Retired Professors & Administrators Program

Baylor University is made up of incredible faculty, staff and administrators whose service significantly advances the institution’s mission. The Retired Professors & Administrators Program honors the legacy of these talented and committed men and women and provides a way for them to stay connected to their Baylor roots.

Sep. 7, 2023
Baylor Chemistry Professor Receives the Prestigious 2024 Ernest Guenther Award from the American Chemical Society

WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2023) – John L. Wood, Ph.D., The Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and co-director of the Baylor Synthesis and Drug-Lead Discovery Lab, has received the Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products from the American Chemical Society.

Aug. 30, 2023
Baylor Biochemist Unravels the Secrets of Novel DNA Enzyme Linked to Infertility and Cancers

Michael A. Trakselis, Ph.D., professor and director of graduate affairs for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry had to overcome 2 barriers to conduct his groundbreaking research on DNA enzyme. 

Aug. 30, 2023
Provost Honors Faculty Members as 2023-2024 Baylor Fellows

WACO, Texas (Aug. 30, 2023) – Ten Baylor University faculty members across the disciplines have been selected by Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., to serve as 2023-2024 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and commitment to pedagogical innovation, inspirational teaching and the cultivation of these areas among Baylor faculty.

Aug. 28, 2023
Magnitude of Placebo Response Identified in Drug for Treatment of Hot Flashes

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2023) – Hot flashes are one of the most concerning and most reported symptoms among menopausal women and breast cancer survivors. In an article published this month in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, researchers at Baylor University tested the efficacy of paroxetine by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis of six clinical trials, finding that the benefits of paroxetine in the treatment of hot flashes to be comparable to that of the placebo response.