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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.

Aug. 22, 2019
Welcome Week starts the Baylor journey for new students
Beginning with move-in, Welcome Week is packed with various gatherings and events that help new students become acclimated to campus, meet new friends, and prepare for their first steps as Baylor Bears.
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Aug. 19, 2019
Unique class hymn welcomes Baylor freshmen to campus this fall — and every fall
While it’s common for incoming freshmen to be welcomed to college by campus leaders, it’s not so common for that encouragement to come in the form of a hymn — but that’s what we do at Baylor. Since 2008, each incoming class has been welcomed with its own unique hymn, each capturing an aspect of …
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Aug. 19, 2019
Since You've Been Gone: Major I-35 Changes around Baylor Campus
WACO, Texas (Aug. 19, 2019) – Students and faculty who haven’t been on the Baylor University campus since May will return to find Interstate 35 alongside campus significantly different than when they last saw it. And with that, the campus community will have to employ a different mindset – be patient, alert, resilient and “Know Before You Go” – when traveling to and from campus, to the downtown side of the interstate and other areas in Waco.
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Aug. 12, 2019
Baylor expert’s new book offers hope for addressing America’s hunger crisis
As the founder and director of Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative, Jeremy Everett (MDiv ’01) is literally considered an expert on fighting hunger. Recently, he’s followed in the footsteps of many experts before him — by authoring his first book on his area of expertise. The book, I Was Hungry, offers an assessment of the current …
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Aug. 2, 2019
Baylor Sociology Professor Wins Award from Christian Scholar’s Review
WACO, Texas (August 2, 2019) — Incoming Baylor sociology professor George Yancey, Ph.D., was selected as the winner of the Charles J. Miller Christian Scholar's Award for Volume 47 of the Christian Scholar’s Review (CSR), along with his co-author Michael Emerson, provost of North Park University in Chicago.
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Jul. 30, 2019
‘A work of God’: How a scholarship gift can provide for not just college, but a career
College is expensive; there’s no arguing that. Not many students are capable of paying out of pocket for four (or more) years of tuition — which is why scholarships are so important. But contrary to popular belief, most scholarships exist not because of the college or university, but thanks to graduates who give back and …
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Jul. 30, 2019
Key Environmental Quality Research Questions Identified for North America by Multidisciplinary Team
WACO, Texas (July 30, 2019) – As density in cities increase along with other global megatrends, researchers are working to address environment and health challenges in collaborative ways.
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Jul. 23, 2019
Meet the Baylor researchers who will highlight BU’s national brand campaign
As the calendar turns to fall, the Baylor Family will see and hear more about Illuminate: the University’s strategic plan that charts a course as the preeminent Christian research university. From the labs of Baylor Sciences Building to the borderlands in South Texas, and all around the world, Baylor professors are conducting research that is …
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