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7/22/2016
July 12, 2016
Many diet plans are doomed from the start because dieters tend to adopt the wrong strategies, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. “Our research shows that instead of creating rules to avoid one’s favorite treats, dieters should focus on eating healthy foods that they enjoy,- said lead author, Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing. “Dieters who restrict themselves from consuming the foods they love most may be setting themselves up for failure.- (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this research nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Baylor in the News

7/22/2016
July 21, 2016
Feature on Michelle Hebal, a Rice University psychology professor who won Baylor University’s 2016 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Hebl will teach in-residence at Baylor this spring, teaching classes in industrial organizational psychology and in her research area of diversity and discrimination.

Faculty in the News

7/22/2016
July 22, 2016
Tribute to the late Baylor religion professor Glenn O. Hilburn by former student The Rev. Dr. Robert Uzzel, B.A. (Religion/Sociology) ’73, M.A. (Church-State Studies) ’76, Ph.D. (Religion) ’95. Uzzel is pastor of Wayman Chapel AME Church in Ennis.
7/22/2016
July 19, 2016
Article about trends in global migration and the impact on demographics and attitudes worldwide quotes Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History in Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, who discussed recent findings by Pew Research in Washington, D.C., with Pew Research President Michael Dimock and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Homi Kharas.

Alumni

7/22/2016
July 18, 2016
Randall C. Hinson, B.B.A. (Marketing) ’74, has been appointed by PowerVerde Inc., as Director of Sales and Marketing. In 1981, Hinson founded Bear Pump & Equipment Ltd., which was acquired in 2008 by National Oilwell Varco.

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