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.
The greater a country's gender equality in employment, the higher its homicide rate
The greater a country's gender equality when it comes to employment, the higher the overall homicide rate, according to a Baylor University study of 146 countries.
Racial attitudes of blacks in multiracial congregations resemble those of whites
Troubling questions about multiracial congregations' potential to address racial inequality are raised by a new national study done by researchers at Baylor University, the University of Southern California and the University ...
Communities with beautiful scenery, weather have lower rates of religious affiliation
Counties in the United States with more beautiful weather and scenery have lower rates of membership and affiliation with religious organizations, according to a Baylor University study.
Huge congregations view racial inequality differently than others do, study shows
Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.
Study: Why social workers aren't discussing religion and spirituality with clients
Don't expect your social worker to ask you about your religious beliefs.
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 ago in northern China ...
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 overcome the emotional ...
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 from their Scandinavian ...