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Your Diet Plan Isn’t Working? New Baylor Research Explains Why


Dieters tend to adopt the wrong strategies, often planning to ditch their favorite foods and replace them with less-desirable options, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Conversely, successful dieters...
12-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor University Professor and Students Help Unearth Ancient Mosaics and Coins in Synagogue Ruins in Israel


Ancient mosaics depicting Noah’s ark and the parting of the Red Sea have been discovered by university scholars and students excavating a synagogue in Israel that dates to the fifth century.
7-Jul-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor Historian to Discuss Global Trends at Panel Discussion in Washington, D.C., July 12

Key global demographic trends affecting issues of faith, migration and the economy will be discussed by an expert panel, including Baylor University religion historian Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., at the Washington, D.C., office of The Pew Charitable...
5-Jul-2016 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

United States Parents Not as Happy as Those Without Children, Baylor University Researcher Says


Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to non-parents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a new report.
22-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Baylor Research Identifies Keys to Managing Innovators


A new study from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business helps leaders better understand how to manage innovators, specifically scientists and engineers.
20-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lack of Transportation Hampers Hungry Children From Receiving Free Summer Meals, Baylor Study Finds


Lack of transportation is a hurdle for many families in Texas whose children could benefit from free summer meals, a federally funded program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture, according to a study by the Texas Hunger Initiative at...
9-Jun-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mother Nature and the Spiritual Side: Can Lovely Weather and Scenery Make a Difference?


June is national Great Outdoors Month, and that may have religious implications as people spend more time outside — in particular if they live in or visit an area with beautiful weather and scenery. U.S. counties with more pleasant weather and...
31-May-2016 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Faith and ‘The Facebook Effect’: Young Social Media Regulars Less Committed to One Religion, Baylor Study Finds


Youths who use social media are more likely to develop a “pick-and-choose” approach to customize their faith — regardless of what their religious tradition teaches — than those who do not use social media, according to a Baylor University...
16-May-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor Sleep Expert Gives Six Tips to Switch Students From Summer to School Schedules


Students soon will leave behind the lazy summer days and go back to school, leaping — or crawling — out of bed when the alarm clock goes off. Baylor University sleep expert Michael Scullin, Ph.D., offers ways to make the transition.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Gun Control Can't Stop Such "Low-Tech Horror" as Truck Attack in France, Says Baylor Terrorism Scholar


15-Jul-2016 11:30 AM EDT

Baylor Expert Can Discuss Positives — and Perils — of Sharing Tragedies, Hot-button Issues on Social Media


11-Jul-2016 3:30 PM EDT

Think You Know The American Revolution? Read These Five Books This Fourth of July, Professor Says


This Fourth of July marks the 240th anniversary of the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted. This year, in addition to firing up the grill and donning red, white and blue, why not pick up a book with a patriotic theme?
30-Jun-2016 4:25 PM EDT

Zika Mosquitoes Differ From West Nile Mosquitoes, ‘Bite At All Times Of The Day,’ National Expert Says


In the following Q&A, Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and nationally recognized expert on mosquitoes, provides an update on national and statewide (Texas) efforts and gives tips to...
21-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Four Tips to Help Parents Cope with Their Child’s Transition From High School to College


The transition from high school to college can be as difficult for parents as it is for the students leaving the house. Becky Scott, M.S.W., lecturer in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, shares four tips to help parents...
14-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

National Day of Prayer: 4 Tips to Reignite Your Prayer Life


In honor of the National Day of Prayer, Baylor University spiritual formation expert offers four simple tips to help grow in the habit of prayer.
4-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Baylor University History Expert Who Gave Treasury Officials Input on Redesign of $20 Bill Available for Comment


20-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT

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