WACO, Texas (March 30, 2020) – The initial spread of COVID-19 has created unprecedented situations for many Americans, causing significant disruptions to ordinarily consistent daily routines. These disruptions have led to widespread fear of a dynamic future and can be seen most tangibly on the empty shelves of grocery stores across the nation.
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2020) – Three new species of toothed pterosaurs — flying reptiles of the Cretaceous period, some 100 million years ago — have been identified in Africa by an international team of scientists led by Baylor University.
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2020) – The Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty has joined together with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, McLane Global, PepsiCo and others in a national effort called Emergency Meals-to-You, which delivers food boxes to students in a limited number of rural schools close
WACO, Texas (Feb. 12, 2020) – With more than a quarter of U.S. adults now having tattoos — and nearly half of millennials sporting them — only a handful of studies have focused on religious tattoos. But a new study by researchers at Baylor University and Texas Tech University analyzes faith-centered tattoos and is the first to use visual images of them.
WASHINGTON (Feb. 3, 2020) — The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced that Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., of Baylor University has joined Environmental Science & Technology Letters as editor-in-chief.
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.
WACO, Texas (Dec. 13, 2019) – Emeka Okafor, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology in public health at Baylor University, has received a career development grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of drug use, particularly cannabis, on treatment outcomes of patients with HIV.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2019) – Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics – or S-Stem – program for the School’s Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Program.
A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2019) – As Baylor University moves toward Research 1/Tier 1 recognition among the nation’s top research universities, the University today is honoring all staff who work behind the scenes to support research across the campus on National Research Administrator Day, while also making sure the state of Texas knows about the University’s ambitious research aspirations.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 24, 2019) – Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative has taken an important step this week in helping move the University towards its Research 1/Tier 1 aspirations with the announcement of a $5 million grant to expand access to food for students living in rural Texas communities.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2019) – At today’s regular Fall Faculty Meeting, Baylor University officially announced plans to pursue Research 1/Tier 1 (R1/T1) recognition by building on Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, which will guide Baylor towards joining the nation’s top research universities and achieving status as the world’s preeminent Christian research university.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 23, 2019) — Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and maintaining sleep — a negative for themselves and potentially for those who receive their care, Baylor University sleep researchers say.
Aug. 19, 2019 New short videos from Baylor University aimed at helping people understand what stress is, how it affects the body and how to handle it. Baylor psychologist and researcher Annie Ginty, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses “good” and “bad” stress, and the videos feature several Baylor students.
WACO, Texas (August 13, 2019) – Through an invitation from the United Nations in Vienna, Rene Laufer, Ph.D., presented an international team of experts' study results on post-mission disposal for small satellites at the 62nd United Nations – Committee on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space (UN-COPUOS) Session.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 1, 2019) - For Stephen Heyde, the Mary Franks Thompson Professor of Orchestral Studies in Baylor’s School of Music and the university’s Conductor-in-Residence, leading a university symphony is about more than just training musicians and presenting high-quality musical performances. It involves elements of history, physiology, and leadership development, culminating in an educational and cultural experience that benefits musicians, audiences and the larger community.
Critics often blame academia for turning inquisitive, broad-minded students into unidimensional scholars and researchers. But more than a few academics refuse to follow a laser-thin career path. Baylor mathematician Tim Sheng, Ph.D. is one of them.
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2019) – Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.
WACO, Texas (July 17, 2019) — Fifty years ago, America loved its astronauts to the Moon and back. And this week, as the country marks the historic liftoff and landing, a Baylor University planetary geophysicist is over the Moon about researching a new space frontier.