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Graduate & Professional Education

Baylor's nationally ranked graduate and professional education programs equip students to bring inquiry and innovation, informed by a Christian perspective, to bear on real-world concerns as they pursue their call to lead in academia, the boardroom, the medical profession, the lab, and the studio.

Feb. 19, 2020
Baylor Lariat: Baylor Professor named editor-in-chief of major science journal by American Chemical Society
Feb. 17, 2020 Baylor environmental science professor Bryan Brooks, Ph.D., has been named by the American Chemical Society as the new editor-in-chief of the national publication Environmental Science and Technology Letters.
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Feb. 18, 2020
Men's Basketball College Gameday
ESPN's College GameDay show will broadcast live from the Ferrell Center court from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Game tickets are required to enter the Ferrell Center, and fans can sit in their ticketed seat locations during College GameDay's broadcast.
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Feb. 17, 2020
Waco Tribune-Herald: Mulkey named finalist for Basketball Hall of Fame
Feb. 14, 2020 Baylor head women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey has been named one of eight finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Mulkey is the only person to win college basketball national titles as a player, assistant coach and head coach.
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Feb. 14, 2020
Baylor Lariat: Biology department chair Dwayne Simmons prioritizes undergraduate research
Feb. 12, 2020 Professor and Chair of Biology Dwayne Simmons, Ph.D., who earned his bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and his doctorate from Harvard said he has been intrigued by science for as long as he can remember.
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Feb. 12, 2020
Strong Academics Highlight a Banner Fall 2019 Semester
Fall of 2019 was not just a banner semester for Baylor athletics in between the lines, but also in the classroom. From personal bests to the Dean's List to Academic Champions, the Bears were elite in the classroom.
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Feb. 12, 2020
Baylor Lariat: Sustainability Student Advisory Board helps earn Baylor “Texan by Nature” Certification
Feb. 11, 2020 Texan by Nature, a conservation nonprofit organization founded by Former First Lady Laura Bush, has acknowledged Baylor’s sustainability program with project certification.
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Feb. 12, 2020
Baylor Physics Professor Recognized as a SPIE Rising Researcher
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2020) – Howard Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics at Baylor University, has been recognized by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, with its SPIE Rising Researcher Award.
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Feb. 12, 2020
Faith-centered Tattoos Are Analyzed in Study of University Students
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2020) – With more than a quarter of U.S. adults now having tattoos — and nearly half of millennials sporting them — only a handful of studies have focused on religious tattoos. But a new study by researchers at Baylor University and Texas Tech University analyzes faith-centered tattoos and is the first to use visual images of them.
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