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About the College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences is Baylor University’s oldest and largest academic division, consisting of 25 academic departments and seven academic centers and institutes. The more than 5,000 courses taught in the College are the foundation upon which all Baylor students’ educational experiences build, and span disciplines from the arts and humanities to the social and natural sciences. The College offers outstanding master’s and doctoral programs, many of them nationally ranked, across all Arts & Sciences disciplines.

Arts & Sciences News

Jul
10
2019
This just in: Bears anchor local and national news across the country
The music swells, the graphics give way, and the camera zooms in to the anchor desk; the nightly news is on the air once again. And all across the country, there’s a decent chance it’s a Baylor alum reading you the news. On local newscasts from the Gulf Coast to the Great Plains, you’ll find …
Jul
10
2019
Provost Brickhouse Appoints Kevin Chambliss, Ph.D., as Baylor Vice Provost for Research
WACO, Texas (July 10, 2019) – Kevin Chambliss, Ph.D., who has served since January as interim vice provost for research at Baylor University, has been appointed to the permanent role, announced today by Provost Nancy Brickhouse. The appointment is effective immediately.
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.
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 …
Jul
2
2019
7 books on American history by Baylor authors
This week, Americans will celebrate Independence Day — most of us via traditional favorites such as cookouts and fireworks. But we would all be well-served to also take a few minutes to remind ourselves of the sacrifices made by individuals throughout the years to secure the freedoms we celebrate. A few Baylor professors and alumni …