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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.

May 7, 2021
2020 Baylor grad’s life challenges fueling her passion (& studies) to help others
Treasure Ramirez’s Baylor mentor, Dr. Emily Smith, says her name is fitting: “She definitely is a Treasure to those who know her, and a gift to the world around her.” Today, Ramirez (BBA ’20) is a Baylor Ph.D. student, one year removed from earning a degree in economics and excelling as a member of Baylor’s first …
May 6, 2021
5 fast facts: Get to know new Baylor women’s basketball coach Nicki Collen
Nicki Collen was publicly introduced as the fifth head coach in Baylor women’s basketball history on Wednesday. As we’re all becoming familiar for the first time with our new coach — a fact she addressed head-on in her first comments in Waco — here are five things Baylor fans should know about Coach Collen: 1. …
May 5, 2021
Baylor Celebrates 2020, 2021 Graduates with In-Person Commencement at McLane Stadium
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University will celebrate more than 3,600 graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 during six in-person commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River.
May 5, 2021
Baylor Faculty Named Centennial Professors, Receive Funding for Research Projects
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University faculty members Michael-John DePalma, Ph.D., associate professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences and coordinator of the professional writing and rhetoric program, and Lesley McAllister, D.M.A., professor of piano and director of piano pedagogy in the School of Music, have been selected to receive 2021 Centennial Professor Awards for summer research projects.
May 5, 2021
Baylor University Honors Outstanding Faculty for 2020-2021
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2020-2021 academic year.
May 5, 2021
Journalism Chair Mia Moody-Ramirez Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor and chair of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University and a nationally recognized author and expert on race and culture, has been named the 2021 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
May 5, 2021
Study Offers Earliest Evidence of Humans Changing Ecosystems with Fire
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Mastery of fire has given humans dominance over the natural world. A Yale-led study – with contributions from a Baylor University paleoclimatologist – provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.
May 4, 2021
BU men’s & women’s tennis each named top-8 NCAA seeds, will host early tournament matches
When the NCAA Tennis Championships begin this weekend, Waco will be a focal point — thanks to stellar regular seasons by the Baylor men’s and women’s tennis teams. Both programs earned top-8 national seeds and the right to host the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament at the Hurd Tennis Center. The men earned …

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