Football. Baylor Hires Matt Rhule as Head Football Coach

Baylor University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades IV announced today the appointment of Matt Rhule as the 27th Baylor Head Football Coach.

W. Basketball. No. 3/4 Baylor Hosts Texas State Tuesday

After handing No. 22/25 Tennessee its worst defeat in Thompson-Boling Arena, the No. 3/4 Baylor Lady Bears return to the Ferrell Center for a matchup against Texas State on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. (CT).

M. Basketball. Lecomte Named Big 12 MBB Co-Player of the Week

Baylor junior guard Manu Lecomte has been voted Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball co-Player of the Week for the first time, the league office announced Monday.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Closes Breakthrough Season in Los Angeles

Baylor volleyball’s improbable 2016 season came to an end Saturday night as the Bears dropped a straight-set match (25-21, 25-20, 25-20) to eighth-ranked UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Dallas Morning News: Is Trump considering current or former CEOs of Exxon Mobil for secretary of state?

Dec. 2, 2016
Stephen Gardner, Ph.D., The Herman Brown Endowed Chair in Economics and director of the McBride Center for International Business at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article about the possibility of a current or former Exxon Mobil CEO serving as Secretary of State.

FirstBook.org: How One College Student is Making an Impact in Her Community

Dec. 1, 2016
Article about Janessa Blythe, junior University Scholar in the Honors College at Baylor, who is launching Waco Up & Read, a program that provides books for kids from low-income communities. Janessa’s book drive has provided each child at Restoration Haven, a Waco community support organization, with eight books to call their own. She is working to provide more books through a pilot program and establish Waco Up & Read as a nonprofit.

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor listed as " military friendly"

Nov. 30, 2016
VIDEO: Baylor University has been designated a Military Friendly school by a publisher of military oriented magazines and will be featured in the upcoming edition of the annual "Guide to Military Friendly Schools."

KWKT-TV (Waco/FOX): Baylor prof: terrorism going low tech

Dec. 2, 2016
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., author and Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, is quoted in this story about low-tech terrorist attacks to perpetrate mass violence.

Christmas on 5th signals the start of #BaylorChristmas

When there are camels and kangaroos on campus, a Christmas tree lighting and concerts, you know it must be Christmas on 5th Street, the official kickoff to the Christmas season at Baylor. The much-loved Baylor tradition was renewed Thursday night, with thousands of members of the Baylor family coming together to pause from the busy-ness of […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Basically the entire Christmas break, we have a giant sleepover.”

“My best memory of the holidays, in general, is that every year we always — my extended family — all get together at my aunt’s house and basically, the entire Christmas break, we have a giant sleepover. We’re all on break and everyone’s visiting, so we all stay at my aunt’s house. There’s like 15-18 […]

Why I’m looking forward to Baylor’s bowl game

Sunday, we learned that Baylor football will face Boise State in the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl in Phoenix (Dec. 27, 9:15 p.m. CT, ESPN). Over the last couple of weeks, some questioned whether or not Baylor should accept this bowl bid, wondering aloud if we might be better off just moving our focus on to other […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s a very impressive accomplishment… He’s our only son, so I had to see it.”

Him: “I’m a biology major and then a great texts minor, so I’m kind of all over the place… I got inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, so I’m here for the induction ceremony. My mother came down from Wichita to be a part of it.” Her: “It’s a very big deal — a classics honors […]

Jason D. Cook Appointed Vice President for Marketing and Communications

WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland today announced the appointment of Jason D. Cook as vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer. Cook comes to Baylor from Texas A&M University and will begin a transition to Baylor in mid-December.

‘How Long Does Grief Last?’ Expert Shares Ways to Interact with Those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones This Christmas

WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Chances are high that you will encounter someone who’s grieving the loss of a loved one this Christmas.

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with a Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.

Baylor Theatre to Put on CaBEARet: An Evening of Tony Award-Winning Musical Theatre

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The fall 2016 CaBEARet, an evening of Tony Award-winning musical theatre featuring Baylor University theatre arts students, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in Jones Theater of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, 60 Baylor Ave.

On the Baylor Horizon December 5, 2016

Check out some study tips and the final exam schedule.

On the Baylor Horizon November 28, 2016

MGC hosting Marketplace - shop local vendors and have MGC wrap your presents.

On the Baylor Horizon Thanksgiving Special Edition November 21, 2016

Provided is information on events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

On the Baylor Horizon November 14, 2016

Don't miss the All-University Thanksgiving Dinner and Fall Festival! Support Christian Business Leaders' Canned Food Drive - it only takes one can to make a difference for someone's Thanksgiving.

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!

Dec. 6 8:00am - 5:00pmA Day of Prayer
Dec. 7 11:00am - 1:30pmLift Up Your Hearts