Baylor Homecoming 2013 - October 30-November 1, 2014
#BaylorHomecoming 2014 Queen & Her Court

One of the highlights of #BaylorHomecoming is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen. The queen is selected based on interviews by three judges, who are appointed by the Baylor Chamber of Commerce.

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W. Tennis. Doubles Duo Advances At Jack Kramer Intercollegiate

The Baylor women's tennis doubles pairing of Kiah Generette and Rachael James-Baker picked up an 8-5 win on Thursday to highlight the first day of action at the Jack Kramer Intercollegiate.

W. Soccer. Soccer Plays Regular Season Finale Friday at No. 10 West Virginia

Baylor soccer plays its regular season finale this weekend against No. 10 West Virginia before heading to next week's Big 12 Championship in Kansas City.

Football. Can't Make It To McLane?

Can't make it McLane Stadium for Baylor football's game vs. Kansas? Find out how to get your fix of BU football with our fan connection central.

W. Basketball. WBB Ranked No. 8 in AP Preseason Poll

For the sixth straight season, Baylor's women's basketball team is ranked among the top 10 in The Associated Press preseason poll, checking in at No. 8 in the poll that was released Thursday. Frisco Residents Jay and Jenny Allison Honored as 2014 Baylor Parents of the Year

Oct. 29, 2014
Jay, B.B.A. ’78, M.S. ’80, J.D. ’81, and Jenny, B.S.Ed. ’78, M.S.Ed. ’80, Allison of Frisco, Texas, have been named Baylor’s 2014 Parents of the Year for their loyalty and service to Baylor and for their faithfulness and support of the Parents Network. “My parents taught us humility and gratefulness, and to enjoy the smallest moments in life. They taught me to enjoy every new day, as it truly is a gift from God,” said Aubrey Allison, a junior majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship.

KXXV: Baylor Athletics Leads Big 12 Conference In NCAA's Graduate Success Rate For First Time Since 2008

Oct. 29, 2014
For the first time since 2008 and the fourth time overall, Baylor University has produced the Big 12 Conference's top Graduate Success Rate score, according to data released today by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. “We are honored to once again lead the Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate," said Baylor Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. Baylor has finished either first or second in the federal graduation rate report nine times in the league's 18-year history, produced the league's top mark in 2012, 2004, 2001, 2000, 1998 and 1996, and has graduated at least 60 percent of its student-athletes in 15 of the Big 12's first 18 years.

Providence Journal: Eugene J. McKenna: Newport casino a losing proposition

Oct. 30, 2014
Editorial about the possibility of introducing casinos in Newport, Rhode Island, in order to create jobs and boost the economy references Earl L. Grinols, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Economics in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, whose research on the costs and benefits of casino gambling has shown that for every dollar of casino revenue gained for the state, there are social costs of three dollars.

SodaHead: Fewer Than 1 in 5 Colleges Require a US History Course

Oct. 26, 2014
For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor University received an “A” for its core curriculum requirements in the American Council of Trustees and Alumni’s sixth annual “What Will They Learn?” report. Of the 1,098 American colleges and universities studied, Baylor was among only 23 universities nationwide – and one of only three in Texas – on the “A List” for requiring six out of seven core courses, including composition, literature, foreign language, U.S. government or history, math, and natural or physical science.

2014-15 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

Baylor’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of alumni across virtually every field; this year’s honorees cover industries from Hollywood to healthcare, Scripture translation to track and field, and with graduation dates spanning from the 1950s up to 2008. Names like Packard and Hart are instantly recognized across the Baylor family; other names are less […]

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Baylor’s 1974 SWC champs

When the 1974 college football season began, the Bears were a popular choice to finish last in the Southwest Conference. But 40 years (and one miracle) later, the 1974 team has anchored its place among the best in Baylor history. In just the third year of head coach Grant Teaff’s 21-year tenure at Baylor, the Bears won eight […]

10 most popular McLane Stadium brick inscriptions

More than 6,000 Baylor fans participated in the Stadium Bricks Campaign between December 2012 and March 2014, raising upwards of $1.6 million for the project and accounting for more than 7,200 bricks. So what did Bear fans inscribe on all those bricks? Click through the photo gallery below to see the top-10 most common subjects. Sic ’em, […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

105 years ago, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as thousands of alumni return to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. The festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Freshman Mass Meeting and […]

Baylor Again Named to “A” List for Core Curriculum

WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) – Baylor University is one of only 23 institutions nationwide to earn an “A” for its high-quality core curriculum, according to a report on the state of general education at the nation’s colleges and universities from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). Baylor also is showcased as a “Hidden Gem” university for its additional required core classes in religion and fine arts.

Judah & The Lion to Perform During Baylor’s Homecoming Parade and Feel Good Fest

WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2014) — Nashville-based bluegrass folk group Judah & the Lion will perform twice during Baylor University’s Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Nov. 1. The group will perform during the Homecoming parade from downtown Waco to the Baylor campus and then at Uproar Records inaugural Feel Good Fest at 11 a.m. in the SUB Bowl.

Baylor Grad’s Documentary about Texas Rangers and Killings of Tejanos in 1915 to be Shown Nov. 6 at Baylor

WACO, (Oct. 30, 2014) — “Border Bandits,” a documentary that tells the first-person story of a 19-year-old cowboy who saw Texas Rangers shoot two unarmed Mexican-Americans in the back following a 1915 raid by Mexican banditos on a Texas ranch, will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 101, on Baylor University campus.

Baylor Interdisciplinary Core Alumni Lecture Will Examine Relationship between Students’ Education and Future

WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) – Alumna Megan Rapp, B.B.A./B.A. ’07, will be the guest speaker for this year’s Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) Homecoming Lecture at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. She will present a lecture titled “Letting My Life Speak: Pursuing International Affairs as a Vocation.”

On the Baylor Horizon Homecoming Edition October 29, 2014

Homecoming Events, Activities, and Hours of Operation of Dining Areas

On the Baylor Horizon October 27, 2014

Register for Who's Got Game Charity Basketball tournament. See how you can participate in a Pumpkin Painting Contest!

On the Baylor Horizon October 20, 2014

Steppin' Out registration ends October 27. The 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, "Faith and Film," starts Thursday!

On the Baylor Horizon Fall Break Edition Ocober 16, 2014

Fall Break events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas.

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.

Oct. 31 2:00-4:00pmMartin Museum of Art Homecoming Gallery Tours
Oct. 31 7:00pmSingspiration
Oct. 31 6:30-8:30pmPigskin Revue
Oct. 31 6:00-10:30pmExtravaganza
Oct. 31 9:00-10:30pmPep Rally & Bonfire
Oct. 31 10:30-11:45pmPigskin Revue
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1Homecoming