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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.

Jul. 10, 2019
Study Led by Baylor University Biochemist Provides Better Understanding of How Sunlight-induced DNA Damage Is Initially Recognized for Repair in Cells
A team led by a Baylor University researcher has published a breakthrough article that provides a better understanding of the dynamic process by which sunlight-induced DNA damage is recognized by the molecular repair machinery in cells as needing repair.
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Jul. 9, 2019
Truett Seminary Builds Connection Between Faith and Sports Through Unique Institute
WACO, Texas (July 9, 2019) — A realization washed over Baylor baseball alum and Truett Seminary sports ministry student Case Smith during his junior high church camp.
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Jul. 8, 2019
This freshman is coming to Baylor to study the rare condition she’s lived with her whole life
Heaven Cranford has a condition called Moebius Syndrome. It’s a rare neurological condition that affects the facial and eye muscles, leaving a person essentially unable to make facial expressions. On the inside, they could be laughing, crying, angry, confused, anything; but on the outside, all you’d see is a blank face. Though the syndrome was …
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Jun. 27, 2019
Baylor Student Awarded 2019 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
WACO, Texas (June 27, 2019) - Jingyi Yang, M.A. (Physics) ’17 and Ph.D. candidate in the physics department, has been awarded the 2019 Laser Technology, Engineering and Applications Scholarship by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, for her potential contributions to the optics and photonics field.
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Jun. 24, 2019
Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on church-state relations
Baylor professor Francis Beckwith’s combination of education — a master’s and doctorate in philosophy from Fordham, plus a law degree from Washington University — and experience have made him a uniquely qualified expert on church-state relations. Since 2007, Dr. Beckwith has stayed busy in his many roles at Baylor: teaching both introductory and upper-level courses on …
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Jun. 20, 2019
Baylor Student Receives Place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the UK
WACO, Texas (June 20, 2019) – Burke Craighead, a junior University Scholar at Baylor University, has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom to study at the University of Westminster on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.
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Jun. 13, 2019
Preacher Archives Add New Element to Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project
WACO, Texas (June 13, 2019) – The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project is preserving more than just gospel music. In the past few years, Baylor journalism professor and former Billboard gospel music editor Robert Darden and his team have undertaken the project of restoring and preserving recorded sermons from black preachers in addition to the gospel music. While both are equally important to preserve, finding sermons to preserve comes with a unique set of challenges.
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Jun. 10, 2019
Mass Anomaly Detected Under the Moon’s Largest Crater
WACO, Texas (June 10, 2019) — A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system — the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin — and may contain metal from the asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater, according to a Baylor University study.
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