In Spring 2018 we will begin flinging our green and gold afar to spread the word about our new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Global Baylor: Addressing Challenges to Human Flourishing, which will launch in August. Global Baylor will advance internationalization across campus in support of our mission “to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service.”
WACO, Texas (April 12, 2018) – Researchers at Baylor University have published a groundbreaking paper on electron transfer reactions that will be featured in an upcoming edition of the prestigious chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie.
The work of Baylor faculty extends beyond the halls of academia; it is designed to help people and communities thrive. This is central to Baylor’s identity as a Christian research institution, promoting all aspects of the human being—intellectual, emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual. Baylor researchers are at the forefront of scientific discoveries that have the potential to profoundly change lives.
WACO, Texas (March 5, 2018) – Baylor assistant professor of chemistry and two-time Rising Star researcher Dr. Caleb D. Martin recently received notice of his selection to receive a 2018 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
WACO, Texas – Baylor senior and Granbury, Texas, native Courtney Turner presented research findings at the 2017 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Held December 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans, the event is the largest Earth- and space-science conference in the world.
Along with cheery robins and colorful blossoms, the arrival of spring at Baylor brings Scholars Week, a week-long showcase for research and scholarship of some of Baylor’s most talented and innovative undergraduate students.
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Assistant Professor of Physics and Baylor Rising Star researcher Dr. Howard Lee has received a five-year, $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for developing ultra-thin, nano-scale optical films with electrically tunable properties.
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business will host its 12th annual Global Business Forum, “The Automated World: Artificial Intelligence and Robots,” March 12-16.
A pair of Baylor scientists have made headlines with their innovative technique for learning about the lives of whales by examining plugs of earwax. Now, the two researchers are set to present their work at a special event at the Smithsonian in Washington.
On average, you will spend about a third of your life sleeping or attempting to sleep. For many, this means more than 25 years of your life will be spent in bed. Given this startling proportion, wouldn’t you like to know more about what helps, hinders and happens while you are asleep?
Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host a presentation on “Hope and Change for Youth in Anacostia” from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, D.C.
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Designed by Baylor Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Brian Garner, Baylor has patented a therapeutic system that precisely simulates the complex motions of a horse's walking gait.
With the prevalence of human trafficking on the rise, Baylor faculty are studying ways to educate and empower youth to address trafficking in their communities.
Lt. Col. Matthew A. Levine, DVM, MPH, MS, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, will speak on “Global Health Engagement: How and why the US military leverages its medical capabilities to promote stability and security” Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in Room A.108 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave.
Dr. Ken Ono of Emory University will visit Baylor as part of the tenth annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics.
In this episode of the Baylor Connections podcast, Dr. Kevin Pinney, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences, discusses how he and his Baylor colleagues bring their own unique skills and research interests to work in concert to fight disease.
Zack Valdez, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (TIEEES) at Baylor University, has been selected as a 2018 Congressional Science Fellow as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships.
One of the most cherished parts of entering the holiday season is gathering to sing and listen to Christmas carols. Songs like Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and The First Noel resound as Christmas approaches. However, a Baylor University expert in black gospel music holds another Christmas tradition near and dear to his heart. He treasures the rich sounds of Christmas spirituals, which differ from Christmas carols.
Baylor University today announced a gift from David and Shirley Lake of Tyler to create the Lake Family Endowed Chair in Congregational and Community Health at the University.
A study by Baylor geoscientist Dr. William Hockaday and colleagues at Rice University reveals information that can help researchers and land managers make better use of charcoal soil amendments.
Baylor Associate Professor of Choral Music Brian Schmidt and the professional choir he founded are giving voice to the music of a long-unknown Holocaust victim, and receiving critical acclaim — and Grammy nominations — for their efforts.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 class of the Rising Stars Fellowship program. Selected from nominations provided by their Deans, Rising Stars represent a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, the arts and humanities and the professional schools.
A team of Baylor chemists has used an outside-the-box approach to solve a problem that has vexed researchers for over a decade.
Andrea L. Turpin, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award for her book A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education.
Joseph Stubenrauch, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Baylor University, has won an American Society of Church History book prize for his book The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain
Baylor University's observance of World Space Week, October 4-10, supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, featured six Baylor faculty members representing the sciences, arts and humanities who offered their reflections on the importance of space both as an important field of research and scholarship and as a profound influence on modern culture.
Dr. Coretta Pittman, professor of English in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, studies the rhetoric of protest in popular music from the past and present.
Dr. Howard Lee received the 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award at a ceremony this month in Washington.
While studying pictures and the way people react to them is not new, recent advances in communication technology have changed the ways in which audience members can repurpose images.
Selected applicants will receive one-on-one proposal development support from an outside consultant, culminating in a submission-ready proposal.
Full-time, tenure track Baylor faculty who have attended an OVPR proposal development workshop are invited to self-nominate.
May 8, 2017 by Baylor OVPR- The Office of Research Compliance continuously works to provide efficient processes for our researchers while ensuring regulatory requirements for research are met. Therefore, we are implementing changes to the de novo review process for research under the purview of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
The cornerstone facility of the developing Central Texas Technology and Research Park, previously described only in terms of future possibilities, is now a functioning reality.
Dr. Alan Schultz, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Global Health contributed as a co-researcher to a recent study of perceptions of music among an isolated Amazonian tribe.
Baylor chemistry professor Dr. Bryan F. Shaw presented testimony to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the 114th Congress
Established in 2008 by associate professor of educational psychology, Dr. Julie Ivey-Hatz, the BARC provides a variety of services and programs to autism-affected families as part of the university's community outreach.
Look in on Baylor biochemist Bryan Shaw and one of the first things you'll notice on his office shelf are several objects that resemble the ball of ice atop a snow cone, only with some of it melted away. They are 3D models of proteins that, on brief examination, display a simple form that belies the unimaginably complex structure folded up within — a complexity that even the most powerful supercomputers have yet to fully fathom.