Baylor Connections

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.


Baylor resident chaplains live in residence halls on campus, providing pastoral care, guidance and friendship to the students they serve. In this Baylor Connections, two resident chaplains–Kathryn Freeman and Elijah Tanner—unpack the joys and challenges of ministering to students through the normal ups and downs of college, circumstances like COVID-19, and more.

  

Baylor Connections - Dr. Lyn Prater

Mar 5, 2021

Baylor nursing students are serving on the front lines of the vaccination efforts to protect residents throughout Waco and Dallas/Fort Worth from COVID-19. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Lyn Prater, clinical professor at Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, takes listeners inside the school’s participation in vaccine distribution locations, with students administering the vaccine to thousands of their Texas neighbors.

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On the December edition of the Central Texas Leadership Series, KWBU's Joe Riley talks to Derek Smith.  Derek is the well known public address voice at McLane Stadium and the Ferrell Center as well as radio play-by-play broadcaster for Baylor Baseball.  Derek is also host of Baylor Connections.  This conversation was recorded December 2, 2020 in the KWBU studio.


Baylor Connections - Sarah Schnitker

Aug 2, 2019
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Sarah Schnitker, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, joined the Baylor faculty last year, compelled by the Illuminate vision of a preeminent Christian research university. Earlier this year, she was awarded a $2.6 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to galvanize widespread development of virtue interventions for adolescents. In this Baylor Connections, she shares what that looks like and examines how individuals can better develop virtues like patience in their own lives.

Baylor Connections - Dr. Monique Ingalls

Jul 26, 2019
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Many churches and services are, in part, identified and defined by the style of music they play. Dr. Monique Ingalls, ethnomusicologist and Assistant Professor of Music at Baylor University, is a worship music expert and the author of the book “Singing the Congregation: How Contemporary Worship Music Forms Evangelical Community.” In this Baylor Connections, she shares how musical styles, technology and parishioners’ expectations shape the communities in which they worship.


Baylor Connections - Kenneth Hafertepe

Jul 19, 2019
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Kenneth Hafertepe takes listeners on a tour of Waco’s historic homes and architecture in this Baylor Connections. Dr. Hafertepe, department chair and professor in Baylor’s Department of Museum Studies, is the author of the recently-released book, “Historic Homes of Waco, Texas.” On the program, he paints a picture of the community through the eyes of a material culture and decorative arts expert and explains how the buildings people inhabit tell a story of the city’s history.


Baylor Connections - Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren

Jul 12, 2019
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Storytelling, from the movies people watch to the ads they consume, can have a powerful impact. Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren, Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing, shares insights gleaned from her time in entertainment and education about empowered storytelling, consumer behavior and the impact of word of mouth on the decisions people make in this Baylor Connections.

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Dr. Tamar Carter and Dr. Jason Pitts are Baylor biologists who study mosquitoes and use their findings to fight disease. In this Baylor Connections, they share information about one of the ubiquitous and unwelcome guests, both close to home and abroad. Learn tips to diminish the impact of mosquitoes on summer plans and discover how, more broadly, mosquito research can stop the spread of disease in impoverished communities around the world.

Baylor Connections - Dr. Nancy Brickhouse

Jun 7, 2019
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On May 1, 2019, Baylor University welcomed Dr. Nancy Brickhouse back to campus as Provost. Get to know Dr. Brickhouse as she shares more about her path back to Baylor University. On this Baylor Connections, she recalls how her days as a Baylor chemistry major shaped her view of a life’s calling, how past experiences as a professor and leader prepared her, and why the vision of a Tier One Christian Research University brought her back to Texas.

Baylor Connections - Joel Allison

Apr 26, 2019
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Joel Allison, longtime healthcare executive and Chair of the Baylor Board of Regents, shares insights from a meaningful two-year period in the life of the University. In this Baylor Connections, he explains Board of Regent reforms, examines steps taken to serve the Baylor Family and enhance the Baylor Mission, and reflects on two years of leadership with President Linda Livingstone.