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Exchange and ExpandJunior Janita Motake attended Xavier University last spring as part of an exchange program to expose students to different perspectives.In Their Own WordsJunior Emma Ingram discusses how a transformational undergraduate education at Baylor stresses leadership, service, and scholarship.Connections: Dr. Lenore WrightDr. Lenore Wright, Director of the Academy of Teaching and Learning, shares how the academy supports professors and the students they teach.Fulbright RecipientsSeven Baylor students have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright award—the most ever for Baylor in a single year.Baylor Women in ScienceAn inventor, a cancer researcher, and a pioneering physician are among Baylor alumnae who have made their mark in the sciences.Stage NextHoused in the School of Music, the Opera Theater program has a long history of excellence in production and training.Enter the TrumpetsProfessor Wiff Rudd’s passion for teaching music has brought Baylor first place finishes at the National Trumpet Competition five of the last eight years.Connections: Dr. Michael Scullin and Elise KingDr. Michael Scullin and Elise King discuss their research into how sleep impacts attention, creativity and academic performance.A Future So BrightDr. Annette von Jouanne and her husband Dr. Alex Yokochi are nearing the end of their research into the conversion of waste methane into liquid fuel.A Survivor’s FightAs a cancer survivor, Dr. Leigh Greathouse brings her personal experience with the disease to help others fight and survive too.A Global PerspectiveStudents learn leadership and service skills for an increasingly global society through Baylor's study abroad programs.Connections: Steven FernandezMcNair Scholars Program Director Steven Fernandez shares how their scholars are prepared for graduate school, faculty mentorship and research.Celebrating LegaciesTwo of the Baylor's cherished student-led organizations—Chamber and Student Foundation—achieve benchmark anniversaries in 2019.Fruits of the SpiritBaylor alumna Rebecca Rodriguez has a rewarding job as a global technology financial analyst at ExxonMobil, but it doesn’t define her.Connections: John WilsonUniversity Libraries interim dean John Wilson shares how Baylor’s libraries are growing to support the research aspirations of Illuminate.Teen Food InsecurityJunior Ana O’Quin believes food security is a basic human right. Now, she and her research advisor will study how food insecurity impacts local teens.Contributing FactorWhat is black carbon? What’s its role in global warming? And what is it doing in the Arctic? Baylor researchers helped to provide answers.The Power of TwitterIn this Q&A, media expert and Baylor professor Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez discusses how ‘Black Twitter’ is changing the national conversation.Eyes on the BallIn a constantly changing role, in a constantly changing company, in a constantly changing industry, alumnus Lokesh Modi learned to adapt.Catching up with DanyA year ago, Dany Perez was surprised by President Linda Livingstone with a full-tuition scholarship. Read how her freshman year is going.For the WorldGlobal Baylor prepares students to live in an increasingly global community where challenges to human flourishing are of paramount concern.ConnectionsDominque Hill, Assistant Director for Intramural Sports, shares how the Baylor mission influences Baylor’s robust intramural program.In Their Own WordsFor Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Erik Blair, Baylor’s “unambiguously Christian” mission means he can proclaim his faith in Christ.An MBA ApartBaylor Business MBA Graduate Darrell Leggett shares his experience with the program and how it helped him stand apart from other graduates.