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Baylor Connections - Nancy Brickhouse

Apr 23, 2021

As the Spring Semester heads into its home stretch, Baylor University Provost Dr. Nancy Brickhouse reflects on how the Baylor Family came together to reach this point. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Brickhouse shares how faculty, staff and students served during February’s snow and ice storm, examines how the University is building research infrastructure as it pursues the goals of Illuminate, and shares the excitement of the hiring of two new Baylor University deans.


I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Every-once-in-a-while I come across a novel by Emily St. John Mandel.  I skimmed some titles, but nothing caught my attention.  When her fifth novel appeared—The Glass Hotel—the dust jacket intrigued me.  She was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

  

Business Review - “Follow the Leader”

Apr 22, 2021

Stephanie Lee shares how leadership within groups is ever-changing and what factors are involved in emerging as a leader.

“A large assumption behind leadership is that it's static and unchanging. Once you're in a position of leadership, people seem to assume and believe that you'll always be a leader.”

STEPHANIE LEE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT, RECENTLY PUBLISHED A STUDY IN THE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY THAT ANALYZED HOW LEADERS EMERGE IN

David and Art - "Dissolving Collections"

Apr 19, 2021

As works of art pass through the ages, they sometimes come together in a museum's collections for the delight of the public.

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The pride of St. Louis, the Rev. Cleophus Robinson, lends his silky voice to the traditional ballad, "God by With You".


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It’s been called “the Marine Corps Boot Camp of lawyering” and ranked by Princeton Review as “arguably the best training ground in the nation for practical lawyering.” Baylor Law’s legendary Practice Court celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, and in this Baylor Connections, two longtime Baylor Law faculty and graduates examine what make it so special. Brad Toben, Dean M.C. & Mattie Caston Chair of Law and Gerald Powell, Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence and a  longtime director of the Practice Court, reflect on its impact and share stories to take listeners inside the experience.


Likely Stories : The Four Winds, by Kristin Hannah

Apr 15, 2021

I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, The Four Winds, is a heartrending story—a worthy companion to The Grapes of Wrath.

 

  

I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, The Four Winds, is a heartrending story—a worthy companion to The Grapes of Wrath.

 


Business Review - “Consistent Marketing”

Apr 15, 2021

In economic downturns, marketing budgets are one of the first to be re-evaluated.  Nona Phinn tells us why that is a major mistake.

IN DIFFICULT TIMES MANY COMPANIES ARE TEMPTED TO SLASH MARKETING FROM THEIR BUDGETS. NONA PHINN, FOUNDER AND CEO OF THUS MARKETING, SAYS THAT’S A BIG MISTAKE.

“I believe that many companies look at marketing as sort of this luxury item, sort of this nice to have but we don't have to have. Marketing is that conduit…it's the 

Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT

J&J’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t require cold storage has been a more desirable options for mobile vaccine clinics serving medically underserved neighborhoods.

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Hometown Parade for the NCAA Champion Baylor Bears

Apr 14, 2021

On Tuesday, in downtown Waco, crews were hoisting speakers and lights on a stage with a banner Baylor Men’s Basketball 2021 National Champions.  A pallet of brand-new traffic cones with the City of Waco logo sat in the corner of Heritage Square, ready to be placed along Austin Avenue for the parade celebrating the Baylor Men’s Basketball team.

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