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National Forgiveness Day on Oct. 25: Let Bygones Be Bygones for Your Emotional Health

Forgiving — and being forgiven — are good for your emotional health, research has shown, and Oct. 25, National Forgiveness Day, may be the time to let bygones be bygones and also to make amends.
22-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Memory Decline Among Menopausal Women Could Be Next Research Frontier for Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy


Memory decline — a frequent complaint of menopausal women — potentially could be lessened by hypnotic relaxation therapy, say Baylor University researchers, who already have done studies showing that such therapy eases hot flashes, improves...
21-Oct-2014 10:10 AM EDT

Celebration of Black Gospel Music Will Feature Musicians, Historians and Civil Rights Activists at Baylor’s 2014 Pruit Symposium

“Marching to Zion: Celebrating and Preserving Black Sacred Music” — Baylor University’s 2014 Pruit Symposium — will bring together leading voices in black gospel music for conversation, celebration and music on Thursday, Oct. 23, through...
17-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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...
9-Oct-2014 3:25 PM EDT

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


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...
7-Oct-2014 2:10 PM EDT

Reports of Religion’s Decline in America Are "Misleading, Inaccurate and Biased," Baylor Researcher Says

Reports of religion’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, says Byron Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion. Close examination of data from the General Social Survey and other data sources show...
25-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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


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,...
19-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Wealthy Citizens Have More Clout in State Government, but Stricter Lobbying Rules Can Help Close the Gap

State legislators are more attentive to wealthy citizens’ political opinions when making policy decisions, but stricter regulations on professional lobbyists can help curb the trend and promote more equal political representation, Baylor study...
16-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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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


17-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Ukraine/Russia Issues

15-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Iran and the United States Must Cooperate — Now — Against Advancing Islamic Militants in Iraq, Says Baylor Expert on Religious Wars


Secretary of State John Kerry’s “no hurry” approach to United States-Iranian cooperation to combat advancing Islamic militants in Iraq is a “sensible, diplomatic one” – and the wrong one, says a Baylor University expert on religious...
17-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Baylor Anthropologist Chimes in on Humanitarian Crisis and Rising Death Toll on the U.S.-Mexico Border


16-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

What's the Buzz on West Nile? Baylor Professor Can Share Expertise on Mosquitoes


16-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Gerontology Expert: Six Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Nursing Home

During this year’s National Nursing Home Week (May 11-17), Dr. James Ellor, Ph.D., professor in Baylor University’s School of Social Work and gerontology expert, offers six questions people should ask while investigating – and before choosing...
15-May-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Which Heaven is “for Real?”


“Heaven Is For Real” contends the current movie by that name. But which heaven? Several versions of heaven are depicted in art, literature, music and pop culture — many of which don’t mesh with faith doctrines, says pop culture critic Greg...
5-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Ukrainian Political Scientist Sergiy Kudelia of Baylor University Is Available to Comment Following Obama's Meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister

12-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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