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#WatchBU parties - Sept. 13, 2014

Where do you #WatchBU? We found Bears gathered across the nation to watch #Baylor's first road game of the year. To find a watch party near you (or to start your own), visit http://www.baylor.edu/network/index.php?id=99583.

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W. Golf. Women's Golf in 20th at Cougar Classic

Baylor women's golf finished Monday's second round in a tie for 20th place at the Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, S.C. The Lady Bears shot 16-over-par 304 for a total score of 32-over 608 after the second of three rounds at the 12th-annual tournament.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Looks for Fifth-Straight Win vs. NSU

Baylor (8-2) plays host to Northwestern State (La.) (3-6) Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Ferrell Center in the Bears' first home match since Sept. 2.

Football. Football's Iowa State Contest To Start At 7 p.m. On FOX

Baylor football's first Big 12 Conference game vs. Iowa State on Sept. 27 will be played at 7 p.m. CT and will be televised to a full national audience on FOX, the Big 12 Conference announced Monday.

W. Basketball. WBB - Odyssey Sims Makes Cut for Women's National Team

Baylor alum Odyssey Sims is one of 13 players to make the pared down roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team, USA Basketball announced.

AOL: What Your Waiter is Doing Behind Your Back

Sept. 8, 2014
A new study co-authored by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, looks at how restaurant servers, hosts, bartenders, cashiers and managers behave and react when faced with difficult customers. The results found that difficult diners cause staff to exhibit counterproductive work behavior. “The laborious emotional demands of these positions make it difficult for an employee to maintain positive emotions while managing any negative emotions they may experience on the job,” said Hunter. (Eric Eckert, media communications specialist for Baylor Media Communications, covers Hankamer School of Business research and faculty.)

Associated Baptist Press (Herald Magazine): The rise and fall and rise again of Joel Gregory

Aug. 21, 2014
Feature story about iconic Baptist preacher/pastor/professor/author Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching in Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary, traces his rise from a boy of modest means in Fort Worth to a preacher in prominent churches to a humbling time away from the pastorate and redemption through the support of other Christians and preaching before African-American congregations nationwide. Gregory, who earned his B.A. in Greek and religion from Baylor in 1970 and his Ph.D. in religion in 1983, is quoted extensively about his spiritual journey and “the great unity of Truett.” Also quoted is David Garland, Ph.D., interim provost and former dean of Truett Seminary. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research at Truett Seminary.)

Austin American-Statesman/McClatchy-Tribune Information Services: Workers try to put names on migrants who die near border

Sept. 15, 2015
The McClatchy-Tribune wire picks up Claire Osborn’s Austin American-Statesman feature story on the Reuniting Families Project of Lori Baker, Ph. D., associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, and her team of forensic anthropologists and students, who exhumed remains during the summer at a Texas border cemetery to identify them and return them to their families. Interviewed are Baker and Eva Abernathy, a senior anthropology major from Round Rock, Texas. (Tonya Lewis, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, is responsible for covering anthropology faculty and research and has been working with national media on Baker’s story since summer 2012. Lewis arranged for these interviews with Baker and Abernathy.)

Baylor profs honored for excellence in teaching and mentoring

If you were to look inside the classrooms at Baylor, you’d quickly see some of the nation’s best professors teaching and mentoring future Baylor alums. Already this fall, two Baylor professors have been recognized for excellence in working with students in their disciplines. Dr. Wade Rowatt, professor of psychology and neuroscience, and Dr. Andrea Dixon, associate professor […]

Penland dining hall, South Russell get new looks

Penland — Baylor’s “crown jewel of campus dining”? South Russell – a 21st-century residential hall? It’s a new day at Baylor in more ways than one. As the eyes of Baylor Nation have been focused on McLane Stadium’s rise on the banks of the Brazos, other projects have also been underway elsewhere on campus. In addition to the stadium, […]

Baylor sophomore a finalist in national anthem competition

Baylor sophomore Lindsay Webber’s 20th birthday is coming up. It’s Sept. 22 — the same day Webber could be announced as the grand-prize winner of FMC Agricultural Solutions’ “Stand and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest.” Lindsay, a vocal performance major in Baylor’s School of Music, is one of four finalists in the competition. The grand prize? […]

Baylor earns best-ever U.S. News ranking

In new rankings released yesterday, Baylor came in at No. 71 out of more than 250 national universities — the school’s highest ranking ever. Baylor is the second-highest ranked school in the Big 12, behind only Texas — and Baylor has cut the gap between us and the Longhorns almost in half since 2009 (from 33 spots to […]

Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences Releases Long-Range Strategic Plan

WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2014) – After two years of planning that included the active participation of its senior administration and deans, department chairs, faculty and staff, the Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences today released a long-range strategic plan titled <i><a href=" http://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/index.php?id=865292 ">A&Spire: Acts of Determination in Support of Baylor University Pro Futuris.</a></i>

Baylor Academy for Leader Development Welcomes African-American Women’s Literature Scholar Katherine Bassard

WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2014) – The Baylor University Academy for Leader Development will welcome Katherine Bassard, Ph.D., chair of the department of English at Virginia Commonwealth University at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Paul W. Powell Chapel.

Memorial Carillon Recital to Be Held in Remembrance of Sept. 11

WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2014) – As America commemorates the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Baylor University Carillonneur Lynnette Geary will play a memorial recital in remembrance of those who perished that day at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, on the McLane Carillon in Pat Neff Hall Tower.

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University's best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.

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.

Baylor Horizon Labor Day Weekend Edition August 29, 2014

See all Labor Day weekend events, activities, and hours of operation of dining areas on campus.

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.