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AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden takes a look at the Davis Sisters, who specialized in “hard gospelâ€- and inspired music icon Aretha Franklin. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.


Dec. 7, 2016
This article cites 2014 research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. The research found that male and female college students spend an average of eight and 10 hours per day on their smartphones, respectively. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Faculty in the News

Dec. 9, 2016
Column by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, about smartphone use and its effects on relationships. Roberts references a study he co-authored with Baylor colleague Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, which measured "phubbing" or "phone snubbing." The column was originally published by The Conversation, a website that offers informed commentary and debate on the issues affecting our world.
Dec. 5, 2016
William Reichenstein, Ph.D., professor and holder of The Pat & Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment in Management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, discusses some strategies retirees overlook in seeking to optimize Social Security benefits and portfolio longevity.


Nov. 18, 2016
Mason Spiller, B.A. (Biology) ’11, J.D. ’16, received his license as an attorney and counselor at law from the Supreme Court of Texas and the State Bar of Texas and has returned home to join the law firm of Spiller & Spiller in Jacksboro. While at Baylor Law School, Spiller was inducted into the Baylor Law School Order of Barristers â€" a society for top advocates at Baylor.
Dec. 3, 2016
Article about the San Francisco-based communal dining company EatWith, which connects food lovers with “hostsâ€- all around the globe, who open up their dining room tables to serve up authentic, home-cooked meals and a unique, local experience. Baylor graduate Vanessa Flores serves as an EatWith host, who now opens her home to travelers and locals alike in the San Francisco Bay Area on a full-time basis.
Nov. 16, 2016
The Texas Bar College recognized Waxahachie criminal defense attorney, Joseph R. Gallo, J.D. ’96, on 15 consecutive years of membership in the College.

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