M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Set For Dual-Match Season Opener

The 22nd-ranked Baylor men's tennis team will open its 2017 dual-match season by welcoming Incarnate Word (1 p.m.) and Grand Canyon (6 p.m.) to the Hurd Tennis Center on Saturday.

Track. Track & Field Travels North For Rod McCravy Memorial

For the fourth-straight year, Baylor's track and field teams will compete at the University of Kentucky's Rod McCravy Memorial meet on Friday and Saturday at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Ky.

W. Basketball. Davis, Jones Included on Wooden Award Midseason 25

Baylor women's basketball is the only Big 12 Conference program to have players recognized in the Wooden Award Midseason 25. The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced this week that senior forward Nina Davis and redshirt senior guard Alexis Jones are in consideration for the 41st John R. Wooden Award, which honors the most outstanding basketball player of the year.

W. Basketball. Baylor, Iowa State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 68-42 win over Iowa State on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

KARE-TV (Minneapolis, St. Paul/NBC): Re-telling method could help test grades

Jan. 19, 2017
VIDEO: Students who tell someone about information they have learned shortly after receiving it recall it better — and for a longer period, which could be helpful at exam time, according to a study led by Melanie Sekeres, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Re-telling is more effective than simply re-reading class notes or texts, according to the study, published in the journal Learning & Memory. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research nationally. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

Military Technologies: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Elects Five New Directors

Jan. 6, 2017
Kyle E. Conklin, B.S.M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) ’05, has been elected a director in the Mechanical Group of Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., a law firm in Washington, D.C., that focuses on intellectual property rights. Conklin, who has a J.D. from Texas Tech University, counsels clients at all stages of the patent cycle.

MSN: The Memory Hack That Helps You Pass Any Test

Jan. 18, 2017
While preparing for an exam, sharing what you learned may help you recall better and for a longer time than simply re-reading class notes or studying a textbook, says Baylor psychologist Melanie Sekeres, Ph.D., lead author of a study published in the journal Learning & Memory. The study found that the method helped students better recall not only central themes but also details, said Sekeres, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this research nationally. She covers psychology and neuroscience research and faculty.)

MyCenTX.com: Miss Texas visits Robinson ISD

Jan. 17, 2017
Baylor University student Caroline Carothers, who was crowned Miss Texas last summer, visited Robinson ISD to give a motivational talk to students on Tuesday. Carothers spoke to elementary, intermediate and junior high students about the importance of respect and perseverance. "Eighty percent of the job of Miss Texas is in the schools, and it's a program and a platform called Texans Cares for Children, which means we travel to as many schools as possible and spread the message of reaching goals, doing well in school and respect and all that fun stuff. So that's what I really enjoy doing more than anything because I want to be a teacher," Carothers said.

Communication Sciences and Disorders’ new home serves BU students — and Waco

Last year, Baylor received an incredible — and anonymous — $10 million gift to transform the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Part of that gift allowed CSD to move into a new home, leaving Neill Morris Hall for a newly renovated Cashion Academic Center — and what a beautiful new home it is! Approximately 18,000 square feet on […]

Lariat reporters to cover Inauguration live — thanks in part to D.C.-area alumni

Eight years ago, a team of Baylor journalism students covered the presidential inauguration live in Washington, D.C. This week, seven more Baylor students are enjoying the same experience — thanks in part to a group of D.C.-area alumni. The team of seven students includes five Lariat staff members (editor-in-chief Gavin Pugh, digital managing editor Didi Martinez, broadcast […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s really eye-opening to see … how we’ve kept the tradition alive for so long.”

“I’m from Waco, so I’ve been coming to basketball games since I was six months old. It’s really nice to transition from the fans to the student section. There’s a lot of energy.” [What do you know about the Immortal Ten?] “Our freshman year, they take you into Waco Hall and tell you about the […]

‘Blind Side’ director’s latest film, ‘The Founder,’ opens Friday

With hits like The Blind Side, The Alamo and The Rookie under his belt, John Lee Hancock, BA ’79, JD ’82, has built a reputation as one of Hollywood’s top writers and directors. Friday, the two-time Baylor alum’s 10th feature film, The Founder, hits the big screen. Hancock’s latest tells the story of fast-food magnate Ray Kroc, […]

Want to Ace an Exam? Tell a Friend What You Learned

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2017) — Students who are given information and tell someone about it immediately recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher.

Biblical Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Israeli Synagogue Will Be Topic of Lecture by Excavation Director Jan. 19

WACO, Texas (Jan. 12, 2017) — New discoveries of mosaics uncovered in an ancient synagogue in Israel’s Galilee region will be the topic of an upcoming slide-illustrated lecture by Jodi Magness, Ph.D., director of the excavations.

This Week at Baylor – Jan. 9-14, 2017

WACO, Texas (Jan. 9, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host notable events, including a lecture on the origin of evil.

Baylor Mourns the Passing of Texas Baptist Leader, Dean Emeritus of Truett Seminary Paul W. Powell

WACO, Texas (Dec. 29, 2016) — Baylor University is mourning the passing of Dr. Paul W. Powell, the Texas Baptist pastor and leader who served as dean of Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary and former chair of Baylor University’s Board of Regents. Powell died Dec. 28 in Tyler at the age of 83.

What's New BU January 16, 2017

It's flu season - get your flu shot! Sigma Phi Lambda Recruitment Week.

What's New BU Special Edition: Martin Luther King Jr. Events January 13, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. events and hours of operation.

What's New BU January 9, 2017

Welcome back! Free Ferrell Center parking. IFC hosting recruitment showcase.

On the Baylor Horizon December 5, 2016

Check out some study tips and the final exam schedule.

May 2016 To-Do List

Have a great summer!

April 2016 To-Do List

Backing your success!

March 2016 To-Do List

Success is yours!

February 2016 To-Do List

Steps to success!