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Jan
25
2022
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Daniel Romo, The Schotts Professor of Chemistry and Co-Director of the Baylor Synthesis and Drug-Lead Discovery Laboratory at Baylor, discusses the pursuit of research excellence and discovery at a faith-based R1 university.
Jan
25
2022
Baylor’s R1 Attainment an Elite Elevation in Higher Education
When Baylor earned R1 recognition at the end of 2021, the University joined an elite group of research institutions. Erica Bruce, associate professor of environmental science, explains the meaning of R1 in higher education and beyond.
Jan
23
2022
NSF-funded Study Finds Dust Systems in Texas and New Mexico Impact Cardio-Pulmonary Health
Baylor University paleoclimatologist Steven Forman analyzed gypsum- and quartz-dominated dune systems for possible fine, breathable dust fluxes detrimental to human health.
Jan
20
2022
Prestigious NEH Grant Funds Baylor Professor's Scotus Translation
Dr. Thomas M. Ward, associate professor of philosophy, has received a NEH research fellowship to prepare a scholarly translation of "De Primo Principio", a work by John Dun Scotus.
Jan
19
2022
Baylor  Professors to Assess Religion and Spirituality Competencies in Mental Health Graduate Education
Holly Oxhandler and Clay Polson serve as co-investigators of Spiritual and Religious Competencies Project and will examine graduate education training in religious and spiritual competencies through $843,000 John Templeton Foundation Grant.
Jan
14
2022
From Vision to Reality: Baylor Achieves R1 Recognition
From the moment Baylor officially announced its pursuit of R1 recognition in 2019, the University has been on a purposeful path that reached an elite benchmark faster than anyone anticipated.
Dec
19
2021
Baylor Among Elite Group of Private R1 Institutions
Baylor's ascension to R1 research recognition places the University among an elite group of just 37 private institutions recognized for "very high research activity"
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.
Dec
15
2021
Baylor Receives $1 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Launch ‘Future Church Project’
Baylor University has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help George W. Truett Theological Seminary launch multifaceted project designed to research and respond to the expressed needs and challenges of the church.
Dec
14
2021
Freeze Frame
Baylor engineering professor Stephen McClain studies the impact of frost on flight safety amongst research focused on basic fluid mechanics and heat transfer.
Dec
10
2021
Preemptive Strike: Protecting Service Members from Inner-ear Injury
Dwayne Simmons' auditory research benefits soldiers exposed to blasts or loud noises.
Dec
9
2021
Baylor Announces First Faculty Endowment for Nursing School
Beth Hultquist will be the inaugural holder of The Harris and Anne Clark FastBacc Endowed Professorship, established through a $1.5 million gift in Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing.
Dec
3
2021
Study Led by Baylor Professor Examines Listening in Organizations
A Baylor University-led study on ethical listening discovered that women and nonmanagers believe that many organizations are not receptive to their feedback and are dissatisfied with organization listening efforts. That, in turn, has led to fewer employees sharing legitimate concerns.
Nov
21
2021
Older Adults , Memory Functioning and Smartphone Technology
Baylor researcher Michael Scullin led an NIH funded study evaluating the use of smartphones in treatment for adults with a cognitively impairing condition.
Nov
11
2021
New Clinic for Autism Research and Practice Named
Gift from Bill and Mary Jo Robbins will expand Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, part of a $2.5 million expansion within Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic.
Nov
8
2021
Baylor Highlights Student Research Opportunities in New Program
Baylor ResearchU takes high school students inside Baylor laboratories to spark interest in pursuing research opportunities in college on National STEM Day.
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
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
Nov
1
2021
Center for Microscopy and Imaging Advances R1 Goals
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
Baylor and Harvard Researchers Partner in Long-Term, Global Study of Human Flourishing
Researchers at Harvard University and Baylor University launch the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the determinants of human flourishing in a $43.4 million, five-year longitudinal study of 240,000 individuals in 22 countries.
Oct
29
2021
WATCH: Baylor Announces Global Flourishing Study
Representatives from Baylor University, Harvard University, Gallup and the Center for Open Science announce the Global Flourishing Study, the only study of its kind on human flourishing and the largest funded research project in Baylor history.
Oct
26
2021
Certified Vocologist Brings New Research Opportunities to Baylor Theatre Arts
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
COVID-19's Impact on Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
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
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
15
2021
Baylor Recruits Han to Serve as Inaugural McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences
Henry Han joins the Baylor faculty from Fordham, and provides data sciences leadership, building on a signature initiative of Baylor's R1 research roadmap.
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