Apr. 17, 2024
Baylor Biologist Receives Prestigious Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation

Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., receives the 2024 Early Career Award for her research on leopard seals, the mysterious apex predator of Antarctica.


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. 


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Apr. 17, 2024
Baylor Mourns ‘Miss Baylor,’ Prominent Alumna Lanella Spinks Gray

Baylor University mourns the death of beloved alumna and unofficial Independence historian Lanella Spinks Gray, B.A. ’54, of Houston on April 6. Gray, who was known as ‘Miss Baylor,’ became well known among Baylor’s students while serving as host to Baylor Line Camp groups visiting the University’s original campus site in Independence, Texas.

Apr. 16, 2024
Spring Storm Season Is Here: Stay Safe and Informed with Baylor Alert and State-of-the-Art Weather Tracking

Spring in Central Texas can be a beautiful season with abundant wildflowers, outdoor sporting events and bright blue skies – but it also can bring an increase in severe weather, including thunderstorms with lightning, hail, strong winds, heavy rains and heightened tornado risks.

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. 18, 2024
University Scholar Wins Baylor’s Unprecedented Fourth Consecutive Churchill Scholarship

Alagu Subramanian, B.A. ’23, a University Scholar with concentrations in biology, medical humanities and business administration, is Baylor University's fourth consecutive Churchill Scholar, an unprecedented achievement for the prestigious and highly selective scholarship in science, mathematics and engineering.

Apr. 16, 2024
Baylor University Honors Outstanding Faculty for 2023-2024

Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Apr. 16, 2024
Baylor Associate Director of Bands Receives Highest Honor in Wind Studies, Guest Conducts "The President's Own" United States Marine Band

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2024) – Isaiah Odajima, M.M. ’99, D.M.A., associate professor of ensembles and associate director of bands in the Baylor University School of Music, was inducted into the American Bandmasters Association at the organization’s national convention in Washington, D.C., and served as a guest conductor for "The President's Own" United States Marine Band. 

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.”