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Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Accredited by American Alliance of Museums

After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. The Mayborn...
15-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Grieving and Complaining in Prayers Can Help Prevent Spiritual Stagnation

Long before there were therapists, there were biblical psalms — many of them praise to God and pleas for forgiveness. But there are more laments in the book of Psalms than any other type of psalm, says a Baylor University scholar of the Old...
28-Feb-2019 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites


Fossil Fuel Combustion Is the Main Contributor to Black Carbon Around the Arctic, International Study Finds

Fossil fuel combustion is the main contributor to black carbon collected at five sites around the Arctic, which has implications for global warming, according to a study by an international group of scientists that included a team from Baylor...
20-Feb-2019 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Women More Likely to Believe the Bible Is Literally True, But Study Finds this May Have More to Do with Intimacy than Gender

Women are more likely than men to believe the Bible is literally true, but a recent Baylor University study finds this may have more to do with how people relate to God than it does gender. Both men and women who report high levels of closeness to...
18-Feb-2019 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites


Couples Creating Art or Playing Board Games Release ‘Love Hormone’ — but the Men Painters Release Most

When couples play board games together or take a painting class with each other, their bodies release oxytocin — sometimes dubbed the “hugging hormone.” But men wielding paintbrushes released twice as much or more as the level of women...
12-Feb-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites


Many Children in Somaliland Suffer Conditions that Could Be Eased by Surgery, but Most of Those Needs Go Unmet

Children in Somaliland suffer a significant burden of health conditions — particularly congenital deformities and wound-related conditions — that could be bettered by surgery, but most of these needs are being unmet, according to a study co-led...
29-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Facebook Memes During 2016 Presidential Election Differ from Gender Stereotypes

Facebook political memes of Donald Trump in the 2016 election were more likely to focus on his hairstyle and facial expressions, while those of Hillary Clinton were more likely to center on the email scandal and her relationships — a contrast to...
28-Jan-2019 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


Mosquito Known to Transmit Malaria Has Been Detected in Ethiopia for the First Time

A type of mosquito that transmits malaria has been detected in Ethiopia for the first time, and the discovery has implications for putting more people at risk for malaria in new regions, according to a study led by a Baylor University researcher.
16-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Empowered Storytelling Geared Toward Women Is a Winning Combo for Super Bowl Ads, Baylor Expert Says

Baylor University advertising and marketing expert says television advertisers who have chosen to appeal to women fans and viewers during this weekend’s Super Bowl have committed their millions of dollars to a wise strategy.
30-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST


Battling Election Fatigue? ‘Balance It Out with Other Important Things in Life,’ Baylor Expert Says

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., associate professor of political science in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, explains "election fatigue" and provides tips to battle it.
28-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST


Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips to Negotiate the Best Retail Price

10-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT


Hallucinations, Full Moons and Coffee? Baylor Sleep Expert Debunks Common Sleep Myths

On average, you will spend about a third of your life sleeping or attempting to sleep. For many, this means more than 25 years of your life will be spent in bed. Given this startling proportion, wouldn’t you like to know more about what helps,...
9-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST


True Public Health Reform Must Address Poverty, Baylor University Epidemiologist Says

Despite the debate over the Affordable Care Act — “Obamacare” — and the perception that it transformed the nation’s public health system, the legislation did little to impact or advance public health, according to Baylor University...
26-Feb-2018 11:10 AM EST


#OscarNoms: "Positive Strides" & Missed Opportunities, Says #Baylor Entertainment Marketing #Expert

23-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST


Considering a New Year’s Resolution for 2018? Baylor University Experts Can Help

As 2018 approaches, many Americans are considering ways to improve themselves via New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s personal, like losing weight or clearing clutter, or it’s professional, such as being a better manager or breaking away from...
20-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST


Black Gospel Music Expert Discusses Timelessness of Christmas Spirituals and How They Differ From Christmas Carols

A cherished parts of the holiday season is gathering to sing and listen to such Christmas carols as Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and The First Noel. But a Baylor University expert in black gospel music loves another Christmas tradition:...
8-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST

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Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.


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