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9/25/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2020) — Baylor University’s Institute for Air Science has partnered with Women in Aviation International (WAI), a nonprofit organization that provides networking, mentoring and scholarships to women and men pursuing careers in aviation or aerospace, to sponsor the 6th Annual Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) event virtually on Saturday, Sept. 26.
[soil]
9/24/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2020) – A new way of analyzing the chemical composition of soil organic matter will help scientists predict how soils store carbon — and how soil carbon may affect climate in the future, says a Baylor University researcher.
[rankings]
9/23/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2020) — The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2021 has ranked Baylor University No. 5 nationally in the category of engagement, which measures how well a university informs, inspires and challenges students.
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9/22/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2020) — Baylor University’s Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor in the department of film and digital media, has been chosen to receive the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 2020 Excellence in Education Medal.
[crime fiction]
9/22/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2020) – “Whodunnit” may be the big question in crime fiction, but “how they done it” determines whether they get away with it. And these days, both criminals and crime fighters are honing their technological skills for the battle of good and evil, a Baylor researcher says.
[FW]
9/18/2020
WACO, Texas (September 18, 2020) – Baylor University will virtually welcome families from around the world to a Family Weekend Virtual Experience on Sept. 25-26, with live-streamed video events, a Family Weekend Spirit Box available for order for a limited time and other more. While safety precautions due to COVID-19 require some changes to the programming, Family Weekend will once again help families of Baylor students become better acquainted with the University and its beloved traditions.
[library panel]
9/18/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2020) — On National Voter Registration Day, Baylor University’s W.R. Poage Legislative Library, the Institute for Oral History and the Women’s and Gender Studies program, in partnership with the Waco NAACP, will present a virtual panel on “19: 100 Years of Preserving Voters’ Rights” at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 22.
[Schnitker]
9/17/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2020) – What takes place inside a person when they encounter beautiful pieces of art? While most people would acknowledge being moved by aesthetic and artistic beauty, the changes sparked by such an engagement seem beyond the realm of measurement. Two Baylor psychology and neuroscience researchers, however, are working to change that.
[Baylor Line 1]
9/17/2020
WACO, Texas (September 17, 2020) – Baylor University will launch the 50th anniversary season of the Baylor Line, one of the University’s most distinct traditions, with some unprecedented protocols and use of new bracelet technology in place to mitigate risks from COVID-19 to the campus and surrounding community.
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9/17/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2020) — Ten Baylor University faculty members have been selected as 2020-2021 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and desire to inspire innovative teaching.
[Rachelle Rogers]
9/16/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2020) – Baylor University education professor Rachelle Meyer Rogers, Ed.D., is on a fast track to the top post in the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), a national organization of school and university faculty who provide professional preparation for teacher candidates. ATE promotes quality teacher education through both exemplary clinical practice and research.
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9/15/2020
Best-selling author John Grisham, author of A Time to Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and a broad array of other perennial best-selling books, will be interviewed by noted attorney and author Talmage Boston during the final session of the weeklong Vision for Leadership Conference at Baylor Law.
[Baylor University]
9/14/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – Baylor University moved up three places to No. 76 among National Universities – with several academic programs and opportunities for undergraduates highly rated – in the latest rankings for 2021 released today by U.S. News & World Report.
[2020 Great Colleges to Work For]
9/14/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – For the ninth time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2020 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
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9/11/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 11, 2020) – Despite the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19 for universities throughout the country, Baylor University achieved several enrollment milestones this fall, including enrolling the largest freshman class in the institution’s history, along with record numbers of undergraduate and graduate and professional education students. Baylor's fall-to-fall undergraduate retention also increased to an all-time high, according to official 12th class day statistics from Baylor’s Office of Institutional Research and Testing.
9/11/2020
Baylor University fully supports the 9/11 display of American flags depicting the thousands of lives lost as a result of the attacks that took place 19 years ago. This moving display by the Young Conservatives of Texas at Baylor in support of our country is the only official student event that has been allowed on the University’s campus since the start of the fall semester.
[Behringer Recruiting Lounge Exterior]
9/10/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2020) – Baylor University today announced the naming of the recruiting lounge at McLane Stadium in recognition of Todd and Susan Behringer of Woodway, Texas, and their support of capital improvements through the Give Light Campaign.
9/10/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2020) — The Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program at Baylor University has been granted candidacy status by the professional accrediting body, the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The program is admitting students to join the first cohort, with classes to start in January 2021.
[BSO American Prize]
9/8/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2020) – Baylor Symphony Orchestra, led by Baylor Conductor-in-Residence Stephen Heyde, has received The American Prize in Orchestral Performance in the college/university category, making this its fifth time to win first place in the past six years.
[gilbert]
9/8/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2020) — The department of religion in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences has announced the establishment of the Robert L. Gilbert Scholar in Religion Graduate Stipend, named in honor of Baylor’s first African American graduate.
[divorce oxy]
9/8/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2020) – People who were children when their parents were divorced showed lower levels of oxytocin — the so-called “love hormone” — when they were adults than those whose parents remained married, according to a study led by Baylor University. That lower level may play a role in having trouble forming attachments when they are grown.
[John Leddy-Jones Research Hall]
9/7/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2020) – Baylor University Libraries has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the research of two Browning scholars at Baylor's renowned Armstrong Browning Library.
[College Colors Day 2020]
9/3/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2020) – Baylor University alumni and fans around the world are invited to collectively showcase their passion and spirit for Baylor, wearing green and gold to celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Sept. 4.
[Foster Campus HSB]
9/3/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2020) – Baylor University today announced a $5 million gift from William E. (Ed) and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, Florida, in support of the Give Light Campaign and the University's Hankamer School of Business. A portion of the gift qualifies for the Baylor Academic Challenge program, creating two endowed faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business that will receive dollar-for-dollar matching funds as well as support for the School’s dean. The gift also will establish an endowed scholarship fund within Baylor’s Student Foundation.
[Baylor University]
9/3/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2020) – Baylor University will conduct a required test of the multi-tiered Baylor Alert emergency communications systems at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4.
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