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Feb
16
2018
New Start-up Company Markets Baylor Engineering Professor's Innovative Hippotherapy System
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.
Jan
30
2018
With the prevalence of human trafficking on the rise, Baylor faculty are studying ways to educate and empower youth to address trafficking in their communities.
Jan
29
2018
Member of U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Will Speak on Global Health Engagement on Jan. 31
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.
Jan
19
2018
IRB Regulation Changes Delayed Until July 19, 2018
Federal agencies that regulate IRBs have delayed implementation of planned changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects until July 19, 2018.
Jan
17
2018
Influential Mathematician Visits Campus as Part of Lecture Series
Dr. Ken Ono of Emory University will visit Baylor as part of the tenth annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics.
Jan
5
2018
Baylor Doctoral Student Selected as 2018 Congressional Science Fellow
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.
Dec
22
2017
Black Gospel Music Expert Discusses Timelessness of Christmas Spirituals, Which Differ From Christmas Carols
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.
Dec
21
2017
Gift from David and Shirley Lake Will Create Chair for Congregational and Community Health
Baylor University today announced a gift from David and Shirley Lake of Tyler to create the Lake Family Endowed Chair in Congregational and Community Health at the University.
Dec
21
2017
Martin Museum’s Newest Exhibition Features Students’ Research
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.
Dec
20
2017
‘Safe’ Tanners Who Use Sprays and Lotions Less Likely to Get Tattoos and Piercings than Frequent Sunbathers and Tanning Bed Users, Baylor Study Finds
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.
Dec
18
2017
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards a Digital Advancement Grant to Baylor Researchers to Develop an Automatic Architecture Analysis System
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.
Dec
14
2017
Baylor researcher contributes to important discovery about how carbon moves through soil after a fire
A study by Baylor geoscientist Dr. William Hockaday and colleagues at Rice University reveals information that can help researchers and land managers make better use of charcoal soil amendments.
Dec
12
2017
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.
Dec
11
2017
Baylor Music Professor Receives 2018 Grammy Nomination for Chorale Album of Holocaust Victim’s Sacred Compositions
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.
Dec
1
2017
White male gun owners who are under economic stress feel more emotionally attached to their guns, Baylor sociology study finds
A new paper published by a team of Baylor sociologists analyzes the factors that impact how different groups of American gun owners feel about their weapons.
Nov
28
2017
2017-2018 Rising Stars Fellows Announced
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.
Nov
6
2017
Baylor Author & Professor of History Wins 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award
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.
Nov
6
2017
Baylor chemists are first to synthesize tetrapetalones
A team of Baylor chemists has used an outside-the-box approach to solve a problem that has vexed researchers for over a decade.
Oct
16
2017
Baylor Professor of History Wins 2017 Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Book Prize
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
Oct
13
2017
Baylor University and Office of the Vice Provost for Research Observe World Space Week
Baylor University's observance of World Space Week, October 4-10, supported by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, featured six Baylor faculty members representing the sciences, arts and humanities who offered their reflections on the importance of space both as an important field of research and scholarship and as a profound influence on modern culture.
Sep
27
2017
The Medium and the Message
Dr. Coretta Pittman, professor of English in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, studies the rhetoric of protest in popular music from the past and present.
Sep
26
2017
Baylor physicist receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
Dr. Howard Lee received the 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award at a ceremony this month in Washington.
Sep
25
2017
A meme is born: Baylor professor studies the creation and re-creation of images as online commentary
While studying pictures and the way people react to them is not new, recent advances in communication technology have changed the ways in which audience members can repurpose images.
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