Dr. Kent Eshelman, an assistant professor of instrumental studies in Baylor’s School of Music, has earned a prestigious international award for his recent album of tuba solos. Eshelman received the International Tuba-Euphonium Association’s Roger Bobo Award for Excellence in Recording … Continue reading →
In this report from KSAT-TV San Antonio, Baylor anthropologist Dr. Lori Baker discusses the work she and a team of students have undertaken to identify the bodies of undocumented immigrants in Brooks County, Texas. Baker, an associate professor of anthropology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, leads Reuniting Families, an organization she started with the goal of recovering and identifying the remains of immigrants who died while attempting to cross into the United States.
Baker and her team recently made their first positive identification in Brooks County, determining the identity of a female from Honduras who was buried in a cemetery in Falfurrias, Texas, a small town approximately 160 miles south of San Antonio.
The National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review has announced a challenge program seeking ideas from the scientific community on ways to improve the fairness and impartiality of grant proposal peer review. The program offers a $10,000 first prize … Continue reading →
The biology division of the Council on Undergraduate Research is currently accepting applications for their annual awards honoring biology faculty mentors for their long-term efforts in supervising undergraduate researchers. The awards are presented to one faculty member in each of … Continue reading →