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Baylor Regents Approve Entrepreneurship Ph.D., $1.1 Million Athletic Weight Room Renovation
[5/15/2015]
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business will add a new doctorate degree in entrepreneurship, aiming to capitalize on the limited number of advanced degree options in the growing study field. Quoted in the story is Terry Maness, D.B.A., business school dean. The Board also approved $1.1 million to design and construct the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.
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TREP EXPO in Addison Gathers Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders to Strengthen Startup Community
[4/27/2015]
Baylor entrepreneurship department partners with Addison Economic Development, Dallas Entrepreneur Center for May 14-15 event
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Baylor’s New Venture Competition Awards Student Entrepreneurs
[4/16/2015]
The Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by the department of entrepreneurship in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, awarded more than $130,000 in cash and prizes to student teams pitching original business plans.
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The 25 Business Schools that Offer the Best Education
[4/6/2015]
Business Insider: Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business is recognized in this article as being listed among the top 25 business schools with the best quality of education, as compiled by GraduatePrograms.com. According to the article, more than 10,000 current and former business school students were surveyed.
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Investing in People
[3/26/2015]
There are hundreds of “angel groups” across the U.S. and around the world. What are they looking for when considering where to invest?
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The Rise of Mission-Critical Skills: The competencies enabling individuals and organizations to pursue their callings [BBR]
[3/23/2015]
What private-sector business skills are prized by nonprofit organizations?

It’s an increasingly important, but complex question – and one that ought to command the attention of all leaders and managers, regardless of the sector in which their organizations execute their unique missions.
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Baylor Angel Network Reports Record-Breaking Year
[2/26/2015]
Baylor Angel Network (BAN) members invested more than $3 million in 12 companies in 2014, more than twice the amount invested in 2013.
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Prison Program Helps Keep Inmates From Reoffending By Equipping Them With Business Skills
[2/13/2015]
Huffington Post: Inmates at Cleveland Correctional Facility in Texas are being offered the opportunity to participate in a unique Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP). Participants take on MBA-level coursework such as business plan and pitch writing, and are paired with a mentor in the business field. At the end of PEP, prisoners are awarded a certificate of entrepreneurship from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. PEP boasts more than 1,000 graduates since its creation more than a decade ago, with almost all of the ex-inmates finding jobs within 90 days of their release, according to the Associated Press.
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Clarity of Purpose
[1/29/2015]
Entrepreneur Kevin Rustagi says the people who survive, even thrive, in the start-up world, all tend to be “hard-wired” the same. He says gritty people have deeply thought out, long-term goals and a “stick-to-it-ive-ness.”
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Per Bylund – Research Professor at Baylor University
[1/27/2015]
IdeaMensch: An in-depth Q&A profile with Per Bylund, Ph.D., research professor in the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who addresses his day-to-day habits, his passion for entrepreneurship and how to bring ideas to life. “As an academic, I think an idea may be inspiring in itself. But to be of value, it needs to speak to someone’s emotions, fantasies, or imagination, then evolve as it’s taken on by someone who realizes its potential,” Byland said.
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