News Archives – June 2010

Jun
22
2010
A Baylor University researcher has been awarded an educational grant from the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). It marks the first time the university has received a grant from the organization.
Jun
17
2010
The National Institutes of Health has awarded two Baylor University researchers a $1.46 million grant to research and test new compounds that could help fight cancerous tumors.
Jun
15
2010
Baylor University President Ken Starr released a statement today celebrating the perseverance of the Big 12 Conference and its historic rivalries. Starr expressed "great appreciation to our fellow Big 12 institutions for remaining committed to our partnership and the vision of this conference."
Jun
14
2010
Baylor University's 2012 commitment to building strong, research-intensive graduate programs is producing impressive results in a relatively short time. The university significantly enhanced its graduate student stipends, which resulted in an increasing number of high-scoring graduate students seeking doctoral degrees at Baylor. And now, national data from Academic Analytics shows that the scholarly productivity for many of Baylor's graduate faculty - in fields ranging from physics, political science and preventive health to religion, sociology and philosophy - is among the strongest in the nation.
Jun
4
2010
The Baylor community is saddened by the death of a faithful friend, Gene Aubrey Hargis Briscoe, who passed away May 31 in San Antonio at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her husband, Judge Joe Briscoe. Although neither attended Baylor University, the couple took great interest in the university and gave generously of their time and resources, touching the lives of many students.
Jun
4
2010
This has been a record-breaking year for the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University in terms of art acquisitions and donated art done by well-known artists.
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