Research Tracks

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

April 17, 2014
by Baylor OVPR

OVPR releases 2014 Research Magazine

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is proud to announce the release of the 2014 issue of Research magazine! ┬áThis year’s magazine brings you stories about some of the great research and scholarly activity undertaken by Baylor faculty and students and their collaborative partners outside the university.

In this year’s magazine, you can read about:

  • A Baylor environmental scientist and the university’s artist in residence, both of whom draw inspiration from geologic formations to enhance our understanding of the world around us;
  • Two Baylor chemists performing leading cancer research while providing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain real-world laboratory experience;
  • The dean of Baylor’s Honors College, who takes a philosophical approach to popular culture and encourages students to think more deeply about the media they consume;
  • Faculty in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, who improve the practice of patient care through their research and teaching;
  • The Green Scholars Initiative, which provides Baylor faculty and students with unprecedented opportunities to examine ancient texts first-hand;
  • Baylor’s culture of mentorship that helps prepare the way for future scholars, artists and professionals;
  • Partnerships between Baylor and other, nearby research institutions, which open the door for faculty and students to make world-changing biomedical discoveries; and
  • A partnership that allowed Baylor students to team with industry leaders to improve a product that protects our most precious natural resource.

Click here to read the 2014 Research magazine online, or contact the OVPR to request a printed copy.


May 24, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Hot off the press! Latest issue of Research Magazine now available online

The OVPR is proud to announce the release of the 2012/2013 issue of Research magazine. This year’s magazine is focused on the Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) and the unique opportunities it creates for Baylor and central Texas through its partnerships with key regional stakeholders.

Inside this issue, you can:

  • learn about the BRIC’s role in the growth of new Ph.D. programs in science and engineering fields at Baylor and its unique collaborative environment that supports the university’s interdisciplinary centers and institutes,
  • get to know some of the top-notch faculty members whose research is finding a home in the BRIC,
  • explore TSTC Waco’s approach to developing a highly skilled technical workforce,
  • find out how researchers and entrepreneurs can move discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace more quickly thanks to LAUNCH, the innovative business accelerator located at the BRIC and part of a suite of services available through the Hankamer School of Business,
  • and see how Baylor’s research and outreach activities encourage continued development of the greater Waco community.

Click here to read this year’s magazine online, or contact the OVPR to request a printed copy of the magazine.