Baylor Homecoming 2013 - October 30-November 1, 2014
#BaylorHomecoming, Pre-1950

The oldest collegiate homecoming in the country, #BaylorHomecoming dates back to 1909. Most of these photos aren't quite that old, but do give a taste of what Homecoming was like at #Baylor prior to 1950.

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M. Tennis. Doubles Duo Makes USTA/ITA Regional Final

The Baylor men's tennis doubles tandem of Tony Lupieri and Felipe Rios advanced to the USTA/ITA Regional Championships final with a 1-6, 6-2, 10-7 victory on Monday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center.

M. Golf. Men's Golf Tied for Eighth at Tavistock

The Baylor men's golf team shot even-par 288 in Monday's second round of the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, placing the Bears in a tie for eighth place heading to Tuesday's final round at Lake Nona Golf Club.

Football. Football's Game Against Kansas Set For 3 p.m. Start

Baylor football's Homecoming game versus Kansas on Nov. 1 will be played at 3 p.m. CT and will be nationally televised on FOX Sports 1, the league office announced Monday.

SiliconHills: TEDxSanAntonio Sparks a City of Ideas

Oct. 19, 2014
TEDxSanAntonio, an annual event designed to spark and spread ideas within the city, opened on Saturday with a talk by Sarah-Jane Murray, Ph.D., associate professor of medieval literature and French in Baylor’s Honors College, who spoke about the power of storytelling and “we need stories that inspire us to greatness.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research, faculty and programs in Baylor's Honors College.)

The Baptist Standard: Texas Tidbits: Baylor tops TCU on and off gridiron

Oct. 20, 2014
Baylor recently won the Young Alumni Challenge against TCU by raising $39,000 from 1,011 Baylor young alumni. The money raised supports numerous areas across the Baylor campus, including student scholarships and university missions. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for media communications, covers University Development and major gifts, and placed this story.)

The Dallas Morning News: Texas congressional races run rich, but few in re-election fight

Oct. 19, 2014
Although incumbents in Texas’ fall congressional elections are expected to cruise through re-elections, they are still raising campaign funds, which many use to donate to party committees or colleagues in tough races. Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, says the act “builds up party loyalty and allows [the lawmakers] to move up through the ranks.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers political science research and faculty at Baylor.)

The New York Times: If You Lead Fans to Water, They’ll Bring the Drinks

Oct. 18, 2014
Feature on Baylor’s McLane Stadium and the new tradition of sailgating, or tailgating on a boat, on the Brazos River before home games. “With the law school on the right and just after passing under the Umphrey Bridge, a curving pedestrian-only walkway providing access to the stadium, boaters turn left, head under a smaller pedestrian bridge that connects the stadium with a tailgating area and the track and field complex, and arrive in the cove.” Before the Baylor Bears’ Aug. 31 season opener at McLane Stadium, there were an estimated 200 boats participating in the sailgating festivities.

Just how healthy is that pumpkin scone, latte or pie?

It’s everywhere during the fall, almost singlehandedly taking over the food industry. It’s in bread, pie, lattes, cookies, ice cream, coffee creamer – and tomorrow, Oct. 21, is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Pumpkin. With its numerous nutritional benefits – filling fiber, eyesight-improving nutrients, and immune system-boosting minerals – it could probably be considered a super fruit (yes, pumpkin is […]

What this year’s Reunion Classes experienced as seniors at Baylor

As part of Homecoming, Baylor’s Reunion Classes — those who graduated in years ending in 4 or 9 — will be honored in a series of events over Homecoming weekend (Oct. 30-Nov. 1). On Friday, the 50-Year Alumni Reunion (Class of 1964) will be honored with a dinner in Barfield Drawing Room from 4-7 p.m., while […]

Baylor Entrepreneurship entrenched among nation’s elite, ranked No. 3 nationally

It’s been five years since Baylor’s entrepreneurship program first ascended to a top-5 Princeton Review national ranking, and the Hankamer School of Business program that’s shaping the next generation of business visionaries, innovators and creators has never looked back. Each fall, Princeton Review releases its list of the top 25 colleges for entrepreneurship in Entrepreneur Magazine, and […]

For this U.S. Naval commander, service began at Baylor

As part of their retirement, U.S. Navy servicemen and women get to select national monuments and other meaningful landmarks over which their Navy ensign (the U.S. flag) will fly. After the flag has flown over those landmarks, it is returned to the Navy, where it is presented to the retiring service member at his/her retirement ceremony. Navy Commander […]

Combatting Memory Decline Among Menopausal Women Could Be the Next Research Frontier for Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy, Baylor Researchers Say

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2014) — Memory decline — a frequent complaint of menopausal women — potentially could be lessened by hypnotic relaxation therapy, say Baylor University researchers, who already have done studies showing that such therapy eases hot flashes, improves sleep and reduces stress in menopausal women.

Rutgers University Professor to Present Lectures on Evangelical Christians in the Muslim World

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2014) -- Barbara Cooper, Ph.D., professor of history at Rutgers University, will deliver two lectures on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct., 23 in honor of the 37th Annual Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series under the topic of "Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel."

Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Will Explore Faith and Film

WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2014) -- "Faith and Film" will be the theme of the 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture. Hosted by the Institute for Faith and Learning and the Institute for Studies of Religion, the conference will take place Thursday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 25.

Baylor to Welcome More than 100 Law Schools to Campus for Law School Fair

WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2014) – Representatives from more than 100 accredited law schools will visit the Baylor University campus next week to meet face-to-face with the university’s pre-law students. The Law School Fair, sponsored by the Southwest Association of PreLaw Advisors, will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center.

On the Baylor Horizon October 20, 2014

Steppin' Out registration ends October 27. The 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, "Faith and Film," starts Thursday!

On the Baylor Horizon Fall Break Edition Ocober 16, 2014

Fall Break events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas.

On the Baylor Horizon October 13, 2014

John Quiñones (Host of “What Would You Do?” T.V. Show) coming to the Baylor campus! Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness.

On the Baylor Horizon October 6, 2014

Special guest speaker at the 27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Banquet. Register for Steppin' Out!

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.