Baylor University

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Name: Baylor University
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

What Takes Up 10 Hours of the Average Woman’s Day

Are you reading this on your phone? Chances are yes, you're staring at a tiny screen right this minute—that is, if you're like the women in a recent study who reported being on their phones an average of 10 hours a day. The research , published in the  ... [Published Shape.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Women more addicted to their cellphones than men

Women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men college students spend nearly eight, with excessive use posing potential risks for academic performance, researchers from Baylor University said. "As cellphone functions ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

It’s less about money and more about mentoring.With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.Diana Garland, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University’s School of Social Work ... [Published Freestone County Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 4 reports

College Students In Study Spend 8 to 10 Hours Daily on Cell Phone

By Janice Wood[1] Associate News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on August 31, 2014 A new study from researchers at Baylor University has found that women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cell phones, while men students ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Reynolds-Ledesma Wedding Announcement

Linnette Alysse Reynolds, daughter of George and Thelma Reynolds of Harlingen, and Enrique Ledesma Jr., son of Enrique and Leticia Ledesma Sr. of Harlingen, dedicated their lives to each other on March 1st, 2014, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Har ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Marshall woman graduates from Baylor University

WACO — Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 530 graduates during summer commencement exercises Aug. 16 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. Below are local graduates.Marshall: Callie Clara Oliver, Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer ... [Published Marshall News Messenger - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

NSRW plans to educate public on voting

The North Shore Republican Women are gearing up for another season of educating the public on voting, candidates and the election process while inviting various special speakers to monthly meetings.“We are wanting to educate the pubic about voting,” said ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

College Students Spend Most of College Looking at Cell Phones

A new study [1]out of Baylor University finds that college students spend an "astounding" amount of time on their cell phones and has researchers warning of cell phone "addiction" (not in a jokey way). Of course, the figures are "astounding" to the middle-aged ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

Study shows that cellphone addiction is 'an increasingly realistic possibility'

It's no secret that most college students spent hours using their smartphones every day. But when Baylor University researchers decided to examine how cellphone usage was affecting students, the results were surprising.Dr. James Roberts, a marketing professor ... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Uber says it’s now available to 55% of the U.S. population and to 180 cities globally

Above: UberImage Credit: UberUber hit an über milestone today.The company claims its car services are now available to 55 percent of the U.S. population, following its unusually rapid roll-out today in 22 new college towns. The company revealed this news ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

New model to keep women from fleeing IT profession

An Indian-origin researcher's 12-year-old model may help reverse the exodus of women from information technology (IT) profession by creating a more diversified work environment, scientists say.Studies show women are significantly underrepresented in the ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Hey moms: Your neighbor's religion could determine whether you work

Religious influence in a community might be strong enough to affect whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious leanings, a new study suggests.The study , from Baylor University , came from examining of the role of women in the workforce. ... [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 27 2014]

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...is both psychological and biological," says James Roberts, Ph D , a professor of marketing at Baylor University and lead author of the study. "Anything that can produce pleasure in the brain, whether it be a behavior or a substance, can become addictive, and the cell phone’s indispensability makes them habit forming." Plus, they just fit so nicely in our pocket or purse!
...college students spend nearly eight, with excessive use posing potential risks for academic performance, researchers from Baylor University said. "As cellphone functions ..."
"That's astounding," says Roberts. "As cell phone functions increase, addictions to this seemingly indispensable piece of technology become an increasingly realistic possibility."
"That may suggest that they're sending shorter, more utilitarian messages than their female counterparts" Roberts said

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Baylor Bears to Debut New McLane Stadium on Mat... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 29 2014]
WACO, TX--(Marketwired - August 29, 2014) - Baylor University selected the same synthetic turf the Bears previously played on at Floyd Casey Stadium for their new $260 million McLane Stadium. Hellas Construction installed the new playing field this summer ...
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More education policy from Davis [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 28 2014]
A lot to like here. Sen. Wendy Davis Saying she wants to expand Texas high schoolers’ access to technical job training programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis announced a plan to create a Career-Technical Coordinating Board. ...
Fresh, Local and Sustainable: FUEL by SAVOR U a... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Aug 25 2014]
WACO, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Baylor University's new football stadium makes its debut in late August, not only will the views and football be fabulous, so will the food. Baylor University Athletics chose FUEL by SAVOR U as ...
In 'Long, Slow, Agonizing Process,' a Former Op... [Published TAPPED - Aug 25 2014]
If you met interior designer and business consultant Joyce Elaine White, you’d likely never guess that she was once the lobbyist for the group that formed the leading edge of the religious right’s takeover of the Republican Party in Texas—that she was ...
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