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16
2014
Baylor Twitter, Instagram accounts top 30,000 followers

Baylor Twitter, Instagram accounts top 30,000 followers

Recent surveys show about 20% of American adults are onTwitter, and about the same number is on Instagram. When you consider that Baylor has about 160,000 living alumni, that suggests the university should have about 30,000 followers on each platform. Lo and behold, that’s exactly where Baylor sits today.In the last month, Baylor’s official Twitter …

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

Baylor Rises to No. 71 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2014) – In the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Baylor University moved up to No. 71 among National Universities, achieving the University's best rating since U.S. News began ranking institutions beyond the top 50 in 2002. Baylor was ranked No. 75 by U.S. News in 2013.

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs and Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2014) — Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a new study.

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

Baylor Psychology Professor Receives APA Mentoring Award

WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2014)--Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D, professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded national mentoring award from the American Psychological Association. Rowatt was recognized for his contribution to the psychology of religion by mentoring individuals who have become active in the field.

Baylor Expert: ‘Big Data’ Marketing Success Requires Culture Change, Correct Technology

Baylor Expert: ‘Big Data’ Marketing Success Requires Culture Change, Correct Technology

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2014) – The amount of data collected in today’s marketplace – about people, their habits, the products they purchase, how, when and where they purchase – is staggering.

Texas and Baylor History Portrayed by Baylor's First Art Professor On Display in Martin Museum of Art

Texas and Baylor History Portrayed by Baylor's First Art Professor On Display in Martin Museum of Art

WACO, Texas (Aug. 28, 2014)— As football fans flood into Baylor’s new $266 million McLane Stadium for its debut game this weekend — Baylor vs. opponent SMU — the two universities will be on the same team in a much smaller venue across the Brazos River.

Baylor Students Try to Solve Real-Life Teaching Problems Through Research

Baylor Students Try to Solve Real-Life Teaching Problems Through Research

WACO, Texas (April 15, 2014)—Which is better for learning — small groups or full-classroom instruction? Does individual teacher attention really improve a struggling student’s reading? How do you get rambunctious boys to behave?