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A Study Has Revealed the Best Part of Your Workday to Take a Break
[3/21/2017]
Lovin Dublin: This article references widely-published research by professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, on key characteristics of good work breaks.
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Baylor Student-Managed Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships
[3/21/2017]
For 14 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling $2 million over its lifetime. This year, $163,000 was distributed. The fund is managed by Baylor students in the “hands-on” Practicum in Portfolio Management course utilizing resources in the state-of-the-art Hodges Financial Markets Center, which is located at the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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Why We Can't Put Our Smartphones Down - and What it's Doing to Our Relationships
[3/16/2017]
New Atlas: Research on phone snubbing, or "phubbing," published by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, is cited in this article about how smartphones harm relationships.
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Stock Prices that Go Public Together, Move Together
[3/15/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Shane Underwood, associate professor in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Department, researches the factors that influence the stock prices of firms with the same underwriters.
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Baylor Programs Ranked in 2018 U.S. News Grad School Survey
[3/14/2017]
WACO, Texas (March 14, 2017) – Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2018 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
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Video: Is ‘Phubbing’ a Frustration in Your Love Life? You’re Not Alone
[3/13/2017]
CBS Detroit: This video puts a spotlight on research by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, about "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," and its harmful effects on relationships.
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Hygge, Fika and How Getting Cozy Can Make You Happier
[3/9/2017]
Daily Burn: Cited in this article about ways to become happier, healthier, and more productive is research by professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, about the benefits of workday breaks and the best times to take them.
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Social Security Tips to Maximize Your Benefits
[3/9/2017]
Kiplinger: Professor of finance, William Reichenstein, is credited in this article about Social Security tips and calculating the best time to retire.
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Video: Baylor Researchers Explore the Benefits of Standing While You Work
[3/6/2017]
KXXV (ABC): This story spotlights research by Cindy Wu, professor of management, and Renee Umstattd Meyer, professor of HHPR, about standing desks and their health benefits.
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Are Smartphones Killing the Art of Face-to-Face Conversation? We Ask the Experts
[3/5/2017]
Digital Trends: Professor of marketing, James Roberts, is interviewed in this article about the findings of his research on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," and its impact on relationships. His research was published in academic publications and in his book: Too Much of a Good Thing: Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
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Dr. Andrea Dixon Awarded Top Distinction for Research
[3/3/2017]
Dr. Andrea Dixon and research colleagues Dr. James Peltier and Dr. Shannon Cummins (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) will receive the Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing’s Outstanding Paper distinction for their 2016 work "Omni-channel Research Framework in the Context of Personal Selling and Sales Management: A Review and Research Extensions.”
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Baylor Lariat: Give me a break: Study shows that breaks improve overall health and performance
[3/2/2017]
Feb. 28, 2017
This article centers on research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Their research, which has been cited in hundreds of news stories nationally, identified key characteristics of “better” workday breaks. Hunter and Wu are quoted. “The most important thing is you choose something you enjoy doing, so it will help you recover most effectively,” Wu said. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched the research nationally in 2015. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
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PhD Student Examines Collaboration in Information Systems
[3/1/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Information Systems PhD candidate, Walter Chipidza, will present his paper on networks, particularly a study of one network: the information systems (IS) field. The goal was to identify where the "center" of the information systems (IS) field is with regards to academic researchers.
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Tisha Emerson Awarded the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
[2/28/2017]
The Southern Economic Association has awarded Tisha Emerson with the 2016 Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award. The award honors exemplary educators for their contributions to economics instruction.
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For Schools, Gambling Funding is No Jackpot
[2/21/2017]
CityLab (The Atlantic): Professor of economics, and author of "Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits," Earl Grinols, is quoted in this article about how pledged state funding for public schools from lottery and casino taxes get reallocated to other areas instead.
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Two Studies to Ponder
[2/21/2017]
Higher Ed Strategy: Research by professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, about decreased innovation output from university-affiliated incubators is featured in this piece.
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Toronto School Bans Cellphones from Class
[2/18/2017]
The Star: Professor of marketing, James Roberts, whose published research on "phone snubbing" and phone addiction prompted The Star to reach out to him for comment for this article about a Toronto school banning cellphones in class.
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What the Heck is… Phubbing?
[2/15/2017]
The Memo: Referenced in this piece about "phubbing" is the research by Baylor Business professors of marketing, James Roberts and Meredith David, that discovered its negative impact on relationships.
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Levels of Neonatal Care at Birth Hospital Don’t Affect Severity of Cerebral Palsy
[2/15/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Corneliu Bolbocean, economics clinical assistant professor, has researched the impact of neonatal level of care and technology on health outcomes of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP).
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/13/2017]
Lab Manager: This article is about entrepreneurship professor Peter Klein's research on the eventual decline in innovation quality within university-affiliated incubators.
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Beware of Digital Gluttony
[2/13/2017]
Catholic Digest: This helpful article cites seven tips from professor of marketing, James Roberts', book about phone addiction and how to control your digital habits: "Too Much of a Good Thing: Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?"
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Here's How University Business Incubators Lead To Less Innovations
[2/13/2017]
University Herald: Entrepreneurship professor, Peter Klein, is featured in this article about his research on university-affiliated incubators and their eventual decline in innovation quality.
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2017’s Best Places for Valentine’s Day
[2/13/2017]
Meredith David, assistant professor of Marketing, answers WalletHub's questions about Valentine's Day.
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Do University Incubators Harm Innovation?
[2/11/2017]
Innovation Excellence: This innovation-focused blog reviews research by Baylor Business professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, on whether university-affiliated incubators negatively affect the quality of innovations produced.
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/10/2017]
Phys.org: Research by Baylor Business professor of entrepreneurship, Peter Klein, is reviewed in this piece about his findings that starting a university-affiliated incubator soon thereafter leads to a decline in innovation quality.
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Video: Prison Entrepreneurship Program
[2/10/2017]
KWKT-TV (FOX Waco): Baylor Business professor and associate dean for graduate studies, Gary Carini, is featured in this video about the Baylor Business prison outreach "Prison Entrepreneurship Program."
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University Incubators May Lead to Lower-Quality Innovation, New Study Shows
[2/8/2017]
WACO, Texas (Feb. 8, 2017) – The establishment of university-affiliated incubators is often followed by a reduction in the quality of university innovations, according to a new study co-authored by Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and senior fellow in the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise.
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Business School Awarding Scholarships – Deadline Approaches
[2/7/2017]
Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is accepting applications for both need-based and merit-based scholarships. The deadline is March 1 at 5 p.m.
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Baylor Professor John Tripp Awarded with AIS Early Career Award
[2/6/2017]
John Tripp, Assistant Professor in the Information Systems Department of the Hankamer School of Business, was awarded the Early Career Award by the Association for Information Systems. The AIS award recognizes individuals in the early stages of their careers who have already made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
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Don’t Be Rude: Put Down the Cellphone When You’re Talking to Friends
[2/5/2017]
The Tribune (San Luis Obispo): Discussed in this column are the impacts of "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," a term coined by Baylor professors of marketing James Roberts and Meredith David, who research the subject.
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Do Passionate, Excited Fans Post on Social Media More?
[2/1/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Kirk Wakefield, the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing and the Executive Director for the Center for Sports Sponsorship & Sales (S3), and Robin Wakefield, associate professor of information systems, have researched the affect of fans’ passion on the frequency of their social media usage in relation to their favorite brand.
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Baylor University Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 Texas Family Business of the Year
[1/31/2017]
Nominations are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards. The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University hosts this annual awards program to recognize and honor outstanding family enterprises from across the state of Texas. Nominations will be accepted until April 28, 2017.
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Chip Gaines to Get His Own Store in Magnolia Market Silo
[1/27/2017]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor Business alumnus, Chip Gaines of "Fixer Upper" and Magnolia, is planning to build a mercantile store within one of the two old grain silos on the Gaines' storefront property.
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First New Ontario Casino in a Decade Opens, But Critics Warn of Downside
[1/24/2017]
Cantech Letter: Economics professor Earl Grinols is quoted in this article about a new casino in Ontario for his knowledge of casinos and their economic impact. His book Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits is referenced.
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Baylor Bears Learned Lessons in Leadership from Their Time as Mascot
[1/24/2017]
Three generations of Baylor mascots met in Professor Rachel Woods’ Leadership and Organizational class to share what they learned while being a mascot.
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Bringing it All Together: The Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)
[1/18/2017]
Waco Chamber: This article delves into the history of the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) facility, the research it has fostered, and LAUNCH: the Innovative Business Accelerator which provides strategic consulting and coaching services for businesses of all sizes.
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Auditing the Auditors
[1/18/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Owen Brown, assistant professor of accounting & business law, has researched the judgment and decision-making behaviors of financial auditors and methods from the field of psychology to improve auditors' judgments and actions.
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6 Ways Our Founders Are Finding Balance And Avoiding Burnout In The New Year
[1/6/2017]
Thrive Global: In this article about ways to avoid "burnout," research on smartphone addiction by professors of marketing, James Roberts and Chris Pullig, is cited in reference to the benefits of reducing screentime.
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5 Keys to Your Social Security Benefits Strategy
[1/1/2017]
Kiplinger: Quoted in this piece about factors that retirees should weigh when calculating the best time to claim benefits is William Reichenstein, The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment.
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Do You Control Your Sales Appointments, or Does the Prospect?
[1/10/2017]
Business 2 Community: In this column about sales and cold calling prospects, a study by lead researcher and adjunct marketing lecturer, Dale Lampertz, about the efficacy and viability of cold calling in the modern era is referenced.
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Social Security’s Math Is Changing This Year. Here’s What to Look For
[1/5/2017]
Money: In this article about social security planning changes, professor William Reichenstein's advice is quoted.
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To Start 2017, Here Are Tips From an Insider on Turning Around a Toxic Group
[1/4/2017]
D Healthcare Daily: Professor Gary Carini penned this helpful piece about organizational toxicity and methods one can take to reduce it.
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17 Happy, Healthy Choices You Should Make In 2017
[1/2/2017]
Redbook: Professor of marketing, Meredith David, is credited in this helpful tips article for her research on what makes diets successful or not.
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Audio: New 'Phubbing' Study Reveals Relationship Dangers of Smartphone Use
[1/2/2017]
3AW Mornings: Professor James Roberts is interviewed by Australian morning talk radio show about his research on "phone snubbing," or "phubbing."
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6 Ways to Follow a Healthier Diet in 2017
[12/27/2016]
Consumer Reports: Professor Meredith David's research on eating healthy foods one enjoys as a strategy for successful dieting is referenced in this advice column on the topic.
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Study: 1 Innocent-Seeming Habit That Wreaks Havoc on Romantic Relationships
[12/26/2016]
Inc.: Research by professors James Roberts and Meredith David on "phubbing," or "phone snubbing," is reviewed and its findings explained.
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Staggering Retirement and Social Security Benefit Dates Creates Complications
[12/24/2016]
USA Today: This Q&A finance column from USA Today discusses professor William Reichenstein's advice on retirement benefits planning.
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8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity
[12/23/2016]
Inc. Magazine: This guest columnist details several studies that offer productivity tips and insights. Cited in this list is research by Baylor professors of management, Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu, on the best time of a work day to take a break.
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Top Healthcare Management MBAs in Dallas
[12/22/2016]
Metro MBA: The top healthcare MBAs in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are reviewed and Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business is at the top of the list.
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Video: "Phubbing" is Damaging Relationships
[12/20/2016]
WCCO-TV: In this video clip, morning anchors in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN discuss research by professor of marketing James Roberts on "phubbing," or "phone snubbing."
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Mother-daughter pair received their Baylor diplomas together at Winter Commencement
[12/19/2016]
When Tammy Havens moved to Waco with her husband and children in 2004 and began working for Baylor, she had thoughts of taking advantage of the university’s tuition remission benefit to take classes for herself. But with a full-time job as an administrative assistant, she only had time to take one class each semester. In 2006, she […]
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Starting New, Starting Fresh: Prison Entrepreneurship as an Option for Better Re-Integration
[12/19/2016]
Yahoo! News: Various prison entrepreneurship education programs are discussed, the top of which is Baylor's Prison Entrepreneurship Program which awards prisoners with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship upon completion. Those who complete the program have a 7% crime recidivism rate over 3 years (the U.S. average is 70%).
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Why It May Pay Off to Double Up Tax Deductions This Year
[12/16/2016]
The Wall Street Journal: This guest piece written by The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management, Bill Reichenstein, reviews strategies for itemized deductions on tax returns.
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Is "Phubbing" Ruining Your Relationship?
[12/14/2016]
CNN: CNN republishes the column from The Conversation written by Baylor professor of marketing James Roberts about his and colleague Meredith David's published research into "phone snubbing," or "phubbing," and its impact on relationships.
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Baylor University Seeks Nominations for Youth Entrepreneur Award
[12/9/2016]
North Dallas Gazette: An article describing the open call for high school entrepreneurs to enter the 2nd annual Baylor Youth Entrepreneurship Award.
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What Your Smartphone Addiction is Doing to Your Brain
[12/7/2016]
.Mic: This article briefly reviews academic research on smartphones and consumer behavior, citing the research of professor of marketing, James Roberts, as "the most prominent academic look into the phenomenon."
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How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts
[12/7/2016]
The Atlantic: Distinguished Professor of Economics, and author of the book Gambling in America: Costs and Benefits, Earl Grinols, is quoted in this month's issue of The Atlantic about casinos and gambling addicts.
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What the Future of Social Security Looks Like: Bill Reichenstein
[12/5/2016]
ThinkAdvisor: This guest piece written by The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management, Bill Reichenstein, reviews investment strategies retirees often overlook.
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Is Trump Considering Current or Former CEOs of Texas-based Exxon Mobil for Secretary of State?
[12/2/2016]
The Dallas Morning News: The Herman Brown Endowed Chair in Economics and director of the McBride Center for International Business at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, Stephen Gardner, is quoted in this piece dissecting Trump's pick for Secretary of State who is speculated to be a current or former leader of Exxon-Mobil.
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Digital Duds: Your Smartphone is Ruining Your Love Life
[12/1/2016]
Salon: (Originally published on The Conversation): This article was written by researcher James Roberts, professor of Marketing, about research he performed with Meredith David on "phubbing," or, "phone snubbing," and its impact on relationships.
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Dr. James Roberts Discusses "Phubbing"
[12/1/2016]
McIntyre In The Morning (KABC Radio-Los Angeles): The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, James Roberts, discusses his research on "phubbing"--or, "phone snubbing"--with popular Los Angeles radio host Doug McIntyre.
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Keller Center Research Report - December 2016
[12/1/2016]
The latest edition of the Keller Center Research Report from Baylor Business is here! The December 2016 issue is filled with insightful and helpful writing about fascinating new research in the real estate and sales industries.
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The Southern Economic Association Honors Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson With Its Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
[11/30/2016]
Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson was recently honored with a prestigious teaching award by the Southern Economic Association. Student comments emphasize her organization, stress on critical thinking and kindness.
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Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine
[11/29/2016]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
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Cellphone Problems Kill The Romance: Why Putting Your Phone Down Leads To A Healthier Love life
[11/29/2016]
Medical Daily: This column penned by professor of marketing, James Roberts, discusses how cellphones and smartphones can interfere with relationships, and cites his own widely-published research on "phubbing," or "phone snubbing."
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How the Stars of 'Fixer Upper' Transformed a Town in Texas
[11/28/2016]
Entrepreneur Magazine: The story of how Baylor Business alumnus, Chip Gaines, and his wife, Joanna Gaines, also a Baylor alumnus, rose to stardom and elevated Waco to a new status.
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She Phubbs Me, She Phubbs Me Not: Smartphones Could Be Ruining Your Love Life
[11/28/2016]
The Conversation: This article was written by researcher James Roberts, professor of Marketing, about research he performed with Meredith David on "phubbing," or, "phone snubbing," and its impact on relationships.
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Baylor’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership Granted Membership into Business School Alliance for Health Management
[11/28/2016]
Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
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How to Stay Secure While Shopping Online
[11/23/2016]
Consumer Affairs: Randal Vaughn, professor of information systems, is quoted heavily in this article about ways shoppers can maintain security while they do their online shopping.
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Hobby Lobby President Speaks as Part of Baylor Business Ethics Forum
[11/22/2016]
Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, came to speak to students at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business Nov. 10th.
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Baylor’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership Granted Membership into Business School Alliance for Health Management
[11/21/2016]
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, housed in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
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The Detroit News: McBrayer: Thank God for your blessings
[11/21/2016]
Nov. 18, 2016
Column about gratefulness and its link to one’s level of peace, happiness, satisfaction and fulfillment cites Baylor research from March 2014 that found that people who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have. Lead author was Jo-Ann Tsang, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, and co-author James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor in Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
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MBA Teams Vie in Baylor’s 10th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership
[11/17/2016]
MBA students from across the nation competed in the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum's 10th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership Nov. 9-11. Pennsylvania State University's team took home first place honors.
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New York Law Banning Airbnb Challenged in Federal Court
[11/16/2016]
The Heartland Institute: Peter Klein, professor of Entrepreneurship, is cited in this article about New York Law vs. peer-to-peer rental companies, including Airbnb.
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Baylor Students Take Home Second at National Undergraduate Supply Chain and Operations Case Competition
[11/16/2016]
Baylor University's team earned second place in the Supply Chain Management Association’s (SCMA) 3rd Annual National Undergraduate Supply Chain and Operations Case Competition hosted by Arizona State.
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Business Ethics Forum Focuses on Experiential Learning, Lectures from Business Leaders
[11/16/2016]
The Hankamer School of Business hosted the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum Nov. 1–11 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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A Better Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta
[11/14/2016]
A Better Life: CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta uses Baylor research by professor of Marketing, James Roberts, on cellphone addiction.
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Grad Students from Across Nation Vie in Robbins Case Competition for Healthcare Management
[11/9/2016]
Graduate students from across the nation gathered at Baylor University to compete in the 2nd Annual Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management.
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Baylor Business Alumni and Faculty Work to Bring Affordable Loans to Waco Community
[11/9/2016]
Payday loans have a reputation of having high interest rates and generating large sums that the borrower must pay back. CLCHOT is looking to provide a safer, cheaper and quicker alternative to high interest rates and fees to the city of Waco.
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Smartphone Addiction: 3 Personality Traits That Make You More Likely to Compulsively Check Your Phone
[11/8/2016]
Medical Daily: This article penned by James A. Roberts, professor of Marketing, about cell phone addiction includes insights from his research.
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Bambinos Baby Food on The Hoda Show
[11/7/2016]
The Hoda Show: Baylor alum Zoi Maroudas-Tziolas founded a baby food company, Bambinos Baby Food (bambinosbabyfood.com), with the goal of creating tastier healthy baby food. Her company is a client of Baylor's LAUNCH, which is Baylor's innovative business accelerator. In this audio clip, she is being interviewed by Hoda Kotb on The Hoda Show about her company and product line.
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Keys to Success Part 3: Salesforce Retention
[11/1/2016]
Direct Selling News: Research on marketing and sales by Andrea Dixon, professor of marketing and the executive director for Baylor's Center for Professional Selling at the Hankamer School of Business, is referenced in this article about salesforce retention.
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Baylor University Executive MBA Student Inducted Into the Texas Business Hall of Fame
[10/31/2016]
Baylor University is proud to announce that Executive MBA student Steve Burrington is a 2016 scholarship recipient of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. Mr. Burrington was awarded for the launch of Texas Hearing Clinics in San Marcus and Lakeway—clinics specializing in hearing and balance restoration.
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Six Questions to Assess If You May Be “Addicted” to Social Media
[10/31/2016]
Psych Central: The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, James A. Roberts, is the expert source cited in this column about how excessive usage of social media can cause damage to peoples' relationships.
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Feeling Connected
[10/27/2016]
EdTech Digest: Research by The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, James Roberts, is cited in this guest column about cellphone addiction and usage.
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Are You Addicted to Social Media? Six Questions
[10/27/2016]
Science Daily: The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, James A. Roberts, has research referenced in this article about social media addition.
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Chip Gaines of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Explains How to Know When it's 'a No-Brainer to Buy' in Real Estate
[10/27/2016]
Business Insider: Baylor Business alum Chip Gaines of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' discusses when to buy real estate and what makes a good real estate asset.
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Weight Gain Related to Stress, New Study
[10/27/2016]
Aussie Network News: An article reviewing a news study that found stress can lead to weight gain, which references research by Meredith E. David, assistant professor of Marketing.
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Baylor Professor’s Study Examines Our Obsession With Smartphones
[10/27/2016]
Waco Tribune-Herald: This local feature reviews James A. Roberts, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, became interested in researching whether cellphone addiction is a similar behavior addiction to substances such as alcohol or tobacco.
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Obama Administration Confirms Double-Digit Premium Hikes
[10/25/2016]
KWTX Waco: A local interview with James W. Henderson, The Ben H. Williams Professor in Economics and academic director of the MBA Health Care Program at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, about significant increases in health care premiums in 2017 as part of the Affordable Care Act.
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3 Mistakes Churches Make When They Talk Money
[10/24/2016]
Christianity Today: A column by Baylor Business alumnus Todd Harper, who is also founder and president of Generous Giving and author of "Abundant," about the message of generosity in the Bible and the need for Christians and churches to be generous givers.
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New Venture Competition Submission Deadline Approaching
[10/21/2016]
The Baylor New Venture Competition promotes entrepreneurship and small business development by focusing on student created, managed, and owned ventures. College students – both undergraduate and post-graduate – are provided with expert feedback and the opportunity to win cash and prizes to help fund their ventures. The event consists of a two-day, dual round business plan competition and speed pitch competition.
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Baylor Business to Honor Texas Family Businesses
[10/21/2016]
For the 27th year, the Institute for Family Business at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business will honor Texas family businesses with awards for their commitment to the needs of their employees, industry, and community.
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Governor Abbott Names Chair and Appoints Two to Department of Information Resources
[10/20/2016]
Office of the Governor of Texas: Governor of Texas Greg Abbott has appointed Baylor Business MBA alumnus Ben Gatzke to the governing board of the Department of Information Resources (DIR) for the State of Texas.
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Seeking High-School Entrepreneurs
[10/19/2016]
Baylor University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is looking for high-school age entrepreneurs. If you know a high school student who owns a business, nominate them for the 2017 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Awards.
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HGTV Stars Who Went from Renovating Houses to Running a Multimedia Empire Share Their Best Advice for Small-Business Owners
[10/19/2016]
Business Insider: Alumnus of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, Chip Gaines, and alumnus of Baylor University, Joanna Gaines, offer their advice to aspiring entrepreneurs in this article and video interview.
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1 More Year of Work Barely Budges Social Security Benefit
[10/15/2016]
USA Today: The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management, William Reichenstein, is quoted in this Q&A column about the right time to file for Social Security as a retiree.
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Baylor Graduate Employs Refugee Women
[10/17/2016]
Baylor Lariat: 2011 marketing alumnus Meredith Lockhart is featured in this article about the jewelry company she founded, Meltgoods, and her decision to employ refugee women.
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Richland Mall to Close on Thanksgiving Day
[10/15/2016]
Waco Tribune-Herald: James Roberts, professor of marketing, is quoted in this article about one of the largest owners of malls in the U.S. to close its chains on Thanksgiving Day.
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The Fixer Uppers: How Chip and Joanna Gaines Remodelled Their Way Into Our Hearts and Homes
[10/13/2016]
Parade: This Parade article recounts the rise of alumnus Joanna Gaines and Baylor Business alumnus Chip Gaines and their HGTV series "Fixer Upper."
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