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Baylor University: Going for a deeper shade of green

February 19th, 2013

Baylor University, the world’s largest Baptist-affiliated college, is known for its schools of business and law; classic, steepled campus and commitment to education with a Christian flavor. Built in 1845, the university cherishes tradition, but it is also embracing the latest technologies to save energy and preserve nature for future generations.

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Think cool: Hypnotic thoughts may reduce hot flashes, study reports

July 22nd, 2010

If you are among the 85 percent of pre-menopausal women who endure hot flashes, you probably don’t appreciate the comment “It’s all in your head.” You might not like the results of a recent study by Baylor University, either. Their findings: It may be in your head. Or, to put it another way – imagining coolness may cool you down.

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Study examines human response to climate change

January 7th, 2010

From Green Right Now Reports

Thanks to the recent Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, the subject of climate change has been in the news and on the minds of academics and world leaders. But how does the average person feel about the phenomena of hurricanes, floods and droughts?

Dr. Sara Alexander of Baylor University attempted to find out just that. Alexander, an applied social anthropologist, conducts most of her research in Central America. In this case, she studied households in several large and small tourism-dependent communities in Belize to find out how the natives coped with sudden weather-related shocks.

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College students can get sustainability ‘to go’ this fall

August 20th, 2009

From Green Right Now Reports

A year after showing up and discovering all the trays had vanished fron their dining halls, many college students returning to campus this fall will find more “green” changes. ARAMARK Higher Education is introducing a re-usable “to go” food container for use at the campus dining halls.

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