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Retreat to AdvanceFor more than 50 years, Laity Lodge has provided Christians with a chance to retreat from the day-to-day and "recover a sense of the sacred."Spiritual FormationUniversity chaplain and dean of spiritual life Dr. Burt Burleson discusses how to serve the spiritual needs and growth of 16,000 students.#BaylorLights: Dr. Seung KimMore than 75 percent of cancer patients in developing countries discover their cancer in a late stage. Dr. Seung Kim wants to change that.Expert Profile: Dr. Michael ScullinDr. Michael Scullin is Baylor’s nationally recognized expert on how sleep affects memory and cognition.Connections: Dr. Lori SpiesDr. Lori Spies—a Fulbright Global U.S. Scholar—shares how nursing, global health and service go hand-in-hand.Awarding ExcellenceCarter Anne Jones was awarded the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship to study in Indonesia for the 2018-2019 academic year.From Waco to HollywoodBaylor film and digital media professor Chris Hansen’s award-winning films offer students real-world experience that have served them in the industry.Research AmbitionsThe movement to make Baylor a major research university has a new champion in President Livingstone.The Right Decision?New research findings from Baylor could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.#BaylorLights: Will SimmonsStewarding endowed gifts to Baylor is more than a job to Will Simmons. It's a chance to perpetuate the caring community that makes Baylor special.Welcoming PartiesIn dozens of cities around the globe this summer, soon-to-be Bears are connecting with future classmates at Send-Off Parties.Connections: Smith GettermanSmith Getterman explains how Baylor’s commitment to sustainability goes beyond the basics to intersecting good stewardship of resources with faith.Law’s New Endowed ChairThe inaugural business and transactional law chair will be held by leading national scholar in business organizations law, Elizabeth Miller.A Gift That Speaks VolumesWaco Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation creates permanent endowment for a free language and literacy intervention program for children.Robust Year of GivingThe philanthropic support of students, alumni, parents and friends during the recently completed fiscal year exceeded $113 million.Class of 2022 Sneak PeekThey’ve raised money to fight Alzheimer's, have overcome multiple surgeries, have entertained millions on social media, and much more.Connections: Rebecca NallRebecca Nall shares how the Mayborn Museum’s “Titanic: The Artifact” exhibit transports visitors to the ship through a variety of experiences.Influential ProfessorsWhen asked which professors made an impact on their lives, the Baylor community was not short on names.#BaylorLights: Sha TowersSha Towers wears many hats at Baylor, including serving as curator of the Baylor Book Arts Collection where he helps advance the arts at Baylor.Through New EyesStudy abroad students obtain course credit, improve their language skills, and gain an experience that can change their worldview and open doors.What is Baylor Line Camp?Over the course of four days in the summer, first-year-students become familiar with campus, run the Baylor Line, learn cheers and chants, and more.From Student to TeacherThough only months removed from high school graduation, Baylor freshmen eyeing a career in education learn quickly to start thinking like a teacher.A Remarkable LegacyDr. Vivienne Lucille Malone was an outstanding professor of mathematics at Baylor and a trailblazer who impacted generations.Connections: Mack RhoadesMack Rhoades looks back at his first two years at Baylor and shares the many ways Baylor Athletics works as a department to shape champions for life.