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Jan
12
2022
As we start the Spring 2022 semester, I want to provide you with guidance to help us keep the campus safe while also providing academic continuity for our students.
Dec
16
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 16, 2021) – Baylor University has been named a Research 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, joining the nation’s top-tier research institutions as a doctoral university with very high research activity and elevating Baylor as a preeminent Christian research university.
Dec
15
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 15, 2021) – Baylor University has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help the University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary launch the Future Church Project.
Dec
9
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from the Deerbrook Charitable Trust of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and Harris and Anne Clark of Dallas to establish the Louise Herrington School of Nursing’s (LHSON) first endowed faculty position.
Dec
6
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 6, 2021) – KWTX Television will broadcast a remastered presentation of its Emmy-nominated and Telly Award-winning production of “A Baylor Christmas,” produced in 2018 from the performances of the Baylor University Symphony Orchestra and combined choirs of the Baylor School of Music.
Dec
1
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2021) – Alexandra Ronnenberg, who graduated from Baylor University in May with a B.S.Ed. in elementary education, has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the state of Texas, honored for her outstanding instruction and interaction with children while a senior at Baylor.
Dec
1
2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2021) – Baylor University students joined Waco community leaders in celebration of $79,500 in total grants presented to seven local nonprofits through the University’s “Philanthropy and the Public Good” course and its ongoing partnership with the Fort Worth-based Philanthropy Lab.
Nov
29
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2021) – A Baylor University-led study on ethical listening discovered that women and nonmanagers believe that management is not receptive to their feedback and are dissatisfied with organization listening efforts. That, in turn, has led to fewer employees sharing legitimate concerns.
Nov
19
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 19, 2021) – Laine Scales, Ph.D., professor of social work at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is among the education leaders helping launch the Consortium for Global Education’s (CGE) new Research Institute, creating a collaboration between faculty and students on topics of all disciplines that have an international component.
Nov
17
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2021) – Decline in prospective memory — the ability to perform daily intentions — is a key driver of everyday functional impairment in dementia. Baylor University researcher Michael Scullin, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, led a study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, to determine if smartphone technology could help improve prospective memory functioning.
Nov
11
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2021) – U.S. Army veteran, fifth-grade teacher and Baylor University doctoral student Erika Neuman has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and her mission to educate children.
Nov
11
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2021) – Baylor University today announced the naming of the Mary Jo Robbins Clinic for Autism Research and Practice in honor of Mary Jo Robbins of Houston. The announcement is in recognition of the support and continued efforts of William K. “Bill” and Mary Jo Robbins, a couple who has spent their lifetimes championing excellence in health care.
Nov
10
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2021) – Baylor University and University Libraries will unveil the Black Gospel Archive & Listening Center (BGA), a state-of-the-art center to house the permanent collection of the Black Gospel Restoration Project, during a grand opening and dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in the garden level of Moody Memorial Library.
Nov
8
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2021) – Baylor University today will host Baylor ResearchU, a new virtual program designed to showcase research opportunities to prospective high school students, in recognition of National STEM Day. Featuring conversations with Baylor researchers and mentors, Baylor ResearchU aims to encourage high school students to pursue research opportunities early in their college career that will enhance their experience and prepare them to address meaningful societal challenges.
Nov
8
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2021) – Poets&Quants, the definitive online publication for business education news, has unveiled its 2022 ranking of The Best Online MBA Programs, which includes a top 10 ranking for the online MBA in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. The Baylor online MBA jumped to No. 8 nationally by Poets&Quants, moving up from last year’s No. 16 ranking.
Nov
5
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2021) – During its regular fall meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents affirmed the framework for the next five years of Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, including hiring 100 new faculty to accelerate the University toward Research 1 status as the preeminent Christian research university.
Nov
3
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2021) – Matt Ridley, Ph.D., award-winning journalist and science writer, will be the featured speaker at the Free Enterprise Forum at Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, hosted by the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise on Thursday, Nov. 4. This event will be held in Foster 240 at 5:15 p.m.
Nov
2
2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2021) – Pinnipeds — a group including seals, sea lions and walruses — are relatively recently derived marine mammals that evolved from terrestrial carnivorans and reentered the marine environment. Their recent adaptations to an amphibious lifestyle make their evolutionary anatomy of particular interest to Baylor University researcher Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology.
Nov
1
2021
Baylor's investment in advanced instrumentation has added new labs, opportunities for students and grown Baylor's Center for Microscopy and Imaging.
Oct
29
2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 29, 2021) – Social and biomedical scientists at Harvard University and Baylor University have joined forces to launch the $43.4 million, five-year “Global Flourishing Study” (GFS), the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the factors that influence human flourishing throughout the world. It also represents largest funded research project in the University’s history.
Oct
26
2021
Baylor University is now home to one of a handful of undergraduate theatre programs whose faculty includes a certified vocologist. Lauren M. Weber is a voice specialist focusing on contemporary commercial music and functional voice training.
Oct
25
2021
Jessica Peck, DNP, Baylor clinical professor of nursing, leads study on the effects of COVID-19, including burnout and mental health concerns, on APRNs.
Oct
21
2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2021) – Baylor University today announced a $2 million gift from Baylor alumnus Matthew B. Lindner (B.A. ’12) of Cincinnati, Ohio, to support the Department of Film and Digital Media (FDM). The Lindner Endowment for Film and Digital Media will support the Baylor in L.A. program, a residential learning opportunity in Los Angeles for FDM students – currently in early planning stages – that will provide internship and experiential learning opportunities for program participants.
Oct
21
2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2021) – Pediatric advance practice registered nurses (APRN) are facing multifocal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the most difficult challenge being mental health struggles experienced by themselves and their families, according to a new study led by Jessica Peck, DNP, clinical professor at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON).
Oct
20
2021
Baylor University announces the nineteenth annual Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award, to be awarded to a Baylor faculty member who makes a superlative contribution to the learning environment at Baylor, including teaching which is judged to be of the highest order of intellectual acumen and pedagogical effectiveness, research which is recognized as outstanding by the national and/or international as well as local community of scholars, and service which is regarded as exemplary in building the character of intellectual community at Baylor.
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