Jun. 6, 2024
Baylor Global Health Professor Selected as Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Kenya

Sungseek Moon, Ph.D., The Carl and Martha Lindner Endowed Chair for Global Studies and professor at Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, has been selected as a 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Kenya, joining an elite group of scholars who have received the prestigious and competitive fellowship from the U.S. government’s premier international educational exchange program.

Jun. 4, 2024
Baylor Ranked in Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2023

Baylor University is ranked No. 80 on the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2023, a list published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Published annually, this ranking serves to highlight and celebrate U.S. universities that play a large role in advancing innovation and invention in the United States.

May 30, 2024
Baylor Planetary Geophysicist Receives Esteemed Early Career Award from NASA

Baylor University planetary geophysicist Peter B. James, Ph.D., assistant professor and founder of the Planetary Research Group at Baylor, has been recognized by NASA with the 2023 Planetary Science Early Career Award (ECA). 

May 22, 2024
Baylor Professor to Advance New Generation of Metal Alloys as Part of $12.5 Million Department of Energy Research Center

Garritt J. Tucker, Ph.D., The Eula Mae and John Baugh Chair in Physics, is part of a multi-institution, interdisciplinary effort to discover new materials and create innovative pathways for advancing materials performance under extreme conditions. The $12.5 million research team was funded through the Department of Energy (DOE) for the next five years.


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Jun. 10, 2024
Baylor Joins Greater Waco Community for Juneteenth Celebrations

Baylor University will join with the Greater Waco community in celebration of Juneteenth, a national holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

Jun. 5, 2024
Baylor Raises $1.5 Billion, Concluding History-making Give Light Campaign

Baylor University’s Give Light comprehensive philanthropic campaign has raised a historic $1.5 billion, an achievement that shattered its initial $1.1 billion goal and concluded Give Light as the most successful comprehensive fundraising campaign in Baylor’s 179-year history, the University announced today. 

Jun. 4, 2024
Baylor School of Education Hosts Second Year of STEM+ Camp for Fifth Graders

Baylor University School of Education is hosting the second year of STEM+ Camp Launch, a week-long day camp focused on rocket science, for rising fifth graders from three Transformation Waco schools. Co-founded last year by Suzanne Nesmith, Ph.D., associate professor of STEM education, and Sandi Cooper, Ph.D., professor of mathematics education, the program is funded by a grant from Waco’s Cooper Foundation and held at Baylor’s Mayborn Museum.

May 22, 2024
Baylor DPS Hosts Annual Joint Active Threat Training Exercise with Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Baylor University Department of Public Safety and its branches, including the Baylor University Police Department, along with 16 other local and federal law enforcement partners and emergency responders, will conduct an annual joint active threat training exercise on the Baylor campus in and around the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.