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Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
[8/13/2014]
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They're failing, but Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development, is looking deeper into areas that need to be addressed, propose a new model they hope will "re-energize the dialogue regarding creating a more diversified IT work environment."
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Baylor Mourns Passing of Business School Faculty Member
[2/25/2014]
Baylor University is mourning the passing of Fred S. Hulme Jr., senior lecturer in information systems in the Hankamer School of Business, who died Feb. 23 at his residence with his family at his side.
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Baylor's Hankamer School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation for Business and Accounting Programs
[1/22/2014]
The Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International - The Association to advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
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Gift from Carlton Family Foundation Creates Dean's Board Room in the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
[12/19/2013]
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from the Carlton Family Foundation, led by Bill and Pat Carlton of Little Rock, Ark., that will create the Carlton Family Foundation Dean's Board Room in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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Pioneer PhD Program Celebrates 4 Years (BBR)
[12/16/2013]
As the first department to offer a PhD program at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, all eyes were on Information Systems to see just how they would manage this pioneering step.
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$1M Gift from Ed and Denise Crenshaw Establishes Student Commons in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
[12/12/2013]
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Ed and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, Fla., that will create the Ed and Denise Crenshaw Student Commons within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
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Gift from Steve and Penny Carlile Creates Plaza on the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
[12/4/2013]
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.
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Gift from Meyer Family Foundation Establishes Conference Center in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
[11/21/2013]
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.
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The Impact of Social Networking Sites in the Workplace (BBR)
[11/20/2013]
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.
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Technology with a Social Cause (BBR)
[11/19/2013]
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.
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