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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

Congregations Striving for Racial and Ethnic Diversity May Shrink, Baylor University Study Finds


Congregations attempting to boost their racial and ethnic diversity may end up with fewer people in the seats, according to a Baylor University study.
9-May-2016 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor Historian Gives Thumbs-Up After Call with Treasury Officials About Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill


Moments after she got off the phone Wednesday with U.S. Treasury officials, Kimberly Kellison, Ph.D., chair and associate professor of Baylor University’s history department, said she was “excited and enthusiastic” about the announcement that...
20-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Americans Pray for Healing; More Than One Fourth Have Practiced ‘Laying on of Hands,’ Baylor Study Finds


Nearly nine of 10 Americans have relied upon healing prayer at some point in their lives, praying for others even more than for themselves, according to a study by a Baylor University epidemiologist. “The most surprising finding is that more...
18-Apr-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rockin’ for Research: Baylor University Psychologist Uses His Music to Teach Statistics


WACO, Texas (April 13, 2016) — Couples’ romances, marriages and conflicts are favorite research subjects of Baylor University psychologist Keith Sanford, Ph.D. But he deals with other relationships in a rock music video he wrote to help his...
13-Apr-2016 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Supervisors, Coworkers Tolerate Unethical Behavior When Production Is Good, Baylor Study Finds


A new Baylor University study published in the journal Personnel Psychology investigates why employees’ unethical behaviors may be tolerated versus rejected.
4-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Persecution of Middle East Christians to Be Addressed by Baylor University Panel


As the global persecution of Christians continues, Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, former Congressman Frank Wolf, founder of Word Refugee Care Jalil Dawood and Cole Richards of The Voice of the Martyrs will discuss the critical...
31-Mar-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

To Garage Sale, or Not to Garage Sale? That Is the Question (in Spring)


How many events offer you the chance to buy neat stuff at a low price, unload clutter, join forces with neighbors, spend family time together, make money, go green while you spend some green, practice your haggling skills — and be trendy...
21-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Seven Tips to Mastering an Online Job Interview


For current or future job seekers who don’t enjoy being “on camera,” it’s time to move past that insecurity. There’s high probability that your initial interview will take place online.
23-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss How to Keep a Verbal Clash From Turning Physical, as It Did This Week When a Trump Supporter Was Charged with Assault After Sucker-Punching a Protester


11-Mar-2016 12:25 PM EST

Money Matters, but Christian Movies Are on the Move for Other Reasons, Filmmaker Says


"The Young Messiah" -- a film about a youthful Jesus discovering the truth about himself -- opens in theaters this week, following the success of “Risen." A Baylor film expert talks about how and why Christian movies are gaining prominence.
7-Mar-2016 3:15 PM EST

Justice Scalia’s Death Highlights Importance of Persuasive, Informative and Accessible Legal Writing


In this Q&A, Baylor Law School professors discuss Justice Scalia and the importance and power of persuasive and informative writing in today’s legal process.
25-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

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

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