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[Dr Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren]
WACO, Texas (Jan 23, 2023) - Baylor consumer behavior scholar studies the brands who win big during the Big Game’s commercial breaks. The key is empowered storytelling.
[Viva Magenta]
How color forecasting helps retailers reduce risk and what it means for consumers
[Sugar Skulls and La Calvera Catrina]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 25, 2022) - Baylor University death studies scholar Candi Cann, Ph.D., shares the elements of Día De Los Muertos, a unique Mexican holiday for families to honor and remember their loved ones who have passed away.
[National Stuttering Awareness Day]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2022) - International Stuttering Awareness Day is recognized annually on Oct. 22. Paul Blanchet, Ph.D., associate professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Baylor University's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has made it his mission to remove the myths and stigma surrounding stuttering.
[Scam Ahead]
WACO, Texas (Oct. 4, 2022) – A natural disaster or devastating storm like Hurricane Ian in Florida is usually followed by a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets. Baylor Law's Stephen Rispoli, LL.M, J.D., shares some tips to help those reeling from storm damage identify and avoid scammers.
[Eva Doyle, Ph.D.]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 26, 2022) - If you have ever struggled to interpret medical instructions or became exasperated trying to navigate a health care or insurance system, you already know that finding, understanding and using information and services to help make health-related decisions is critical for your health, wellness and quality of life.
[Dr. Allison Alford]
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2022) – Allison M. Alford, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of business communication at Baylor University, discusses the important role of adult daughters and their “invisible labor” ahead of National Daughters Day on Sept. 25.
[Nursing Burnout]
WACO, Texas (May 6, 2022) – Nursing continues to be the largest and most trusted profession and serves as the face of health care to the American public. However, it also one of the most stressful professions, with studies showing that burnout among nurses – even before the COVID-19 pandemic – remains a significant issue.
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2021) – U.S. Army veteran, fifth-grade teacher and Baylor University doctoral student Erika Neuman has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and her mission to educate children.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021) – Baylor University is now home to one of a handful of undergraduate theatre programs whose faculty includes a certified vocologist. This certification brings a new level of educational rigor and professional preparedness to the students in Baylor’s Department of Theatre Arts.
Peter Campbell, Ph.D., associate professor of political science and international security scholar, penned a column for City Journal, in which he discusses who deserves scrutiny following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2021) –The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon continue – 20 years later – to have profound effects on everything from America’s political, religious and cultural polarization to American entertainment choices, said Baylor University faith and culture expert Greg Garrett, Ph.D., professor of English.
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2021) – Near the end of his life, as he battled spiraling health and an empty bank account, former United States President – and iconic Civil War General – Ulysses S. Grant penned his memoirs and gave the world a glimpse into the mind of one of the nation’s most celebrated figures.
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2021) — With President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, citizens nationwide received a second round of stimulus checks in the form of $1,400 per person and an additional $1,400 per dependent.
WACO, Texas (Feb. 4, 2021) — In celebration of artistic creativity, spirituality and storytelling, the 2021 Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival will screen 65 national and international films Feb. 4-7.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 27, 2020) – October marks the halfway point to the fall semester and can carry all the excitement, stress and anxiety of another academic term winding to a close. The month also typically marks one of the busiest times of the year for university counseling centers across the nation.
WACO, Texas (July 31, 2020) — Universities will be faced with numerous changes, challenges and opportunities during the fall semester due to the mitigation and management of campus health as it relates to COVID-19. Baylor University is by no means exempt from these headwinds; in fact, the University is uniquely positioned to be successful despite them.
WACO, Texas (July 20, 2020) – As individuals and institutions across the country consider necessary changes to effectively fight racism, two terms are gaining familiarity: cultural humility and antiracism.
[We Shall Overcome]
WACO, Texas (June 19, 2020) – As the protests following the death of George Floyd began to roil the country, it was only a few days before the demonstrators began to sing an array of freedom songs and protest spirituals, as well as a few new adaptations, including Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me.”
WACO, Texas (June 16, 2020) – When Baylor’s campus was closed due to COVID-19, Kara Jones drove several times from her home in San Antonio to Waco — a 360-mile round trip — as one of the few volunteers able to help out Mission Waco Health Clinic during that time.
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