Nov. 27, 2023
Baylor Researcher Explores the Resiliency of the Blackfeet Community

WACO, Texas (Nov. 27, 2023) – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $3.37 million research grant to Baylor University, Blackfeet Community College (BFCC) in Browning, Montana, and Montana State University-Bozeman to explore how the resiliency of the Blackfeet American Indian community could mitigate the health effects related to historical and childhood trauma.

Nov. 7, 2023
Baylor Celebrates National STEM Day at Area Schools Through Partnership with Transformation Waco and Connally ISD

WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2023) – Baylor University is partnering with local schools on National STEM Day (Wednesday, Nov. 8) to provide engaging science presentations for area students and teachers and connect Baylor researchers in the community, all to encourage an affinity for science, technology, engineering and math in local students.

Oct. 16, 2023
Baylor University Launches Center to Advance Interdisciplinary Human Flourishing Research

WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2023) – Baylor University announced today the launch of the Baylor Research in Growth and Human Thriving Science (BRIGHTS) Center, a multidisciplinary center designed to catalyze research related to the science of human flourishing.

Sep. 27, 2023
Baylor Researchers Earn $1 Million NSF Award for Stage 2 of Civic Innovation Challenge

WACO, Texas (Sept. 28, 2023) – Baylor University researchers along with City of Waco leaders in sustainable infrastructure are among the 19 teams advancing to stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC), a national research and action competition focused on rapidly transitioning emerging technologies and concepts into a local community to address their long-standing challenges.


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Nov. 27, 2023
Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities Partners on Grant Advancing Accessible Worship for Children with Disabilities

The Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities within the Baylor University School of Education announced today that it will join With Ministries on a new program called Worship as One: Learning with Children with Disabilities about Worship and Prayer. Lilly Endowment Inc. is supporting the program with a $300,000 grant to With Ministries.

Nov. 14, 2023
Baylor Waco Campus to Conduct Maintenance Test of Outdoor Tornado Sirens at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2023) – Baylor University will conduct a maintenance test of its outdoor tornado sirens at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. The University’s testing period is from 10 to 11 a.m.

Nov. 13, 2023
Baylor and TCU Formalize Rivalry as The Bluebonnet Battle

WACO, Texas (Nov. 13, 2023) - Baylor University and TCU have formalized their century-long football rivalry through the commissioning of a trophy and officially naming the game after a months-long initiative led by the student governments of both universities. The Bluebonnet Battle will commemorate the 119th meeting of the football teams on Nov. 18 in Fort Worth, when Baylor-TCU overtakes Texas-Texas A&M to become the longest-standing college football rivalry in the state of Texas.

Nov. 10, 2023
Baylor Board of Regents Focuses on Strategic Planning, Approves New Degrees

WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2023) – During its regular November meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents received a comprehensive update on the University’s Strategic Planning process, which will guide Baylor into the future as a preeminent Christian research university. The Board also approved four new academic graduate degrees and discussed Baylor’s position in the evolving higher education marketplace.

Nov. 14, 2023
Reflection, Recognition and Expression: The Science of Cultivating Gratitude

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2023) – Leading Baylor University positive psychology researchers, Sarah Schnitker, Ph.D., and Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., who specialize in the study of gratitude, have identified three science-based mechanisms that can cultivate gratitude and improve empathy. This work is especially timely during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

Nov. 3, 2023
Fact Or Fiction: Nutrition Mythbusters Series Explores Consumer Assumptions about Organic vs. Conventional Farming

WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2023) – November marks the beginning of the holiday season, which is full of holiday festivities and feasts. As consumers head to grocery stores and farmers markets for ingredients for those family meals, they will be faced with a choice: Organic or conventionally farmed produce? What impact does that choice have on human health? 

Oct. 17, 2023
Managing Menopause: Mind-Body Solutions for Hot Flashes, Sleep and Well-Being

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2023) –  World Menopause Day is recognized on Oct. 18, and one Baylor University researcher has been on a 20-year mission to identify safe and effective options to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to help women find relief from hot flashes and improve sleep and well-being during the menopause transition.

Oct. 11, 2023
Sleep Better, Live Better: Improving Sleep Quality Can Lead to Less Stress and Improved Cognition

WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2023) – Research has demonstrated that increased stress and all-night study sessions can lead to lower cognitive functioning and test scores, adding even more pressure on college students.