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2/12/2016
Feb. 10, 2016
Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, and Cheolho Sim, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, are featured experts in this story about the Zika virus. Duhrkopf, who also serves as regional director for the American Mosquito Control Association, discusses the probability of the Zika virus coming to Central Texas this summer and addresses the best ways to get rid of widespread mosquitoes.

Research

2/12/2016
Feb. 4, 2016
This article cites a study by Baylor University researchers who found that cellphones can impact the quality of relationships. Being "phone snubbed" by a partner can lead to lower levels of relationship and life satisfaction and can even cause higher levels of depression. The study, co-authored by James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing, and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, faculty in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, was published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior. (Eric Eckert, specialist with Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally in September 2015. He covers research and faculty in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.)
2/12/2016
Feb. 11, 2016
This article references research by Emily Hunter, Ph.D., and Cindy Wu, Ph.D., associate professors of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Their research, which has been cited in hundreds of news stories nationally, identified key characteristics of “better- workday breaks. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched the research nationally in 2015. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Faculty in the News

2/12/2016
Feb. 2, 2016
This business column by the Kansas City Star’s Diane Stafford features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who advises job-seekers to avoid adding “multitasking- to their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)
2/12/2016
Feb. 11, 2016
AUDIO INCLUDED: This story features James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Roberts, who is known internationally for his research on cellphone addiction, discusses the negative impacts of the technology on relationships and shares tips on how people can cut down on cellphone use. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, has pitched Roberts’ research nationally. He covers the Hankamer School of Business.)

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