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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

Are Garage Sales Worth It?


If you’re waffling on whether to devote your time to labeling items and waking up at dawn to hold a weekend garage sale, you may want to consider donating, selling online or selling on consignment, suggests Becky Jones, senior lecturer of...
21-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.N. Day of Happiness (March 20): Is There a Smile on Your Horizon?


Feeling less than ecstatic as the United Nations-decreed “Day of Happiness” approaches? Should you just plaster a smile on your face on March 20 (Sunday), or can your grin be more genuine — and longer-lasting?
15-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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