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Governor Abbott Names Chair and Appoints Two to Department of Information Resources
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.
HGTV Stars Who Went from Renovating Houses to Running a Multimedia Empire Share Their Best Advice for Small-Business Owners
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.
Baylor Graduate Employs Refugee Women
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.
1 More Year of Work Barely Budges Social Security Benefit
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.
Richland Mall to Close on Thanksgiving Day
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.
The Fixer Uppers: How Chip and Joanna Gaines Remodelled Their Way Into Our Hearts and Homes
Parade: This Parade article recounts the rise of alumnus Joanna Gaines and Baylor Business alumnus Chip Gaines and their HGTV series "Fixer Upper."
Why Some Diet Plans Don't Work
Today's Dietician: Merideth David, assistant professor of marketing, is credited in this article about healthy diets for her research on the efficacy of eating healthy foods one likes, versus restricting unhealthy foods one likes.
True Friendships in Decline
San Antonio Express News: The New York Times syndicated columnist David Brooks refers to a study by James Roberts, professor of marketing, which found college women spend on average 10 hours per day on their phones.
Social Security Confusion Needs Clearing Up
Philadelphia Inquirer: William Reichenstein, professor of finance, is quoted in this article about the importance of taking the "break-even age" into consideration when planning a retirement strategy.
Intimacy for the Avoidant
The New York Times: Columnist David Brooks cites research from James Roberts, professor of marketing, about cell phone addiction to discuss how it decreases peoples' ability to form deep friendships.