Baylor Students Create Handbag Company to Help Women in Africa
Three Baylor students have launched a handbag company to empower women in Africa trapped by poverty and prostitution.
Gift from Steve and Penny Carlile Creates Plaza on the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Steve and Penny Carlile of Marshall, Texas, that will create the Steve and Penny Carlile Plaza on the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project whose construction was formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
Gift from Meyer Family Foundation Establishes Conference Center in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from the Paul and Jane Meyer Family Foundation, based in Waco, Texas, that will establish the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
The Impact of Social Networking Sites in the Workplace (BBR)
By allowing employees to participate in a work-sponsored internal social networking site (SNS), a company can improve morale and reduce turnover, according to a case study coauthored by Hope Koch, associate professor of Information Systems; Dorothy Leidner, the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems and director of the PhD Program in Information Systems; and Ester Gonzalez, a graduate of Baylor's PhD Program in Information Systems who now teaches at California State University, Fullerton.
Technology with a Social Cause (BBR)
In many ways, the list of farm equipment at The Home Grown Farm is much what you would expect: shovels, gloves, hoses, a tractor. But the one piece of equipment that Toby Tull uses most on the family farm is a bit less typical: a computer.
Gift from Waco Entrepreneur Establishes McClinton Family Auditorium in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco, Texas, that will name the McClinton Family Auditorium within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major new facility to be constructed across from the new East Village Residential Community on Bagby Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets on the Baylor campus.
Baylor's Hankamer School of Business Earns Awards for Communications & Marketing Materials
Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business earned four MarCom Awards for communications and marketing materials. Awards included two platinum awards, a gold award and an honorable mention.
Hankamer Alumni Featured on New HGTV Reality Show
Chip and Joanna Gaines, owners of Magnolia Homes in Waco, Texas, and Baylor University alumni, are filming a reality show on HGTV called "Fixer Upper."
Hankamer's Casey Computer Center Director Holds Football Record
In football, players face off with one goal in mind: overcome the other players and lead the team to victory.
On a November afternoon in 1988, Anthony Lapes successfully navigated the football field and in the process, wrote his name in the history books.
Healthcare Goes HITECH (BBR)
Sue* is undergoing cancer treatment at Houston's famed M.D. Anderson hospital. Whenever she has a question about her care she can log on to her ownpersonal account at MyMDAnderson.org. There she can send emails to/from her doctors and the business staff, look at lab results, read the doctors' notes and see her entire schedule. This personal patient portal can be attributed to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Read more about HITECH and a Baylor alum making a difference. *Names have been changed.