Baylor University Women's Council of Austin Christmas Party 2014

Many Austin-area #Baylor alumnae gathered last week at the home of Buddy and Ginny Jones for a Christmas celebration.Want to make sure you're in the know about Baylor events near you? Make sure your contact information is up to date here:

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Football. Drango, Oakman Garner Associated Press All-America Honors

Baylor juniors Spencer Drango and Shawn Oakman were named to the Associated Press (AP) All-America team, the organization announced Tuesday.

Football. Briles Named Dodd Trophy Finalist

Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of 12 finalists for the Dodd Trophy Tuesday.

M. Basketball. Men's Hoops Hosts New Mexico State

Following an eight-day break, Baylor men's basketball returns to the court to host New Mexico State at 8 p.m. CT Wednesday. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

W. Basketball. WBB's Davis Again Earns Big 12 Players of the Week Honors

Nina Davis was selected as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as chosen by a media panel.

C-SPAN2 Book TV: Book Discussion on Nothing But Love in God's Waters

Dec. 6, 2014
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED: Robert Darden, associate professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses his new book, “Nothing But Love in God’s Water: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement,” in which he explores the history of gospel music and its role in African-American history. He also spoke about the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, Baylor University’s program to archive gospel music. Darden’s segment was taped on the Baylor campus as part of C-SPAN’s “2014 Cities Tour,” which highlights cities that are rich with history and have interesting local literary communities. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers journalism faculty and research and has pitched Darden nationally as a resource on the history and preservation of black gospel music. Goodrich and Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for Baylor Media Communications, worked with C-SPAN producers to facilitate interviews with Baylor authors and experts, as well as with special collections.)

NASDAQ: Best Social Security Strategies for Singles

Dec. 11, 2014
William Reichenstein, Ph.D, professor of finance in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in this article, which originally appeared in Kiplinger, addressing security strategies for those who are single. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.) How to Overcome Recruiter Cold Call Resistance

Dec. 15, 2014
Article about “cold call reluctance” and the specific psychological fear that fuels the reluctance cites research from the Keller Center for Research in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business that found 12 types of sales call reluctance that could undermine the effectiveness of salespeople or agency recruiters. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research and faculty in the Hankamer School of Business.)

The Biblical Recorder: Prof. Jenkins: Christianity heads back to its roots

Dec. 12, 2014
Article about a lecture given by Baylor’s Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary's 10th annual Intersect conference. Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History and co-director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in Baylor’s Institute of Studies of Religion, spoke about Christianity's rise in the Global South which will cause the faith at large to be expressed with unique and new characteristics of each culture where it expands. The attributes that develop in predominantly poor areas, he said, likely will bring major repercussions to Western, affluent, industrial Christianity. Jenkins is the author of The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South and The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research in ISR.)

Happy 75th birthday, Pat Neff bells!

Something about the sound of the McLane Carillon bells, chiming from atop Pat Neff Hall, elevates even the most routine strolls across campus into something more. They’ve provided the soundtrack to daily life here at Baylor for generations, having played their first hymn (“Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”) 75 years ago this month, in […]

What does #BaylorChristmas look like in your home?

This (above) is how we decorate our home for campus. What about you? Check out these Bears (below) who have covered their homes in green and gold for Christmas; maybe they’ll spark some ideas for your own home! [View the story “Bears everywhere celebrate #BaylorChristmas” on Storify] So, how does Baylor show up in your home’s Christmas […]

Baylor grad SaraBeth making waves in country music

Imagine you’re cruising around, cranking up the radio, when something even more familiar than the top 20 starts to play: your own voice. That was reality for country singer and Baylor grad Sarah Elizabeth Swagerty, a.k.a. SaraBeth, when she recently heard her single “Nowhere With You” on the radio for the first time. “What am I […]

Christmas gift ideas for the Baylor Bears in your life

This Christmas, give your loved ones something that comes from the heart. Something that is near and dear to you, something they’ll really love: Baylor swag. If your parents are Baylor Proud and love to cook, you can’t go wrong with a Baylor-themed cutting board, engraved with the family name. Or, if their living room […]

Third Street Closure Planned Dec. 16-18 for Water Line Work

The southbound lane of Third Street on the Baylor campus is scheduled for closure between Bagby Avenue and the East Campus Parking Facility from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Friday, Dec. 19.

Resolving to Be More Generous in the New Year? Baylor Philanthropy Expert Offers Four Ways to Develop Spirit of Generosity in 2015

WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – Many Americans already have enough “stuff,” and the gift-giving season sometimes adds to that collection of things we really don’t need. Instead of always receiving, how can we resolve to be more generous in the New Year?

Baylor Model United Nations Team Earns Top Honor at National Conference

WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – The Baylor Model United Nations Traveling Team recently represented the university with success as 14 students participated in the American Model United Nations International Conference.

Baylor University and Truett Seminary Winter Commencement Ceremonies

WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2014) – As 2014 comes to a close, so does time for many students at Baylor University. For those graduating from Baylor and George W. Truett Theological Seminary this winter, commencement ceremonies will take place Dec. 19 and 20.

On the Baylor Horizon December 1, 2014

Christmas on 5th Street tickets still on sale. Santa's Workshop volunteer opportunities.

On the Baylor Horizon November 24, 2014

Christmas on 5th concert tickets on sale!

On the Baylor Horizon November 17, 2014

Bearathon registration opens today! Check out Baylor Bookstore events and announcements.

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.