W. Golf. Women's Golf Places 21st at Cougar Classic

Baylor finished Tuesday's third and final round of play in 12th place at the Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, S.C. The Lady Bears shot 16-over-par 304 and finished at 48-over 912 in the 12th-annual tournament.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Returns to Road to Face LSU Twice, UTSA

Baylor (9-2) faces LSU (2-4) at Noon on both Friday and Saturday and closes the UTSA Classic against the hosts, the Road Runners (2-6), at 5 p.m. Saturday.

W. Basketball. WBB's Welcome Back Supper Set

The Lady Bear Tip Off Club (TOC) invites all members and prospective members to the 15th annual Welcome Back Supper, Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ferrell Center.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Wins Fifth-Straight Match With Four-Set Win over NSU

Katie Staiger and Andie Malloy helped Baylor beat the scrappy Northwestern State Demons Tuesday night at the Ferrell Center, 25-20, 27-29, 25-22, 25-19.

America Weekend: College Students and Cellphone

Sept. 14, 2014
AUDIO: Research published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, found female college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones, and male students spend about eight hours on them. Out of 164 students surveyed in the study, 60 percent claimed to feel addicted to their phones. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers multidisciplinary research and faculty and placed this story.)

Christianity Today: Does Islam Encourage Violence More Than Other Religions?

Sept. 12, 2014
Article about a new Pew Research Center study that finds that more Americans across the board believe that Islam encourages violence more than other religions quotes an interview CT conducted earlier this year with Rodney Stark, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director for Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). In that interview, Stark said “religious violence isn't something new in the world” and that Muslim violence was largely because "most Middle Eastern nations have several Muslim groups that have been bitter enemies for centuries." (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR’s research and faculty.)

Entrepreneur: Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015 (Undergrad)

Sept. 16, 2014
Entrepreneur presents the top 25 undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation as ranked by The Princeton Review. Baylor University’s Entrepreneurship Program came in third. Baylor offers 29 entrepreneurship-related courses and currently has 2,112 students enrolled in the program. Within the past five years, Baylor Entrepreneurship graduates have started 200 companies. In addition, 100 percent of the staff and faculty have reportedly started, bought or run a successful business. Other top-ranked universities include Babson College (#1), University of Houston (#2) and Brigham Young University (#4). (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist in Baylor Media communications, covers the Hankamer School of Business.)

International studies major celebrates sixth decade at Baylor

Dwight Eisenhower was president and the Korean War was drawing to a close in 1953 when a type-written press release announced a new major at Baylor. “Foreign Service,” as it was known in the beginning, would become the International Studies major of today, a course of study that is truly educating students for worldwide leadership […]

Baylor Twitter, Instagram accounts top 30,000 followers

Recent surveys show about 20% of American adults are on Twitter, and about the same number is on Instagram. When you consider that Baylor has about 160,000 living alumni, that suggests the university should have about 30,000 followers on each platform. Lo and behold, that’s exactly where Baylor sits today. In the last month, Baylor’s official Twitter […]

Baylor profs honored for excellence in teaching and mentoring

If you were to look inside the classrooms at Baylor, you’d quickly see some of the nation’s best professors teaching and mentoring future Baylor alums. Already this fall, two Baylor professors have been recognized for excellence in working with students in their disciplines. Dr. Wade Rowatt, professor of psychology and neuroscience, and Dr. Andrea Dixon, associate professor […]

Penland dining hall, South Russell get new looks

Penland — Baylor’s “crown jewel of campus dining”? South Russell – a 21st-century residential hall? It’s a new day at Baylor in more ways than one. As the eyes of Baylor Nation have been focused on McLane Stadium’s rise on the banks of the Brazos, other projects have also been underway elsewhere on campus. In addition to the stadium, […]

Baylor Achieves Numerous Milestones in Fall Enrollment, Diversity, Across-the-Board Retention

WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014) – Coming on the heels of its rise among top national universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Baylor University topped milestones for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics released today by Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.

Baylor Achieves Numerous Milestones in Fall Enrollment, Diversity, Across-the-Board Retention

WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014) – Coming on the heels of its rise among top national universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Baylor University topped milestones for freshman, undergraduate and overall enrollment and achieved all-time highs across the board for fall-to-fall retention numbers, according to statistics released today by Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.

U2’s Freebie for iTunes Users: Invasion of Privacy, or Worth a Listen?

WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2014)— While some iTunes users debated whether they appreciated finding the U2 freebie album on their computers and phones recently, a Baylor professor who is the author of a book about U2 says the gift — the Irish band’s 13th album, “Songs of Innocence” — is “full of great songs about the bigger things in life.”

Wealthy Citizens Have More Clout in State Government, but Stricter Lobbying Rules Can Help Close the Gap, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2014) — State legislators are more attentive to wealthy citizens’ political opinions compared to poor citizens’ opinions when making policy decisions, but stricter regulations on professional lobbyists can help curb this trend and promote more equal political representation, according to a Baylor University study.

On the Baylor Horizon September 15, 2014

Rappel down McLane Stadium! MAP-Works survey available online until October 6.

On the Baylor Horizon September 8, 2014

See how you can spend a semester at American University in D.C. Alpha Delta Pi hosting H2Oso!

On the Baylor Horizon September 2, 2014

Baylor Alert Test on Friday. See opportunities to be more involved in the Baylor community.

Baylor Horizon Labor Day Weekend Edition August 29, 2014

See all Labor Day weekend events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

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.