Baylor in the News

Research

9/2/2015
Aug. 29, 2015
A Baylor study published earlier this month found people with psychopathic characteristics are less likely to yawn after seeing someone else yawn than people who are empathetic. Quoted is Brian Rundel, a doctoral student in psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences. Rundel is quoted. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally. She covers psychology research and faculty.)
9/2/2015
Aug. 25, 2015
Countries with greater workforce equality have higher murder rates, a new international Baylor study suggests. While greater gender equality does not cause an increase in homicides, the results indicate a definite correspondence, according to the study, presented at the American Sociological Association’s meeting in Chicago. Quoted is researcher Katie Corcoran, Ph.D., who says that men may “perceive women’s increasing economic attainment as directly threatening.- Corcoran is a fellow in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion and associate professor of sociology and anthropology at West Virginia University. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched and placed this story. She covers sociology research and faculty.)

Baylor in the News

9/2/2015
Aug. 31, 2015
Baylor is the only Texas school listed by College Rank as being among the 50 universities with the most beautiful campus quads.

Faculty in the News

9/2/2015
Aug. 7, 2015
Review of “Nothing but Love in God’s Water- by Robert Darden, professor of journalism, public relations and new media in the College of Arts & Sciences. Darden established the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor.

Students

9/2/2015
Sept. 2, 2015
Article about how various Baylor students are attempting to integrate life lessons from experiences over the summer as they transition back to school. Whether from study abroad, an internship in a big city or a mission trip, coming back to school with a new perspective on the world can be challenging.

Alumni

9/2/2015
Sept. 2, 2015
Michael Peterson, J.D. ’99, has been appointed Graham County Superior Court Judge in Phoenix, Arizona.
9/2/2015
Sept. 2, 2015
Michelle Wuyts-Morales, B.A. Psychology ’00, was honored as a National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) inductee, and was welcomed into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She was selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Wuts-Morales currently serves as recruiting director for Engel & Völkers International Real Estate in Houston.
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