Assistant Professor of Physics and Baylor Rising Star researcher Dr. Howard Lee has received a five-year, $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for developing ultra-thin, nano-scale optical films with electrically tunable properties.
A pair of Baylor scientists have made headlines with their innovative technique for learning about the lives of whales by examining plugs of earwax. Now, the two researchers are set to present their work at a special event at the Smithsonian in Washington.
On average, you will spend about a third of your life sleeping or attempting to sleep. For many, this means more than 25 years of your life will be spent in bed. Given this startling proportion, wouldn’t you like to know more about what helps, hinders and happens while you are asleep?
Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host a presentation on “Hope and Change for Youth in Anacostia” from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, D.C.
Written by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research Designed by Baylor Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Brian Garner, Baylor has patented a therapeutic system that precisely simulates the complex motions of a horse's walking gait.
Lt. Col. Matthew A. Levine, DVM, MPH, MS, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, will speak on “Global Health Engagement: How and why the US military leverages its medical capabilities to promote stability and security” Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in Room A.108 of the Baylor Sciences Building, 101 Bagby Ave.
Zack Valdez, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (TIEEES) at Baylor University, has been selected as a 2018 Congressional Science Fellow as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowships.
One of the most cherished parts of entering the holiday season is gathering to sing and listen to Christmas carols. Songs like Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and The First Noel resound as Christmas approaches. However, a Baylor University expert in black gospel music holds another Christmas tradition near and dear to his heart. He treasures the rich sounds of Christmas spirituals, which differ from Christmas carols.
The Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University is hosting a new exhibit called The Age of Mechanical Reproduction at the Martin Museum: 18th and 19th Century Printmaking. The exhibit will run through Dec. 17 and showcases undergraduate student research into 18th- and 19th-century prints.
People who often sunbathe or use tanning beds are more likely to try risky weight-loss methods and have cosmetic surgery, as well as get tattoos and piercings. But while people who seldom tan also may try unsafe diets and cosmetic surgery, they rarely opt for tattoos or piercings, according to a Baylor University study.
Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and David Lin, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, have been awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand and develop their prototype for an open-source system that reads and analyzes floor plans automatically.
Baylor’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has moved its online submission system from IRBNet to BioRAFT. The biological survey in BioRAFT integrates with the IBC review for new registrations, renewals, and amendments, so there is no longer a need to fill out Word document forms previously used in IRBNet. Submissions through IRBNet will no longer be accepted. For more information, go to the “Research Safety” webpage on the Office of the Vice Provost for Research website.
Baylor Associate Professor of Choral Music Brian Schmidt and the professional choir he founded are giving voice to the music of a long-unknown Holocaust victim, and receiving critical acclaim — and Grammy nominations — for their efforts.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 class of the Rising Stars Fellowship program. Selected from nominations provided by their Deans, Rising Stars represent a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, the arts and humanities and the professional schools.
Andrea L. Turpin, Ph.D., associate professor of history in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award for her book A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education.
Joseph Stubenrauch, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Baylor University, has won an American Society of Church History book prize for his book The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain