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What killed the dinosaurs? Baylor geology researcher part of new study

What killed the dinosaurs? Baylor geology researcher part of new study

We’ve all heard that an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. A new study says that’s almost right — but not the complete story. The research, conducted by an international team that included Baylor geology professor Daniel Peppe, says that the asteroid strike was part of a “perfect storm” of events that proved to be the dinos’ …

Dinosaurs Fell Victim to Perfect Storm of Events, Study Shows

Dinosaurs Fell Victim to Perfect Storm of Events, Study Shows

WACO, Texas (July 28, 2014) — Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say.

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

Baylor University Again Named to Elite Honor Roll in ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ List

WACO, Texas (July 21, 2014) - For the fourth year in a row, Baylor University joined an elite group of universities named to The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Honor Roll as one of the country's "Great Colleges to Work For." Of only 42 national universities awarded Honor Roll status, Baylor is one of only two universities in the large university category (10,000 or more students) to achieve recognition in 10 of the 11 categories recognizing specific best practices and policies.

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

Baylor Regents Celebrate Major Gift, Approve Renovation and Fountain Addition to Fifth Street, Set Tuition and Fees for 2015-2016

WACO, Texas (July 18, 2014) – At its annual summer meeting, Baylor University’s Board of Regents celebrated a major gift that will provide for significant renovation to the campus’s historic Fifth Street – home to many cherished University traditions, such as Homecoming, Diadeloso and Christmas on Fifth. The gift, which has an approximate value of $8 million, was made by Baylor alumnus and physician Dr. Thomas J. Rosenbalm in honor of his father and mother.

Phillip Phillips to Headline Aug. 28 Traditions Rally at Baylor's McLane Stadium

Phillip Phillips to Headline Aug. 28 Traditions Rally at Baylor's McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (July 14, 2014) – Multi-platinum singer/guitarist and “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will headline Baylor University’s annual Traditions Rally on Thursday, Aug. 28, which will begin a weekend of inaugural events as the defending Big 12 Champion Baylor Bears open up the University’s new $260 million on-campus McLane Stadium.

Baylor Named a 'Best Buy' in 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Baylor Named a 'Best Buy' in 2015 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Baylor University again has been named a "Best Buy," this time in the 2015 edition of the best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Baylor Professor featured in National Geographic for Work in Extreme Environments

Baylor Professor featured in National Geographic for Work in Extreme Environments

WACO, Texas (June 23, 2014) - When looking at the series of photos on Keith Schubert's computer screen, most people will likely see what they believe is some sort of black goo arranged like an intricate maze on a rock wall. But Schubert, Ph.D., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in Baylor University's School of Engineering and Computer Science, sees life.