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Evan L'Roy / The Texas Tribune

Texas voters might still have a hangover from the 2020 elections, but the prospective candidates don’t — they’re already maneuvering for the 2022 elections.


David and Art - "Never-ending Staircases"

Apr 12, 2021

The works of a Dutch graphic artist born in the 19th century still have the power to captivate the mind.

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Sister Rosetta Tharp's legacy as one of the greatest gospel artists of all time is cemented by breezy, bouncy gospel swing tunes like this one, "Go Ahead".


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Central Texas Leadership Series - Ferrell Foster

Apr 9, 2021

KWBU President interviews Ferrell Foster, the communications leader for Prosper Waco and the acting director of Act Locally Waco.

  

Amidst the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, Baylor University welcomed a record incoming class last fall while maintaining high academic standards. Baylor University Admissions navigated those challenges, which changed numerous aspects of their work, to connect students to Baylor and welcome them in to the family. In this Baylor Connections, Jessica King Gereghty, assistant vice president of enrollment management, examines how it all came together, and shares how new programs like Summer of Discovery and Accelerate help students connect with Baylor before setting foot on campus.


Interns are not just a means to getting work accomplished.  Tom Walker tells us how important they can be to the future of the company.

PROVIDING INTERNS WITH MORE THAN JUST OPERATIONAL TASKS COULD PROVE A WISE INVESTMENT FOR YOUR COMPANY. ACCORDING TO REV 1 VENTURES CEO TOM WALKER, BEING STRATEGIC IN THE INTERVIEW AND ON BOARDING PROCESS MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN THE QUALITY OF THE EXPERIENCE FOR THE COMPANY AND INTERN.

“Today's interns…they’re Gen Zers. They’re projected to be 40% of the workforce in the near future, so now is the right time to be tapping into the future of your company.  You have to be very thoughtful around how you connect with them in everything from your interviewing strategies to what you offer them to work on.  We encourage you to think about the job for them in both the strategic and the operational sense. Think of strategic items within your business that they can work on as well as the operational. That way

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Richard Powers is the author of twelve novels.  He is the recipient of a MacArthrur Fellowship and the National Book Award, and he has a Pulitzer Prize and is a four-time National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.  His latest book is, The Overstory.

 


Non-profits are having to change the way they operate during the pandemic, and they’re having to get creative when it comes to fundraising.

CASA of McLennan county is a non-profit organization that pairs advocates with children that are in the foster care system.  CASA stands for court appointed special advocates

In McLennan county, there are about 800 children in foster care, 

David and Art - Country AND Western

Apr 5, 2021

When we lump two different styles of art together under one label, it hides the distinctiveness of both.


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David and Art - "Country AND Western"

Apr 5, 2021

Two styles of music that are often thought of as interchangeable are, in reality, anything but! 

OK, here’s a question for you: What kind of music do they have at Bob’s Country Bunker? Do you know?  According to the wife of the owner, they have both kinds: “Country AND Western.”

If you’re a fan of the 1979 movie The Blues Brothers, you know this is a joke from the film. The audience is amused by her certainty that there are only two kinds of music and that they, at Bob’s, proudly offer both to their patrons.

But the joke also turns on the fact that most people assume that country-western music is one unified thing.  Country music and western music are related, as many genres of 

"Glad That Trouble Don't Last Alsways" is a lasting tribute to one of gospel's least-known - but always listenable - labels: Designer Records from Memphis, Tennessee.


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When I was in about seventh grade, I came upon a book which aroused my interest in Egyptology.  The book was Gods, Graves, and Scholars.  I read at least the Egyptian part of that book numerous times a year.  I have many shelves stuffed with my collection of books on ancient Egypt.  Then, my wife suggested I might like to read a novel by Jodi Picoult, The Book of Two Ways.  My interest in Egypt exploded anew.

 

Matt Quade shares how employees make moral decision in the workplace and what happens when amoral decision are being made from the top. 

WHEN EMPLOYEES ARE FACED WITH A MORAL DECISION IN THE WORKPLACE, THEY LOOK TO THEIR LEADERS ON HOW TO RESPOND.  MATTHEW QUADE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT, SHARES WHAT HAPPENS WHEN LEADERS DO NOT CLEARLY DISCUSS ETHICS WITH THEIR EMPLOYEES AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF AMORAL MANAGEMENT.

“What we find is that amoral management, this lack of leader responsiveness to the goal situations has a negative effect on employees, specifically in the form of decreased moral courage, and then subsequent increased unethical behavior. So an example could be having to turn down something that offered from a 

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