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Feb
24
2022
Student-Engaged Partnership Accelerates Undergraduate Microbiome and Cancer Research
Throughout Baylor, undergraduate students engage in top-tier research thanks to purposeful mentorship from faculty mentors and meaningful investment to provide cutting-edge equipment and access. For students in Baylor’s Human Sciences and Design Department and Honors College, a substantive partnership is opening new opportunities for discovery in microbiome research.
Feb
17
2022
Many factors are at play when high school students evaluate their college options. Undergraduate research may not seem like a top priority for some high school juniors or seniors, but for a growing number of students, opportunities to pursue advanced academic research as an undergraduate at Baylor can be the deciding factor. For others, discovering these opportunities after arriving at Baylor can provide life-changing direction and initiate world-changing endeavors in research and academia.
Meet some of the remarkable Baylor students who are taking advantage of the University's transformational undergraduate experience to pursue research opportunities within a caring community of academic excellence.
Jan
21
2022
Baylor Connections features the BSB Core Research Centers
Core research centers at Baylor contain state-of-the-art equipment that students and faculty across campus utilize for impactful research projects. Bernd Zechmann leads one of these centers—he serves as director of the Center for Microscopy and Imaging and as an associate research professor at Baylor. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Zechmann takes listeners inside labs that advance multidisciplinary projects and spur R1 research.
Jan
13
2022
From the moment Baylor officially announced its pursuit of R1 recognition in 2019, the University has been on a purposeful path that reached an elite benchmark faster than anyone anticipated.
Nov
5
2021
Baylor biology researcher Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., led a foundational study in comparative craniofacial anatomy of pinnipeds, such as seals, sea lions and walruses
Oct
14
2021
Climate and Fossil-informed Ecosystem Modeling Showed Plant Freeze-tolerance Affected Forest Cover of Pangaea During Pennsylvanian Period
Sep
30
2021
Dollar-for-dollar matching program maximizes support for high-impact faculty research, University endowment
Sep
14
2021
Read this article about Dr. Christopher Kearney's active research to combat the military's top contagious disease.
Jun
22
2021
We all fight them — but these four Baylor professors have taken the fight to the next level, focusing their research efforts on distinct approaches to combatting mosquitoes.
May
14
2021
On May 14th, our very own Dr. Cheolho Sim spoke on the NPR podcast "Baylor Connections" about his genomic research.
Apr
21
2021
Baylor announced a nationwide search to fill five new endowed faculty positions — big news in the academic world, and a big step forward towards fulfilling the dreams of Baylor’s strategic plan, Illuminate.
Apr
14
2021
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research.
Mar
12
2021
Emily Schultz, a Baylor University senior biology major from Plano, Texas, is one of 16 recipients of the Churchill Scholarship in mathematics, science and engineering from the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States.
Feb
23
2021
“I am eager, as a postdoctoral teaching fellow, to gain formal teaching skills, while leveraging my own expertise to bring exciting and much-needed support to my department," says Dr. Keighley Resenauer, one of the new Baylor Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows.
Jan
22
2021
Check out this Baylor magazine article about Dr. Lula Pace, Baylor's first female faculty member to hold a doctoral degree.
Nov
13
2020
Wining entry announcement for the second Annual Art Competition.
Jun
5
2020
Vaccine development and national approaches to contagious diseases have been constant topics of discussion in recent months. Dr. Peter Hotez is an international leader in tropical medicine and vaccine development. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Lee Nordt, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Baylor, engages Dr. Hotez on a variety of subjects such as COVID-19, vaccines, undergraduate research and more.
Feb
12
2020
Dr. Dwyane Simmons, the department chair for the Biology department at Baylor, was featured in this Baylor Lariat article about his view on undergraduate research.
Nov
25
2019
In the past, Lake Victoria dried out swiftly and often when rainfall was limited. Climate change might bring about those conditions again within a century.
Nov
14
2019
First Annual Biology Art Competition Winners!
Winning Entry Announcement for the First Annual Biology Art Competition.
Oct
14
2019
Ladybugs, Crawdads and Snails
Baylor undergraduates are sharing their love for science and research with a new generation of students.
Oct
14
2019
Q&A: Expanding the Field
Baylor's Biology department has made providing research opportunities at all levels a priority. In this Q&A, Randy Fiedler talked with Dr. Dwayne Simmons, Dr. Thad Scott, and Dr. Jacquelyn Duke about an innovative new course designed to give undergraduates a deep dive into research.
Oct
10
2019
The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is hosting its ninth annual Baylor New Venture Competition and is now accepting applications through November 1.
Oct
10
2019
Baylor B-TRUE Summer Fellows Program Expands Innovative Research
The Baylor Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Experience (B-TRUE) Summer Fellows Program sponsors undergraduate fellows to conduct summer research in one of six areas of study — biology, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, environmental science, geosciences and psychology and neuroscience — to encourage students to solve complex problems through cross-disciplinary research.
Oct
10
2019
The Biology Department is searching for four, new faculty positions, including Professors of Cancer Biology/ Immunology, Aquatic Microbial Ecology, and Comparative Mammalian Physiology.
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