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University Leaders SpeakBaylor President Linda Livingstone, Board Chair Joel Allison, and Interim Provost Michael McLendon discuss the university’s progress and future.A Very Significant StepEnsuring we’re doing the right things for our students.A High BarWhen the most recent Texas bar results were revealed, Baylor once again had the state’s highest bar passage rate.Good News from SACSCOCThe Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges finalized its external review and lifted the university's warning sanction.Aiding Christian EducatorsA $2.5 million gift from Lynda and Robert Copple will create the Chair in Christian School Leadership in the School of Education.Not Up for DebateBaylor Debate has a long history and tradition of excellence dating back to the university’s earliest days.Finally!An entire generation of alumnae never got the chance to run the Baylor Line. On October 28, 2017, that changed.Christmas at BaylorEvery year, the Baylor community gathers in the glow of lights, decorations, and a bit of ‘snow’ at the ‘Christmas on 5th’ celebration.Medicine's Warrior ClassBaylor alumnus Col. Sparky Matthews talks about what he and his team are doing to provide quality healthcare in one of the world’s most war-torn areas.STEM for Young LearnersA School of Education class focused on teaching STEM teamed up with the The Institute for Air Science to engage young students in aviation.Shoulder Pads to ScrubsAs a former Baylor football player and NFL veteran, Dr. Mark Adickes knows a thing or two about sports injuries—from experiencing them to healing them.Faculty-in-ResidenceAt Baylor, faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines live and serve in nearly all of Baylor’s residential communities.A Winding RoadAfter a successful career in law, Joseph Parker now pastors David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin where he leads a growing community in urban outreach.Music for AllRooted in faith, Baylor’s School of Music unites service and music to transform lives and show that the power, majesty and joy of music are for everyone.Meeting the GrotbergsAfter tragedy took the life of Baylor sophomore David Grotberg in 2016, his family found comfort, hope and joy in the same place their son had.Bridging BelieversChurch Under the Bridge, started in 1992 by Baylor alumni Jimmy and Janet Dorrell, has grown from a weekly Bible study for the homeless, to a congregation for all.Transcontinental MinistryArts & Sciences alumna Brianna Childs spent almost a year traveling through three continents spreading the Gospel in some of the world’s poorest countries.Parents in PrayerEvery month, in cities across the nation, Baylor parents gather in prayer for students, professors, administrators and staff.Called to ServeAlumna Barbara Walker has dedicated her career as a servant-leader, spending more than 30 years serving the mental health needs of Californians.Loving TruthDean Thomas Hibbs talks about working toward Tier 1 status, Baylor’s Christian mission, and how the the Honors College’s rigorous programs serve both.Connecting with the PoorBaylor School of Social Work professor Gaynor Yancey encourages congregations to move from doing ministry for the poor to ministering alongside the poor.Doors to DiscoveryBaylor's leading cancer researchers discuss how their callings have led to remarkable discoveries and promising results that advance detection and treatment.Beyond the 'God' ParticleAfter contributing to the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the Higgs boson, Baylor researchers continue their investigations into the building blocks of the universe.Positive OutlookBaylor professors and graduate students helped build a behavior management framework at a Waco elementary school that reinforces good student behavior.