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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.

Sep. 17, 2019
This Baylor junior’s research helped discover a lack of diversity in cancer drug trials
It’s unusual at many universities for undergraduates to be able to conduct actual research. But having your work published in an American Medical Association journal while still an undergrad? That’s practically unheard of — except at Baylor. Meet junior Anirudh Gothwal, who contributed to a study published last month in JAMA Oncology that revealed a …
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Sep. 17, 2019
Baylor Geosciences Professor to Receive International Award for Desert Research
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2019) – Steven L. Forman, Ph.D., professor of geosciences and director of the Geoluminescence Dating Research Laboratory at Baylor University, will receive the international Farouk El-Baz Award for Desert Research from the Geological Society of America, becoming only the 21st scientist to receive the award. The GSA will present Forman with the award during the organization’s meeting Sept. 23 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Sep. 17, 2019
Baylor University Announces Funding of Two Baylor Academic Challenge Faculty Positions
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2019) – Baylor University today announced the funding of two faculty positions under the institution’s new Baylor Academic Challenge matching program. The two $1.5 million gifts from Grady Rosier, president and CEO of the McLane Company Inc., and John and Nancy Jackson, who are Give Light National Campaign Steering Committee co-chairs, will create new faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business and in support of the University’s Baylor in Latin America Initiative.
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Sep. 16, 2019
Baylor University Named a 2019 Great College to Work For
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2019) – For the eighth time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2019 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
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Sep. 16, 2019
Heart-Healthy Forager-Farmers in Lowland Bolivia Are Changing Diets and Gaining Weight
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2019) — A group of forager-farmers in Bolivia’s tropical forests — known for having remarkable cardiovascular health and low blood pressure — experienced changes in body mass and diet over a nine-year period, with increased use of cooking oil being the most notable dietary change.
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Sep. 13, 2019
Baylor Physics Professor Selected for Prestigious DARPA Director’s Fellowship
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2019) – Howard Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the prestigious Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Sep. 13, 2019
Baylor Welcomes Top Academic Freshman Class; Undergraduate Enrollment Holds Steady, while Graduate and Professional Education Enrollment Increases
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2019) – Baylor University enrolled its most academically qualified freshman class in the institution’s history, while holding undergraduate enrollment steady and growing graduate and professional program enrollment, including in online programs, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
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Sep. 5, 2019
Baylor research partners include Princeton, USC and NASA
Baylor researchers have really been turning up some interesting findings in recent months, from the discovery of a mysterious moon mass to learning how certain fish survive in extreme pollution to new clues about the collapse of the Maya civilization. In many cases, you’ll find more than one professor involved in that research — including …
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