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[Thomas Kidd]
6/27/2017
What the Founding Fathers believed about God and religion has long been a subject of debate and fascination, and Franklin’s beliefs in particular may have the widest variety of interpretations among his peers.
[Cates Family]
6/23/2017
WACO, Texas (June 23, 2017) – Five years ago, Xin Zheng Yuan was born with a hole in his heart.
[Hernandez]
6/16/2017
Baylor Law School Professor Laura Hernández is a recognized expert on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. She responded to President Trump's decision to continue the Obama-era program.
[Chris Hansen]
6/7/2017
WACO, Texas (June 7, 2017) --Prior to seeing the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, audiences are introduced to a flurry of previews for upcoming films -- big-budget sequels centered on blockbusting standards: warring apes, animated cars, web-slinging and hammer-bearing superheroes, and space-based lightsaber battles between forces of good and evil.
[zombies]
5/23/2017
WACO, Texas (May 23, 2017) — Quick, before it’s too late: May is Zombie Awareness Month — so it’s high time for people to prepare for a zombie pandemic. But that’s more than a heads-up for those who are passionate about zombies. Those who yawn at the notion of the walking dead also have reason to take notice, says pop culture critic Greg Garrett, Ph.D., of Baylor University.
[Kevin Harmon diploma]
5/8/2017
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2017) – In the fall of 2012, Kevin Harmon parked his truck, grabbed his backpack from the passenger seat, threw it over his shoulder and walked onto the Baylor University campus as a sophomore.
[Julia]
4/11/2017
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2017) — This week, Sesame Street has a new Muppet in the neighborhood. Julia, a four-year-old Muppet with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), was introduced April 10 during Autism Awareness Month.
[janelle walter]
4/10/2017
WACO, Texas (April 10, 2017) – Looking for ways to help your kids eat healthier?
In this Q&A, Baylor University nutrition expert Janelle Walter, Ph.D., professor of family and consumer sciences and Nutrition Sciences Program coordinator, shares tips to help parents and children make better nutritional choices.
[Jack Lummus Lamppost Plaque]
3/24/2017
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Baylor University can count among its thousands of alumni many who could be regarded as heroes. On National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, America commemorates the 3,498 individuals, including two Baylor alumni, who were bestowed the Medal of Honor – the nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force.
[iStock outdoors]
3/22/2017
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2017) – As the nation inches into springtime and people begin to plan their summer vacations, a Baylor University recreation expert encourages trip planners to make time for outdoor adventures.
[valentine's]
2/9/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 9, 2017) — Fighting with your significant other as Valentine’s Day approaches? Consider this as Cupid aims his bow and arrow yet again.
[Fashion Forecast]
2/1/2017
WACO, Texas (Feb. 1, 2017) — After years of wanting the cheapest prices possible for clothes, consumers are starting to consider how their clothes are made and their impact on the environment, says fashion forecaster/author Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., of Baylor University.
[Human trafficking]
1/30/2017
WACO, Texas (Jan. 30, 2017) – Super Bowl festivities in Houston will be in full swing this week as the nation gears up for the NFL’s premier event on Sunday. Thousands of people will pour into the city. Unfortunately, those crowds will include those involved in human trafficking.
[Roberts]
12/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 22, 2016) – With 2016 nearly in the rearview mirror, Americans are making resolutions for the New Year. A Baylor University consumer behavior expert suggests that Americans resolve to get in good financial shape in the coming year.
[NY resolutions]
12/12/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2016) — As 2017 approaches, many Americans are considering ways to improve themselves via New Year’s resolutions.
[Give Graphic]
12/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2016) – As Americans financially support the 1.5 million charitable organizations registered in the United States, Baylor University philanthropy expert Andy Hogue says givers should consider five key areas as they look “within and without” to assess who they are, what they have been given and the needs and opportunities around them.
[leisure gift]
12/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 9, 2016) — While some people rely on gift cards or certificates — perhaps even for a family getaway — it might be that creating a homemade “certificate” and committing to a pleasant evening at home with family could be a great alternative.
[istock grief]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Chances are high that you will encounter someone who’s grieving the loss of a loved one this Christmas.
[Elise King]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – The holidays are a time for celebration, but it can be hard to feel festive if you’re overwhelmed with clutter.
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12/1/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) — The attack at Ohio State University on Nov. 28, when a student rammed his car into a group of pedestrians and began stabbing them with a butcher knife — wounding 11 — illustrates a crucial fact about mass violence, says a Baylor University researcher on terrorism.
[Online shopping]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — If you buy more items online than in-store, you are not alone.
[Unfriend]
11/15/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) – Think twice before clicking the unfriend button this year.
[Jeremy THI]
10/26/2016
WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2016) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released its report, “Household Food Insecurity in the United States in 2015.” The report shows a significant decline in the national food-insecurity rate, from 14 percent to 12.7 percent in one year, which means that millions more people throughout the nation now have access to food.
[Jim Roberts]
10/20/2016
WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2016) – Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?
[Scary Movies]
10/13/2016
WACO, Texas (Oct. 13, 2016) — James Kendrick, Ph.D., associate professor of film and digital media in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, is a Hollywood film historian and an expert on cult and horror films. While horror is not everyone’s favorite genre, Kendrick says, horror films are known to have a universal appeal.
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