Winter 2009-10
Baylor Magazine

Winter 2009-10

Unique partnership creates region's first research park from long-shuttered manufacturing plant to house Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative

After conducting the largest national study of clergy sexual misconduct, Baylor researchers find the problem is far more common than previously thought.

Thirty years after two men found a large bone in a Waco creek bank, the Waco Mammoth site is on the brink of joining the National Park System.

The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II were a nearly forgotten chapter of American history--until one Baylor alumna made it her mission to remember, honor and celebrate their stories.

An intense summer program created and staffed by Baylor faculty and students is helping local children tackle their language and literacy problems and find the fun in learning.

Since Baylor University held the nation's first collegiate Homecoming celebration back in 1909, this cherished tradition has brought excitement, heroism and widespread good feeling to Waco. At the same time, Homecoming has been the source of pranks, humor, strange behavior and sometimes even tragedy. What follows are some selected looks back at Baylor Homecoming events collected from the 100 years of its history.

Web extra from Master Teacher and Professor of Chemistry, Dr. David Pennington