Two Baylor University researchers have received a $200,000 grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to study a series of compounds that could be toxic against human cancer cells.
Article about Baylor freshman anthropology major Ryan Duncan, who served last summer in Kenya with fellow Baylor students and faculty on a discipline-specific mission trip to an African community called Bethlehem Home.
2007 Baylor journalism graduate Brian Williams currently serves as an intern at the Georgia Historical Society and while researching Civil War history in Georgia, seeks ways to make history more accessible to residents and visitors.
Feature on 1992 Baylor studio art graduate Megan Frank, vice president and co-founder of a successful St. Louis advertising, communications and graphic design company that works closely with non-profit clients.
Paintings barely larger than postage stamps seem an unlikely means to depict vast landscapes.
But John McClanahan, professor and chair of the art department at Baylor University, chose to take on the challenge in his Mini-Landscape #2. It is a horizontal strip of 19 landscapes, each 1 1/2 inches square.
That work of art will be among 36 landscapes in McClanahan's McClanahans, a retrospective exhibition Jan. 21-Feb. 27 at the Martin Museum of Art in Baylor University's Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
The Observer's Very Short List blog includes a favorable mention of a photo exhibition by Susan Mullally, assistant professor in Baylor's department of art. The exhibit includes life-sized portraits of impoverished members of the Church Under the Bridge in Waco and "What I Keep".
Article about devoted theater fans intent on seeing every single work by their favorite writer that quotes Dr. Marion Castleberry, professor of theater arts at Baylor, who is writing a biography of the playwright Horton Foote.
Baylor students Chris Bernard, a senior religion major, and Britt Bernard, a senior international studies major, are caring for Britt's siblings from Haiti, while her parents remain there as missionaries.
Dr. Jay Pulliam, W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics at Baylor, is interviewed about two Baylor seismograph stations that recorded the 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti. Earlier in the week, KCEN-TV also reported Baylor's measurement.
Article about the research of Dr. Joe Yelderman, professor of geology at Baylor University, and Dr. Margaret Forbes, research associate of biology at Baylor, on wastewater treatment systems for septic tanks.
While Baylor has geared up its research efforts in recent years -- an emphasis seen in projects like the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) -- the University remains dedicated to providing students with professors who are as excellent in the classroom as they are in the lab. Professors like Dr. James Garven and Dr. …
Susan Mullally, assistant professor of art at Baylor, and Dr. Jimmy Dorrell, executive director of Mission Waco who teaches Christian social action at Baylor, discuss Mullally's photographic exhibition called "What I Keep".
Most people are interested in the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Not Susan Mullally. She focuses her lens on the poor and unknown. Those who view the life-size color photographs in her exhibition What I Keep will look into the eyes of 20 people who have many struggles and few possessions. Mullally, an assistant professor of art at Baylor University, shot individual portraits -- with each person holding a keepsake -- beneath Interstate 35 in Waco.
Eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes’ interest in biomedical research half a century ago will benefit Baylor students beginning this fall, as some BU freshmen join students from 36 other universities and colleges in an undergraduate research project that will walk them through discovering, studying and even naming a bacterial virus. Baylor was selected by the Howard Hughes …
Dr. Bruce W. Longenecker, professor of religion and holder of The W.W. Melton Chair in Religion at Baylor and the author of "Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception," is quoted about whether Jesus was poor or wealthy.
Three Baylor religion professors - Dr. Beth Barr, Dr. Mikeal Parsons and Dr. Doug Weaver - co-edited "The Acts of the Apostles: Four Centuries of Baptist Interpretation," a landmark work of research on how Baptists have used Acts in sermons, speeches, hymns, etc.
A new Baylor University study funded by the Environmental Protection Agency has found that concentrations of phosphorus above 20 parts per billion (ppb) are linked to declines in water quality and aquatic plant and animal life. The study, which is the first to utilize the new Baylor Experimental Aquatic Research (BEAR) stream facility, demonstrates with certainty that an amount of phosphorus over a certain level does indeed cause negative changes observed in many Texas streams.