Baylor faculty among top 2 percent in higher education
Research marked by quality, visibility and impact: Baylor faculty have long lived out this objective stated in Baylor’s strategic plan, Illuminate.
Global vision for a world without hunger
Since its inception as the organization’s former name — Texas Hunger Initiative — the now more aptly named Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) has maintained a vision of a world without hunger.
The first weeks of the beginning of a Baylor student’s journey on campus are a veritable cavalcade of new experiences, people, ideas, responsibilities and places.
Give Light is a $1.1 billion comprehensive campaign for the future of Baylor University.
What happens when undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs collaborate in a lab under the guidance of top-notch Baylor faculty? There's a type of learning that can't take place any way else.
Findings from the first-ever challenge of elemental analysis validity sparks conversations among journal editors, chemists.
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.
W.R. White Meritorious Service Award
Young Alumna of the Year
Merrie Beckham Alumna by Choice of the Year
Distinguished Achievement Award
Pro Texana Medal of Service
Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service
Alumnus of the Year
NIH funds a first-of-its-kind effort, led by Bryan Shaw, to provide tools eliminating barriers that exclude students with blindness from pursuing chemistry education and experiences. Students from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will participate in pilot portion of the project.
When the rain began to fall on the morning of June 13, 2022, no one in or around Yellowstone National Park knew that a once in 500-year event was underway.
Baylor Computer Science Professors Lead NSF-Funded Effort to Identify Illegal Activity Online
Endowed chairs attract top researchers and scholars to Baylor. Many of these positions are made possible by the generosity of the Baylor Family through the Give Light Campaign.
Baylor Education Professor Creates Program for Families with Autism, Focused on Sibling Interaction.
Baylor University’s recent classification as a “Research 1,” or R1, university has been widely and fittingly celebrated throughout the Baylor Family. To be sure, such recognition forms a landmark achievement in Baylor’s long history and positions the University to shine more brightly as a beacon of hope in a world facing many pressing challenges.
As their research addresses some of the world’s most pressing issues related to human health, technology, human flourishing and more, many Baylor professors are engaged in collaborative groups that facilitate a focus on ethics in their work.
This spring, Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies and director of the Environmental Health Science Program at Baylor, was elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow. The honor is given by the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.
As a high school student, preparing for college is no easy feat. Thankfully, Accelerate, Baylor University’s pre-college program, allows high school students to get a jumpstart on college courses and prepare for college-level rigor.
Chapel has been a significant part of the Baylor experience throughout its 178-year history, and it remains an important part of each Baylor student’s experience. The size and form of Chapel looks different than it did in 1845, evolving and growing alongside the campus community that nearly 20,000 students call home each semester.
Baylor’s online M.B.A. program through the Hankamer School of Business was ranked No. 11 nationally among the 2023 Best Online M.B.A. Programs by Poets & Quants, the definitive online publication for business education news.
While there are theologians who study architecture, there are few who have been or are licensed architects, a unique point of view that has served Elise Edwards, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion, well. Edwards’ research combines her interests in theology, ethics, architecture and aesthetics to consider how Christian beliefs are expressed through the built environment.
This spring, Baylor released the first detailed renderings of an addition to Founders Mall called the “Memorial to Enslaved Persons.” A report by Baylor’s Commission on Historic Campus Representations recommended the new memorial as an opportunity to honor the enslaved persons “who were instrumental in constructing the original campus where Baylor University began its journey” and whose identities remain unknown.
On Jan. 25, Dr. Rufus Spain celebrated his 100th birthday. Spain became a history professor at Baylor in 1957 and had an incredibly impactful career regarding 19th and 20th century history.
A total of 14 Baylor students were selected for Fulbright awards for academic year 2022-23, a record number for the University.
In January, Daniel J. Pack, Ph.D., was named dean of Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS). He begins his role June 1.
This spring, the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated Baylor University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). The program addresses the critical shortage of professionals with cybersecurity skills and highlights the importance of higher education as a solution to defending America’s cyberspace.