Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human flourishing, leadership and ethics research advances understanding in areas by which individuals, communities and societies thrive. From entrepreneurship to the arts, philosophy and communication, Baylor is a recognized leader in disciplines that broker deeper understanding and ennoble individuals and communities. Learn more about Baylor human flourishing, leadership and ethics research.

May 26, 2020
Hearing Beethoven
Baylor music professor and internationally-recognized Beethoven scholar Robin Wallace brings unique insight to his research on the composer. Beethoven's deafness has long been studied, but Wallace navigated that study while living with deafness in his family. His book, Hearing Beethoven is a seminal look at the nature of disability, personality and creativity.
May 19, 2020
USDA expands Baylor program for feeding rural schoolkids to provide 5 million meals a week
It was barely a month ago that we wrote about how a Baylor program — picked up and supported by the USDA, PepsiCo, McLane Global and others — had quickly ramped up to provide a million meals a week to schoolchildren in rural areas impacted by COVID-19-related school closures. Here’s how well that program has …
May 15, 2020
Baylor Announces Illuminate Progress, New Ph.D. Programs
Baylor University exceeded stretch goals in research expenditures and saw substantial growth in research awards over the previous fiscal year, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., shared in her quarterly report to the Board of Regents. Additionally, two new Ph.D. Programs and a Master's program have been announced.
May 15, 2020
WATCH: Meals-to-You on Good Morning, America
Good Morning, America featured Meals-to-You, a food by mail initiative of the Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, in a live report May 15. Meals-to-You, a partnership with the USDA, McLane Global and PepsiCo, feeds over 5 million meals per week through the mail to rural schoolchildren.
May 14, 2020
WATCH: Meals-to-You on ABC News Prime Time
The Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty's Meals-to-You program delivers over five million meals per week through the mail. Meet families benefitting from the initiative on this ABC News Prime Time report, and travel inside the warehouses of McLane Global, a program partner, where food is packaged and delivered.
May 7, 2020
Global Experts Launch Online Guide for Life, Death During COVID-19 Era
Three Baylor professors contribute to newly formed Virtual Funeral Collective, launching a new website which features an extensive report, guides for laypeople and professionals and dozens of links to resources to honor those who die amidst the pandemic.
May 6, 2020
Meals-to-You Expands to 5 Million Meals a Week
The USDA announced a major expansion of Meals-to-You, an innovative, research-based partnership between the Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, USDA, McLane Global and PepsiCo, to feed low-income kids in rural areas impacted by pandemic-related school closures.
Apr. 29, 2020
Digital Humanities: Accelerating the Study of the Past for Modern Application
The technological advancements that drive the data sciences are so thoroughly modern that many are unaware of their applications to the study of the past. Learn how Baylor is investing in the Digital Humanities, utilizing technology to accelerate the study of what it means to be human.