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Research

9/30/2016
Sept. 22, 2016
Article about research by Matthew A. Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, that found that growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents, or the presence of abuse, may affect health, as well as well-being during midlife. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)
9/30/2016
Sept. 26, 2016
Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media, participates in a Q&A with her research partner, Nicole Lee, assistant professor at North Carolina State University, about their recent study, “Roles in Social Media: How the Practice of Public Relations is Evolving,- published this summer in PR Journal.
9/30/2016
Aug. 17, 2016
Research by Matthew Andersson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, found that people trying to shed pounds, but who regularly spend time with heavier people, may feel more comfortable with those individuals but are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers sociology research and faculty.)

Baylor in the News

9/30/2016
Sep 23, 2016
The newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., features a permanent exhibit on African-American musical history that includes materials from Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project. “We had two goals in the beginning. One goal has always been to save this fast-vanishing treasure. We’re doing that. The other goal has been to make this extraordinary music as widely available as possible. Working with the Smithsonian accomplishes that in a way that far exceeds our wildest dreams,- said Robert Darden, project founder and professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally.)
9/30/2016
Sept. 26, 2016
Texas colleges, including Baylor University and Texas Southern University, now share a special connection with the recently unveiled Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington D.C. Donated items from both schools are featured in the museum. Selected gospel music from Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project is featured in the museum’s “Musical Crossroads- exhibit.
9/30/2016
Sept. 29, 2016
Trumpeter Andrew Balio, who visits Baylor’s campus this week to speak with students and perform with the Baylor Symphony Orchestra, said orchestras and classical music ensembles should focus on what makes classical music so appealing to people rather than try to change to draw in new listeners.

Faculty in the News

9/30/2016
Sept. 30, 2016
Bryan Brooks, Ph.D., professor of environmental science and biomedical studies in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is featured in this Q&A about the effect human populations have on water systems, his environmental research and the importance of collaboration for the future of the field.

Alumni

9/30/2016
Sept. 29, 2016
Bayleigh Dayton, B.B.A. (Management) '14, became the first African-American woman to win the Miss Missouri USA pageant when she won the 2017 title this past weekend. Dayton will advance to the Miss USA Pageant next year.

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