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Young Women Hold the Key to Success of Sunless Tanning, Baylor Researcher Finds
[5/10/2013]
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2013) -- Sunless tanning -- whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills -- has been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but if the products don't provide the perfect tan, young women likely will not use them, according to a Baylor University researcher.
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Baylor University Researcher Finds Earliest Archaeological Evidence of Human Ancestors Hunting and Scavenging
[5/9/2013]
WACO, Texas (May 9, 2013) -- A recent Baylor University research study has shed new light on the diet and food acquisition strategies of some the earliest human ancestors in Africa.
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Q&A with Baylor University Fulbright Recipient Brent Salter
[5/3/2013]
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Brent Salter, a senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
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Obama's win will determine if he is an 'average' or 'great' president: Study (In the news)
[8/30/2011]
Article about research by Dr. Curt Nichols, assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who looked at how U.S. Presidents ranked according to a statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
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Baylor University Researchers Use Body Scanners as Tools for Designing Protective Clothing (In the news)
[8/29/2011]
Dr. Rinn Cloud, the Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Chair in Textiles at Baylor, and Dr. Jay Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, are quoted on Baylor's apparel program and its exploration of body scanners for clothing design.
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New Psychology Class Encourages Students to Think Positive
[8/29/2011]
Students enrolled in Baylor University's newly developed psychology class will focus on an often overlooked aspect of psychology this fall: Positivity.
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Sociologist studies impact of education on religion (In the news)
[8/29/2011]
Article about the research of Samuel Stroope, a Baylor doctoral student in sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, who found that regardless of a person's educational background, he or she is less likely to approach the Bible in a literal word-for-word fashion when surrounded by a greater number of church members who went to college.
(FULL STORY)

The 22nd-Greatest President; Counting Female TV Characters (In the news)
[8/29/2011]
Dr. Curt Nichols, an assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about his statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
(FULL STORY)

St. Louis American: Sociologist studies impact of education on religion
[8/26/2011]
St. Louis American, Aug. 25, 2011
Article about the research of Samuel Stroope, a Baylor doctoral student in sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, who found that regardless of a person's educational background, he or she is less likely to approach the Bible in a literal word-for-word fashion when surrounded by a greater number of church members who went to college.
(FULL STORY)

Body Scanners as Tools for Designing Medical Protective Clothing (In the news)
[8/26/2011]
Dr. Rinn Cloud, the Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Chair in Textiles and Dr. Jay Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences are quoted on new technology at Baylor.
(FULL STORY)


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