M. Tennis. MT Starts Big 12 Championship Against No. 15 OSU

The 43rd-ranked and No. 5 seed Baylor men's tennis team will open its 2016 Big 12 Championship run against No. 15 and fourth-seeded Oklahoma State Friday at the Greenwood Tennis Center in Stillwater, Okla.

Baseball. Baseball's Montemayor on Midseason Stopper of Year Watch List

Baylor baseball sophomore closer Troy Montemayor was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Stopper of the Year Award midseason watch list, the association announced Thursday.

W. Tennis. WT Opens Big 12 Championship Against Kansas

The 39th-ranked and fifth-seeded Baylor women's tennis team will open the 2016 Big 12 Tennis Championship by facing No. 33 and fourth-seeded Kansas Friday at 9 a.m. at the Greenwood Tennis Center in Stillwater, Okla.

Football. From Dream to Reality: NFL Draft Begins Thursday

Even as a 170-pound receiver at Richardson Pearce High School, Corey Coleman set a goal and dreamed of being a first-round pick in the NFL Draft.

KWTX-TV 10 p.m. (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Waco: Baylor, Providence team up on medical research

April 27, 2016
VIDEO: Story about the immediate impact of medical research by Baylor students in a partnership with Providence Hospital, particularly in the use of CT scans for stroke patients. "I can use the skills and knowledge I have acquired at Providence to continue on with my professional career,” said Stacy Fechner, a senior medical humanities major from Seguin, Texas. “Pursuing a medical career, research is a very integral part of technological innovation and medication and constant discoveries with medicine,” said Lauren Mathes, a senior biology major from The Woodlands.

KWTX-TV 6 p.m. (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Waco: Baylor, Providence team up on medical research

April 27, 2016
VIDEO: Story about a partnership between Baylor University and Providence Hospital to give students the opportunity to experience medical research, with their findings already impacting the way patients receive care, especially the use of CT scans for stroke patients. Quoted is Richard Sanker, Ph.D., director of prehealth science studies at Baylor. “It’s great that our students get that insight that research can have real-life implications beyond the laboratory or beyond those abstract concepts they get in the classroom.”

The Charlotte Observer: When Americans pray, here’s what they pray for

April 27, 2016
The vast majority of Americans have prayed for healing of others and more than one in four have practiced the laying on of hands, according to Baylor University expert Jeff Levin, Ph.D., M.P.H., University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). “Outside of belief in God, there may be no more ubiquitous religion expression in the U.S. than use of healing prayer,” Levin said. “Interestingly, most people who use prayer for healing do so alongside regular medical care, rather than as a substitution, as has been presumed up to now. Healing prayer is being used more as a complementary treatment rather than as an alternative one.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education: What It’s Like to Lead a College’s Response to Disaster

April 12, 2016
Katie Treadwell, M.S.E. (Educational Administration) ’08 and B.A. (Journalism, Religion) ’05, has spent much of her life close to people who have dealt with horrific events. Treadwell, associate director of the Office of First-Year Experience at the University of Kansas, has studied how colleges respond when terrible things happen. She recently conducted a qualitative study involving extensive interviews with 11 college administrators who have overseen their institution’s response to disasters such as mass shootings, plane crashes or hurricanes.

Baylor MBA students’ plan offers hope to a city 1,700 miles from Waco

The city of North Bay, Ontario, was founded in 1891 because of its location along a main canoe route vital to the fur trade. Today, North Bay is a typical Canadian mid-sized city, with a strong sense of community, low cost of living, and home to two local colleges. But in recent years, the city’s population has dipped […]

Retiring as Publix CEO, Baylor alum leaves legacy of service

After more than four decades with the company, Baylor alumnus Ed Crenshaw, BBA ’73, is retiring as CEO of Publix, one of the nation’s five largest grocery retailers. Crenshaw joined the Florida-based supermarket chain shortly after graduating from Baylor and was named CEO in 2008. It’s fitting that the company he’s led is known for service (and also for […]

Baylor named nation’s No. 1 university on Facebook, No. 3 on Twitter

When it comes to social media, Baylor brought home top honors — thanks in large part to you, Baylor family. Baylor is the nation’s top performing university on Facebook, according to the folks at Engagement Labs, whose research also ranked Baylor No. 3 in the country on Twitter. Only three other schools finished in the top 10 in both platforms, […]

Future Bears incorporate Baylor into their ‘prom-posals’

Ahh, spring at Baylor. For most of our students, this time of year marks the end of the school year, preparing for finals, and making summer plans. But for incoming freshmen, it means one thing: prom season! And what other way for the class of 2020 – or #BU20, as they’re known on social media […]

The 2016 Annual President’s Concert Will Present German Master Johannes Brahms’ ‘A German Requiem’

WACO, Texas (April 28, 2016) – The Baylor School of Music will host its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in Jones Concert Hall, located within the McCrary Music Building on Baylor’s campus. This year’s program will present German master Johannes Brahms, as he performs “A German Requiem, Op. 45.”

Baylor Debate Team Earns National Ranking

WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) – Baylor's intercollegiate debate team, known as the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, just completed its 2015-16 season with a top 20 national ranking. The team also qualified three smaller groups of two members each to compete at the National Debate Tournament (NDT).

Baylor University and Tarrant County College Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) – Baylor University and Tarrant County College 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.

Ten Baylor University Faculty Members Elected as Fellows for Teaching Excellence

WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) — Ten faculty members have been elected to serve as 2016-17 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.

On the Baylor Horizon April 25, 2016

Take a break before finals with Pancake Break! Good luck on your finals.

On the Baylor Horizon April 18, 2016

Baylor Theatre Story of a Marriage tickets on sale! Ring Out rehearsals start Sunday.

On the Baylor Horizon April 11, 2016

SCOTUS Vacancy Panel featuring Judge Ken Starr. Japanese Student Association hosting Harumatsuri

On the Baylor Horizon Diadeloso Edition April 8, 2016

Come be a part of this year's Dia!

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!