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Observing MLK Day at Baylor

#Baylor students observed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day via service and solemnity. During the day, students volunteered with the Urban Gardening Coalition (including work at the Baylor Community Garden at 9th Street & Bagby). Then in the evening, they joined with the Waco community for a candlelight vigil in MLK Park, on the east side of the Suspension Bridge.

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M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Readies to Face Louisiana-Lafayette

The sixth-ranked Baylor's men's tennis team will continue its 2015 dual-match season by hosting No. 73 Louisiana-Lafayette at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Softball. Record 14 Games Set to Be Televised for SB in 2015

Fresh off a 2014 Women's College World Series run, the Baylor softball team will be spending more time on the television screen in 2015 than ever before.

W. Soccer. Soccer Announces 2015 Spring Schedule

Baylor soccer will play five exhibition matches this spring from March 28 to April 26, the program announced Tuesday.

Track. Track & Field Moves Into USTFCCCA Top 25

In the first regular season edition of the NCAA National Team Computer Rankings, the Baylor men's and women's track and field teams both made jumps into the top 25, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Monday.

Ethics Daily: Profiles in Goodwill: Thomas Kidd

Jan. 23, 2015
Thomas Kidd, Ph. D., the associate director of Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, professor of history and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Studies of Religion, is interviewed by EthicsDaily.com, a website for which he is a frequent columnist. He answers questions about his personal life and states that Isaiah 26:4 is a favorite verse for him because “peaceful trust seems to be a perpetual challenge” for him, yet “God’s character is the answer.”

Frisco (TX) Online: Baylor University and Collin College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Jan. 27, 2015
Baylor University and Collin College announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr attended the signing ceremony and is quoted in the article: “The Baylor Bound program is focused on helping qualified students transfer to Baylor in a direct and efficient manner, saving time and maximizing financial resources. We are grateful to Collin College for entering into this important partnership, which will provide greater educational access for dedicated students in the North Texas area.” (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers university initiatives.)

Laredo Morning Times: Valls brothers’ athletics tied to war memoirs

Jan. 25, 2015
Article about John Valles, one of the Texas liberators of World War II concentration camps, whose memoir is housed in Baylor’s Institute for Oral History. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the Institute for Oral History.)

McKinney (TX) Online: Collin College and Baylor University Announce Partnership on New 'Baylor Bound' Transfer Agreement

Jan. 26, 2015
Collin College and Baylor University announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr attended the signing ceremony and is quoted in the article: “The Baylor Bound program is focused on helping qualified students transfer to Baylor in a direct and efficient manner, saving time and maximizing financial resources. We are grateful to Collin College for entering into this important partnership, which will provide greater educational access for dedicated students in the North Texas area.” (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers university initiatives.)

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 […]

Former Baylor football player restores 1950 ‘Floyd Casey Tribute’ Chevy truck

Brace yourself; this may be the most BaylorProud vehicle you’ve ever seen. Former Baylor football player Klayton Shoals, BA ’07, found a unique way to honor his alma mater — by taking a Chevy truck from 1950 (the year Floyd Casey Stadium opened) and remodeling it to honor his former program and the Bears’ longtime home. The 1950 “Floyd […]

Baylor scientist is a Washington regular for U.S. veterans

Dr. Lea Steele, research professor of biomedical studies and Director of the Baylor Veterans Health Research Program, is no stranger to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. In the past few weeks alone, Steele — a neuroepidemiologist and recognized expert on the complex health conditions affecting American veterans — has been to the nation’s capital for scientific […]

Happy 75th birthday, Alexander Hall!

In 1939-40, while the Great Depression was still deeply felt across the country, Baylor University faced the kind of “problem” that many would love to have; the University was growing so quickly that it was hard to keep up. In fact, more than 100 deserving female students were turned down for admission in 1939 simply […]

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.

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.

Baylor University Student Awarded Fellowship from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.

Opera Meets Disco As Baylor Opera Theater Presents “The Elixir of Love”

WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Baylor Opera Theater will raise the curtain on the Italian classic “Elixir of Love” for its first production of the year. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, and run through Saturday, Jan. 31, in the Jones Theater located inside the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

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.