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Feb
2
2023
Baylor Announces Hannah Stolze as Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management
Baylor recruits leading supply chain scholar, researcher and author from Wheaton College and Lipscomb University to new role in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Jan
19
2023
Baylor School of Ed Receives THECB Autism Grant Award for Innovation
Jessica Akers, Ph.D., in Baylor University’s School of Education, has received a $893,409 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop an innovative treatment model for children with autism and their siblings.
Jan
18
2023
The Path to R1
From the very beginning, the dream of Baylor University as an internationally recognized, preeminent Christian research university was audacious. Learn more about Baylor's vision and path to research growth.
Jan
9
2023
Baylor Research Group Earns NASA Grant to Study Density of the Moon's 'Weird' Volcanoes
Silicic volcanoes on the Moon, specifically the mysterious Gruithuisen Domes, are a lunar geologic mystery that still perplexes scientists more than half a century after they were discovered. A $260,000 NASA grant will enable Baylor's Planetary Research Group to study them further.
Dec
19
2022
R1: A Multiplier Effect for Central Texas
Baylor's recognition as an R1 research institution is meaningful not only for the University, but for the Greater Waco community and Central Texas, bolstering a cutting-edge community through research, faculty growth, business development and more.
Nov
21
2022
Remote Work and Work-Life Balance
Sara Perry, Ph.D., shares insights on work-life balance and remote work from latest research project in the Journal of Business and Psychology.
Nov
18
2022
Truett Seminary Appoints Jason Vickers as The William J. Abraham Chair of Wesleyan Studies
As a professor at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, Vickers will teach courses and conduct research in Wesleyan thought and practice and will enhance Truett’s newly formed and rapidly growing Wesley House of Studies.
Oct
19
2022
Baylor Researchers Receive $2.5 Million Templeton Grant to Incorporate Psychological Sciences Into Theology Training
Interdisciplinary team led by Baylor religion professor/bioethicist Devan Stahl, Ph.D., and psychologist Sarah Schnitker, Ph.D., will equip theologians to incorporate psychological sciences into their work tackling complex problems of human flourishing.
Oct
17
2022
In the Brand Scheme of Things
Baylor business researcher Ashley Otto explores how exposure to multiple brands makes consumer choices easier.
Oct
10
2022
Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation Recognized for Research Productivity
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation within the Hankamer School of Business has been recognized as No. 4 in the world for research productivity by the TCU Global University Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings.
Sep
27
2022
What Did You Learn, and How Did You Learn New Information Systems?
Yulia Sullivan of Baylor's Hankamer School of Business examines the role “executive functions” play in how we navigate new information systems in MIS Quarterly.
Sep
26
2022
Smartphones Promise Meaning, Deliver Only More Searching, Study Shows
Researchers found that smartphone users seeking meaning and purpose through their devices and social media could experience the opposite.
Sep
21
2022
Houston Metro Area Serves as Lab to Study Impact of Urban Pollution on Thunderstorm Activity
Baylor researchers Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko serve as co-investigators on $890,000 Department of Energy grant gathering data around the Houston metro area to understand the relationship between pollution and specific weather events.
Sep
20
2022
Texas Roots, Global Vision for a World Without Hunger
The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty advances research and projects with a goal of ending hunger. Discover how partnerships with the USDA and more have scaled their efforts in Texas to feed five million children in 38 states while growing systemic approaches to counter the factors that lead to food insecurity.
Aug
24
2022
Team of Baylor Researchers and Collaborators Provides Novel Baseline Data on Leopard Seals
Baylor researchers seek answers to how leopard seals, Antarctica's little-understood apex predators, survive in the extreme polar environment in first-of-its-kind study.
Aug
18
2022
Baylor Study Combines Lithophane, 3D Printing to Make Scientific Data Accessible to Individuals of All Eyesight Levels
Scientists use old-fashioned art form and 3D printing to make major advance in eliminating exclusion of individuals with blindness or low vision from chemistry and other life sciences, published in Science Advances.
Aug
2
2022
Collapse of Ancient Maya City May Be Linked to Drought in 13th, 14th Centuries
Transdisciplinary study in Nature Communications, featuring Baylor anthropology researcher Julie Hoggarth, suggests that prolonged drought between 1400-1450 escalated existing societal tensions and eventually led to Mayapan’s collapse and abandonment.
Jul
27
2022
Protecting the Grid, Enhancing Power
Mack Grady's research probes innovative approaches to protect power grids from attack, connect communities to generate power more quickly when one loses power and to enhance renewable energy sources in Texas.
Jun
7
2022
Perceived Discrimination, Real Stress
While pregnancy discrimination is illegal, many expectant mothers still perceive workplace discrimination. Kaylee Hackney, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, leads a study examining the impact of perceived discrimination on the health of both mother and child.
Apr
26
2022
The Power of Power Distance Belief
Success in the education industry partly hinges on successful marketing, and the global reach of the internet presents vast opportunities. Baylor researchers analyze strategic approaches to reaching different cultures.
Apr
11
2022
Baylor Researchers Contribute on the Most Precise Ever W Boson - Particle Physics Measurement
Baylor’s Experimental High Energy Physics group among scientists with significant contributions to the successful maintenance and operation of the experiment measuring one of nature’s force-carrying particles
Apr
6
2022
The Meaning of R1
Baylor's R1 status is far more than an elite club or glossy résumé item. It positions Baylor to have a significant impact around the world. Baylor faculty explain what that means to them in Baylor Magazine.
Feb
23
2022
Baylor Materials Testing and Characterization Laboratory Earns ISO Accreditation
The Baylor Materials Testing and Characterization Core (MTACC) has earned ISO-17025 certification, a key validation for MTACC's services in imaging, materials characterization, fabrication and processing and more.
Jan
23
2022
NSF-funded Study Finds Dust Systems in Texas and New Mexico Impact Cardio-Pulmonary Health
Baylor University paleoclimatologist Steven Forman analyzed gypsum- and quartz-dominated dune systems for possible fine, breathable dust fluxes detrimental to human health.
Dec
16
2021
Baylor University Earns Prestigious Research 1 Status
Baylor University has been named a Research 1 university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, joining the nation’s top-tier research institutions as a doctoral university with very high research activity and elevating Baylor as a preeminent Christian research university.
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