W. Volleyball. VB's 2015 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com

Baylor volleyball's incoming class of newcomers to the 2015 roster was ranked No. 17 by PrepVolleyball.com.

Football. TV & Kickoff Times Announced for Four Football Games

Television details for four 2015 Baylor football games, including national primetime road contests at TCU and at Kansas State, were announced by the Big 12 Conference office Monday.

Track. Track & Field Totals 13 Entries For NCAA Championships

The Baylor track and field team will have 15 student-athletes representing it with 13 entries into the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, after qualifying six more entries on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Mike A. Myers Stadium Saturday.

W. Golf. Goble Named Women's Golf Central Region Coach of the Year

Baylor women's golf head coach Jay Goble has been named 2015 Central Region Coach of the Year by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. Goble was one of three coaches honored, joining Dan Brooks of Duke in the East and USC's Andrea Gaston in the West.

Acton.org: Prison Entrepreneurs: From Shark Tank to Redemption

May 18, 2015
Column about the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), a Houston-based nonprofit that turns incarcerated men into aspiring business owners. After these men successfully complete PEP’s three-month character development program, they move into PEP’s core program, a six-month business plan competition that leads to a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. In 2013, Baylor determined that PEP delivers a 340 percent return on investment for every dollar donated to the program. (Eckert Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

History News Network: The Surprising Thing Baptists and Muslims Have in Common

May 30, 2015
Barry Hankins, Ph.D., professor of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, penned this column examining the similarities between Muslims and Baptists who – now or in the past – have faced tensions between their theology and the nation’s civil law. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers the history department.)

KAGS News: Judge Boone Recognized at Retirement Reception

June 1, 2015
Baylor graduate Albert Navarro, B.A. ’84, will be sworn in as the City of Bryan’s new presiding municipal court judge. Navarro earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and then graduated from University of Texas Law School with a doctorate degree. He takes over for retiring Judge Latham Boone III, who has had held the position since 2003.

KCEN TV: Brazos River Bridge Lighting Ceremony

June 2, 2015
The Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Waco, and Baylor University will come together Tuesday, June 2, at 8:30 p.m. to demonstrate the new lighting system on the two bridges across the Brazos River. Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr will participate and the public is invited to gather in Baylor’s McLane Stadium Parking Lot A to watch the ceremony.

Are these Baylor’s oldest living alumni?

The Baylor campus was a far different place in the early 1930s. For starters, almost the entire Baylor campus fit between Fifth and Seventh streets, bounded by Speight to the west and Waco Creek to the east. Instead of the SUB, there was a football field. Pat Neff was the new university president, not a […]

Happy 5th anniversary, President Starr!

Five years ago today, Ken Starr took office as Baylor University’s 14th president. Looking back over that time, we see many of the best years in the university’s 170-year history, from academic rankings to campus happenings, from athletic accomplishments to financial support. There has never been a better time to be a Baylor Bear, and Judge Starr’s leadership […]

Baylor Law School receives rare honor for pro bono service

When only two law schools are awarded an American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award in a 30-year period, it’s clear that a school must reach a very high standard of service to the disadvantaged to receive the honor. Baylor Law School has met that standard and, earlier this month, became just the third […]

Women’s golf finishes 2nd at 2015 NCAA Championships

How far did Baylor women’s golf come this year in finishing as runners-up at the NCAA Championships? This is a squad that finished 21st out of 23 teams at the first tournament of the year. But it didn’t take the Bears long to start rolling; they never finished lower than eighth the rest of the year. Baylor […]

June 1, 2015 Marks Fifth-Year Anniversary of Starr Presidency

WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – by running the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th president of Texas’ oldest continuously operating institution of higher education.

Historian: Audie Murphy, Movie Star and WWII’s Most Decorated Hero, Suffered from PTSD

David A. Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, said Audie Murphy -- movie star and decorated hero of World War II -- displayed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long before it was understood.

Martin Museum of Art to Feature Selections from the Permanent Collection

WACO, Texas (May 28, 2015) – The Baylor University Martin Museum of Art will showcase works of art from its permanent collection, including some recent acquisitions, from June 2-17.

Baylor Student Elected to National Student Nurses’ Association Board

WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.

On the Baylor Horizon April 27, 2015

Ring Out will be held on Thursday, April 30. Finals start next week!

On the Baylor Horizon April 20, 2015

Hispanic Student Association Presents ¡FIESTA! and Salsafest! The Kente Ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 26.

On the Baylor Horizon April 13, 2015

Dia Del Rio today! Baylor Relay for Life to be held this Friday to Saturday.

Baylor Horizon Diadeloso Special Edition April 10, 2015

Come out to Dia and enjoy all the fun activities, food, and entertainment!

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!