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Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experienceof a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from fashion-schools.org, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested ina degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings …

Baylor Researchers Find Popular Herbicide Doesn’t Have Long-term Effect on Water and Aquatic Plant Life

Baylor Researchers Find Popular Herbicide Doesn’t Have Long-term Effect on Water and Aquatic Plant Life

A recent study by a multi-disciplinary team of Baylor University researchers found that a popular herbicide does not appear to have a long-term, measurable impact on aquatic plant life.

Princeton Scholar to Visit Baylor, Address State of International Religious Freedom

Princeton Scholar to Visit Baylor, Address State of International Religious Freedom

WACO, Texas (Aug. 31, 2015) – Robert P. George, Ph.D., McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, has been selected as the guest lecturer at the Baylor Honors College’s 22nd annual Laura Blanche Jackson Endowed Memorial Lectureship in World Issues.

People with Psychopathic Traits Are Less Likely to 'Catch' a Contagious Yawn than Empathetic Folks, Baylor Study Finds

People with Psychopathic Traits Are Less Likely to 'Catch' a Contagious Yawn than Empathetic Folks, Baylor Study Finds

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2015) — People with psychopathic characteristics are less likely to be affected by “contagious yawning” than those who are empathetic, according to a Baylor University psychology study.

Brad Paisley’s Country Nation College Tour Presented By Zaxby’s To Visit Baylor University

Brad Paisley’s Country Nation College Tour Presented By Zaxby’s To Visit Baylor University

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Aug. 19, 2015) As the 2015 college football season kicks off, country music superstar Brad Paisley and IMG College will be taking his show to Baylor University on Friday, Sept. 11, to provide free entertainment for the campus community. Venue and show details will be announced soon.

Baylor Gets 'Cool Schools' Nod for Campus Sustainability Practices

Baylor Gets 'Cool Schools' Nod for Campus Sustainability Practices

WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has garnered attention again, this time from the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2015 “Cool Schools” list.

Communities with Beautiful Scenery, Weather Have Lower Rates of Religious Affiliation

Communities with Beautiful Scenery, Weather Have Lower Rates of Religious Affiliation

WACO, Texas (Aug. 5, 2015) — Counties with more beautiful weather and scenery have lower rates of membership and affiliation with religious organizations, according to Baylor researchers.