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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.

Jan. 19, 2023
Baylor School of Education Receives Autism Grant Award for Innovation from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award for Jessica Akers, Ph.D., focuses on the importance of sibling relationships in behavioral interventions for children with autism.
Jan. 18, 2023
Comms prof becomes BU’s first non-STEM researcher to earn prestigious NSF Career Grant
Anyone who has visited the doctor in recent years — whether in-person or virtually — can see that the ways patients and doctors share information is changing. From online patient portals to computerized files medical professionals can reference while talking to the patient, new technologies ensure that everyone involved is both adopting and adapting together. …
Jan. 18, 2023
Baylor History Professor Honored with Alpha Chi Distinguished Alumni Award
WACO, Texas (Jan. 20, 2023) Ronald Angelo Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor and The Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History at Baylor University, has been awarded the Alpha Chi Distinguished Alumni Award, an annual award given to one alumnus from the organization in recognition of public service that exemplifies the Alpha Chi spirit of making scholarship effective for good.
Jan. 18, 2023
Baylor Welcomes Tru Jamaica Restaurant to Campus for Spring Semester
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2023) – On Dec. 8, 2022, East Waco restaurant Tru Jamaica suffered a late-night electrical fire that devastated the popular eatery. As Tru Jamaica begins the long journey to rebuild and reopen, the small family business will continue operating and serving its authentic Jamaican cuisine this spring on the Baylor University campus.
Jan. 17, 2023
Starship Technologies Launches Robot Delivery Service at Baylor University
WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2023) – With the spring semester underway, Grubhub and Starship Technologies rolled out their robot food delivery service today at Baylor University.
Jan. 13, 2023
Baylor profs’ books named among 2022’s best by Christianity Today & Englewood Review
The end of each year brings with it a series of lists that bibliophiles eagerly await — a rundown of the year’s best books. Baylor professors are often honored on these “best of” lists, on a wide variety of topics. For 2022, two books authored by Baylor faculty members earned recognition from Christianity Today and …
Jan. 12, 2023
Baylor University Announces Recipients of 2023 Baylor Alumni Awards
WACO, Texas (Jan. 12, 2023) – Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2023 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and their remarkable achievements. A celebration honoring the impact of Baylor alumni around the world and recognizing this year’s recipients will be held on campus Feb. 24, 2023.
Jan. 9, 2023
Baylor Planetary Research Group Earns NASA Grant to Study Density of the Moon's 'Weird' Volcanoes
WACO, Texas (Jan. 9, 2023) Silicic volcanoes on the Moon, specifically the mysterious Gruithuisen Domes, are a lunar geologic mystery that still perplexes scientists more than half a century after they were discovered. Based on early telescopic and spacecraft observations, these extinct volcanoes have long been suspected to be silicic in composition, in some ways similar to terrestrial strato volcanoes like Mount St. Helens in Washington state.

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