Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

December 5, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: Kansas State University

This weekend, the Baylor football team closes out their regular season with a home contest against Kansas State University. Anticipation for the game is high, as both teams have a chance to claim at least a share of the conference title with a win!

Before the Bears and Wildcats take the field, we’re bringing you the final entry in this season’s “Get to know Big 12 research” series.  Dr. Karen Burg, the vice president for research at Kansas State, answered a few questions to help us learn a little more about our friends in Manhattan (Dr. Burg frequently shares news and information on the @KState_RSCAD account, so she’s provided her answers in tweet format!).

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November 28, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: Texas Tech University

Happy Thanksgiving from the OVPR! We hope you’ve been enjoying some relaxing time with friends and family.  On Saturday, the Bears will take on the Red Raiders of Texas Tech at AT&T Stadium, an annual neutral-site matchup that usually proves to be one of the most exciting games on the Bears’ schedule.  To help you prepare for the game, this week we present a Q&A with Dr. Robert V. Duncan, Texas Tech’s vice president for research, as part of our “Get to know Big 12 research” series.

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November 21, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: Oklahoma State University

Throughout this year’s Big 12 football season, we’ve been bringing you information on some of the great research going on at our counterpart schools in the conference.  To help you get ready for this week’s game against the Cowboys of Oklahoma State University, we present a Q&A with Jeff Joiner, research communications specialist in OSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research.

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November 7, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: University of Oklahoma

The Baylor Bears face a tough road test this weekend when they travel to Norman to take on the Oklahoma Sooners.  Of course, this game represents more than just a clash between two great college football teams.  It’s also a meeting of two universities that are leaders in research and scholarship.  In this week’s “Get to know Big 12 research” column, we hear from Jana Smith, the director of strategic communications for R&D at the University of Oklahoma, about some of the latest developments at OU.

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October 17, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: West Virginia University

After an exciting home game against TCU, the Bears head back out on the road this weekend to take on the Mountaineers of West Virginia University. This week, as part of our “Get to know Big 12 research” series, we’re visiting with Cindy Jarvis, assistant to the director of WVU’s Office of Sponsored Programs.

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October 3, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: University of Texas at Austin

This fall, we’re bringing you a special series of guest posts from staff members in our counterpart offices at the other universities in the Big 12 Conference.  In anticipation of tomorrow’s football matchup between Baylor and the University of Texas, we hear from Kathy Thatcher, senior grants and contracts specialist in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies in UT’s College of Liberal Arts.

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September 26, 2014
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Get to know Big 12 research: Iowa State University

If you’re like many members of the OVPR’s staff, you’re planning to spend the next several Saturdays watching Baylor’s football team defend their 2013 Big 12 championship. Of course, there’s more to the universities in our conference than just athletics — Big 12 schools are also leaders in research and scholarship.

Leading up to the Bears’ conference games this fall, we’ll be bringing you Q&A with staff members in our counterpart offices to help you learn more about the great research being conducted on their campuses. This week, we hear from Sandy Clarke, communications specialist in Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research.

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