Football. Grobe Named to Bryant Coach of the Year Award Watch List

Baylor football head coach Jim Grobe was one of 23 coaches tabbed to the watch list for the 2016 Bryant Coach of the Year Award recently.

M. Basketball. Motley Named to Malone Award Watch List

Baylor men’s basketball junior Johnathan Motley has been named as one of 20 players on the 2017 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award watch list, as announced Thursday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

W. Volleyball. VB Wins in Five Set Thriller at Iowa State

Baylor volleyball (17-6, 5-2 Big 12) dominated the final two frames, clinching a five-set road win over the Iowa State Cyclones (10-9, 2-5 Big 12), 19-25, 25-19, 26-28, 25-15, 15-6, on Wednesday evening at Hilton Coliseum.

Acrobatics & Tumbling. Acrobatics & Tumbling Announces 2017 Schedule

Baylor acrobatics and tumbling released its 2017 schedule on Wednesday, marking its seventh year competing in the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) and third under head coach Felecia Mulkey.

First Things: Christianity’s Lost World

Oct. 17, 2016
Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, is quoted in this article about an archaeological find of seven ancient Christian gravestones near the Kazakhstan-China border. “It is strange to think that at the time those places flourished, they might have been on the same scale as the famous Christian cities of Europe. . . . There is nothing new in the world except the history we have forgotten,” Jenkins said.

Health and Fitness: Money Can’t Buy Child Health without Parent Affection

Oct. 18, 2016
Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later, but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor study by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers psychology research and faculty.)

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Education, Equity and Faith

Oct. 18, 2016
AUDIO: Dr. Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC (National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference), speaks with KWBU’s Carlos Morales about education equity and how faith can play a role in that. Baylor hosted the 7th annual National Hispanic Education Summit on Oct. 18, which centered on addressing challenges and discussing solutions for increasing Latino college graduation rates.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Mass Choir

Oct. 18, 2016
AUDIO: On this episode of “Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments,” Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden explores the sounds of mass choir and the difficulties of recording these large groups. Darden is founder of Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

Get to know Dr. Gaynor Yancey, Master Teacher

This past August, Baylor Interim President David Garland announced three professors who have earned the designation of Master Teacher – one of the highest honors given to Baylor faculty members. One of these new Master Teachers is longtime School of Social Work professor Dr. Gaynor Yancey. Yancey has been with the Diana R. Garland School of […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “[BUGWB] is like a big family, really.”

“I’m a freshman. I’m about to go to band practice. It’s a great place, the people are very nice — especially the trombone section. It’s like a big family, really.” [What was it like marching for the first time in a Baylor game?] “The first thing that really stuck with me is that there were […]

McLane family gift to help renovate new home of Baylor nursing

Thanks to “Fixer Upper,” the Baylor family is more familiar with home renovation than ever. And now, thanks to a gift from the McLane family, Baylor nursing is preparing to renovate its new home. In 2014, Baylor reached an agreement with the Baptist General Convention of Texas to purchase the facility formerly known as “the Baptist […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really wanna bridge that gap between science and religion.”

“I was originally a biology major… When I switched to religion, I felt like it was right. … I really wanna bridge that gap between science and religion. I know a lot of people try to separate it, but I think they can’t be separated. You can’t separate something from someone who created it. I […]

Are You Addicted To Social Media? Expert Offers Six Questions to Ask Yourself

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?

Baylor Pledges Cooperation with OCR Review

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2016) – On Tuesday evening, the University received notice from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a complaint filed by Baylor’s former Title IX Coordinator. An OCR review of this nature results in a broad, comprehensive look at policies, procedures and practices for a specified number of years: in this case, from the Fall of 2014 to the present. Interim President David E. Garland immediately assured OCR the University will cooperate fully with the investigation.

Behavioral Health Symposium Focuses on Stigma of Mental Health, Access to Resources

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) – Baylor University and Baylor Scott & White Health are partnering to host a half-day symposium focused on the stigma of depression and to promote access to behavioral health resources.

Former U.S. Treasurer to Present Lecture at Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2016) — Rosie Rios, U.S. Treasurer from 2009 to 2016, will present a public lecture on Oct. 19 at Baylor University.

On the Baylor Horizon October 17, 2016

Register for National Hispanic Education Summit workshops and seminars. Steppin' Out registration is now open.

On the Baylor Horizon Homecoming Edition October 12, 2016

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

On the Baylor Horizon October 10, 2016

Chili Cook Off tickets on sale now!

On the Baylor Horizon October 3, 2016

Register for the Baylor Graduate School Open House. Career and Professional Development hosting University-Wide Major Fair.

May 2016 To-Do List

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April 2016 To-Do List

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March 2016 To-Do List

Success is yours!

February 2016 To-Do List

Steps to success!