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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.

Sep. 13, 2019
Baylor Physics Professor Selected for Prestigious DARPA Director’s Fellowship
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2019) – Howard Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was awarded the prestigious Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Sep. 13, 2019
Baylor Welcomes Top Academic Freshman Class; Undergraduate Enrollment Holds Steady, while Graduate and Professional Education Enrollment Increases
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2019) – Baylor University enrolled its most academically qualified freshman class in the institution’s history, while holding undergraduate enrollment steady and growing graduate and professional program enrollment, including in online programs, according to 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
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Sep. 6, 2019
From move-in to kickoff, a look back at students’ first two weeks at Baylor
Labor Day has come and gone, which means the fall semester is officially in full swing, after a whirlwind of getting students settled in and ready to tackle the semester. A look back at the first two weeks of the 2019-20 school year: Move-In: #BU23 lined up in droves for the amazing Baylor move-in experience. Amazing …
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Sep. 6, 2019
I-35 Update: Upcoming Construction Activities
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2019) – From the Texas Department of Transportation: Below are highlights of upcoming construction activities, which may include additional intermittent lane closures to accommodate this work as well as travel delays. TxDOT is sharing estimated timelines to give you notice but schedules are often adjusted or changed based on work progress and field conditions.
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Sep. 5, 2019
Baylor research partners include Princeton, USC and NASA
Baylor researchers have really been turning up some interesting findings in recent months, from the discovery of a mysterious moon mass to learning how certain fish survive in extreme pollution to new clues about the collapse of the Maya civilization. In many cases, you’ll find more than one professor involved in that research — including …
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Sep. 5, 2019
Baylor’s Department of Public Safety Launches Safety Awareness Campaign for September
WACO, Texas (Sept. 5, 2019) – September is National Preparedness Month, and it serves as an opportune time to share information regarding safety and security with new and returning students, faculty and staff on campus.
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Aug. 28, 2019
Baylor Officially Announces Pursuit of Research 1/Tier 1 Goals
WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2019) – At today’s regular Fall Faculty Meeting, Baylor University officially announced plans to pursue Research 1/Tier 1 (R1/T1) recognition by building on Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, which will guide Baylor towards joining the nation’s top research universities and achieving status as the world’s preeminent Christian research university.
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Aug. 27, 2019
Baylor Gameday: Campus Parking Information, I-35 Construction Impact
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2019) – This Saturday, Aug. 31, Baylor University will open the 2019 football season at 6 p.m. versus Stephen F. Austin State University at McLane Stadium. Due to ongoing I-35 construction, fans should expect reduced lanes and some road and exit closures throughout the Waco area. Please plan ahead and allow extra time to get to McLane Stadium in time for pre-game activities.
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