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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.

Mar. 8, 2019
2019 New Venture Competition Winners Announced
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Teams from Seattle University, University of Oregon and Oklahoma State University won Baylor University’s eighth annual New Venture Competition on Feb. 22-23.
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Mar. 8, 2019
Baylor Journalism Professor Maxey Parrish Named in 2019 CoSIDA Hall of Fame Class
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Maxey Parrish, senior lecturer of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named as a member of the 2019 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame class.
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Mar. 8, 2019
Chief Judge of United States Tax Court Presents Annual Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium
WACO, Texas (March 8, 2019) – Chief Judge Maurice Foley of the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C., will present “His Glory, My Story” at the 2019 Dawson Wamble Spring Symposium on Tuesday, March 19.
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Mar. 7, 2019
Meet 7 Baylor women who blazed new trails in the sciences
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless women have come through …
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Mar. 7, 2019
Baylor Debate Team Prepares for National Debate Tournament after Big Wins at Mid-America Championship, District 3 Qualifier
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Members of Baylor University’s nationally ranked debate program, the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, will be spending their spring “break” researching and fine-tuning their arguments for the 73rd National Debate Tournament (NDT), which begins March 20 at the University of Minnesota.
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Mar. 7, 2019
Professionalism, Hard Work Prepare Baylor Opera Theater Students for Next Stages
WACO, Texas (March 7, 2019) – Baylor University’s Opera Theater program functions like a professional company. Any Baylor student can audition, but a role is not guaranteed. Hard work is required.
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Feb. 27, 2019
Baylor unveils memorial to Dr. Vivienne Malone-Mayes, BU’s first black professor
In 1961, when Vivienne Malone-Mayes decided to get her Ph.D. in mathematics, she applied to Baylor — but was rejected because of her race. So instead, she went to the University of Texas. By the time she had completed her doctoral studies there, Baylor had officially integrated — and in a beautiful twist of fate, …
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Dec. 3, 2018
Better Sleep — Not ‘All-Nighters’ — Helps Students on Final Exams
WACO, Texas (Dec. 3, 2018) — Students given extra points if they met “The 8-hour Challenge” — averaging eight hours of sleep for five nights during final exams week — did better than those who snubbed (or flubbed) the incentive, according to Baylor University research.
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