Baylor in the News

Research

3/24/2017
March 17, 2017
A Baylor University study led by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in the College of Arts & Sciences, found that most millennial public relations professionals are shying away from roles as a conscience within their organizations. Only a third agreed that they feel prepared for that role â€" and most don’t expect to encounter ethical dilemmas. Study findings show the need for mentoring, college ethics courses and workplace training, Neill said. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this research nationally.)
3/24/2017
March 23, 2017
“Technophobesâ€- â€" persons who fear robots, artificial intelligence and new technology that they don’t understand â€" are three times more likely to be fearful of losing their jobs to technology when compared to others and nearly three times more likely to fear not having enough money in the future, according to a new study by Paul McClure, Baylor sociologist in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this research nationally. She covers sociology faculty and research.)

Baylor in the News

3/24/2017
March 21, 2017
VIDEO: Three experts spoke about human trafficking during a panel discussion hosted by the Academy for Leadership Development on March 21 at Baylor. Interviewed for the story is Lamar Bryant, director for student leadership education and development in the Academy.

Faculty in the News

3/24/2017
March 22, 2017
In this article, Peter Klein, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business and research fellow at the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, answers questions about his work on economic theory, his tips for budding entrepreneurs and his thoughts on the economy of Bahrain.
3/24/2017
March 16, 2017
Van Gray, Ph.D., professor of management, director of strategic planning and accreditation and associate director for the Center for Non-Profit Studies at Baylor, spoke about industrial supply chains at the inaugural Tri-State Manufacturing Conference hosted by John Wood Community College.
3/24/2017
March 19, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features the close-harmony groups of the 1940s, who created a distinctive sound, using their voices to emulate bass guitars, drums and even trains, as heard on the track "Didn't it Rain" by the Southern Harmonizers. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

Students

3/24/2017
March 12, 2017
The Baylor African Student Association (ASA) collaborated with the Water Project Foundation to help people in impoverished communities have easier access to clean water. They have raised nearly $3,000 in the past two years, primarily through their take-a-date and “A Night in Africaâ€- fashion show. “It’s held really closely to us because we know that these differences actually do matter and it happens to people that we know and love,â€- said Mima Fondong, president of the ASA.

Alumni

3/24/2017
March 23, 2017
Renae Palmer, B.S. (Interior Design) ’86, and Jill Davis, B.S. (Interior Design) ’07, are featured in this article about their interior design company, Palmer Davis Design LLC.

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