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Fiesta! and SalsaFest 2015

#Baylor's annual Fiesta! & SalsaFest, sponsored by the Hispanic Student Association & SAE, offered free tacos, aguas frescas, paletas, salsa, games, dancing and more Thursday on Fountain Mall.

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Track. Track and Field Closes Run at Drake Relays

Baylor's track and field teams combined for eight top-four finishes on the final day of action at the 106th-running of the Drake Relays Saturday at Drake Stadium.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. A&T Claims National Championship

The top-ranked and top-seeded Acrobatics & Tumbling team defeated the Oregon Ducks, Saturday evening to claim to the program's first-ever NCATA Championship.

W. Tennis. Women's Tennis Blanks No. 17 TCU, 4-0

The eighth-ranked Baylor women's tennis team advanced to the final round of the Big 12 Championship with a 4-0 win over fourth-seeded and 17th-ranked TCU at the Hurd Tennis Center Saturday.

Baseball. Baseball Loses to K-State on Late Runs, 5-3

Baylor (17-24, 6-10) lost a 5-3 decision to Kansas State (18-22, 5-11) Saturday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

Aiken Standard (S.C.): Kenneth Starr to speak at USCA

April 23, 2015
Article about Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, who is scheduled to deliver the spring commencement speech at University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Aleteia: The Perfect Conclusion to John's Gospel, and Afterwards

April 18, 2015
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, explores the topic of coherency and conclusions in the Gospels. Jenkins explains how the narrative is composed in multiple layers, leaving much of the cohesion up to the editors, such as John. This helps explain why some of the Gospels give multiple perspectives on the same story.

Baptist News Global: Baylor student to study ethical issues at Auschwitz

April 22, 2015
Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy. The program takes place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland. FASPE allows graduate students to explore relationships between the history of the Holocaust and contemporary ethics in their own discipline. “I hope I can allow myself to be present to the reality of evil in the world as we talk about the ethical issues that face us today,” Andrasi said.

Who is Baylor’s Fringe Monster?

You’ve seen it at Baylor games. The huge, fluffy, flailing mass of green and gold fringe, surrounded by crowds of gawkers and selfie-takers. It takes charge of dance parties, draws the attention of fans and camera crews, and occasionally (and unintentionally) frightens children. It’s the Fringe Monster. So who is this diehard Baylor fan? Turns out, it’s […]

Alum named Collins Outstanding Professor — again

Each spring, Baylor honors three professors with major awards based on slightly different criteria. The first to be announced is the Collins Outstanding Professor Award, voted on each year by the outgoing senior class. Past Collins Professors include Dr. Randall O’Brien (1996), Dr. Tom Hanks (1998), Rachel Moore (1999) and Dr. Robert Packard (2002). This year’s […]

How Baylor is stewarding the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. In 2009, Baylor became the first university in Texas to earn LEED certification for […]

Baylor English prof’s book named year’s best debut fiction

A Baylor English professor has won the nation’s top award for a debut fiction writer, and it almost seems a bit like destiny. Arna Hemenway, an assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the English department, was awarded this year’s PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction. The award is the nation’s largest award for an author’s […]

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor's Board of Regents Votes to Name School of Social Work for Dean Diana R. Garland

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University’s Board of Regents has voted to name the university’s School of Social Work in honor of its inaugural dean, Diana R. Garland, Ph.D., who has announced that she will step down from her position June 1 and return to faculty.

Baylor’s Model Organization of American States Attends Model in Washington, D.C.

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.

Dr. David Jeffrey Awarded Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.

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!