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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.

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Women are no strangers to the aviation industry. E. Lilian Todd designed and built aircraft in 1906. Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in May 1932. Helen Richey was the first woman pilot for a U.S. commercial airline in 1934 - and Eileen Collins was the first female pilot and commander of a Space Shuttle.   


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In Episode 59 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Dr. Stephen Sloan. The Director of the Institute for Oral History at Baylor University, Sloan gives an overview of local history in the area and mentions a few “green book” locations popularized by the recent Oscar-winning film.  Before that conversation, Meek shines the Small Business Spotlight on Silent’s Spectacular Shoe Shine and Boot Care and is visited in studio by Corey McEntyre for The Chef’s Corner.


Baylor Connections - Dominque Hill

Mar 1, 2019

Baylor’s intramural program is the envy of institutions across the nation, with more than 5,300 students participating. In this Baylor Connections, Dominque Hill, assistant director for Intramural Sports, shares how the Baylor mission influences the intramural experience, the impact of character and leadership and how participation leads to deeper student engagement.

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The sexual assault scandal at Baylor University could cost the Baptist school $223 million dollars in expenses and lost revenue, according to estimates released Tuesday by a group of alumni and donors.


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Former Baylor University Title IX coordinator Patty Crawford speaks out publicly for the first time. Days after her resignation, Crawford was on CBS This Morning for her first public talk. By Wednesday evening, Baylor announced an interim Title IX coordinator. 

Big 12 Calls for Release of Full Pepper Hamilton Report

Jun 22, 2016
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Today Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby expressed his concern over Baylor University’s handing of sexual assaults, calling for the complete release of Pepper Hamilton’s investigation into the University.

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This morning, according to a report from Horns Digest, the Baylor Board of regents voted to fire Baylor president and chancellor Ken Starr. But the University won't confirm those reports. 


New Research Lab Looks at the Science of Sleep

Oct 14, 2015

Inside a newly remodeled, 1,650-square-foot space, researchers with Baylor’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition laboratory has been studying the impact of sleep on cognition, learning and education. KWBU’s Carlos Morales has more on the new facility and the research done.


In this episode, Frank Wolf, former congressman from Virginia and Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair in Religious Freedom at Baylor University, hosting the conversation is Tom Hibbs, Dean of the Honors College at Baylor University and Director of Baylor in Washington D.C.


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The Baylor community is mourning the death of one of their own. Diana Garland was the founding School of Social Work dean. Throughout her tenure at the university, she helped to grow and guide the program. KWBU’s Carlos Morales has this remembrance.


On Topic: Joe Lieberman

May 1, 2015

In this Installment of On Topic Baylor University President Ken Starr talks with Joe Lieberman. The conversation took place April 27, 2015 in Waco Hall on Baylor University’s campus. 

 

Boosting School Breakfast in Texas

Mar 7, 2014
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Boosting School Breakfast in Texas (02:33)

Texas schools served almost 310 million breakfasts during the 2012-2013 school year. That's according to the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University. They've just released their Texas School Breakfast report card, which measures school breakfast participation. As KWBU's Ryland Barton reports, their research shows that students who consistently eat breakfast perform better in school.