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The Do’s and Don’ts of Halloween: GW’s Medical, Marketing, Urban Development and Religion Experts Available

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Hollywood Producer Michael Uslan Joining Indiana University Media School as Professor of Practice

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Michael Uslan, an Indiana University alumnus who has become one of Hollywood's most accomplished movie producers, will join the IU Media School as a professor of practice beginning in spring 2015, while continuing his full range of producing and writing projects in motion pictures, television and new media.

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Sculpting Costumes with 3D Printers is 'the Way Theater Is Headed,' Say Theater Education Experts at Baylor

Three-dimensional printers, which already have churned out toys, prosthetic limbs and one functional car, are taking the stage — literally — in live theater. The new technology aids speed, creativity, flexibility — and can satisfy directors who change plans midstream, says a former Disneyland costume designer who teaches at Baylor University.

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Does Facebook Make You Lonely?

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Hayeon Song, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, analyzed existing research on the impact of Facebook on loneliness. She concluded Facebook didn't make people lonely, but lonely people were more likely to use the popular social media site.

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Pumped About Pumpkins: Just Hype About Health, or the Real Deal?

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Pumpkin purveyors have reason for grins as wide as those of jack-o’-lanterns this time of year. Pumpkin products are proliferating for autumn — and not just for standard pies, breads and Halloween décor, but also for whimsical goodies that may not live up to the pumpkin’s healthy reputation.

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What Makes a Song Sing?

What made Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” a No. 1 hit on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1983, and other songs, like Madonna’s 1999 “Nothing Really Matters,” flounder at 90 or below? New research from the University of Southern California suggests that back-up singers may finally be getting their due.

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Trick or Treating Terror - Should We Be Worried by Poisoned Candy? Professor Joel Best, UD Explores This Urban Legend

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Texas Tech Pop-Culture Expert Can Comment on Educational Uses for Comics and Graphic Novels #NationalComicBookDay

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Award-Winning Author Amy Tan Will Speak at Baylor’s Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities on Sept. 29

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The New York Times-bestselling author Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club, will discuss her new book, The Valley of Amazement, and also the value of the humanities during the Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities at Baylor University on Monday, Sept. 29.

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U2’s Freebie for iTunes Users: Invasion of Privacy, or Worth a Listen? Baylor Prof/Pop Culture Critic Suggests Folks Try It Before They Delete It

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