Apr. 4, 2024
Baylor Researchers to Study Psychological Effects of Experiencing a Total Solar Eclipse

With Waco, Texas in the path of totality for the 2024 solar eclipse, Baylor University researchers have a first-hand opportunity to study the effects that people might feel as they witness this once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Mar. 27, 2024
Baylor Public Health Researcher Receives Career Development Award from the American Heart Association

Rebecca Jones-Antwi, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Public Health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has received a three-year Career Development Award from the American Heart Association for her project, “Stuck in the Middle: The Intersectionality of Multiracial Adults and Cardiovascular Health.” 

Mar. 14, 2024
Baylor Environmental Scientist Earns Research Support from NASA’s Early Career Investigator Program in Earth Science

Yang Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science at Baylor University, has won a competitive NASA Early Career Investigator Program in Earth Science award that supports outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists and engineers at the early stage of their professional careers. 

Feb. 27, 2024
Baylor Mathematicians Create New Math Track at Crossroads of Geometry and Harmonic Analysis

Dorina, Marius and Irina Mitrea complete “epic journey” with five-volume research monograph that lays foundations for a new genre of mathematics.


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Apr. 11, 2024
$1.5 Million Gift to Baylor University Establishes Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair

Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from the family of George Heilmeier through the Heilmeier-Jarvie Family Foundation, of Plano, Texas, establishing The George Heilmeier Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering to attract, retain and support innovative research and teaching within the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Apr. 11, 2024
National Bioethics Bowl Comes to Baylor University April 12-13

Baylor University is the host site of the 2024 National Bioethics Bowl, an intercollegiate academic competition on April 12-13 in which students from U.S. colleges and universities debate a wide variety of bioethics topics.

Apr. 10, 2024
Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Author Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Present the 2024 Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities

Baylor University and the Waco community will have the opportunity to hear from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar and author Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. during this year’s Beall-Russell Lecture in the Humanities at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. 

Apr. 9, 2024
Baylor Symposium to Examine Hunger as a Key Driver of Migration

A three-day Baylor University symposium on “Migration and Food Needs: Latin American and U.S. Perspectives” will bring together scholars, practitioners, policymakers and students April 16-18 in an exploration of the crucial intersections between food, migration, religion, economic opportunity and human flourishing, including the culinary contributions of migrants to U.S. communities.

Apr. 12, 2024
Piano Professor’s Article on How Cueing, Breath Work Support Young Musicians’ Well-being Awarded American Music Teacher Article of the Year

The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) has recognized Lesley McAllister, D.M.A., professor of piano, director of piano pedagogy and director of the keyboard studies division in Baylor University’s School of Music, with the honor of American Music Teacher Article of the Year for her article, “The Language of Awareness: How Cueing and Breath Work Impact the Music Lesson.” 

Apr. 9, 2024
Baylor Graduate, Professional Programs Across Disciplines Ranked by U.S. News

Highlighted by Top 20 graduate programs across disciplines ranging from physical therapy and nursing to entrepreneurship and trial advocacy, Baylor University graduate and professional programs were among those nationally ranked in the 2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today by U.S. News& World Report.

Apr. 4, 2024
Baylor Undergraduates Set Record Pace for Earning Major Fellowships, Awards

Guided by their faculty mentors and supported by the Office of Engaged Learning, Baylor University undergraduates are off to a record-breaking pace for attaining some of the most prestigious and highly competitive fellowships and awards at the national and international level.

Mar. 21, 2024
Baylor First in Line Program Receives 2024 Bronze NASPA Excellence Award

Baylor University's First in Line program  has been selected as the 2024 NASPA Excellence Award Bronze Honoree for First-generation Student Success. The Excellence Awards annually recognize members who are transforming higher education through outstanding programs and innovative services.