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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

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

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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

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

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