Baylor Connections

Fridays at 11:00am

Baylor Connections introduces the Waco community to the people behind Baylor’s teaching, research and distinct role in higher education, and provides additional information and context to issues facing the University and higher education.

“Illuminate,” Baylor’s Academic Strategic Plan, will provide a roadmap for Baylor to serve as a light to the world through increased research capacity and impact. What role does Baylor’s faith foundation play in such a plan? In this episode of Baylor Connections, President Linda Livingstone explains what it means to be a true Christian research university, and how the search for God’s truth drives both faculty and students.

This week, Dr. Jeffrey Hamilton, Baylor vice provost for global engagement, talks about global health.

Dr. Terry Maness is the longtime Dean of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Dean Maness discusses the impact of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the importance of partnerships with top executives around the world and trends in business education.

Baylor Connections - Laura Hernandez

Feb 23, 2018

Baylor Law Professor Laura Hernandez, co-founder of the Baylor Law Immigration Clinic talks about assisting DACA card holders, and studying the needs of recent immigrants. 

Dr. Gary Mortenson, Dean of the Baylor University School of Music joins Derek Smith on this edition of Baylor Connections. They discuss the role the department plays in the community, training musicians and how music builds bridges.

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Baylor University President, Dr. Linda Livingstone talks about the impact of faculty research and becoming a Tier 1 research institution.  

Baylor Connections - Michael McLendon

Feb 2, 2018

Dr. Michael McLendon, Baylor University’s Interim Provost, works with President Livingstone to provide oversight and strategic direction for the university’s academic enterprise. In this episode of Baylor Connections, he discusses Baylor’s vision in preparing the university’s first academic strategic plan—a roadmap to becoming a top research institution while strengthening Baylor’s commitment to outstanding teaching and student formation.

This week, Baylor Senior Coordinator for Recovery Services Lilly Ettinger talks about treating student addiction. 

Dr. Byron Johnson of the Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion joins Derek Smith on this edition of Baylor Connections. 

On this episode, Derek Smith talks with Dr. Kevin Pinney - Professor of Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry and Cancer Researcher at Baylor University. 

Baylor Connections - Linda Livingstone

Jan 5, 2018

Baylor Connections is a new show on KWBU where each week we'll look at people behind the scenes of Baylor's teaching and distinct role in higher education. This week, in the innagural episode we talk with Baylor President Linda Livingstone.