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Feb. 12, 2019
National Bilingual Education Expert Dr. Maria Franquiz to Speak at Baylor
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2019) – Maria Franquiz, Ph.D., a national expert on bilingual education and professor at the University of Utah College of Education, has chosen a Baylor University-related theme of “Illuminate” for her Feb. 19 campus lecture, “Illuminating the World Through the Gift of Bilingualism.”
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Feb. 6, 2019
Baylor to Host Spring 2019 Consortium Institute of the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2019) – Baylor University will welcome representatives from nearly 40 Texas school districts, community colleges and four-year institutions as the University hosts the Spring 2019 Consortium Institute of the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color on Friday, Feb. 8.
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Feb. 6, 2019
Rising Star Faculty Member Earns $626,000 Career Development Award from NIH
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2019) – Kelly R. Ylitalo, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of public health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious career development grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the link between physical activity and healthy aging. The grant, valuing more than $626,000, will span a five-year project period.
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Feb. 4, 2019
Pruit Symposium Celebrates Black Sacred Music at the Intersection of Gospel and Jazz
WACO, Texas (Feb. 4, 2019) – The 2019 Pruit Symposium, “Lord Make Me An Instrument: Black Sacred Music at the Intersection of Gospel and Jazz,” will celebrate the heritage of Black Sacred Music Thursday, Feb. 7, at Baylor University with an inspiring keynote presentation and gospel sing featuring Melvin Butler, Ph.D., associate professor of musicology at the University of Miami.
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Feb. 1, 2019
City of Waco Presented with the 2018-2019 Baylor Founders Medal
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2019) – On the 174th anniversary of its founding, Baylor University today presented the Baylor Founders Medal to the City of Waco for its decades-long support of and partnership with the University. As one of the University’s most distinguished awards, the Founders Medal was established in 1969 to recognize those whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of the University.
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Jan. 29, 2019
Baylor University Celebrates Black History Month
WACO, Texas (Jan. 29, 2019) – Baylor University will host a variety of events throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history.
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Jan. 29, 2019
Many Children in Somaliland Suffer Conditions that Could Be Eased by Surgery, but Most of Those Needs Go Unmet, Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Jan. 29, 2019) — Children in Somaliland suffer a significant burden of health conditions — particularly congenital deformities and wound-related conditions — that could be bettered by surgery, but most of these needs are going unmet, according to a study co-led by Baylor University and Duke University and published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association.</i>
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Jan. 28, 2019
Facebook Memes During 2016 Presidential Election Differed from Gender Stereotypes, Study Finds
WACO, Texas (Jan. 28, 2019) — Facebook political memes of Donald Trump in the 2016 election were more likely to focus on his hairstyle and facial expressions, while those of Hillary Clinton were more likely to center on the email scandal and her relationships — a contrast to historical gender stereotypes in politics, a Baylor University study has found.
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