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Nov
16
2016
The Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences has announced a group of 15 students named to the William Hillis Scholars in Biomedical Sciences Program for 2016-2017.
Apr
20
2016
Each year at Spring Break, hundreds of Baylor University students travel around the world on University-sponsored mission trips. In the first of two blog posts, junior Jennifer Teague, a member of the Baylor pre-med honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta, tells about that group's medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
Apr
20
2016
Baylor pre-med student Jennifer Teague provides the second part of her account of a Spring Break 2016 medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic taken by members of the Baylor pre-med honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta.
Jan
11
2016
The name of Baylor University’s geology department has changed to reflect recent developments in the field. The former Department of Geology will be known as the Department of Geosciences.
Jun
18
2015
WACO, Texas (June 18, 2015) — In Texas, May turned out to be the wettest month on record as Central Texas slogged through 25 consecutive days of rain, while state rainfall totals reached an astonishing 35 trillion gallons. Those heavy rainfalls have not only affected communities across Texas but have significantly impacted mosquito populations.
Jun
17
2015
Faculty and students from Baylor University’s Department of Geology have received national honors and recognition recently for a variety of projects.
Jun
12
2015
Dr. Michael Attas, BA ’69, is a man who can’t help but make a difference in the lives of those around him — be they students, patients or friends. His passions and talents are as wide-ranging as the individuals he’s served. As a cardiologist, he’s provided life-saving treatment and care to thousands of Central Texans, including …
May
26
2015
You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your brain’s grid cells — you know, the neurons that allow us to make sense of where we are spatially and to navigate the places we go. Dr. Lisa Giocomo, BA ’02, does. And the research she conducts at her Stanford University lab is breaking new ground in helping build a …
May
20
2015
Enhanced by a new partnership with Baylor College of Medicine, faculty and students at Baylor University are helping to fight tropical diseases that endanger millions of the world's poor.
Aug
26
2013
Three Baylor Arts & Sciences faculty members have been named National Academies Education Fellows in the Life Sciences for the 2013-2014 academic year.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumna and current graduate student Leigh Ann Ganzar of Littleton, Colo., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2011 Baylor biology graduate and current master's candidate in community health education (MPH), Ganzar received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year in Brazil teaching English to university students.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar from Wichita, Kan., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. As a Fulbright recipient, Kohn will pursue his master of philosophy degree in instrumentation at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Aug
30
2011
Students enrolled in Baylor University's newly developed psychology class will focus on an often overlooked aspect of psychology this fall: Positivity.
Aug
29
2011
Baylor environmental researchers Dr. Spencer Williams and Dr. Bryan Brooks have proposed in a new study a different approach to predict the environmental safety of chemicals.
Aug
26
2011
Baylor environmental researchers Spencer Williams and Bryan Brooks have proposed in a new study a different approach to predict the environmental safety of chemicals.
Aug
25
2011
Dr. Curt Nichols, an assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about his statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
Aug
25
2011
Article about Baylor University student Nathan Hyde, 20, a sophomore mechanical engineering student, and his annual drive with his brother Austin to collect stockpiles of school supplies for families having financial difficulties.
Aug
25
2011
Baylor environmental researchers Spencer Williams and Bryan Brooks have proposed in a new study a different approach to predict the environmental safety of chemicals.
Aug
23
2011
Baylor University environmental researchers have proposed in a new study a different approach to predict the environmental safety of chemicals by using data from other similar chemicals.
Aug
18
2011
A new study by Baylor University environmental researchers will look at asthma rates, regional air contaminants, pollution source and contaminant particle size in a Tarrant county school district near Fort Worth.
Aug
17
2011
Article quotes Dr. Wade Rowatt, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, about the connection between heat and aggression.
Aug
16
2011
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED. Story about research by Dr. Darryn Willoughby, associate professor of exercise, nutritional biochemistry and molecular physiology at Baylor, who found that a popular nutritional supplement marketed to lead to greater muscle strength through increasing blood flow to the muscle does not live up to the claims.
Aug
16
2011
Article quotes Dr. Bryan Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and water quality expert at Baylor, about how droughts can worsen water quality, causing pollutants and natural toxins to become more potent. Also quoted is Dr. Ken Wilkins, professor of biology and a mammalogist at Baylor, about decline of populations of native rodents during droughts.
Aug
16
2011
Dr. Wade Rowatt, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, is quoted about the connection between heat and violence.
Aug
16
2011
Article about a study conducted by Darryn Willoughby, associate professor of exercise, nutritional biochemistry and molecular physiology at Baylor, that found a does not boost blood flow to the muscle like the bottle suggests.
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