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Aug
10
2020
Leigh Greathouse Career Award: Linking Diet and Cancer Treatment
Leigh Greathouse, Ph.D., human sciences and design faculty and cancer survivor, receives $480,000 Department of Defense Career Development Award to study link between diet and colon cancer treatment.
Aug
5
2020
Texas Cave Sediment Upends Meteorite Explanation for Global Cooling
Researchers say cooling 13,000 years ago is coincident with major volcanic eruption.
Jul
30
2020
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Receives $930,000 USDA Grant for Milk Incentive Program
USDA grant supports innovative pilot program designed to encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase and consume milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Jul
29
2020
Mark Twain Journal Relocates to Baylor
Legacy Scholar and one of America's foremost Twain scholars, Joe B. Fulton, moves offices of nationally acclaimed publication to Baylor.
Jul
27
2020
‘Selfish and Loveless’ Society in Uganda Really Is Not
A mountain people in Uganda — branded as selfish and loveless by an anthropologist half a century ago — really is not, according to a study led by a Baylor University anthropologist.
Jul
20
2020
‘Patient Patients’ in Psychiatric Care for Depression Disorders Show Decreased Symptoms
Inpatients in a spiritually integrated program reported greater calm, less depression at completion of treatment, among findings in Baylor University study.
Jul
14
2020
Study Finds Troubling Connection Between Workplace Pregnancy Discrimination and Health of Mothers and Babies
Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor visits for babies, according to a management study led by Baylor University.
Jul
9
2020
Homecoming: $2 Million CPRIT Grant Brings Young Researcher Back to Alma Mater
Liela Romero, a 2011 Baylor graduate, has distinguished herself as a leading young organic chemist and researcher. With the help of a $2 million CPRIT grant, she's returning to her alma mater to teach and contribute to Baylor's growing research enterprise.
Jul
7
2020
Researchers in Early Math Education Aim for Change
A Baylor summer program provides math intervention for children aged pre-K through second grade, developing research-based curriculum and programs to help students build a foundation for mathematic success.
Jul
6
2020
Baylor University Announces Funding of Health Science and Leadership Chair
The new endowed faculty position within the Honors College will provide increased emphasis within the College on research in the Health Sciences.
Jun
25
2020
Kenny Befus—Reading the Clues in Minerals and Gemstones
Kenny Befus, assistant professor of geosciences, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his research studying strains in minerals and gemstones as a record of geological forces.
Jun
25
2020
Elyssia Gallagher—New Methods for Glycan Analysis
Elyssia Gallagher, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about her novel research to devise new methods for analyzing the function of glycans and their impact on the body.
Jun
25
2020
Stanley Ling—Developing a Tool for Fuel Efficiency
Stanley Ling, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his expansive research studying and simulating fuel sprays to enable engineers to develop more efficient fuel injection systems.
Jun
25
2020
Michael Scullin—Sleep, Education and Performance
Michael Scullin, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his research studying the relationship between sleep and the ability to learn complex STEM materials.
Jun
25
2020
Baylor Faculty Earn Four NSF CAREER Development Awards
Baylor University’s drive toward Research 1 (R1) status received a major boost this spring as four faculty members earned prestigious CAREER development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Jun
19
2020
Baylor Epidemiologist’s Surgical Research Informs United Nations Healthcare Study
Around the world, a variety of challenges keep children in need of life-changing surgery from getting the care they need. Baylor epidemiologist Emily Smith aims to bridge that gap through research and advocacy with the United Nations.
Jun
17
2020
Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy and Stress
A novel intervention for stress which combines mindfulness with hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study led by Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Gary Elkins.
Jun
15
2020
Nano-Focused
Howard Lee, an NSF CAREER Grant winner, advances materials science understanding through his nano-optics research and leads important growth in Baylor research facilities.
Jun
11
2020
Logic and Love
The path to Baylor for mathematics professors Dorina and Marius Mitrea was forged by their immigrant experience and the desire to propel the University closer to R1 status.
Jun
9
2020
Climate Warning at Africa’s Lake Victoria
Baylor professors offer warning as climate change has potential to dry world’s largest tropical lake more quickly than anticipated.
May
28
2020
A Science to Customer Satisfaction
The relationship between customer satisfaction and firm performance is strong--under the right conditions. Ashley Otto, assistant professor of marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, publishes insights from a quarter-century's worth of meta analysis.
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
20
2020
Scientific Sleuthing Leads to Clues about Extinct, Dolphin-Like Reptile
Skeleton high on a London museum wall — mostly ignored for a century — spurs a study finding that the creatures swam in seas from England to Russia to the Arctic, Baylor University researcher says.
May
19
2020
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
18
2020
Common Chemicals Could Lead to Obesity and Lipid-Related Diseases
Chemical compounds found in many consumer products could be major contributors to the onset of lipid-related diseases, such as obesity, according to a Baylor University study led by Ramon Lavado, assistant professor of environmental science.
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