Baylor University Women's Council of Austin Christmas Party 2014

Many Austin-area #Baylor alumnae gathered last week at the home of Buddy and Ginny Jones for a Christmas celebration.Want to make sure you're in the know about Baylor events near you? Make sure your contact information is up to date here:

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M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

M. Basketball. Motley Scores 16, Leads MBB Past New Mexico State 66-55

Johnathan Motley scored 16 points, and Al Freeman and Lester Medford added 10 each to lead Baylor past New Mexico State 66-55 on Wednesday night.

M. Basketball. Baylor, New Mexico State Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Football. Football's Drango Tallies More All-America Accolades

Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Sporting News All-America teams Wednesday.

BBC Earth: How predators changed the world

Dec. 16, 2014
Article on how predators may have played a big role in many of the biggest leaps forward in the history of life, from the origin of animals to the evolution of skeletons to humans becoming more intelligent, quotes Joseph Ferraro, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences. Ferraro’s research in Kanjera, Kenya, found how a change in diet 2 million years ago due to predation by early humans may have affected the growth of larger brains. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in anthropology and originally pitched Dr. Ferraro’s research to national and international media in May 2013.)

C-SPAN3 American History TV: Texas Collection at Baylor University

Dec. 7, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: John Wilson, professor and director of The Texas Collection at Baylor University, shows viewers some of the special collections’ holdings, including maps, early postcards of the Waco Suspension Bridge, the archive of Waco native, Baylor and Baylor Law graduate and well-known prosecutor Leon Jaworski (war crimes trials, Warren Commission and Watergate) and the archives of another Waco native, Jules Bledsoe, the first African-American to sing on Broadway. The Texas Collection provides specialized published and primary materials for research into all phases of life in Texas. Wilson’s segment was taped on the Baylor campus as part of C-SPAN’s “2014 Cities Tour,” which highlights cities that are rich with history and have interesting local literary communities. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, pitched Wilson as a source to C-SPAN producers and facilitated the interview. Fogleman and Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, worked with producers to set up interviews with Baylor authors and experts, as well as with special collections.)

IT Wire (Australia): How high density Wi-Fi is making sports fans winners

Dec. 16, 2014
Australian technology news source reports on the use of cellphone apps in American stadiums, including Baylor’s McLane Stadium, which has been outfitted with a robust Wi-Fi network and custom mobile applications that enhance the in-game fan experience. In August, the university and Extreme Networks rolled out the Baylor In-Game App, the first college athletics application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans, at their seats. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, covers university technology and helped coordinate national media coverage in August of McLane Stadium’s wireless technology and in-game app.)

Budding Baylor entrepreneurs following in footsteps of giants

Over the years, Baylor has been a launching pad for some pretty business-savvy entrepreneurs. Some are names you know — accomplished individuals such as Clifton Robinson, BBA ’63, a successful entrepreneur in the insurance industry; Paul Foster, BBA ’79, founder and chairman of the board of Western Refining; and of course our stadium’s namesake, Drayton McLane […]

Happy 75th birthday, Pat Neff bells!

Something about the sound of the McLane Carillon bells, chiming from atop Pat Neff Hall, elevates even the most routine strolls across campus into something more. They’ve provided the soundtrack to daily life here at Baylor for generations, having played their first hymn (“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”) 75 years ago this month, in […]

What does #BaylorChristmas look like in your home?

This (above) is how we decorate our home for campus. What about you? Check out these Bears (below) who have covered their homes in green and gold for Christmas; maybe they’ll spark some ideas for your own home! [View the story “Bears everywhere celebrate #BaylorChristmas” on Storify] So, how does Baylor show up in your home’s Christmas […]

Baylor grad SaraBeth making waves in country music

Imagine you’re cruising around, cranking up the radio, when something even more familiar than the top 20 starts to play: your own voice. That was reality for country singer and Baylor grad Sarah Elizabeth Swagerty, a.k.a. SaraBeth, when she recently heard her single “Nowhere With You” on the radio for the first time. “What am I […]

Baylor University Experts Available to Comment on 2014 Year-in-Review Topics

WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) – Baylor University faculty experts are available to work with media to take a look back at 2014 and discuss a number of key happenings, including the events in Ferguson, Missouri following the death of Michael Brown, the Ebola outbreak, ISIS attacks, legal cases, sports stories, consumer behavior, immigration and events in Ukraine.

Christianity Today Gives a Book Award of Merit to Baylor Scholar and Author Philip Jenkins

WACO, Texas (Dec. 18, 2014) — <i>Christianity Today</i> has given a 2015 Award of Merit to Baylor scholar Philip Jenkins for his book “The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade” (HarperOne).

Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Resolving to Be More Generous in the New Year? Baylor Philanthropy Expert Offers Four Ways to Develop Spirit of Generosity in 2015

WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – Many Americans already have enough “stuff,” and the gift-giving season sometimes adds to that collection of things we really don’t need. Instead of always receiving, how can we resolve to be more generous in the New Year?

On the Baylor Horizon December 1, 2014

Christmas on 5th Street tickets still on sale. Santa's Workshop volunteer opportunities.

On the Baylor Horizon November 24, 2014

Christmas on 5th concert tickets on sale!

On the Baylor Horizon November 17, 2014

Bearathon registration opens today! Check out Baylor Bookstore events and announcements.

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.