Baylor in Latin America Research

Baylor in Latin America Research

The Baylor in Latin America initiative encompasses nearly every school and college at the University in research, scholarship and service across Latin America and along the Texas border. This initiative is responsive to demographic and future trends, driven by a goal of service to our neighbors. Learn more about Baylor in Latin America research.

Oct. 17, 2019
Bolivian Forager-Farmers Confront Changes in Lifestyle and Health
Lifestyle may be central to maintaining health in a small society undergoing change in livelihood and nutrition, Baylor University researcher finds.
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Oct. 7, 2019
A Partnership to Fight “Other” Diseases
Baylor University and the Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) National School of Tropical Medicine (NSTM) work together to fight neglected tropical diseases that prey on the world's most vulnerable.
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Sep. 24, 2019
Unearthing the Past for Modern Understanding
Baylor archaeologist Julie Hoggarth drew widespread attention for the discovery of a 9th Century Mayan vase, an important find and one of many examples of the ways her work illuminates modern understanding of ancient cultures.
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Sep. 17, 2019
Baylor Announces Funding Of Two Endowed Positions
Baylor University today announced the funding of two faculty positions under the Baylor Academic Challenge matching program, creating new faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business and in support of the University’s Baylor in Latin America Initiative.
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Sep. 16, 2019
Dietary Changes Impact Bolivian Farmers' Cardiovascular Health
People known for ‘astonishing’ cardiovascular health are going to market and changing their diets — with the biggest difference being more cooking oil, a Baylor University anthropologist says.
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Aug. 27, 2019
For the Living and the Dead
Lori Baker has changed the ways we approach the sad experience of immigrants lost along the U.S/Mexico border. Her organization, Reuniting Families, brings dignity and closure through forensic work that identifies and repatriates.
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Nov. 16, 2018
Digging into Belize
An interdisciplinary team of scholars Baylor has been conducting research in Belize, studying the long-term influence of climate change on livelihood strategies that focus on agricultural production and distribution, as well as how food security impacts nutritional security and human health status.
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May 3, 2018
Identifying Latin American Environmental Health Priorities
An innovative initiative, with leadership from Bryan Brooks of Baylor Environmental Science, helps scientists address pressing environmental and health issues in the Latin American region.
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