Read more Research News »Research News

Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests
Musical Tastes Are Cultural in Origin, Not ‘Hard-wired’ in the Brain, Study Suggests
WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) — Scientists previously thought musical preferences are “hard-wired” in the brain, but a new study of a remote Amazonian farming and foraging community suggests that musical tastes are cultural in origin. One of the study’s authors, published in the journal Nature, is Alan Schultz, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts & ...

Read more Announcements »Announcements

Progress Continues on Baylor University’s Implementation of Recommendations
Progress Continues on Baylor University’s Implementation of Recommendations
WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland today provided a progress report on the implementation of recommendations for improving the University’s response to sexual violence. The recommendations resulted from the University’s external investigation launched last ...

Read more Accolades »Accolades

Baylor Student Art Project Raises More Than $45K for Zambian Children
Baylor Student Art Project Raises More Than $45K for Zambian Children
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) —Orphans in Zambia left their fingerprints — literally — on an art project by two Baylor University studio art majors on a women’s leadership mission trip this summer to the southern African country. The students’ paintings of trees – featuring brightly colored leaves made by the children’s fingertips – eventually raised nearly $45,000 to help children living in extreme poverty become leaders for ...
Looking for more news from Baylor University?