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In Episode 62 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Dr. Jane Damron. Damron, a senior lecturer in the department of communication at Baylor, was recently voted as the Collins Outstanding Professor by the school's senior class. She discusses how she engendered such fondness among the student body and gives tips on how listeners can improve their personal communication skills.

Baylor Connections: Robbie Barber

Apr 19, 2019
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Robbie Barber, Associate Professor of Art in Sculpture and 3D Design, is a professional sculptor with a portfolio of work displayed across the country. In this Baylor Connections, Barber shares the themes that motivate his work, examines the craft of sculpting and previews an upcoming sculpture that will be displayed at the entrance to Waco’s Cameron Park Zoo.

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What impact does sleep have on creativity? Two Baylor professors sought to answer that question in interdisciplinary studies which provide insight into the role of sleep, sleep consistency and more on attention, creativity and academic performance. Dr. Michael Scullin, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory, and Elise King, Assistant Professor of Interior Design in Family and Consumer Sciences, share more in this Baylor Connections.

Baylor Connections - Steven Fernandez

Apr 5, 2019
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A group of Baylor students has proudly earned the distinction this school year of becoming part of the University’s inaugural class of McNair Scholars. The McNair Scholars Program provides opportunities for underrepresented and first-generation college students at more than 150 schools nationally. Steven Fernandez, program director, shares how McNair Scholars prepare for graduate school, enjoy purposeful faculty mentorship and participate in research in this Baylor Connections.

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If you’ve ever needed a ride to the airport, a ball game, downtown destinations or any event around town, chances are you’ve hired a rideshare driver through Uber or Lyft. When Uber came to Waco in 2014, it gave locals, college students and tourists another option to get around town. But it also gave drivers a new way to earn a living and connect with their community. 


Baylor Connection - Hannah Causey

Feb 22, 2019
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As Student Body President, Hannah Causey works with Baylor students and leadership in a time of exciting possibilities in the life of the University. In this Baylor Connections, she discusses that role and shares the importance of maintaining Baylor's distinct, unambiguously Christian role in higher education.

Baylor Connections - Felecia Mulkey

Feb 15, 2019

Few coaches have impacted their sport as deeply as Felecia Mulkey. In addition to playing a key role in the creation of Acrobatics & Tumbling, Mulkey has won eight straight national titles, including four consecutive championships since coming to Baylor. In addition to coaching Baylor’s Acrobatics & Tumbling team, Mulkey serves as Baylor Athletics’ Senior Woman Administrator. She discusses what it means to prepare champions for life through those roles in this episode of Baylor Connections.


Texas Rangers Begin Investigation into Baylor

Mar 2, 2017
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The Texas Rangers have begun an investigation into Baylor University’s sexual assault scandal, according to multiple reports.

The Baylor Board of Regents voted today to approve reforms to the board’s governance structure, following recommendations issued by an independent task force.

At Town Hall, Baylor Alumni Urge Board Reform

Feb 16, 2017
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In the wake of Baylor University’s sexual assault scandal, an independent group of alumni and major donors are calling for increased transparency and governance changes to the Baptist school’s leadership.

Big 12 Will Withhold Money from Baylor

Feb 8, 2017
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The Big 12 athletic conference voted unanimously to withhold 25 percent of Baylor University's future revenue - potentially millions of dollars - pending a third-party review of changes the school has made in response to its sexual assault scandal.

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The Baylor University board of regents have unanimously voted against a review of the 9-month Pepper Hamilton investigation into the school's handling of sexual assault allegations, stating the initial the report was "complete, fair and accurate."

Reports: Briles Sues 3 BU Regents, Adminstrator for Libel

Dec 8, 2016
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Former Baylor University head football coach Art Briles has filed a lawsuit against 3 Baylor regents and the school's vice president, according to multiple media reports. 

Matt Rhule Introduced as New BU Football Coach

Dec 7, 2016

Baylor University formally introduced Matt Rhule as its new head football coach on Wednesday. Rhule – the university’s 27th head coach – comes to Baylor’s campus in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that saw the firing of Art Briles fired and resignation of athletic director Ian McCaw.

From Texas Standard:

A few weeks ago, the coordinator of Baylor University's Title IX resigned, alleging that the school had prevented her from adequately investigating cases. Baylor denied the charges. But after her resignation, she appeared in a TV interview saying that a group of Baylor administrators “made sure they were protecting the brand, instead of our students.”

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