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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.

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. 17, 2019
And the prettiest spot on Baylor’s campus is…
What’s the prettiest spot on Baylor’s campus? It is … <drum roll> Pat Neff Hall! That’s according to an unofficial survey of the Baylor Family, conducted over the past week across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. More than 31,000 votes were cast in all as eight of Baylor’s most popular sites battled it out for the …
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Jun. 13, 2019
Baylor Law trial advocacy program ranked No. 2 in the nation
Across the nation, new lawyers overwhelmingly report that their law school journey left them woefully unprepared for practice — but that’s where Baylor Law stands out. In fact, Baylor’s trial advocacy program was recently ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News! In the program, professors put students under real-world pressure with real-world situations. …
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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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May 30, 2019
Baylor School of Social Work Awarded Grant to Assess Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Education
WACO, Texas (May 30, 2019) – The Spencer Foundation recently awarded Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work a $50,000 grant to study if and how accredited Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) programs incorporate curricula around religion and spirituality (RS) into social work education as well as assessing faculty views around the topic and how universities’ religious affiliations impact M.S.W. education.
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May 24, 2019
Mayborn Museum Celebrates its 15th Birthday with Launch of “Be the Astronaut” Exhibit
WACO, Texas (May 24, 2019) — “Be the Astronaut,” a space exhibit designed by NASA engineers, is coming to the Mayborn Museum Complex starting Saturday, May 25 – just in time for the museum’s 15th birthday.
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