WACO, Texas (May 8, 2019) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2018-2019 academic year.
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2019) – Baylor University students Micheal Munson, a junior University Scholar from Cupertino, California, and Ben Sepanski, a junior mathematics major from Waco, Texas, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
Congratulations to the Chemistry & Biochemistry Outstanding Students! 2019 Academic Honors Convocation ... Alexandra Ann Beard with Dr Thomas McGrath, Undergraduate Program Director, and Kirsten Ayn Gilliland
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2019) — A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products — organic compounds isolated from natural sources — has led to the identification of novel, simpler derivatives with potential to selectively protect neurons, important for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, or to prevent the body’s immune system from rejecting organ transplants, according to a Baylor University-led study.
The Physical Chemistry Division of the ACS is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Young Investigator Awards. The six winners, all of whom are currently postdoctoral associates, have been invited to speak about their research at the Fall 2019 national ACS meeting in San Diego, CA in August.
Recently, employees were honored by being identified as in the top 1.5% of faculty and staff having a positive impact on new students at Baylor. This data was collected directly from over 3,000 new students when they answered the question, “What faculty or staff member has had the most positive influence on you?” These faculty built relationships with and influenced new students in an impactful manner. They had the autonomy to make these meaningful connections with students.
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was one of the first coeducational colleges or universities west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking beginning, countless women have come through …
WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2019) – Baylor University has named Nancy W. Brickhouse, Ph.D., as provost following a national search to help lead the institution toward its goal of becoming the next preeminent Christian research university. Dr. Brickhouse will assume her new role May 1.
Two junior faculty members in the Baylor College of Arts & Sciences, – Caleb Martin, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, and Howard Lee, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics – have each received the most coveted grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to young researchers. Not only was the twin win unprecedented at the University, but it also underscored the growing importance of the research in the field of materials science done by the two honorees – research that promises to make a significant impact on future technology.
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.
It’s been almost exactly a year since Baylor President Linda Livingstone surprised incoming freshman Dany Perez with a full-tuition scholarship on the court at a Baylor basketball game. At that time, Perez was a senior at C.C. Winn High School in Eagle Pass, Texas, right on the U.S./Mexico border, with a GPA in the top 5% of …
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.