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President Starr at National Press Club

President Ken Starr spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Wednesday night. Starr, John Garvey (president of The Catholic University of America) and U.S. Congressman Bill Flores discussed the future of religious freedom in America.

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W. Soccer. Soccer's Annual Meet The Bears Scrimmage set for Aug. 9

With the 2014 regular season rapidly approaching, Baylor soccer will host its annual Meet The Bears scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 9. Free and open to the public, the event at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field will begin at 5:30 p.m. CT.

Cross Country. Cross Country Releases 2014 Schedule

Baylor cross country head coach Todd Harbour announced the unveiling of his team's 2014 schedule Wednesday.

Football. Hager's Return at MLB Key For Defense's Resurgence

With a healthy Bryce Hager at middle linebacker, Baylor had one of the most dominant defenses in the country. Through the first eight games of last season, the Bears were ranked in the top 10 nationally, giving up just 15.4 points and 306.1 yards per game.

General News. BU Athletics' 2013-14 Academic Highlights

Baylor student-athletes set numerous academic records in 2013-14. The cumulataive GPA for all 19 teams is a 3.25.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Wreck kills Baylor student, graduate, and injures two from Fort Worth

July 30, 2014
Friends share about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.

KTVT-TV (DFW): 2 Baylor Students Killed In Car Crash

July 30, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Story about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.

KWBU-FM (NPR affiliate in Waco): Scientists: Asteroid Caught Dinosaurs at A Bad Time

July 29, 2014
AUDIO LINK INCLUDED: Article showcases the research work of Dan Peppe, Ph.D., assistant professor of geology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. He is one of 11 international experts whose study supports claims that dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who covers geology research and faculty, pitched Dr. Peppe's research to reporters and is responsible for placing this story.)

KXAS-TV (DFW): Baylor Music Students Killed in Central Texas Crash

July 30, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Friends share about the four North Texas Baylor students involved in a car accident that claimed the lives of Baylor junior Jack Stewart and May graduate Laura Onwudinanti and injured senior Jake Hale and incoming freshman Megan Ritzi. Includes a statement from Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr.

McLane Stadium opens one month from today

After two years of planning and construction, we are now one month — one month!! — from the opening of McLane Stadium. The Bears will host SMU on Aug. 31 (6:30 p.m., FS1), but the game itself is just part of the opening weekend celebration. Fans will get their first opportunity to set foot inside McLane […]

What killed the dinosaurs? Baylor geology researcher part of new study

We’ve all heard that an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. A new study says that’s almost right — but not the complete story. The research, conducted by an international team that included Baylor geology professor Daniel Peppe, says that the asteroid strike was part of a “perfect storm” of events that proved to be the dinos’ […]

Baylor among nation’s ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ for 5th time in 6 years

For the fifth time in six years, Baylor University has been named one of the country’s “Great Colleges to Work For” following a nationwide survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Perhaps more impressively, Baylor made the study’s Honor Roll — the best of the best — for the fourth straight year, as one of just […]

A sneak peek at Baylor’s Class of 2018

Orientation for this fall’s freshmen is complete, and Line Camp is nearly done as well. So what are Baylor’s newest students like? Here’s a sneak peek at just a few of the faces who make up Baylor’s Class of 2018: * Friends tell identical twins Abbey and Caroline Haines apart by their hair; Abbey, the older of the two, wears […]

Baylor Remembers Alumnus and Former McAllen Mayor Jack Whetsel as ‘Best of Who We Are’

WACO, Texas (July 31, 2013) – Baylor University is grieved at the loss of alumnus and former McAllen mayor Jack Allen Whetsel of Austin, formerly of McAllen, who passed away July 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at First Presbyterian Church, 104 S. 12th Street, in McAllen.

Baylor Gameday Resource Information

On Sunday, Aug. 31, Baylor University will celebrate its inaugural game, opening the spectacular new on-campus McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River. Coach Art Briles and the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears take on the SMU Mustangs in a game that kicks off at 6:30 p.m. after an exciting series of pre-game events and ceremonies.

Baylor Statement on Student, Graduate Deaths, Student Injuries in Car Accident

WACO, Texas (July 29, 2014) -- Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of one student and one recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident today (Tuesday, July 29) on Hwy 7 near Kosse in Falls County in Central Texas. The accident also injured another Baylor student and an incoming Baylor freshman, who have been taken to Baylor Scott & White in Temple with serious injuries.

Dinosaurs Fell Victim to Perfect Storm of Events, Study Shows

WACO, Texas (July 28, 2014) — Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say.

On the Baylor Horizon, May 5, 2014

Good luck on your finals!

On the Baylor Horizon, April 28, 2014

Register for Independence! Cultural Extravaganza tonight! On Topic will be held on May 1.

On the Baylor Horizon, April 22, 2014

Outdoor Adventure Programs Trip this Saturday! Cultural Extravaganza to be held next Monday!

On the Baylor Horizon, April 14, 2014

Welcome your new Student Government representatives!

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.

May 2013 To-Do List

Review spring 2013 exam schedule. PLFSC Study Break with snacks! May6 & 7 from 2-3pm in the Study Commons! On-campus housing space still available! Sign up before all space is gone!

April 2013 To-Do List

Early registration began March 27. Register before April ends! The Summer and Fall 2013 Schedule of Classes is now available. CashCourse: Define your finances. Define your future.

March 2013 To-Do List

Early registration times are posted in BearWeb on March 6. Prepare now. The Summer and Fall 2013 Schedule of Classes is now available. After March 19, students who withdraw or drop a class are assigned a WF or DF.