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Research

5/24/2017
May 23, 2017
This article references 2012 Baylor University research, which found that counties and parishes with a greater concentration of small, locally-owned businesses have healthier populations.
5/24/2017
May 23, 2017
This article cites a 2016 study published in Baylor University’s Keller Center Research Report. After analyzing the performance of 117 salespeople, researchers found that if a competitive person is placed in a noncompetitive environment, he or she will perform no better than his or her noncompetitive peers. The office culture, therefore, overrides a person’s competitive nature, the study found.

Baylor in the News

5/24/2017
May 12, 2017
Article about the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) business plan competition at the Cleveland (Texas) Correctional Center mentions Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, which awards PEP graduates with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. All graduates find a job within 90 days of release. Graduates have started 289 legitimate, profitable businesses.
5/24/2017
May 23, 2017
In a new partnership between the Family Health Center and World Hunger Relief Inc., doctors in Waco are supplying patients with fresh “prescription vegetables.- The seeds of the program came through Live Well Waco, Prosper Waco and Baylor’s Master’s of Public Health program, which has conducted research into the idea. Students of Baylor’s chapter of the American Medical Student Association fill prescriptions at the Family Health Center and help educate the patients on their new preventive remedies. Quoted is Jeremy Everett, executive director of Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative, a collaborative project researching policy solutions to food insecurity.
5/24/2017
May 23, 2017
Allison Syltie, director of Baylor’s Martin Museum of Art, and her husband, Jonathan Syltie, art instructor at Vanguard College Preparatory School, met in a college art class and now have jobs where they work at expanding their love for art to others in the Waco community. Both are quoted.

Faculty in the News

5/24/2017
May 24, 2017
This column features William Reichenstein, Ph.D., The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair in Investment Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Reichenstein, a Social Security expert, explains retirement benefits for parents (62 years or older) of children who are still in high school.

Students

5/24/2017
May 14, 2017
Incoming Baylor freshman Makya White, a senior at Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, is among the Interact Club Scholars who received scholarships awards from Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club. She plans to major in nursing.

Alumni

5/24/2017
May 24, 2017
Cher Hendricks, Ph.D. ( B.A. in Theatre Arts ’89), was named vice provost for academic initiatives at the University of Idaho.

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