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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. 21, 2020
Baylor Honors St. Mary’s College of Maryland English Professor with $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching
WACO, Texas (Jan. 21, 2020) – Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM), as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
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Jan. 14, 2020
OSU Alumni Association Inducting President Livingstone Into the OSU Hall of Fame
STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 14, 2020) – Baylor University President Linda Parrack Livingstone, Ph.D., of Waco is one of four Oklahoma State University graduates who are being inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame.
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Jan. 6, 2020
Baylor volleyball’s Pressley named AVCA National Player of the Year
Shortly before Christmas, Baylor junior Yossiana Pressley was named the National Player of the Year by both the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and ESPNW — the first such honor in Baylor volleyball history, capping off a historic season that saw the Bears reach the NCAA Final Four. Pressley’s combination of athleticism (the photo above …
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Jan. 3, 2020
Major Changes Coming to I-35 Before Spring Semester Begins - Southbound Traffic Shift and Exit Ramp Closures Begin Jan. 7, 2020
WACO, Texas (Jan. 3, 2020) – As faculty, staff and students return to the Baylor University campus for the spring semester, they will see more big changes to Interstate 35, beginning Jan. 7 with a major shift of all I-35 traffic to the northbound mainlanes and the closure of some southbound exit ramps.
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Jan. 2, 2020
The top 10 Baylor Instagram photos of 2019
As we head into 2020, we thought we’d take one last look back at 2019 through the lens of our favorite photos from Baylor’s official Instagram account. Here are the top 10 Baylor Instagram photos of 2019: 10. In front of the biggest crowd in program history, Baylor volleyball defeated No. 1-ranked Texas at the …
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Dec. 18, 2019
Baylor student-athletes lead Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate for 6th straight year
If the Big 12 Conference gave out a trophy for academic success, Baylor would be the back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back champions. For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor student-athletes are tops in the Big 12 in Graduation Success Rate (GSR). Baylor’s school-record overall score of 91 led all other Big 12 institutions, continuing a streak of excellence that has seen …
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Dec. 13, 2019
Baylor Doctoral Candidate Receives Award for Alternative Method Research in Toxicology
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2019) – Marco Franco, a doctoral candidate in environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded the 2020 Colgate-Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods.
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Dec. 13, 2019
Baylor Epidemiologist Receives NIH Career Development Award to Study Effect of Cannabis Use on Treatment Outcomes for Patients with HIV
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2019) – Emeka Okafor, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology in public health at Baylor University, has received a career development grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of drug use, particularly cannabis, on treatment outcomes of patients with HIV.
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