M. Basketball. Gathers and Prince Named Preseason All-Big 12

Baylor men’s basketball senior Rico Gathers has been selected to the 2015-16 Preseason All-Big 12 team, as announced by the league office Thursday.

W. Tennis. WT Tandem Makes ITA All-American Main Draw

The Baylor women’s tennis duo of Kiah Generette and Blair Shankle carded two more doubles victories Wednesday to advance to the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships main draw.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Drops First Home Match of Season to No. 2 Texas

Baylor volleyball dropped its first home loss of the season, falling in straight sets to No. 2 Texas, 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center.

W. Soccer. Soccer Plays at Kansas Friday

Baylor soccer resumes Big 12 play this weekend at Kansas looking to add onto its seven-match winning streak.

AARP’s Life Reimagined Magazine: Does Your House Match Your Life?

Oct. 5, 2015
Elise King, Ph.D., assistant professor of interior design in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Services, discusses how people in midlife can benefit if they turning their homes into places that reflect new interests and lifestyles — often downsized — rather than “shrines” to their past. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched Dr. King in July as an expert on this topic and arranged this interview. She covers family and consumer sciences.)

AINA.org: The Crisis In International Religious Freedom

Oct. 6, 2015
Essay initially published in the journal “First Things” by David Corey, Ph.D., associate professor of political philosophy in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, focuses on two recent lectures at Baylor on religious persecution and lack of American concern given by former congressman Frank Wolf, now The Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair of Religious Freedom at Baylor, and Princeton Professor Robert P. George, who chairs the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. “If Americans do not care about the state of religious liberty around the world, neither will their government, nor will the leaders of other nations,” Corey writes. “Americans have historically been the most outspoken proponents of religious liberty in modern history. Should we fall silent now, either out of ignorance or apathy, the effects will be disastrous.”

Associated Press: New NY law clinic in upstate New York set to help vets

Oct. 1, 2015
Article about a new legal aid clinic for military veterans at Syracuse University College of Law mentions that it is among 35 other clinics at U.S. law schools that focus on veterans, including Baylor Law School. The Baylor Law clinics are held monthly at the Veterans One Stop Center in downtown Waco, which allow veterans faced with legal issues the opportunity to meet with both a Baylor Law student and volunteer attorney for advice.

Austin-American Statesman: A well-earned designation: Waco mammoth site officially dedicated a national monument

Oct. 6, 2015
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell headlined the dedication of the Waco Mammoth National Monument, where she marveled at the partnership between Baylor University and the city of Waco that helped the site win national park status. Also in attendance were Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr, former First Lady Laura Bush, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, former U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards and current U.S. Rep. Bill Flores.

Baylor alum a key to Texas Rangers’ postseason success

If the Texas Rangers have the lead this afternoon in their first game of the 2015 postseason — or in any game the rest of the year, for that matter — you can bet that they’ll have a Baylor Bear on the mound in the 9th inning to close out the game. The Rangers won the American League […]

Even ‘Saturday Night Live’ has covered this Baylor research

No matter how you get your news, chances are good you’ve seen a story lately on “phubbing” — short for “phone snubbing,” the act of using or being distracted by your cell phone while in the company of your spouse or significant other. The phenomenon and its effects have been discussed everywhere from the Today Show to TIME magazine. What you […]

Yet another Bear to lead Baylor Scott and White as board chair

Look closely, and you’ll find Baylor’s influence throughout the state of Texas’ largest non-profit health system. It starts with the system’s name: Baylor Scott & White Health. And since 2000, the system and its predecessor have been led by president and CEO Joel Allison, a 1970 Baylor graduate. Now this month, there’s a change at the top, […]

Baylor grad turns double-decker bus into rolling fundraiser for orphans’ needs

There’s a big, red, double-decker bus on campus today that has traveled to dozens of college campuses across the country over the last three years. At each stop, the bus galvanizes college students to raise money to serve orphans using items they have in their closets and drawers. Each campus contributes something that makes a […]

Baylor Opera Theater Will Perform Famous Opera Scenes

WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2015) – The Baylor Opera Theater will present a montage of famous opera excepts entitled “Yes, We Will Make a Scene!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 in Roxy Grove Hall at the Baylor University School of Music.

Stadium SPOOKtacular Offers Halloween Fun

WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2015) – SMG is pleased to announce Stadium SPOOKtacular, presented by Lowe’s of Waco, a family-friendly Halloween event that will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, inside McLane Stadium.

Baylor’s Department of Mathematics Welcomes Renowned Mathematician for Lectures on Dark Matter

WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2015) – Baylor University’s department of mathematics in the College of Arts & Sciences will welcome renowned mathematician Donald Saari, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Economics in the department of logic and philosophy of science at the University of California – Irvine and director of the Institute of Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, for two lectures on dark matter at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Baylor Sciences Building, Room D109, and at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 301.

Hitting the Rewind Button and Back in the Groove: Baylor expert muses on quasi-comeback of cassettes, vinyl

WACO, Texas (Oct. 8, 2015) — “Bigger, better and badder than ever before!!!” is how international indie cassette labels are billing Oct. 17 — Cassette Store Day. On the vinyl record front, Billboard Magazine recently reported that more vinyl albums were sold than in any year since Nielsen started tracking music sales in 1991. That’s — sorry — a record. And in case you missed it, National Eight-Track Day was April 11.

On the Baylor Horizon October 5, 2015

For the Kid's 1st Dance Marathon registration officially open. Missions Fair on Wednesday.

On the Baylor Horizon September 28, 2015

Hip-Hop artist Lecrae coming to Waco Hall. Volunteer for Be The Change.

On the Baylor Horizon September 15, 2015

Movie Mondays at the Hippodrome starts today! Register for Steppin' Out.

On the Baylor Horizon September 14, 2015

Family Weekend starts Friday! Register for All-University 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournmanet.

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!

Oct. 21 9:00am - 12:00pmHomecoming Chapel
Oct. 22 11:00-11:55pmMass Meeting
Oct. 1 - Nov. 11Baylor Global Missions Applications Available!
Apr. 21 3:30-5:00pmBailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics