News: Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

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
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.
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
5
2021
Prominent Economist Joins Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Craig Gundersen becomes inaugural Snee Family Chair in Food Security at Baylor University.
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.
Sep
24
2021
Baylor University Recognizes National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
Sep
24
2021
Diplomacy, Race and an Eternal Goal
Ronald Angelo Johnson’s research illuminates how past generations inspire modern solutions.
Sep
24
2021
Empowering the Underserved and At-Risk
Danielle Parrish fills gaps in care for young women in the juvenile justice system.
Sep
24
2021
Transformative Data
Amanda Hering applies data-driven methods to transform the U.S. water system.
Sep
24
2021
Water, Health and Urbanization
Bryan Brooks investigates upstream health solutions to address developing challenges.
Sep
20
2021
Baylor University Announces New Chair Created to Study Food Security
A $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee establishes an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP).
Sep
13
2021
Examining COVID-19's Emotional Toll
Results from Baylor Religion Survey Wave 6 data show patterns of negative emotional responses to COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep
9
2021
Baylor Announces New Chair Created for Autism Research
The Vance Masteller Chair within Communication Sciences and Disorders will help to attract and retain a leading scholar researcher who will serve as a leader for the department’s new Autism Clinic.
Sep
2
2021
Work of Daughters in Mother-Daughter Relationships Often Goes Unnoticed
With her latest research, Allison Alford continues to draw attention to what she describes as the underappreciated role of the daughter in American society.
Aug
18
2021
Baylor Water Quality Researcher Part of UN-endorsed Global Estuary Project
Bryan Brooks is a partner of the Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM) Programme to study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities across the globe.
Jul
22
2021
Baylor Recruits Alan Wang, Ph.D., as Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering
Esteemed researcher, inventor, is the University’s first endowed chair hire through the Baylor Academic Challenge; will join Baylor from Oregon State University in 2022.
Jul
19
2021
Running the Gamut
Learn more about how Baylor professors and inventors are expanding the color palette available to creatives on digital cameras, stretching beyond traditional RGB broadcast color.
Jul
16
2021
Baylor Presents Significant R1 Progress Report at Board of Regents Meeting
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
Jun
21
2021
Preparing Undergrads for High-Level Research
The Science Research Fellows (SRF) major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences provides a quick start for students who have their sights focused on scientific research.
Jun
15
2021
Study Examines Organizational Support for Adoption
When an organization supports its employees who choose to adopt children, the employees, their families, the adopted children and the organization itself experience positive benefits and outcomes, according to new research from Baylor University.
Jun
14
2021
Music Near Bedtime Disruptive to Sleep, Baylor Study Finds
Baylor sleep researcher Michael Scullin finds “earworms” continue during sleep, can cause restless nights in study in Psychological Science.
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