Each year at Spring Break, hundreds of Baylor University students travel around the world on University-sponsored mission trips. In the first of two blog posts, junior Jennifer Teague, a member of the Baylor pre-med honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta, tells about that group's medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic.
Baylor pre-med student Jennifer Teague provides the second part of her account of a Spring Break 2016 medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic taken by members of the Baylor pre-med honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta.
WACO, Texas (June 18, 2015) — In Texas, May turned out to be the wettest month on record as Central Texas slogged through 25 consecutive days of rain, while state rainfall totals reached an astonishing 35 trillion gallons. Those heavy rainfalls have not only affected communities across Texas but have significantly impacted mosquito populations.
Dr. Michael Attas, BA ’69, is a man who can’t help but make a difference in the lives of those around him — be they students, patients or friends. His passions and talents are as wide-ranging as the individuals he’s served. As a cardiologist, he’s provided life-saving treatment and care to thousands of Central Texans, including …
You probably don’t spend too much time thinking about your brain’s grid cells — you know, the neurons that allow us to make sense of where we are spatially and to navigate the places we go. Dr. Lisa Giocomo, BA ’02, does. And the research she conducts at her Stanford University lab is breaking new ground in helping build a …
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumna and current graduate student Leigh Ann Ganzar of Littleton, Colo., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2011 Baylor biology graduate and current master's candidate in community health education (MPH), Ganzar received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year in Brazil teaching English to university students.
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar from Wichita, Kan., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. As a Fulbright recipient, Kohn will pursue his master of philosophy degree in instrumentation at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Article about Baylor University student Nathan Hyde, 20, a sophomore mechanical engineering student, and his annual drive with his brother Austin to collect stockpiles of school supplies for families having financial difficulties.
A new study by Baylor University environmental researchers will look at asthma rates, regional air contaminants, pollution source and contaminant particle size in a Tarrant county school district near Fort Worth.
VIDEO LINK INCLUDED. Story about research by Dr. Darryn Willoughby, associate professor of exercise, nutritional biochemistry and molecular physiology at Baylor, who found that a popular nutritional supplement marketed to lead to greater muscle strength through increasing blood flow to the muscle does not live up to the claims.
Article quotes Dr. Bryan Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and water quality expert at Baylor, about how droughts can worsen water quality, causing pollutants and natural toxins to become more potent. Also quoted is Dr. Ken Wilkins, professor of biology and a mammalogist at Baylor, about decline of populations of native rodents during droughts.
Article about a study conducted by Darryn Willoughby, associate professor of exercise, nutritional biochemistry and molecular physiology at Baylor, that found a does not boost blood flow to the muscle like the bottle suggests.