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Love and War: Digitized Letters Preserve the Tale of a Texas Girl, Her Confederate Sweetheart and Their Secret Engagement

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Feb. 14 was coming up quickly, and the two young lovers’ emotions were heating up the hundreds of miles between them. Their Civil War letters tell of their secret engagement during a tumultuous time in history.
10-Feb-2017 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Romance and Wrangling as Valentine’s Day Nears: Here’s How to Handle Feuds with Your Partner

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Fighting with your sweetie as Valentine’s Day approaches? Consider this as Cupid aims his bow and arrow yet again. “The most common thing that couples want from each other during a conflict is not an apology, but a willingness to give up...
9-Feb-2017 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows

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The establishment of university-affiliated incubators is often followed by a reduction in the quality of university innovations, according to a new study co-authored by a Baylor University entrepreneurship professor. The study, published in...
8-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Want to Ace an Exam? Tell a Friend What You Learned

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Students who are given information and tell someone about it immediately recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher.
17-Jan-2017 1:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Statewide Program About Risks of Early Sexual Behavior Proves Beneficial, Baylor Case Study Finds

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Ohio students showed marked improvement in their understanding of the consequences of early sexual activity, the influence of peer pressure and other issues related to high-risk activities following statewide community-based programming during the...
19-Dec-2016 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Five Areas for Givers to ‘Look Within and Without’ When Choosing Charities, Causes to Support

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As they choose charities or causes to support during the holiday season, givers should consider five key areas – Gratitude, Passion, Need, Impact and Resources – as they look “within and without” to assess who they are, what they have been...
12-Dec-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Catholics More Committed to Workplaces Than Evangelicals Are, Baylor Study Finds

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Catholics are more emotionally committed to their workplaces than are Evangelicals — and people with strong attachments to God, regardless of their faith group, are more committed to their jobs when they work for smaller companies, according to a...
12-Dec-2016 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wives with a 'Soul Mate' View of Marriage Are Less Likely to Volunteer and May Deter Husbands From Doing So, Too

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Wives who have a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well.
28-Nov-2016 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Political Scientist and Author Of "Presidential Transitions" Available for Interviews

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9-Feb-2017 1:05 AM EST

Fashion Forecasts for 2017: Less Cowhide, More Denim, Eye-Popping Sleeves -- and Consideration for the Planet

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After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.
1-Feb-2017 10:25 AM EST

Four Tips to Help Communities and Churches Battle Human Trafficking: Baylor Expert

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Baylor human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, Ph.D., said large-scale national events like the Super Bowl draw attention to human trafficking, and it’s an appropriate time to make people aware of the epidemic, which victimizes hundreds of...
30-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Trump’s Pending Nomination of a New Supreme Court Justice

26-Jan-2017 10:30 AM EST

Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Human Trafficking in Relation to Super Bowl Festivities

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23-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST

Consumer Behavior Expert Shares Four Savings Goals, Financial Tips for the New Year

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A Baylor University consumer behavior expert shares four savings goals and offers a few tips to get in good financial shape in the coming year.
22-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

‘How Long Does Grief Last?’ Expert Shares Ways to Interact with Those Who’Ve Lost Loved Ones This Christmas

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In this Q&A, grief expert Helen Harris, Ed.D., assistant professor in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, shares some insights about long-term grief and how we can approach others who are hurting during the holidays.
8-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST

‘Low-Tech Terror’: Researcher Says Attack with Car and Butcher Knife at Ohio State Shows Evolving Forms of Terrorism

29-Nov-2016 10:30 AM EST

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