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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. 25, 2021
Baylor anthropology chair’s background has made him a local leader on COVID-19 issues
“Stones, bones, and Indiana Jones.” That’s what many people think of when they hear the word “anthropology,” says Baylor anthropology department chair Michael Muehlenbein. But the discipline — better summarized as “the study of humans” is a broad field, as demonstrated by Dr. Muehlenbein’s own expertise in infectious diseases (including COVID-19). Muehlenbein came to Baylor in …
Jan. 25, 2021
Butler Picks Up Trio of Weekly Awards
WACO, Texas – Baylor junior guard Jared Butler was honored with a trio of weekly awards on Monday after leading the Bears to wins against No. 9 Kansas and at Oklahoma State.
Jan. 21, 2021
Emmy-nominated Baylor alumna’s talk show going national
For the past several years, Baylor alumna Whitney Reynolds (BA ’07) has made it her mission to highlight do-gooders through her talk show, The Whitney Reynolds Show, seen primarily in the Chicago area. Now, the show is going national, thanks to a syndication deal that includes PBS stations in Los Angeles, Denver, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. …
Jan. 21, 2021
Baylor University Partners with My Labs Direct to Launch State-of-the-Art On-Site COVID-19 Testing Lab and Research Facility to Usher Students, Faculty Safely Back to Campus
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2021) – Baylor University announced today that it has opened its own on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab that offers an extensive menu of FDA-approved tests.
Jan. 19, 2021
Does pollution affect thunderstorms? The U.S. has two Baylor profs working to find out
What impact does urban pollution have on thunderstorm activity? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wants to know — and is enlisting the services of two Baylor environmental science professors as part of a massive three-year project to learn more. Drs. Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko each serve as associate professors of environmental science at …
Jan. 19, 2021
Changing Diets — Not Lower Physical Activity or Infectious Disease Burden — May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis
WACO, Texas (Jan. 19, 2021) — Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet — but not in total number of calories burned daily — is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children’s body fat, according to a study led by Baylor University that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic.
Jan. 18, 2021
No. 2 MBB Remains Unbeaten with 77-69 Win over No. 6 Kansas
By Jerry Hill
Jan. 15, 2021
Two Baylor students earn major national/international academic honors
While most Baylor students were wrapping up finals and planning their Christmas break last month, two Bears were earning major national awards for their academic accomplishments. Sophia Fulton, a senior in the Business Fellows program at Baylor, was awarded the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship. Endowed by the U.S. Department of State, this highly competitive …

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