Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human flourishing, leadership and ethics research advances understanding in areas by which individuals, communities and societies thrive. From entrepreneurship to the arts, philosophy and communication, Baylor is a recognized leader in disciplines that broker deeper understanding and ennoble individuals and communities. Learn more about Baylor human flourishing, leadership and ethics research.

Sep. 26, 2019
Texas Hunger Initiative Receives $2.6 Million Walmart Foundation Grant
The Walmart Foundation announced today that Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) has received a $2.6 million grant to continue its work to end hunger in Texas through support of child nutrition outreach.
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Sep. 24, 2019
$5 Million USDA Grant Boosts Study In Baylor's Texas Hunger Initiative
Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative announces a $5 million grant for an innovative approach to the expansion of food access for students living in rural Texas communities.
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Aug. 27, 2019
Communities, Trauma and Resilience
Community. For Sara Dolan, a nationally-recognized Baylor professor, researcher and "Citizen Psychologist," it’s the place where her research finds its deepest meaning. When communities experience trauma, she partners with others to illuminate paths to recovery.
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Jul. 16, 2019
Excavating Music History
As a national research leader on the works of African American composers, Horace Maxile Jr., is part excavator and part evangelist. His discoveries shine a light on the important contributions made to classical and concert music.
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Jun. 25, 2019
Bridging The Gap For Workers Who Care For Parents
People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs, for no pay, experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support for a variety of reasons according to a Baylor University researcher.
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Jan. 23, 2019
Building Character In Adolescents
The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a $2.6 million grant to Sarah Schnitker, associate professor of psychology, to galvanize widespread scientific development of virtue interventions for adolescents in athletic teams, religious organizations, youth community centers and more.
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Jan. 4, 2019
Libraries, Parks, Highways and Happiness
Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, such as libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found.
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Dec. 3, 2018
Incentivizing Sleep During Final Exams
Students given extra points if they met “The 8-hour Challenge” — averaging eight hours of sleep for five nights during final exams week — did better than those who didn't, according to Baylor University research collaboration between Psychology & Neuroscience and Interior Design.
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