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Baylor Connections - Kevin Dougherty

May 10, 2019
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Dr. Kevin Dougherty’s religion research has shaped national understanding on topics like religious affiliation, diversity, church attendance, the impact of religion on other aspects of social life and more. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Dougherty, Associate Professor of Sociology at Baylor, examines the rise of multiracial churches and dives deep into the trends, highlights and meaning behind the numbers of diversity in congregational life.

Baylor Connections - Lenore Wright

May 3, 2019
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Baylor’s Academy of Teaching and Learning supports Baylor faculty through a variety of programs designed to provide development, resources and enrichment. Dr. Lenore Wright, Director of the Academy of Teaching and Learning and Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, shares how the academy benefits professors and the students they teach in this Baylor Connections.

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.


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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 - Michael Scullin and Elise King

Apr 12, 2019
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Dr. Michael Scullin serves as Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and is the Director of the Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory at Baylor. Elise King is an Assistant Professor of Interior Design in Family and Consumer Sciences in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. Their research partnership has produced two projects analyzing the impact of sleep on academic and creative performance. 

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.

Baylor Connections - Jason Whitt

Mar 29, 2019
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Dr. Jason Whitt is an ordained minister whose calling has led him to the intersection of faith and learning. As a Senior Lecturer in the Honors Program, Dr. Whitt teaches aspiring medical practitioners through Baylor’s one-of-a-kind Medical Humanities program. In January, Whitt and his family accepted the role of Faculty-in-Residence in Alexander and Memorial Halls as well. He shares more about what it means to teach and live among Baylor students in this Baylor Connections.

Baylor Connections - Martha Lou Scott

Mar 22, 2019
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Dr. Martha Lou Scott joined the Baylor University staff five months before her graduation in 1971. Now Baylor’s Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Scott has impacted generations of students over 48 years of service. In this Baylor Connections, she shares the joys and responsibilities of serving the students she’s cared for, counseled, disciplined, mentored and inspired  


Baylor Connections - Chloe Honum

Mar 15, 2019
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Dr. Chloe Honum, a Baylor English professor and poet, was recently awarded the Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship—New Zealand’s most prestigious writing fellowship. In this Baylor Connections, she shares her love of poetry, teaching and the craft of writing before closing the show with a reading of an original poem. 

Baylor Connections - John Wilson

Mar 8, 2019
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Baylor University Libraries are more than just repositories for books, they’re centers for creating knowledge. John Wilson serves as University Libraries Interim Dean. In this Baylor Connections, he shares how University Libraries are growing to support the research aspirations of Illuminate, and takes us deep inside Baylor’s beautiful library facilities and fascinating collections.

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.

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.


Baylor Connections - Dr. Lee Nordt

Feb 8, 2019
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As Dean of Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Lee Nordt leads a diverse academic division housing 25 departments and seven academic centers, ranging from science, the humanities, fine arts and more. In this Baylor Connections, he shares how Illuminate, Baylor’s academic strategic plan, will grow Baylor’s academic influence and engage every department on campus.

Baylor Connections - Dr. T. Michael Parrish

Feb 1, 2019

On December 7, 1941, at Pearl Harbor, the brave actions of Waco native and Navy messman Doris Miller made him a United States hero and left a lasting impact on the civil rights movement. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. T. Michael Parrish, the Linden G. Bowers Professor of American History and author of “Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement” shares how Miller’s heroism remains felt to this day.


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