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Latest News from Arts & Sciences



Baylor Student Art Project Raises More Than $45K for Zambian Children
[8/18/2016]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) —Orphans in Zambia left their fingerprints — literally — on an art project by two Baylor University studio art majors on a women’s leadership mission trip this summer to the southern African country. The students’ paintings of trees – featuring brightly colored leaves made by the children’s fingertips – eventually raised nearly $45,000 to help children living in extreme poverty become leaders for change.
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Employers Who Promote Ethics Should Reward Workers Who Exhibit Them, Baylor Study Suggests
[8/17/2016]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 17, 2016) — Building a business reputation from the inside out — with employees giving a company high marks as an ethical place to work — is increasingly being hailed as a way to get a leg up on the competition, right alongside customer service and quality products.
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Chubby Chums vs. Petite Pals: Heavy People More at Ease Socializing with Stocky Folks, but It Can Hinder Weight Loss, Study Finds
[8/16/2016]
WACO, Texas (Aug. 16, 2016) — People trying to shed pounds — but who hang out with heavier pals regularly — are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher.
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Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized mosquito expert
[8/10/2016]
When confronted with mosquitos while playing outside as a child, did you: A) swat at them, B) put on more mosquito repellant, or C) become fascinated by them and write a 7th-grade research paper on the buzzing, biting creatures? You can probably guess which of those Baylor’s resident mosquito expert chose. Dr. Richard Duhrkopf, associate professor […]
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