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May
10
2013
WACO, Texas (May 10, 2013) -- Sunless tanning -- whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills -- has been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but if the products don't provide the perfect tan, young women likely will not use them, according to a Baylor University researcher.
May
9
2013
WACO, Texas (May 9, 2013) -- A recent Baylor University research study has shed new light on the diet and food acquisition strategies of some the earliest human ancestors in Africa.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Brent Salter, a senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
Aug
30
2011
Article about research by Dr. Curt Nichols, assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, who looked at how U.S. Presidents ranked according to a statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
Aug
29
2011
Dr. Rinn Cloud, the Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Chair in Textiles at Baylor, and Dr. Jay Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, are quoted on Baylor's apparel program and its exploration of body scanners for clothing design.
Aug
29
2011
Students enrolled in Baylor University's newly developed psychology class will focus on an often overlooked aspect of psychology this fall: Positivity.
Aug
29
2011
Article about the research of Samuel Stroope, a Baylor doctoral student in sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, who found that regardless of a person's educational background, he or she is less likely to approach the Bible in a literal word-for-word fashion when surrounded by a greater number of church members who went to college.
Aug
29
2011
Dr. Curt Nichols, an assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about his statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
Aug
26
2011
St. Louis American, Aug. 25, 2011
Article about the research of Samuel Stroope, a Baylor doctoral student in sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, who found that regardless of a person's educational background, he or she is less likely to approach the Bible in a literal word-for-word fashion when surrounded by a greater number of church members who went to college.
Aug
26
2011
Dr. Rinn Cloud, the Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Chair in Textiles and Dr. Jay Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences are quoted on new technology at Baylor.
Aug
26
2011
Dr. Curt Nichols, an assistant professor of political science, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about his statistical analysis of presidential ranking surveys.
Aug
26
2011
Dr. Kyle Irwin, Baylor assistant professor specializing in social psychology, is quoted on the allure of nostalgia driven social media.
Aug
25
2011
Dr. Mia Moody, assistant professor of journalism and media arts at Baylor, is quoted about how reality TV celebrity Kate Gosselin will weather the cancellation of her show by TLC cable network.
Aug
25
2011
Article on Baylor sociology doctoral candidate Aaron Franzen's findings from the Baylor Religion Survey that frequency of Bible reading is one of the most powerful predictors of attitudes on moral and political issues.
Aug
25
2011
Dr. Kevin Dougherty, associate professor of sociology, College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor, is quoted about mega churches and the transition this particular mega church is going through.
Aug
23
2011
Biblical Recorder, Aug. 19, 2011
Article on Baylor sociology doctoral candidate Aaron Franzen's findings from the Baylor Religion Survey that frequency of Bible reading is one of the most powerful predictors of attitudes on moral and political issues.
Aug
18
2011
Samuel Stroope, a research student in the department of sociology is quoted on his study about how educational level affects one's approach to the Bible.
Aug
16
2011
Baylor University doctoral student Samuel Stroope, a researcher in the department of sociology, has been named recipient of a prestigious award given by the Association for the Sociology of Religion for outstanding student paper.
Aug
16
2011
Article quotes Dr. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology at Baylor, about people who believe in the paranormal -- such as ghosts and UFOs -- and about how such beliefs are viewed by mainstream and other religions. (Embedded video)
Aug
11
2011
Baylor sociology doctoral candidate Aaron Franzen is interviewed on a nationwide Christian radio network in New Zealand on his findings that frequency of Bible reading was one of the most powerful predictors of attitudes on moral and political issues. He used data from the 2008 Baylor Religion Survey for his study.
Aug
9
2011
Article spotlights the "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" exhibit at Baylor's Mayborn Museum as part of the Killeen newspaper's series on 15 trips you can take that are less than 75 miles from Killeen.
Aug
9
2011
Story about the passing of Thomas C. Miller, veteran newsman, teacher and former managing editor of the Houston Chronicle. Miller was editor of the Baylor Lariat while a student. He earned his journalism degree in 1967.
Aug
3
2011
Baylor sociology doctoral candidate Aaron Franzen used data from the Baylor Religion Survey and found that frequency of Bible reading was one of the most powerful predictors of attitudes on moral and political issues.
Aug
3
2011
Baylor sociology doctoral candidate Aaron Franzen used data from the Baylor Religion Survey and found that frequency of Bible reading was one of the most powerful predictors of attitudes on moral and political issues.
Jul
27
2011
Article about "crack rentals," a growing problem for police where people loan out their vehicles in exchange for drugs, quotes Dr. Sung Joon Jang, associate professor of sociology at Baylor whose research interests include crime and deviance, juvenile delinquency, drug use, religiosity and spirituality and mental health.
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