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M. Tennis. Lenz Qualifies For Napa Valley Challenger Main Draw

With his third victory in three days, Baylor men's tennis junior Julian Lenz earned a spot in the singles main draw at the Napa Valley 50k Challenger on Monday.

W. Tennis. Burgic Tallies Upset Victory at Red Rock Open

Baylor women's tennis senior Ema Burgic came from behind to take a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over American Hayley Carter in the second round of qualifying singles at the Red Rock Open on Monday.

Football. No. 7 Football Opens Big 12 Play at Iowa State

No. 7 Baylor football opens Big 12 play by traveling to Ames, Iowa, to face Iowa State at 7:20 p.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 27. The game will be broadcast on FOX.

Football. Meet the Press: Football Weekly Presser vs. Iowa State

Baylor football head coach Art Briles met with the media Monday afternoon to discuss the Bears' Saturday night game at Iowa State.

3DPrint.com: Baylor University Theatre Utilizes 3D Printing for Costume Design in Latest Production of “Into the Woods”

Sept. 19, 2014
Baylor’s department of theater arts has incorporated 3D printing technology for the first time into the costume design of a main character in its upcoming production of “Into The Woods.” Quoted in the article is Joe Kucharski, MFA, assistant professor of theater arts in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, who talks about “how 3D printing is set to make a huge impact on how costume, scenic and prop designers approach the design and build process in theatre and film.” Kucharski said the department’s goal is to work 3D printing into the theater curriculum and “equip students with the necessary skills to design and print original 3D objects for use in professional stage shows and film production.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director for Baylor Media Communications, covers events, faculty and research in theater arts.)

Associated Baptist Press: Study: Youth experiment less with alcohol, drugs when plugged into church

Sept. 22, 2014
Young people are less likely to try alcohol and drugs if they attend religious services regularly and self-identify as religious, according to a Baylor study published in Alcohol Treatment Quarterly. Research finding suggest that young people who connect to a “higher power” may feel a greater sense of purpose and are less likely to be bothered by feelings of not fitting in, said Byron Johnson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers ISR’s research and faculty and placed this story.)

KQED Radio (San Francisco): Scientist IDs Bodies Of Migrants, Helping Families Find Closure

NPR’s Morning Edition, Sept. 19, 2014
San Francisco’s KQED Public Radio, the most-listened-to NPR station in the U.S., is one of the hundreds of stations that aired the StoryCorps/Morning Edition segment on Friday featuring Lori Baker, Ph. D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. Recorded on the Baylor campus, Baker was interviewed by her husband, Erich Baker, Ph.D., associate professor in bioinformatics in the School of Engineering Computer Science, about her efforts to identify remains of immigrants and match them with families who are looking for lost relatives. The segment will be preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, coordinated the interview with the Bakers and StoryCorps producers. She covers research and faculty in the anthropology department and has placed numerous national media stories since 2012 about Lori Baker’s DNA project.)

Family Weekend 2014 blends old and new traditions

The Baylor family was especially large this weekend, as thousands of parents, siblings and relatives experienced campus life firsthand at Family Weekend 2014. Since the first gathering more than 50 years ago, Family Weekend (which has been known as Parents Weekend and other names previously) has allowed Baylor families to put faces to the names […]

Baylor study brings national attention to potential for cell phone addiction

No matter where you go, you’re likely to find someone engrossed in his or her cellphone while going about the day’s business (and quite a few of us are guilty of that ourselves). The omnipresence of the cellphone is particularly acute among college students, no doubt prompting a few parents to exclaim to their children, […]

Freshman WR quickly recognized among nation’s best

To say nobody saw KD Cannon coming wouldn’t be accurate. After all, the freshman receiver was one of the top 50 recruits in the country last year, when he chose Baylor over schools like Texas A&M and Oklahoma. But this — well, this is almost too good to be true. With Baylor’s non-conference schedule complete, […]

International studies major celebrates sixth decade at Baylor

Dwight Eisenhower was president and the Korean War was drawing to a close in 1953 when a type-written press release announced a new major at Baylor. “Foreign Service,” as it was known in the beginning, would become the International Studies major of today, a course of study that is truly educating students for worldwide leadership […]

Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion Welcomes Bush Institute’s Director of Historical Scholarship Brendan Miniter

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2014) – The American people have united to face many crises in the history of the country, especially in the days following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. In a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Cox Lecture Hall of Armstrong Browning Library, Brendan Miniter will speak on leadership, purpose and national unity in times of crisis.

Medical Humanities Students Bring Visual and Healing Arts to Life with Quilt

WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2014) – This past spring, a class of Baylor medical humanities students sowed into a service project that was anything but patchwork.

The Impact of World War I on Waco to Be Explored in Lecture and Recorded Oral Histories on Sept. 25

WACO, Texas (Sept. 19, 2014) — “The Great War Comes to Waco,” a multi-media presentation and lecture about the impact of World War I on Waco citizens, will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Mayborn Museum Complex’s SBC Theatre, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, on the Baylor campus.

Award-winning Author Amy Tan Will Speak at Baylor’s Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities on Sept. 29

WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2014) — <i>The New York Times</i>-bestselling author Amy Tan, author of <i>The Joy Luck Club</i>, will discuss her new book, <i>The Valley of Amazement</i>, and also the value of the humanities during the Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities at Baylor University on Monday, Sept. 29.

On the Baylor Horizon September 22, 2014

Check out Up 'til Dawn Childhood Cancer Awareness Events this week. Want to vote for the next Texas governor? Register to vote!

On the Baylor Horizon September 15, 2014

Rappel down McLane Stadium! MAP-Works survey available online until October 6.

On the Baylor Horizon September 8, 2014

See how you can spend a semester at American University in D.C. Alpha Delta Pi hosting H2Oso!

On the Baylor Horizon September 2, 2014

Baylor Alert Test on Friday. See opportunities to be more involved in the Baylor community.

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.