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Feb
14
2019
It’s been a great week to be a Baylor Bear, particularly as we celebrated Baylor Day at the Capitol in Austin on Tuesday.
Feb
12
2019
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.
Jan
25
2019
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.
Jan
10
2019
Baylor Magazine Winter 2019
Article by: Julie Engebretson
Jan
9
2019
A special message from Dr. Lee Nordt, Dean of the Baylor University College of Arts & Sciences
Nov
30
2018
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.
Nov
29
2018
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.
Nov
2
2018
Special Issue: Research in Arts & Sciences
See Christina Gaw, pg 4; Dr Kyle Lambert, pg 8; Dr Caleb Martin, pp 20-23
Oct
31
2018
Dr Kevin Pinney in Baylor Homecoming 2018 Special Edition
Oct
18
2018
Fall 2018 Baylor Magazine: Material Collaboration
Oct
16
2018
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
16
2018
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.
Oct
11
2018
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 …
Sep
29
2018
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!
Sep
28
2018
Sic'em Professor Vanessa Castleberry!
Sep
20
2018
Drs. Lorin Matthews, Bryan Shaw, Seung Kim, Caleb Martin and Howard Lee have received prestigious CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation for their work in a wide variety of fields.
Sep
13
2018
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.
Aug
31
2018
Wood Research Group Postdoctoral Research Associate selected for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
Aug
30
2018
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!
Aug
10
2018
Waco, Texas (Aug. 10, 2018) — Baylor University is mourning the passing of Charles E. Reeder of Waco, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, who died Aug. 8. He was 91.
Jul
1
2018
Dr Liskin Swint-Kruse, 1990 Baylor University Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, was appointed Interim Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center.
Jun
15
2018
The movement to make Baylor a tier-one research university has found a new champion in President Livingstone.
Jun
1
2018
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.
May
2
2018
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.
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