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Baylor University - Baylor Connections

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Baylor University - Baylor Connections

    Lyn Prater

    Lyn Prater

    Baylor nursing students are serving on the front lines of COVID-19 vaccination efforts throughout Waco and Dallas/Fort Worth. 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.

    • 22 min
    Lorin Matthews

    Lorin Matthews

    What do dust bunnies and plasmas have to do with outer space? Dr. Lorin Matthews explains on this Baylor Connections. Matthews, professor of physics and associate director of Baylor’s Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER), is a leading researcher into processes that form planets and continue to shape our galaxy, and she explains the impact of these events while taking listeners inside Baylor space research.

    • 22 min
    Ronald Angelo Johnson

    Ronald Angelo Johnson

    Black History Month provides a meaningful time to study and consider the history and contributions of African Americans. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Ronald Angelo Johnson, the Ralph and Bessie Mae Lynn Chair of History at Baylor, examines ways we can intentionally expand our study of, and appreciation for, the impact and history of African Americans, further enriching our understanding of what it means to be an American.

    • 30 min
    Rizalia Klausmeyer

    Rizalia Klausmeyer

    Research and teaching are not separate functions of the Baylor experience, but rather inform one another and enhance engaged learning for students. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Rizalia Klausmeyer, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research in Baylor’s Office of Engaged Learning, describes the impact of research experiences for students and shares ways they can get involved in research across a variety of disciplines.

    • 22 min
    Peter Klein

    Peter Klein

    Baylor’s Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation department is one of the nation’s elite—ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneurship magazine for more than a decade. Peter Klein is the W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor. In this Baylor Connections, he examines the entrepreneurial mindset in a variety of settings, considers the impact of COVID-19 on business leaders, and shares how Baylor Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation has established itself as a top national program.

    • 23 min
    Lauren Barron

    Lauren Barron

    Baylor’s pioneering Medical Humanities program shapes medical practitioners who treat patients as a whole person as they care for them. Last fall, the DeBakey Medical Foundation made a significant investment in Baylor Medical Humanities that will grow the department and formed a chair position. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Lauren Barren, the inaugural DeBakey Chair of Medical Humanities, shares how the program partners the humanities with science education to holistically prepare those going into the medical field

    • 23 min

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

LyndaMC ,

So APPRECIATE this podcast

What a blessing to hear details of what is happening around our university!! Appreciate hearing from our leaders and faculty—- so interesting!!! Also, motivating to remind me to pray for our students and the mission of Baylor University!! Sic’em!!!

Is it the shoes! ,

Sic em

If anyone gives this pod less than 5 stars, they're probably an Aggie

Taekuk Cho ,

Sic’Em!

Good stuff. Love my university.

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