News: Baylor in Latin America Research

Nov
7
2022
A Community of Scholars, Focused on Ethics
The Baylor Ethics Initiative is a community of scholars across campus who engage in purposeful conversation to consider trans-disciplinary ethical issues, and to elevate the role of ethics in their research and teaching.
Aug
9
2022
Bridging the Gap
Baylor's Lab to Market Collaborative is a proven and repeatable commercialization process designed to translate research into real-world products that solve industry problems.
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.
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
Water, Health and Urbanization
Bryan Brooks investigates upstream health solutions to address developing challenges.
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
19
2021
Changing Diets May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis
Findings among children in Amazonian Ecuador offer insight into the relative importance of diet versus energy expenditure for rise in obesity.
Aug
13
2020
Baylor Researcher Selected to Join Prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program
Baylor anthropologist Sam Urlacher, Ph.D., earns research funding, career development support from leading international research organization.
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).
May
15
2020
Baylor University exceeded stretch goals in research expenditures and saw substantial growth in research awards over the previous fiscal year, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., shared in her quarterly report to the Board of Regents. Additionally, two new Ph.D. Programs and a Master's program have been announced.
Mar
17
2020
Majority Opposed to Separating Immigrant Families at US/Mexico Border
Political conservatism is the strongest correlation among supporters of the ‘zero-tolerance’ policy that resulted in family separations, Baylor researchers find
Feb
10
2020
Engaged Learning and the Future Workforce
As universities and industry leaders seek to solve societal challenges, it is vital to have access to experienced leaders and develop future leaders. Baylor's engaged learning environment and commitment to research at the highest levels prepares students to be problem-solvers who thrive in dynamic environments.
Jan
27
2020
Fostering Collaboration and Innovation: Baylor-Industry Research Partnerships
The fruits of university-industry research partnerships are recognized throughout the business world, as responses to a recent Baylor University-Texas Business Journals survey highlighted. Learn more about the ways Baylor is streamlining the process of industry research partnerships to address real-world challenges together.
Dec
22
2019
Reframing Theories of Weight Gain for Amazonian Children
Findings challenge conventional wisdom and may provide clues for reversing global trends in obesity in study by Baylor University professor Samuel Urlacher.
Oct
17
2019
Bolivian Forager-Farmers Confront Changes in Lifestyle and Health
Lifestyle may be central to maintaining health in a small society undergoing change in livelihood and nutrition, Baylor University researcher finds.
Oct
7
2019
A Partnership to Fight “Other” Diseases
Baylor University and the Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) National School of Tropical Medicine (NSTM) work together to fight neglected tropical diseases that prey on the world's most vulnerable.
Sep
24
2019
Unearthing the Past for Modern Understanding
Baylor archaeologist Julie Hoggarth drew widespread attention for the discovery of a 9th Century Mayan vase, an important find and one of many examples of the ways her work illuminates modern understanding of ancient cultures.
Sep
17
2019
Baylor Announces Funding Of Two Endowed Positions
Baylor University today announced the funding of two faculty positions under the Baylor Academic Challenge matching program, creating new faculty positions within the Hankamer School of Business and in support of the University’s Baylor in Latin America Initiative.
Sep
16
2019
Dietary Changes Impact Bolivian Farmers' Cardiovascular Health
People known for ‘astonishing’ cardiovascular health are going to market and changing their diets — with the biggest difference being more cooking oil, a Baylor University anthropologist says.
Aug
27
2019
For the Living and the Dead
Lori Baker has changed the ways we approach the sad experience of immigrants lost along the U.S/Mexico border. Her organization, Reuniting Families, brings dignity and closure through forensic work that identifies and repatriates.
Nov
16
2018
Digging into Belize
An interdisciplinary team of scholars Baylor has been conducting research in Belize, studying the long-term influence of climate change on livelihood strategies that focus on agricultural production and distribution, as well as how food security impacts nutritional security and human health status.
May
3
2018
Identifying Latin American Environmental Health Priorities
An innovative initiative, with leadership from Bryan Brooks of Baylor Environmental Science, helps scientists address pressing environmental and health issues in the Latin American region.
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