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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.

Apr. 25, 2019
Baylor Announces $15 Million Gift from The Sunderland Foundation for Tidwell Restoration
WACO, Texas (April 25, 2019) – Baylor University today announced a $15 million leadership gift from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, that will provide significant support for one of the University’s highest priority endeavors within its Give Light philanthropic campaign: the renovation and restoration of the iconic Tidwell Bible Building. The project is among the nearly $300 million in capital improvements planned as part of the campaign that will support Illuminate, the University’s academic strategic plan.
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Apr. 24, 2019
New Synthesis Strategy Speeds Identification of Simpler Versions of a Natural Product
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2019) — A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products — organic compounds isolated from natural sources — has led to the identification of novel, simpler derivatives with potential to selectively protect neurons, important for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, or to prevent the body’s immune system from rejecting organ transplants, according to a Baylor University-led study.
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Apr. 15, 2019
Baylor University Unites Behind Singular, Consistent Graphics Identity
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2019) – Baylor University today unveiled a new brand identity strategy that unites all of the institution’s colleges, schools, divisions and athletics under a single logo.
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Apr. 15, 2019
Discovery of Painted Hieroglyphic Vase Gives Clues about Breakdown of Ancient Maya Civilization
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2019 — The discovery of an ancient painted vase, which bears one of the longest hieroglyphic texts uncovered in the Central America lowlands, is offering new clues into the mysterious breakdown of ancient Maya civilization, says a Baylor University scholar who led the excavation.
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Apr. 11, 2019
Baylor Missions Serves in Communities in Japan, Learns How to Combat Childhood Poverty
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2019) – As 10 teams of Baylor University students, faculty, staff and friends embarked over spring break on Baylor Missions throughout the world, one new journey allowed students to combine their faith and academic disciplines on a first-ever trip to Japan.
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Apr. 11, 2019
Record Seven Baylor Students Selected for Prestigious Fulbrights
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2019) – Seven Baylor University students have been selected to receive prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, including awards for international graduate study and as English Teaching Assistants (ETA) in classrooms worldwide. The seven Fulbrights are the most ever for Baylor in a single year.
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Apr. 1, 2019
Baylor names finalists for 2020 Cherry Award, nation’s largest award for top teaching
Last week, Baylor announced the finalists for the university’s 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. (If you’re unfamiliar with the Cherry Award, it’s a unique honor — not only honoring professors for great teaching, but investing in their work with a gift of $250,000. It’s the largest monetary gift for teaching presented by a college …
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Apr. 1, 2019
Baylor University Observes April’s National Sexual Assault Awareness Month
WACO, Texas (April 1, 2019) – Baylor University again has joined universities and communities around the country to increase public awareness and prevention education about sexual assault and interpersonal violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).
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