Archived News – August 2012

Arts & Sciences News

Aug
21
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2012) - Baylor University scientists are developing a soils database that will help geologists and soil scientists to more quickly and accurately analyze data from fossilized soils to determine and reconstruct ancient climates.
Aug
15
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - In East Africa, the complex interaction of geologic processes and climatic changes over the past 35 million years have shaped the extraordinary diversification of over 2,000 species of cichlid fish in Lakes Victoria, Malawi, and Tanganyika.
Aug
15
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2012) -- New school meal guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have prompted schools to hire chefs, enlist parents and communities for input, and recruit students to do food tastings, said a Baylor University dietitian and past chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics legislative and public policy committee.
Aug
13
2012
WACO, Texas (August 13, 2012)- Baylor University's environmental science department has a few reasons to celebrate. Several graduate students in the department took home awards at the American Water Resources Association's (AWRA) Summer Specialty Conferences and Regional Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Conference.
Aug
9
2012
The Baylor College of Arts & Sciences been organized into two academic divisions, each under the leadership of a divisional dean.
Aug
9
2012
WACO, Texas (Aug. 9, 2012) - Waco and McLennan County residents are reporting higher rates of feeling safe in their local neighborhoods, according to survey results released today by Baylor University's Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD).
Aug
2
2012
WACO, Texas (August 2, 2012) - Being selected as one of only five for any national competition is exciting. Kaylyn Smith has found herself in an even better position, as the competition can help put her career on the fast track while she is still an undergraduate.
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