M. Tennis. Men’s Tennis Hosts No. 20 Mississippi

The fourth-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team looks to bounce back from its first loss the season with a match against No. 20 Mississippi Saturday at 6 p.m. CT at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

M. Basketball. No. 15/13 MBB Travels to No. 14/12 West Virginia

No. 15/13 Baylor Basketball is headed to Morgantown, W.Va., for Saturday's game at No. 14/12 West Virginia. The Bears are the only team to win three games in Morgantown since 2012-13. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.

Track. T&F Returns To Texas A&M For Charlie Thomas Invitational

For the second time in three indoor meets, Baylor's track and field teams will compete in College Station, Texas, as part of the Charlie Thomas Invitational Friday and Saturday at Gilliam Indoor Track & Field Stadium.

W. Equestrian. No. 3 EQ Takes Quick Trip to No. 4 Texas A&M

Looking to bounce back from a tough road loss at No. 1 Auburn, No. 3 Baylor equestrian (7-2, 2-1 Big 12) will be back in the Lone Star State to face No. 4 Texas A&M (6-2, 2-2 SEC) in the last meet before continuing the conference schedule for the spring.

Business Observer: Three multitasking myths that can derail a career

Feb. 4, 2016
This article features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who shares three myths she uncovered during her research on multitasking and why job seekers should avoid using the term “multitasking” on their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Juicy Ecumenism: The Institute on Religion & Democracy’s Blog: Anglicans Confront Challenge of Islam

Feb. 2, 2016
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR), warns that prospects for religious war in the next decade are “extremely high unless groups like Boko Haram and ISIS are uprooted.” Jenkins was one of seven speakers presenting at the annual Mere Anglicanism Conference January last week Charleston, South Carolina.

Kiplinger: Options Still Available for Couples to Boost Social Security Benefits

Feb. 4, 2016
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor of finance in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is quoted in an article about changes in social security benefits. “One-earner couples may lose the most under the new rules,” Reichenstein said. “With the new regimen, the cumulative lifetime benefits of these one-earner couples would be higher if they did not wait until age 70 to apply. These couples may be better off collecting a couple of years earlier.”

KWBU-FM: Lake Waco Wetlands: Environmental, Research and Educational Fixture

In this story about the Lake Waco Wetlands, Baylor’s research efforts at the wetlands are mentioned. Robert Doyle, director of the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems research and chair of biology department in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, said the wetlands remains an important fixture in the community.

More BaylorProud artists & bands who have made names for themselves

Last summer, we compiled this list of 14 BaylorProud artists you should be listening to — singers and bands who have made names for themselves in recent years, and who, just like you, are Baylor Bears. Since then, you’ve brought to our attention eight more names that to check out. Here’s a quick rundown, starting with our updated Spotify playlist: Two former Uproar […]

Is Baylor the oldest university in Texas?

In the fall of 1844, when Texas was still its own country, the Texas Baptist Education Society petitioned the Republic of Texas to charter a Baptist university. And on Feb. 1, 1845, Baylor University was established in Independence, Texas. Today, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. That’s not to say Baylor is without […]

Baylor alum receives Texas Hospital Association’s highest honor

The ties between Baylor and the healthcare industry are almost too long to cover in a single blog post. Connections to Baylor College of Medicine and the Baylor Scott & White Health system provide excellent starting points for Baylor graduates, who benefit as students from multiple highly ranked programs that prepare them for careers in the field. […]

Undaunted by disability, Baylor Law valedictorian inspires all who know her

You may not know Allison Dickson, but many at the Baylor Law School do. In 2007, Allison graduated No. 1 in her class from Baylor Law, despite a daily battle with Werdnig-Hoffman disease, a type of spinal muscle atrophy. Allison’s parents learned their daughter had the disease when she was just 15 months old — […]

Baylor Theatre Presents ‘Mary Stuart: Historical Revival of Power and Passion’

WACO, Texas (Feb. 5, 2016) – Baylor University Theatre will begin the spring 2016 season with Friedrich Schiller’s "Mary Stuart," the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her sudden incarceration and pending execution at the hands of her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.

Baylor Researcher Uncovers Ancient Wildebeest-Like Animal ‘Strange Adaptation’ Similar to Dinosaur

WACO, Texas (Feb. 4, 2016) – While studying fossilized skulls of Rusingoryx atopocranion, an extinct wildebeest-like animal, unearthed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, researchers discovered that the mammal had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal dome similar to lambeosaurine hadrosaur dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period.

Campus Diversity Committee Will Host Cultural Connection Celebration

WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2016) – The Campus Diversity Committee will host the 6th Annual Cultural Connection Celebration from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Meyer Conference Center of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (Foster 250).

Mosquito Expert on Zika Virus: ‘I Am Confident We Will See Transmission This Summer’

WACO, Texas (Feb. 3, 2016) – The World Health Organization (WHO) this week declared the Zika virus – a mosquito-borne illness – an international public health emergency.

On the Baylor Horizon February 1, 2016

Register for Kente Ceremony. Check out the 2016 Black History Month Events.

On the Baylor Horizon January 25, 2016

Last week to register for Baylor Formation's Winter Retreat. Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome are back!

On the Baylor Horizon January 19, 2016

Housing Fair is today! Alpha Epsilon Delta hosting Coffee for Kids.

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!