Other Research Initiatives

Baylor faculty share historic strengths in areas such as business, religion, education, family and consumer sciences, education and more. Learn more about Baylor research across a variety of disciplines that enriches understanding of the ways individuals and societies work, play, learn and worship.

Dec. 16, 2021
Baylor University Earns Prestigious Research 1 Status
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.
Nov. 5, 2021
100 New Faculty Hires to Advance Next Five-Year Framework for Illuminate
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. 2, 2021
Pinniped Craniofacial Musculature Provides Insight on its Role in Aquatic Feeding
Baylor biology researcher Sarah Kienle leads a foundational study in comparative craniofacial anatomy of pinnipeds, such as seals, sea lions and walruses
Oct. 18, 2021
Baylor-led Study Finds Impacts of Late Paleozoic Freezing Temperatures
Climate and fossil-informed ecosystem modeling showed plant freeze-tolerance affected forest cover of Pangaea during Pennsylvanian period.
Oct. 12, 2021
Academic Rigor, Industry Speed
Baylor’s industry-facing service centers facilitate industry partnerships that address hard problems. Core facilities like MTACC and ProtoLAB provide managed services on industry timelines for materials testing, prototyping services and more.
Oct. 11, 2021
Women and Early-Career Archaeologists Significantly Impacted by Pandemic
Baylor researcher Julie Hoggarth is lead author on study finding many archaeologists were negatively affected by COVID-19.
Sep. 30, 2021
Baylor Celebrates Completion of Fundraising Initiative Generating 14 New Chairs
Baylor announced the successful completion of the Baylor Academic Challenge, which generated significant support from alumni and donors to establish 14 new endowed faculty chairs and significantly advance the University’s strategic plan.
Sep. 25, 2021
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about systemic growth across Baylor's research enterprise and advancement toward R1/Tier research status.