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Jan. 8, 2019
Baylor alumna now an international leader in adoption advocacy and orphan care
When she was only 11 years old, Emily Chapman went on a mission trip to Haiti that would forever change her life — and the life of her entire family. Upon returning home, Emily planted a seed that, after much prayer and consideration, ultimately led her parents — renowned Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman and …
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Jan. 7, 2019
Baylor Mourns Passing of Beloved Baylor Professor, Master Teacher Robert Packard
WACO, Texas (Jan. 7, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of Physics and Master Teacher Robert G. Packard – “Waco’s Mr. Wizard,” as one newspaper called him – who blazed a unique trail for nearly 60 years in how thousands of students related to physics. Dr. Packard died Jan. 5 in Waco at the age of 94.
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Jan. 4, 2019
Americans Are Happier in States That Spend More on Libraries, Parks and Highways
WACO, Texas (Jan. 4, 2019) — Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, such as libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found.
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Dec. 20, 2018
Gift to Support Baylor Built Program Will Benefit Student-Athletes
WACO, Texas (Dec. 20, 2018) - Baylor University today celebrates generous philanthropic support for the recently launched Baylor Built program, a key component of the “Preparing Champions for Life” vision of Baylor Athletics. The gift coincides with the public launch of Give Light, a $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign inaugurated under the leadership of Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D.
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Dec. 11, 2018
Baylor University Partners with McLennan Community College to Offer Cybersecurity Training Program
WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2018) – Baylor University’s Department of Public Safety and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has partnered with McLennan Community College and the U.S. Department of Justice to offer a cybersecurity program to law enforcement officers to help combat cyber-related threats.
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Dec. 10, 2018
Breaking new ground and building understanding — through whale earwax
History is embedded in, of all places, whale earwax. Scientists have long examined the layers found in a whale’s earwax to determine its age (not unlike the rings found on a tree), but it wasn’t until two Baylor professors learned you could also learn more about their environment through earwax research that we realized just …
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Dec. 10, 2018
Baylor Professor Named as One of “Fifty Minds that Matter” by Roman Catholic Periodical
WACO, Texas (Dec. 10, 2018) – John Haldane, Ph.D., The J. Newton Rayzor Sr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was named to “Fifty Minds that Matter: artists, scientists, philosophers, theologians, musicians and architects who are shaping the modern world,” a list published by The Tablet. This follows his being named one of “The Fifty Most Influential Living Philosophers” by TheBestSchools in 2016.
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Dec. 10, 2018
Baylor Psychologist Sara Dolan, Ph.D., Recognized by the American Psychological Association
WACO, Texas (Dec. 10, 2018) – Sara Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences and director of the doctor of clinical psychology (Psy.D.) graduate program, has been recognized as one of 30 “Citizen Psychologists” by the president of the American Psychological Association.
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