Feb. 6, 2019 Sam Yruegas, a doctoral candidate in chemistry at Baylor, has been named to the “Periodic Table of Younger Chemists” by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. The honor recognizes Yruegas as one of 118 high-performing young chemists.
Congratulations to Sam Yruegas (Chemistry PhD Candidate in the Martin Research Group)! She's been recognized by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry ... she is Er (Erbium) on the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists.
Transitioning to Baylor is difficult for some students, especially if they are moving from out of the country. Here are some tips for international students from international students transitioning into life here in Waco.
Baylor junior Emily Ziperman was named Poster Contest Winner for her research poster presentation at A Summer of Research: An Undergraduate Symposium held September 29th on the University of Texas—Dallas campus.
The U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges Rankings” each year are among the most discussed rankings in all of higher education, and Baylor routinely is ranked among the best. But there’s another ranking-within-the-ranking for the Baylor Family to be proud of: Once again in 2018, Baylor received high marks as a Best Value School. …
Oct. 10, 2018 Neil Garg, Ph.D., the current recipient of Baylor’s Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, has been selected as the first professor to hold UCLA’s Kenneth N. Trueblood Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Garg, who created interactive online tutorials that combine real-life examples of organic chemistry, human health and popular culture, has been developing an educational tool, with students, for visualizing and manipulating chemical structures on smartphones. As the Cherry Professor, Garg is expected to teach in residence at Baylor in spring 2019.
Since her arrival on campus, Baylor President Linda Livingstone has often discussed Baylor’s aim to fill a unique space in the world of higher education — to become one of the few preeminent Christian research universities in the nation. Baylor’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate, lays out some of the ways the university plans to meet this …
Congratulations to Emily Ziperman, an undergraduate Chemistry major (Biochemistry concentration and minor in Mathematics) in the Gallagher Research Group. Emily earned the "Poster Contest Winner" award at the Southcentral Regional American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology meeting last weekend. She also earned a travel award to attend the 2019 National ASBMB Meeting (April) in Orlando. Sic'em Emily!
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2018) – Baylor University’s 25 inaugural McNair Scholars are ready to soar, like the program’s namesake Dr. Ronald E. McNair, a laser physicist and NASA astronaut who was inspired to work hard and persevere in his studies by his family and by a teacher who recognized and believed in his scientific potential.
Sam Yruegas has been selected for the WISE Graduate Student speaker series. She is the first student from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to earn this honor. Sam's talk, "Developing Boron-Based Electronic Materials" will be Tuesday, September 4 at 4:00 pm in BSB room C.206. We would like to encourage everyone, including faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students in the department to attend and support Sam. Come support the amazing women graduate students at Baylor University!
For the second successive year Baylor Vice Provost for Research Dr. Truell W. Hyde led a small group of select “Rising Star” researchers to Capitol Hill to promote just a small sample of the promising and vital research being done at Baylor.
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2018) – An April 19th awards lunch capped off the 10th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Achievement (URSA) Scholars Week. In the last decade, since 2008 when 101 students participated in “Scholars Day,” Scholars Week has shown continuous growth.