Baylor University is a private, Christian university located in Waco, Texas. Founded in 1845, Baylor is one of the oldest universities in Texas and was one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River. The university is located in the central part of state of Texas one hour south of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and one hour north of Austin, the state capital. Its main 800 plus acre campus is located to the east of the historic area of downtown Waco and the major freeway I-35 on the banks of the Brazos river. Baylor is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The university is ranked annually among the top 75 best colleges and universities in America.
Study: Hey, advertising and marketing pros! Before you 'go thin,' think again
Here's the skinny: Not all women will buy products because the models in the advertisements are thin, according to a new study of a diverse group of 239 women by a Baylor University marketing professor.
Vying for seats in the C-suite: Marketing and PR's focus is too narrow, study finds
Corporate communicators and marketing teams are often in direct competition to be in the "C-suite"—the coveted boardroom seats—according to a study by a Baylor University researcher.
Study finds first-ever evidence of climate change of northern China region dating back thousands of years
Using a relatively new scientific dating technique, a Baylor University geologist and a team of international researchers were able to document—for the first time—a drastic climate change 4,200 years ...
Religion can help college women who are sexual victims deal with distrust, study finds
College women who have been sexually victimized not only fear their attackers—or those similar to them—but often have trouble trusting anyone after being assaulted. But religion can help them cope and ...
Portly pastors make up more than a third of American clergy, study finds
More than a third of American clergy members are obese, with stress, longer hours, being underpaid and lack of self-care among the reasons, according to a Baylor University study. But the pastoral profession has some built-in ...
Findings at Viking archaeological site show power trumping practicality
Vikings are known for raiding and trading, but those who settled in Iceland centuries ago spent more time producing and consuming booze and beef—in part to gain political clout in a place very different ...
Entrepreneurs to venture capitalists: Don't be a Scrooge
Note to venture capitalists: Entrepreneurs are watching to see if you're naughty or nice.
Employees of small, locally owned businesses have more company loyalty, study finds
Employees who work at small, locally owned businesses have the highest level of loyalty to their employers—and for rural workers, size and ownership of their company figure even more into their commitment than job satisfaction ...
The rich have more political clout in states, but stricter lobbying rules can narrow gap
State legislators are more attentive to wealthy citizens' political opinions compared to poor citizens' opinions when making policy decisions, but stricter regulations on professional lobbyists can promote more equal political ...
Research geared to keep women from fleeing IT profession
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions.
Bigger government makes for more satisfied people, international study finds
People living in countries with governments that spend more on social services report being more contented, according to a Baylor University study.
Community religious beliefs influence whether wives work outside home, study finds
Married women who live in communities in which a higher proportion of the population belongs to conservative religious traditions—such as evangelical or Mormon—are more likely to choose not to work outside the home, even ...
Church-going is not enough to affect job satisfaction and commitment, study finds
A congregation's beliefs about work attitudes and practices affect a churchgoer on the job—but how much depends in part on how involved that person is in the congregation, according to a Baylor University ...
Encounters at coffee shops help corporate communicators influence company 'chiefs'
Lobbying senior business executives informally—whether in hallways or after work at Starbucks and fitness centers—is a savvy way for corporate communicators to perform their jobs successfully, according ...
Sunday school teachers as 'culture warriors': Lay leaders wield political clout
Volunteer lay leaders serve as political opinion leaders within churches, with considerable power to deepen—or bridge—gaps between religion and politics, according to a Baylor University study.