W. Tennis. NCAA Singles and Doubles Champions Crowned

Despite fighting off rain, lightning, and tornado warnings, not even weather could dampen the thrilling conclusion to the 12-day tournament of the NCAA Tennis Championships on Monday in Waco.

W. Golf. Women's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship Match Play

Baylor women's golf saved its best for last, shooting even-par 288 in Monday's fourth and final round of stroke play at the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. The Bears posted a 72-hole total of 46-over-par, 1,198, which earned BU the No. 3 seed and a matchup with No. 6 seed Tennessee in Tuesday's match play quarterfinals.

W. Golf. Women's Golf in Fifth at NCAA Championship

Baylor women's golf is in fifth place after Sunday's third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club. BU shot 18-over 306 on Sunday, giving the Bears a 54-hole total of 46-over 910.

W. Tennis. NCAA Singles and Doubles Finals Set

The stage is officially set. The NCAA Tennis Championships finals matchups were finalized following the conclusion of Sunday's semifinals.

America in the Morning with Jim Bohannan (KRLD-AM, Dallas/Fort Worth): Audie Murphy

May 25, 2015
AUDIO LINK: On Memorial Day, “America in the Morning” host Jim Bohannon interviews David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer in history in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, about his new book, “The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America’s Most Decorated Hero of World War II.” “America in the Morning” is WestwoodOne's award-winning radio news magazine that offers the latest overnight developments in breaking news, politics, entertainment, business and sports, delivered first thing in the morning. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the history department.)

Business Insider (Australia): Science says using thin models could put off a lot of women buyers

May 25, 2015
This article centers on research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, which shows that advertisers who default to the believe that “thinner is better” could be alienating up to 70 percent of their market. Roberts is quoted in the story. “Advertisers need to do a bit more research with their target market,” he said. “They need to find out what these women are thinking, as related to body size.” (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

New Delhi Television: Thin Models May Put Off More Women Than They Inspire Says Study

May 23, 2015
New Delhi Television, one of India’s top news and lifestyle networks, published this story about Baylor research showing that the use of thin models in advertising could alienate up to 70 percent of the market. The study’s co-author, James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, placed this story. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Scuba Diver Life: Ten Fascinating Facts About Whales

May 25, 2015
Cited in this article on 10 facts about whales, is a 2013 research study by Stephen Trumble, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology and Sascha Usenko, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science. Using a novel technique, Trumble and Usenko were able to analyze whale earwax to determine what had occurred over the course of the whale's lifetime and its containment exposure. Trumble and Usenko’s groundbreaking research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, placed this widely published story in September 2013.)

Baylor alum leading research on ―the brain’s GPS’

You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your brain’s grid cells — you know, the neurons that allow us to make sense of where we are spatially and to navigate the places we go. Dr. Lisa Giocomo, BA ’02, does. And the research she conducts at her Stanford University lab is breaking new ground in helping build a […]

Since 1946, Baylor’s memorial lampposts have honored those who served our country

As simple tributes to those who have gone before us, they are easy to miss or take for granted. But the 140-plus red granite lampposts scattered across Baylor’s campus are more than just utilitarian lighting — they are memorials to those who have served our country, including many who gave their lives in action. The […]

7 books that should be on every Baylor Bear’s shelf

The selection of books that line a person’s shelves can tell you a lot about the person. So what’s a Baylor home without a selection of Baylor books? Below are 7 books that should be on every Bear’s shelf, followed by a host of “honorable mentions” for those who really want to dig deep. * To […]

Baylor senior finds her true family inside the Baylor family

[We sometimes talk about the “Baylor family,” because that’s how Baylor people act — as a family. But three of the key players in this story — a Baylor student, an alum and a professor — have taken that term to a whole new level.] Born in Kentucky to a mother who may have suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, […]

Baylor A Cappella Group Places at International Competition

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor a cappella group VirtuOSO was pitch perfect as they placed fourth at this year’s International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).

Baylor Campus Buildings To Change Hours for Memorial Day

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor University will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, while some campus buildings will have changed hours. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed.

Study: Hey, Advertising and Marketing Pros! Before You ―Go Thin,’ Think Again

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Here’s the skinny: Not all women will buy products because the models in the advertisements are thin, according to a new study of a diverse group of 239 women by a Baylor University marketing professor.

Baylor University and Alamo Colleges Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

WACO, Texas (May 11, 2015) – Baylor University and Alamo Colleges today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas.

On the Baylor Horizon April 27, 2015

Ring Out will be held on Thursday, April 30. Finals start next week!

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!

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!