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Connections: President Linda LivingstonePresident Linda Livingstone discusses how campus music, theatre, art, and athletics are foundational to the Baylor experience.Tops in the Big 12For the fifth consecutive year, Baylor led all Big 12 institutions in Graduation Success Rate, continuing a streak of excellence over the previous 12 years.Another Elite FinishBaylor Soccer finished the 2018 season with their second consecutive Elite Eight finish in the NCAA Tournament.Watch "A Baylor Christmas"Enjoy an hour-long festive program of the combined choirs and Baylor Symphony Orchestra heralding the arrival of Christmas in joyful expectation.Connections: Dr. Sara PerryAssistant professor of management Sara Perry discusses how working remotely impacts stress, autonomy, and workplace interaction.History Found... in Earwax?Scientists have long examined the layers found in a whale’s earwax to determine its age, but Baylor professors discovered you can learn a lot more.Better Sleep or All-NightersA Baylor study found that students who slept eight hours for five nights during final exams week performed better.Data, Data EverywhereBaylor researchers Drs. Cole Matson and Amanda Hering hope to use our ever-rising sea of information to take on societal problems.Connections: Stephen Trumble and Sascha UsenkoProfessors Stephen Trumble and Sascha Usenko discuss their new study examining whale stress response to man-made events.Baylor in the WorldThis fall, Baylor launched the Certificate in Global Engagement to facilitate participation in solutions to global challenges.Serving and LearningDr. Lauren Barron discusses how Baylor’s prehealth students receive valuable training and research skills volunteering at Waco’s Family Health Center.Senior DesignAll Baylor engineering students gain real world experience through a rigorous design course that puts their technical knowledge to the test.Connections: Dr. Randall BradleyDr. Randall Bradley examines Christian music from a variety of angles and shares more about Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies.A Noble TraditionEthics has been a focus of a Baylor education since its founding, and it now features as part of the university’s strategic academic plan Illuminate.Christmas on 5th StreetWhat is it? It’s the start of Christmas season at Baylor when campus transforms into a wonderland of decorations, lights, and music.Connections: Dr. Heidi HornikDr. Heidi Hornik discusses the intersection of art and faith, examining the ways art compels reflection.Setting the StandardFor the third straight year, Baylor volleyball will play in the NCAA tournament after finishing a program-best second in the Big 12 Conference.Champions for LifeA phrase has burgeoned into a mandate and a plan to build the character of student-athletes and prepare them for life after competition.Connections: President Linda LivingstonePresident Linda Livingstone discusses how Baylor’s professional and graduate programs contribute to the university’s research and influence.Interdisciplinary ResearchBaylor researchers across various fields of study are developing a diabetes mobile health app to boost awareness and educate those in India.Impact of Baylor ResearchIn increasing its emphasis on research, Baylor continues to elevate its academic profile while brining new jobs to the Waco community.Undergraduate ResearchThe environmental health science program offers one of several experiential learning opportunities at Baylor that take education beyond the classroom.Connections: Dr. Mia Moody-RamirezDr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, a leading media researcher, examines modern communication from a number of angles.Created to ConnectStudent engagement is intentional at Baylor, taking place through an array of offerings that help Baylor students find their place on campus.