of muscular dystrophy called Werding-Norman, but she has not let that stop her from achieving her dreams, including earning her degree from Baylor Law School where she graduated No. 1 in her class. “(The scholarship) is kind of a way for me to, I wouldn't say mentor, but hopefully be possible influence (on students) in their life," Dickson said. "I hope they’re proud to say I'm a recipient of the Allison Dickson scholarship and be able to kind of spread my story on and say what that means. Hopefully, it means something to them.”

The Baptist Standard: 2nd Opinion: You need Someone greater than you to guide your life

Aug. 24, 2016
VIDEO INCLUDED: The Baptist Standard features the summer commencement address delivered by Baylor Interim President David E. Garland. His words of biblical wisdom not only apply to university graduates, but also to students at all points on the academic spectrum as they begin the 2016-17 school year.

The Waco Tribune: Panel to discuss arts, cultural diversity at Baylor

Aug. 25, 2016
A multiethnic panel of actors, directors and writers will be moderated by Sam Henderson, theater arts lecturer in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. The panel will discuss cultural diversity in theater at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Mabee Theater in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.

Hankamer/Cashion complex and Penland Hall debut new looks

A new school year means the start of a new era for the Hankamer/Cashion complex and Penland Hall, which both reopened for the 2016-17 school year to rave reviews after spending the past year undergoing massive makeovers. New labs and academic units at Hankamer/Cashion and updated residential units, community kitchens and more at Penland were […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It is juggling.”

Him: “I’m a student [doctoral candidate] here, and I work here. People talk about balance, and I’ve gotten over that idea. It is juggling.” Her: “Juggling the kids is real hard. We’re just getting used to that. … I just had a baby, so stuff I’m dealing with is mostly just trying to raise three […]

Dr. Garland’s Commencement advice exemplifies the need for Christian universities

Baylor posted President Garland’s Summer 2016 Commencement address online earlier this week, and if you haven’t heard it yet, I encourage you to check it out. (Watch the video or read the complete transcript here.) In his speech, Dr. Garland gives an excellent explanation of what excellence looks like in a Christian context, and particularly at a Christian university. […]

Dr. Garland’s Commencement advice exemplifies the need for Christian universities

Baylor posted President Garland’s Summer 2016 Commencement address online earlier this week, and if you haven’t heard it yet, I encourage you to check it out. (Watch the video or read the complete transcript here.) In his speech, Dr. Garland gives an excellent explanation of what excellence looks like in a Christian context, and particularly at a Christian university. […]

Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests

WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) — Scientists previously thought musical preferences are “hard-wired” in the brain, but a new study of a remote Amazonian farming and foraging community suggests that musical tastes are cultural in origin. One of the study’s authors, published in the journal Nature, is Alan Schultz, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences.

This Week at Baylor - Aug. 22

WACO, Texas (August 23, 2016) — This week, Baylor will be hosting several notable speakers, actors and theatre professionals through multiple events. Baylor Student Activities is also reinitiating its Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome beginning next week.

Sub-Saharan Africans Satisfied with Their Sex Lives, with 18 Percent Rating Them a Perfect 10, Baylor Researcher Finds

WACO, Texas (Aug. 22, 2016) — People in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives, with the most common rating — reported by 18 percent of respondents — being a perfect “10,” according to Baylor University research presented Monday at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Baylor University and Ken Starr Issue Joint Statement Regarding Their Employment Relationship

WACO, Texas (Aug. 19, 2016) – Effective today, Judge Ken Starr will be leaving his faculty status and tenure at Baylor University’s Law School.

On the Baylor Horizon August 22, 2016

Welcome Back! Check out the first week of class events.

Baylor Horizon Move-In/Welcome Week August 16, 2016

Provided are the hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

On the Baylor Horizon April 25, 2016

Take a break before finals with Pancake Break! Good luck on your finals.

On the Baylor Horizon April 18, 2016

Baylor Theatre Story of a Marriage tickets on sale! Ring Out rehearsals start Sunday.

May 2016 To-Do List

Have a great summer!

April 2016 To-Do List

Backing your success!

March 2016 To-Do List

Success is yours!

February 2016 To-Do List

Steps to success!

Aug. 30 3:30-5:00pmAlice Luňáková: How Kolaches Came to Texas
Aug. 30 6:30-8:30pmHispanic Student Night
Aug. 31 6:30-8:30pmMosaic Asian Night
Aug. 25 - Sep. 1Mosaic Week
Sep. 1 6:30-8:30pmSouth Asian Night
Sep. 7 7:30-8:30pmBetter Together BU Interest Meeting
Sep. 9-10My Sister's Keeper Retreat