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No. 19 Bears sweep No. 20 WVU

The 19th-ranked #Baylor Bears won their 6th game this year over a ranked opponent -- a new program record -- Saturday afternoon in a 78-66 victory against No. 20 West Virginia.The #EveryoneInBlack crowd of 9,385 Bears included 600+ Fort Hood soldiers & family members and about 75 veterans who are full-time Baylor students.

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M. Golf. Men's Golf Tied for Eighth at Cabo Collegiate

The No. 6-ranked Baylor men's golf team shot 6-over-par 290 in Monday's second round of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate. The round moved the Bears up two spots into a three-way tie for eighth place, four strokes out of the top five.

W. Golf. Women's Golf in Fifth at Bruin Wave Invite

The Baylor women's golf team is in fifth place after the first round of the Bruin Wave Invitational. BU shot 14-over-par 302 on Monday at the El Caballero Country Club. The 15-team field was scheduled to play two rounds on Monday, but rain delays forced the players to stop play midway through the second round.

Climate News Network: Ancient landscapes point to dramatic climate change

Feb. 26, 2015
Scientists from China and the U.S. have discovered prehistoric evidence of mass migration caused by climate change. Steven Forman, Ph.D., professor of geology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, helped lead a study using an optically stimulated luminescence technique to identify when minerals were last exposed to sunlight. According to Forman, the study as a whole “has far-reaching implications for understanding how human populations respond and adapt to drastic climate change.”

CNN: Amid killings and kidnappings, can Christianity survive in the Middle East?

Feb. 27, 2015
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History and co-director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, is quoted in this story, which deals with how savagery by ISIS and other extremists is shrinking the population of openly practicing Christians in the Middle East. “What we’re seeing right now is the latest phase of something that has been going on for 100 years,” Jenkins says. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR research and faculty.)

Gift Shop Magazine: Dallas Market Center Names Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications and Vice President, Market Services

Feb. 25, 2015
Cole Daugherty, B.A. ’92 (English), has been named senior vice president of marketing communications at Dallas Market Center, the world’s largest wholesale merchandise mart. In Daugherty’s new role, he will oversee content and creative for marketing communications including public relations, advertising, social media, graphic design, videography and copywriting.

Scenes from Sing 2015

Saturday night marked the final night for All University Sing 2015, and with the final showing came the naming of this year’s top groups. [PHOTOS: See almost 200 pictures from this year’s performances] Phi Kappa Chi won 1st place for their act, “Dust Bowl Days.” The Baylor Lariat agreed, describing their performance as “the best thing […]

First African American to play SWC football was a Baylor Bear

Fifty years ago this fall, a young man from Elgin, Texas, enrolled at Baylor with plans to walk on to the football team. A year later, that man — John Hill Westbrook, BA ’69 — made history as the first African American to play a down of football in the Southwest Conference. Westbrook’s father, grandfather and great-grandfather […]

Professors’ app helps parents detect eye disease in babies

Most new parents take hundreds of pictures of their newborns. Thanks to a pair of Baylor professors, those photos can now be used to screen for pediatric eye cancer — a simple act that could save the eyesight (and maybe even the lives) of children before it’s too late. Baylor chemistry professor Bryan Shaw and computer […]

A snowy morning at Baylor

It’s been years since the Baylor campus got as much snow as we saw here Wednesday morning, as large, fluffy flakes quickly coated already cool surfaces. It snowed hard for about two hours, but the snow disappeared almost as quickly as it arrived; by midday, it was almost completely melted, as the sun came out and temperatures jumped […]

New “Waco History” Website and Mobile App, Created by Baylor University, Showcase Central Texas Heritage

WACO, Texas (March 2, 2015) — A "virtual museum" to help tourists and residents learn about the rich history of Waco and Central Texas has debuted as a joint venture of Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History and Baylor’s The Texas Collection.

Baylor Nursing School grant to help develop tool to measure geriatric competencies

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) - Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) has received a grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to partner with Baylor Scott & White Health North and Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation to develop, test and validate an evaluation model to measure geriatric competencies.

Baylor Research Finds First Direct Evidence of Gene-Exposure Link in Gulf War Illness

WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2015) — February 28 marks the 24th anniversary of the cease fire that ended the 1991 Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm. But the end of the war signaled the beginning of a new struggle for thousands of service men and women—their personal battle with Gulf War illness (GWI).

Academy for Leader Development Welcomes Bryan Stevenson for Lecture on “Just Mercy”

WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Baylor University’s Academy for Leader Development will welcome Bryan Stevenson, J.D., to its annual lecture series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in Waco Hall.

On the Baylor Horizon March 2, 2015

New Steppin' Out registration process. Check out Baylor Bookstore events.

On the Baylor Horizon February 23, 2015

First #StraightUP on Wednesday. Freshman Class Council and Baylor Triathlon Club hosting annual Gut Pak Run.

On the Baylor Horizon February 16, 2015

New Location for M.I.S.T.E.R meeting. Baylor Ring Week this week.

On the Baylor Horizon February 9, 2015

Baylor Round Up Final Chance! Study Abroad Information Sessions start February 11.

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!

September 2014 To-Do List

We hope your fall semester is off to a wonderful start. With all of your new demands - new classes, new professors, and new responsibilities - it can be easy to forget some of the little details of academic life that will ensure your success at Baylor. It is our hope that this monthly "To Do" list will make it easier for you to remember those important details and enrich your experience this semester. We are so glad you are here at Baylor! Sic'em Bears!