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

Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Baylor University, has received the prestigious Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.


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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May 17, 2024
Baylor Regents Approve 2024-2025 Operating Budget, Elect Board and Committee Leadership, New At-large Regents

During its regular May meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved the University’s 2024-2025 operating budget, voted on Board and committee leadership and elected new at-large Regents – including a former Waco mayor and a top Texas healthcare executive who also has ties to the city.

Apr. 30, 2024
Baylor Receives IIE American Passport Project Grant to Support Underrepresented Students to Study Abroad

Baylor University has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable up to 25 Baylor students to obtain their first U.S. passport and open the pathway to study abroad.

Apr. 28, 2024
Baylor in the News – April 21-27, 2024

Baylor University researchers and faculty experts were featured in national and local media stories about how Christian student-athletes might be well prepared for the NIL market, a conversation about disability and the church, and challenging previous assumptions about the marketplace and its role in mental health.

Apr. 27, 2024
Bridgebuilding Fellows Demonstrate Model Bridging Divides in Difficult Conversations

Continuing Baylor University’s year-long focus on civil discourse, 31 Baylor students – newly commissioned as the inaugural cohort of “Bridgebuilding Fellows” – joined together April 23 at the Hurd Welcome Center for a university-wide demonstration of a model for bridging these divides by cultivating curiosity, deep listening and story sharing. 

May 10, 2024
Baylor Adds 17th Fulbright Recipient to Record Year for Major Fellowships, Awards

As the spring 2024 semester concludes, Baylor University is celebrating a phenomenal year for Baylor students and recent alumni earning prestigious and highly competitive fellowships and awards, including a record-extending 17th Fulbright Scholarship.

May 6, 2024
Baylor’s McNair Scholars Garner Prestigious Grad School Placements, National Recognition

The 2024 graduating class of Baylor University's McNair Scholars Program is set to soar as students continue on to prestigious graduate programs and national and international fellowships. 

May 2, 2024
Baylor Students Win Boren Scholarship, NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, GEM Fellowship

Baylor University students continue to earn highly competitive major fellowships and awards during a record-setting year in which they have earned the Fulbright, Goldwater, Critical Language and Churchill scholarships. Now students can add a Boren Scholarship, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRF) and the GEM Fellowship to the list.

May 2, 2024
Baylor Faculty Honored with 2024 Centennial Professor Awards Receive Funding for Summer Research

Baylor University faculty members Julie Hoggarth, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology, and Jeffrey C. Petersen, Ph.D., professor of sport management, have been selected to receive the 2024 Centennial Professor Awards for summer research projects on the impact of drought on the Mayan collapse and the expansion of administrative staff within collegiate sports, respectively.