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Jun
9
2021
Baylor Religion Survey Releases Newest Findings
Patterns in American religious attitudes, behaviors and beliefs just after the 2020 presidential election and during the coronavirus pandemic are the latest focus of the Baylor Religion Survey, the most comprehensive national survey studying religion in America.
Jun
8
2021
Baylor Mathematician Earns Coveted NSF CAREER Award
Jameson Graber’s award, the first NSF CAREER award earned by a Baylor math faculty member, applies game theory and partial differential equations to high level societal questions.
Jun
3
2021
Baylor Researchers Introduce 6P Color Imaging System that Could Revolutionize TV, Cinema Storytelling
SMPTE, NASA among organizations at introduction of compatible system that transcends traditional color range, enables digital screens to display “colors within the colors” naturally seen by the human eye.
May
31
2021
Baylor Study Uses Candy-like Models to Make STEM Imagery Accessible to Students with Visual Impairment
Baylor researchers, led by Bryan Shaw, found oral tactile visualization of complex 3D structures to be as accurate as eyesight in Science Advances - published study.
May
26
2021
Baylor Researcher Receives $3.1 Million NIH Grant for Work with Women in Juvenile Justice
Danielle Parrish in Baylor's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work has been awarded a $3.1 million NIH grant to study the efficacy of risk reduction intervention efforts for young women age 14-17 in the juvenile justice system.
May
24
2021
Elevating the Future of Air Travel
David Jack, Baylor professor of mechanical engineering, is working to arm the aerospace industry with resources to make it smarter and safer through non-destructive testing technology.
May
20
2021
Breaking Down Barriers
The research of Karol Hardin will help Spanish-speaking patients overcome obstacles to healthcare through a focus on effective communication and equity.
May
17
2021
Building Design with Health in Mind
The healthy building movement has created momentum for building designs to promote employee health, but there is a gap between theory and application. An interdisciplinary Baylor research team is bridging that gap through the development of software to incorporate evidence-based interventions into building design.
May
5
2021
Study Offers Earliest Evidence of Humans Changing Ecosystems with Fire
A Yale-led study, with contributions from a Baylor University paleoclimatologist, provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire ecosystems with flames.
Apr
23
2021
Strategic Partners
This year, Baylor launched a strategic partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab, in opening an on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in the University's Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative.
Apr
19
2021
Baylor Researcher Receives $488,000 Grant to Study Racial Myths in American Culture
Movies, books, sermons, political speeches and other media Americans consume have played a pivotal role in shaping racial attitudes and opinions. English professor Greg Garrett has earned a $488,000 grant by the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation to study those dynamics.
Apr
14
2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Apr
12
2021
Baylor Research Earns Ecological Society of America Honors
Ryan A. McManamay, assistant professor of environmental science, is among the recipients of the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America, given to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.
Apr
5
2021
Illuminating a Giant
Doris Miller was "the first American hero of World War II," but as an African-American in the 1940s, his impact had to fight through layers of suppression. Now, a Baylor history professor's work is shining increased light on his contributions-not only at Pearl Harbor, but on the Civil Rights Movement that followed.
Mar
31
2021
Baylor Researchers Earn THECB Autism Grant Awards
The awards, presented to educational psychology faculty Tonya Davis and Stephanie Gerow, provide over $800,000 in funding to provide Texas parents and teachers with behavioral intervention training.
Mar
29
2021
Baylor Marketing Study: What Motivates Safety Measures During COVID-19?
Baylor marketing professors found that fear plus information receptivity equals preventive behaviors to protect self and others during COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar
24
2021
Mooney Lab: A Son’s Legacy Through Significant Health Research
A new Baylor laboratory will house high-level research in cancer, kidney disease, heart disease, diet and more, backed by a family who found a meaningful way to honor the memory of their son.
Mar
22
2021
U.S. Work-Family Policies Rank Lowest in Study of 20 Developed Nations
National work-family policies that give lower-income families more time together while allowing them paid time off are more effective for children’s psychological health than cash transfers, according to a study of developed nations led by Baylor University.
Mar
18
2021
Lilly Endowment $1 Million Grant to Fund Research Team on Churches and Racial Justice
A research team that includes a Baylor University scholar on race and religion will lead a national effort to help congregations confront structures of racism in their communities.
Mar
4
2021
Baylor Researcher Earns $493,000 Department of Education Grant
A coveted grant from the U.S. Department of Education, awarded to Stephanie Gerow, assistant professor of educational psychology, will fund research to provide early childhood professionals with behavioral intervention training for children with developmental disabilities.
Feb
16
2021
Evolutionary History and Health in Bioinformatics
Tools of innovation, science and technology look to the future. To fully understand current and future health challenges, however, Mary Lauren Benton, Ph.D., assistant professor of bioinformatics, says history cannot be ignored.
Feb
5
2021
Both organizations commit to efforts through research, service to address issues of systemic poverty, combining research expertise of health and human sciences faculty with community connections and resources in Rwanda.
Feb
1
2021
Baylor Researcher Examines Impact of Management Without Morals
An organization that projects an ethical face but whose managers fail to respond to internal ethical situations can lead to a lack of employees’ moral courage, according to a study led by a Baylor University researcher.
Jan
28
2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Jan
27
2021
Baylor Business Professor, Alumna Earn NSF Grant to Combat Human Trafficking
A $250,000 NSF grant will fund the formation of an interdisciplinary team, co-led by Baylor Information Systems Professor Stacie Petter, to analyze obstacles and propose solutions to empower law enforcement to more effectively combat human trafficking.
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