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Science and Religion Seminars

The Baylor Graduate Seminars in Science and Religion are designed to prepare students for teaching and research careers in the STEM fields by exploring questions that continue to spark controversy in the popular imagination: Does modern science undermine Christian belief? Is faith a hindrance to objective scientific research? Does it matter if nearly half of the US population rejects evolution? What can science educators do to help students come to terms with claims that appear to conflict?

For the 2015-2016 academic year, the seminars will explore contemporary issues facing those who teach in the STEM fields.

Baylor University Graduate School Seminars on the History of Science and Religion
Program Activities
  • Participants will meet five times over the course of the fall semester.
  • Each meeting will include lunch and discussion of a set of common readings relevant to the day’s topic.
  • Participants will be encouraged to attend lectures by Baylor and visiting faculty at various times throughout the year.
  • The Graduate School will provide lunch and reading materials at no cost to the participants.
Qualifications for Entrance into the Program

Students in the STEM fields in good academic standing with their department may apply to participate in this program.

To register for the seminars, contact Dr. Chris Rios. Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.