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News and In The News
Our faculty and students are frequently releasing information that is real and relevant to modern living. Read press releases on our work and other news items that cite our expertise and findings.

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Institute for Studies of Religion
ISR exists to initiate, support, and conduct research on religion, involving scholars and projects spanning the intellectual spectrum: history, psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology, political science, theology, and religious studies.

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The Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD) was established at Baylor University in 1979 as a multidisciplinary entity with a mission of engaging Baylor faculty and students in applied social research to improve the local quality of life.
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The faculty and graduate students of the Department of Sociology attend a wide array
of academic conferences each year, often to present papers, participate in seminars and to speak at national conferences. Graduate students attend conferences to present papers or posters, and are able to utilize the university's financial and administrative support in their travels.
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Honors and Awards
The faculty and graduate students in the Department of Sociology are consistently recognized on a local to national level for their contributions to Baylor, research and the field of sociology at-large.