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$10 Million Gift Will Transform Baylor’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


A $10 million gift to Baylor's department of communication sciences and disorders will transform students’ educational experiences, expand its service to those with speech-language needs in Texas and position the department for national impact as...
22-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Clutter in Its New Form: ‘Digital Debris’ Is Spilling Over into the Physical, Says Baylor Design Historian


When it comes to clutter, the technological is increasingly crossing over into physical space, says a Baylor University interior design expert.
20-Jul-2015 6:00 PM EDT

Study: Why Social Workers Aren’t Discussing Religion and Spirituality with Clients


New research by a Baylor University professor shows that licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), who account for the largest number of clinically trained helping professionals, believe that discussions about their clients’ religion and...
8-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Misquotes and Memes: Did Ben Franklin REALLY Say That?


As Independence Day approaches, social media is lighting up with memes and quotes from the nation’s Founding Fathers. But did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin actually say these things for which they receive so much...
1-Jul-2015 2:15 PM EDT

Huge Congregations View Racial Inequality Differently than Others Do, Baylor Study Shows


Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.
29-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Tests vs. Fests: Students in “Learning Celebrations” Rather than Exams Scored Higher and Enjoyed Themselves, Baylor Sociologist Says


A Baylor sociologist who reshaped “test day” in his class — transforming it with balloons, streamers, treats and music — found that students in “learning celebrations” scored higher than students who took standard-style exams in previous...
25-Jun-2015 4:45 PM EDT

Hey, Advertising and Marketing Pros! Before You ‘Go Thin,’ Think Again


Marketers and advertisers who default to the “thin ideal” – the belief that thinner is better – could be alienating up to 70 percent of their audience, said James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s...
21-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Vying for Seats in the C-suite: Marketing and Public Relations’ Focus is Too Narrow, Baylor Study Suggests


Corporate communicators and marketing teams are often in direct competition to be in the “C-suite” — the coveted boardroom seats — according to a study by a Baylor University researcher.
11-May-2015 11:00 AM EDT

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Still No Job After Graduation? Here’s What You Should Be Doing Right Now


It’s been two months since you walked across the stage with your diploma. You scour the want ads and send out your resume, but no one is calling you back. Frustration is setting in. What should you be doing right now?
15-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Women on the $10? These Eight Women Could Fill the Bill


Some notable but lesser-known women in American history might be overlooked as possibilities for the soon-to-be redesigned $10 bill. Who are the other women who merit consideration on the $10?
25-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Dote on Dad for Father’s Day? Nope, Says Baylor University Communication Expert


15-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

The ‘Heaven 11’: Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs


To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month, Robert F. Darden, professor in Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media, and former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine, has compiled a list of the...
8-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them


Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.
3-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

World War II Hero/Movie Star Audie Murphy Was “Plagued by Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome,” Baylor Historian Says

6-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Film Expert Discusses Gender Bias in Hollywood, 2015 Oscar Nominees


19-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

NBC Anchor's "Fog of Memory" -- His Explanation for False Claim About Being Shot Down in Iraq -- Is Likely "Spot On," Baylor Psychologist Says

5-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

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