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Sept. 13, 2019
AUDIO: APA “Citizen Psychologist” Sara Dolan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor, joins host Derek Smith on Baylor Connections for a conversation about her experiences working with first responders, soldiers and citizens dealing with trauma, and the themes of community, scholarship and resilience.


Aug. 23, 2019
Baylor research found that caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and maintaining sleep, but simple, low-cost interventions can improve caregivers’ sleep and functioning. The study was led by Chenlu Gao, a doctoral candidate of psychology and neuroscience, and Michael K. Scullin, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory.

Baylor in the News

Sept. 9, 2019
AUDIO: On the weekly radio feature “David and Art,” David Smith, Ph.D., senior lecturer of history in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses Western art, which is both popular and very familiar. But there are some western artists working today who are innovating within the style and who are worth seeking out. Smith hosts this weekly feature that focuses on how history illuminates the arts and the arts illuminate history – that they co-exist and are best understood together.

Faculty in the News

Sept. 10, 2019
Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's contribution is from Kenneth Befus, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of geosciences at Baylor University, who writes about surveying hundreds of quartz crystals and their “reentrants,” small cavities that resemble worm holes in an apple.
Sept. 12, 2019
A feature story on Mark Olsen, a lecturer in the English department, who has been teaching classes and assisting students for seven years. Along with teaching English, Olsen is also a screenwriter and a published author.


Sept. 7, 2019
Tanner Mathias, B.S.Ed. (Health Science Studies) ’11, MD, has joined Rutland Regional Medical Center as a Hospital Medicine Specialist. Mathias earned his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed his residency at St. Anthony’s North Health Campus in Westminster, Colorado.
Sept. 4, 2019
Luke Chipman, B.S. (Biology) ’18, was officially inducted into Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, one of 30 veterinary colleges in the United States and the only veterinary college in Oklahoma.

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