“Blur Circle,” the latest film by director Christopher J. Hansen, associate professor and chair of Baylor’s department of film and digital media, was recently named the winner of the audience award for best dramatic feature at the Woods Hole Film … Continue reading →
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is proud to announce a major update to the design and structure of its primary website, located at http://www.baylor.edu/research. Just like the old site, the redesigned site includes information on the OVPR’s internal … Continue reading →
H. Jennings Sheffield, assistant professor of art, photography in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, was recently named an “emerging artist” by Musée Magazine, an international photography publication. Her work, Tethered, appeared in the magazine’s November 2015 issue as one of … Continue reading →
The Council on Undergraduate Research has announced a call for submissions to appear in the fall 2016 edition of the CUR Quarterly. The issue will focus on integrating undergraduate research and creative scholarship into the curriculum. CUR is seeking four to … Continue reading →
The Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Steering Committee, along with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, have announced the recipients of the 2015 URSA Awards in Excellence and Service. The awards are presented annually to faculty, students … Continue reading →
The Council on Undergraduate Research has requested proposals for session presentations and posters to be included in the 2015 Undergraduate Research Programs Development conference, taking place June 23-25, 2015 at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. The conference targets university … 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 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 →
Hankamer School of Business economics professor Dr. Jim West has been elected to the post of research associate with the NBER’s Economics of Education Working Group, chaired currently by Dr. Caroline Hoxby of Stanford University. A graduate of the University … Continue reading →
The Council on Undergraduate Research is now accepting submissions for the “Undergraduate Research Highlights” section of the fall 2014 CUR Quarterly on the Web. The highlights contain brief descriptions of peer-reviewed research or scholarly publications by undergraduate students that appeared … Continue reading →