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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
Baylor Magazine/Winter 2019

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.


Will Burney

Even if the legislature gives educators an across-the-board pay raise, as some leaders have suggested, teachers in many rural districts will still rank far behind their urban and suburban counterparts.


Baylor Connections - Jason Cook

Jan 18, 2019

Baylor’s unique role as a leading Christian research university attracts students from across the country. In a field with so many choices, how does the University reach potential students and advance the Baylor brand? Baylor University Vice President for Marketing & Communications and Chief Marketing Officer Jason Cook shares in this Baylor Connections.

Baylor Connections - Stephen Trumble and Sascha Usenko

Jan 10, 2019

Whale earwax tells a story. In 2013, Baylor Associate Professor of Biology Stephen Trumble and Associate Professor of Environmental Science Sascha Usenko developed a novel technique to study whales’ exposure to pollutants and environmental stressors through the examination of whale earwax. In a follow-up to that groundbreaking study, Trumble and Usenko have released new research uncovering whale stress response to whaling, pollutants, climate and other man-made events. They share more in this week's Baylor Connections.


Baylor Connections - President Linda Livingstone

Dec 28, 2018

The Baylor campus teems with opportunities to enjoy music, theatre, art, athletics and more. In this Baylor Connections, Baylor University President Linda Livingstone shares how the pursuit of “excellence in human performance through the arts and athletics,” one of the four foundational pillars of Illuminate, will impact those areas at Baylor.

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