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Companies Must Adapt Internal Communication as Demographics Change, Baylor Study Finds


As baby boomers retire and an increasing number of millennials enter the workforce, internal communicators must adapt to accommodate the shift of generations, the rise of internal social media and the development of metrics to determine employee...
9-Feb-2016 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Super Bowl Fun for the Little Kids on the Big Day


Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, and you’re planning to throw — or go — to a big party of friends and families. So what do you do with the young’uns to keep them happy and occupied so you can watch the game in (relative) peace? A...
3-Feb-2016 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young White Students at Elite Colleges View Asian-Americans as More Competent than Blacks and Hispanics, Baylor Study Finds


Asian-Americans are stereotyped as “cold but competent” — and more competent than blacks and Hispanics — by young white students at elite colleges, according to a Baylor University study.
19-Jan-2016 2:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Baylor’s Truett Seminary Receives a $600,000 Grant to Establish Youth Spirituality and Sports Institute

Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has received a $600,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish the Youth Spirituality and Sports Institute: Running the Race Well (RRW). This new institute is part of Lilly...
5-Jan-2016 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Donkeys and Cattle at Jesus’ Birth? Only in a ‘Lost Gospel,’ Not the New Testament, Baylor Historian of Religion Says


The old Christmas carol “Good Christian Men, Rejoice” makes the scenario clear in its telling of Jesus’ birth: “Ox and ass before Him bow; and He is in the manger now.”
14-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Taking the Past into the Future: Making Holiday Oral Histories with Technology Can Preserve Precious Memories


By combining the advancing tools of technology with time-honored techniques of interviewing and storytelling, Christmas can be an ideal time for people to preserve eyewitness accounts of experiences from loved ones for future generations, says an...
8-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gaps in Advertising and Public Relations Education Are Due to New Roles in Social Media


Blurred boundaries between advertising and public relations professions due to new roles in social media raise the question of whether educators can adequately prepare their students for a career in those growing fields, according to a Baylor...
30-Nov-2015 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Changing Labor Laws May Weaken Public Employees’ Clout — including in the Presidential Election, Baylor Study Finds


Changed labor laws — with some states curtailing collective bargaining — may lessen political activity among teachers and other public employees, traditionally cornerstones in electing Democrats.
30-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Mosquito Expert on Zika Virus: ‘I Am Confident We Will See Transmission This Summer’


Baylor University Biology Professor Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., says, "Given what is happening in the Caribbean and South America, the threat of Zika virus is real for the U.S."
3-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Political Duels at Work? Baylor Expert Gives 9 Tips to Keep the Peace


Sparring over immigration reform, ISIS and whether Trump should be in the White House can go quickly from casual to spirited to heated during water-cooler chats at work or in staff meetings.
1-Feb-2016 4:00 AM EST

Three Myths of Multitasking – and Why You Don’t Want to List It on Your Resume


Jobseekers should rethink adding “multitasking” to the list of skills on their resumes, said Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor University's’s Hankamer School of Business.
14-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

When Retailers Open Their Doors On Thanksgiving, Do They Risk Damaging Their Brands?


23-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

When Retailers Open their Doors on Thanksgiving, Do They Risk Tarnishing their Brands?


When people choose sides on Thanksgiving, it’s usually whether to eat sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes. But this year, a business debate has made Turkey Day headlines: whether retailers should open or close on Thanksgiving.
23-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

From Bram Stoker to Blacula to Buffy, Baylor University Scholar Knows All Things Vampiric

27-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Newbies are hitting the rewind button on cassettes: “Everything Old is New Again," #Baylor expert says


14-Oct-2015 3:30 PM EDT

Baylor Professors Offer Tips for Teaching Kids About Presidential Election Process & Primary Debates


13-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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