Baylor Connections - Robert Darden
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Baylor’s Black Gospel Restoration Project preserves classic Black Gospel music—pieces that were at risk of being lost forever—in digital form for future generations. In this Baylor Connections, journalism professor Robert Darden, founder of the Black Gospel Restoration Project, updates listeners on ways that the project’s reach has expanded in recent months, from a new listening center on the Baylor campus to involvement with a PBS documentary and more ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Stephen Sloan and Adrienne Cain
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Baylor’s Institute for Oral History preserves history through the collection of stories that would otherwise go untold. In this Baylor Connections, Stephen Sloan, director of the Institute and associate professor of history at Baylor, and , share more. They explain how oral history democratizes history and offer tips for individuals seeking to preserve the stories of family or friends ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Bernd Zechmann
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Core research centers at Baylor contain state-of-the-art equipment that students and faculty across campus utilize for impactful research projects. Bernd Zechmann leads one of these centers—he serves as director of the Center for Microscopy and Imaging and as an associate research professor at Baylor. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Zechmann takes listeners inside labs that advance multidisciplinary projects and spur R1 research ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Todd Still
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Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary enjoyed incredible growth in 2021, from new academic programs and campuses to initiatives that reduce the cost of education for students. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Todd Still, The Charles J. and Eleanor McLerran DeLancey Dean and The William M. Henson Professor of Christian Scriptures at Truett, takes listeners inside a variety of exciting benchmarks and explains how they enhance the ways Truett is “of, by, and for the Church.” Click to listen to this week's episode ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Kimberly Monzon & Lauren Weber
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How can “vocal athletes” perform at their best, and with optimum health? Kimberly Monzon and Lauren Weber are teachers and performers who seek to help people who use their voices on stage and in other settings. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Monzon, assistant professor of voice in Baylor’s School of Music, and Weber, a certified vocologist who serves as a lecturer of musical theatre at Baylor, take listeners inside their research and training to advance new understanding in vocal performance. Click below to listen to this episode ..read more
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Baylor Connections - President Linda Livingstone
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Baylor University is now an R1 research institution. The end of 2021 brought exciting news, as this long-pursued goal became a reality. Additionally, the University celebrates the announcement of an agreement with the City of Waco to locate Baylor’s new basketball facility, the Paul and Alejandra Foster Pavilion, along the Brazos River near downtown Waco. In this Baylor Connections, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., discusses these major benchmarks and their impact going forward. Click to listen to this episode ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Dr. Jameson Graber
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What is game theory and how can it shape our understanding of economics, business, politics and more? Baylor’s expert in game theory, Dr. Jameson Graber, recently earned a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of game theory and partial differential equations. In this Baylor Connections, Graber, an assistant professor of math, gives listeners a lesson in “Game Theory 101” and shares more about his research ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Angela Gorrell
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Amidst the joy of the holiday season, many dealing with loss or trauma in their own life feel grief. Angela Gorrell, assistant professor of practical theology, experienced that type of dichotomy in her own life. While studying joy at the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, her family suffered a string of tragedies that led to her to question what it means to find joy in the midst of suffering. Her new book, The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found , walks readers through those struggles and what she learned in the process. She takes listeners inside that journey and offers insights o ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Dr. Sarah Kienle
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Sarah Kienle is the world’s top expert on the craniofacial anatomy of pinnipeds. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Kienle, assistant professor of biology, explains what that means and provides a broader understanding of this little-studied area. Pinnipeds are a group of animals that includes seals, sea lions and walruses. They feed underwater, and Dr. Kienle’s foundational study of their facial muscles in Journal of Anatomy deepens understanding of the role those muscles play in feeding and more ..read more
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Baylor Connections - Dave Rosselli
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The Baylor Family’s generosity has spurred exciting growth throughout the University. From new faculty chairs and student scholarships to major capital projects like a welcome center, basketball pavilion and football operations center, it’s an exciting season in the life of the University. In this Baylor Connections, Dave Rosselli, Vice President for Advancement, takes listeners inside these projects and shares how Baylor alumni and friends across the nation are driving a dynamic vision to become reality ..read more
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