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Baylor Connections - Fulbright Award Recipients

On the heels of recognition as a Fulbright Top Producing Institution, Baylor University celebrates this Spring a school-record 17 students and recent alumni who have been selected for Fulbright U.S. Student Grants.

Learn more about the opportunities they’ll pursue in this Baylor Connections, with recipients Madelene Do, a 2024 graduate pursuing Fulbright studies in Vietnam, and Jacey Jamison, a senior who will travel to South Korea next year. Andy Hogue, associate dean for engaged learning and a Fulbright advisor at Baylor, further shares how Baylor supports students in pursuit of these prestigious honors.

Baylor Connections - Candi Cann
Candi Cann recently spent last year in South Korea after earning a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award. An assistant professor of religion in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, Cann is a noted researcher on death and dying, and the impact of memory in shaping how lives are recalled, remembered and celebrated. In this Baylor Connections, Cann takes listeners to South Korea and shares experiences from her time there, while further delving into her research and why she hopes to make it easier for people to discuss challenging topics like death and grief.
Baylor Connections - Jeremy Counseller
Before he even knew his last name carried a legal connotation, Jeremy Counseller showed signs of pursuing a career in law as a child. Today, he serves as the Abner V. McCall Chair of Evidence Law and will take over as dean of the Baylor Law School in July. In this Baylor Connections, get to know Baylor’s newest dean. Counseller shares his experience as both a Baylor law student and faculty member and paints a picture of what makes Baylor Law distinct.
Baylor Connections - Steven Fernandez
Launched at Baylor in 2017, the University’s McNair Scholars program serves undergraduates from low-income, first-generation and other underrepresented backgrounds, through mentorship, research opportunities and other scholarly activities. Steven Fernandez serves as director of Student Opportunity and Achievement Resources at Baylor, which includes the McNair Scholars Program. In this Baylor Connections, he shares how the program fosters relationships and opportunities that have helped propel students to elite academic posts when their time at Baylor is through.
Baylor Connections - Hannah Stolze
Getting product to people—that’s where the supply chain begins, and it is a baseline for Hannah Stolze’s nationally recognized work. Stolze came to Baylor last year as the inaugural William E. Crenshaw Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management. She focuses on transformative supply chain management, informed by her Christian faith.
Baylor Connections - President Livingstone
At the end of another school year at Baylor, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., sits down to discuss highlights from the past year and looks ahead toward the summer months.
Baylor Connections - Larry Lyon
Nearly 5,500 graduate students call Baylor home, and a record number of Ph.D. students will receive their degrees this Spring—tangible signs of growth in the Graduate School at Baylor. Larry Lyon serves as Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School.
Baylor Connections - Carrie Arroyo and Mary Zane Nelson
There’s no shortage of challenges that can impact a child’s mental health — but school districts often face a shortage of qualified mental health professionals. Baylor researchers in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work are working to bridge this gap in Central Texas.
Baylor Connections - Sandeep Mazumder and Matt Quade
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business leads the way in research and scholarship at the intersection of faith and leadership. What does Christian leadership mean, and how can Christians build on their faith foundation in the workplace?
Baylor Connections - Dave Morehead
Outlets ranging from The Wall Street Journal to CNBC have highlighted the outstanding performance of Baylor’s endowment. The University’s investment returns are beating those in the Ivy League, long the gold standard in this area.
Baylor Connections - Hankamer Centennial
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business is celebrating its centennial throughout the school year.