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From Her PerspectiveA seminary education changed Dani Price’s coaching philosophy, expanding it beyond the field of play to makes sure each player knows they are loved as a child of God..A Special PlaceAfter their son’s passing, the Swansons experienced the “Baylor Family” at its best, receiving his posthumous degree in December.Connections: Dr. Linda LivingstonePresident Linda Livingstone discusses the distinct role Baylor’s Christian identity plays in conducting meaningful research.First in LineBaylor has created a program for first-generation college students to share their experiences and journey through college as a community.Trouble Falling Asleep?With about 40 percent of Americans having trouble falling asleep at least a few times a month, Baylor researchers focus on how to fall asleep faster.Black Gospel Music ExpertBob Darden is the founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which preserves historic, culturally significant black gospel music from possible extinction.Promising StartResults from the School of Education’s EnAbled for College program show high-school students working with trained mentors are reaching the next level of education.Welcome, Dr. Garg!Baylor has named Neil K. Garg, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at UCLA, as the 2018 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.The Italian DigBaylor faculty and students are leading the San Giuliano Archaeological Research Project, a large-scale excavation of ancient Etruscan and medieval remains.Academic LeadershipBaylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., has announced the members of the Baylor Provost Search Committee.Connections: Dr. McLendonInterim Provost Dr. Michael McLendon discusses Baylor’s vision in preparing a roadmap to becoming a top research institution.Purpose and SignificanceBaylor was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to fund a five-year project to assist congregations with ministries that explore vocation.Rising StarAssistant professor of psychology and neuroscience Dr. Annie T. Ginty has been selected as a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science.Shining BeaconBaylor brought back the light to Moody Memorial Library, symbolically highlighting the role of education in the world.Counseling StudentsStaff clinicians at the Baylor University Counseling Center provide a continuum of care to address each student's unique needs.Litigation ManagementBeginning in the fall of 2018, Baylor Law School will offer the first Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management in the nation.Shine BrightSince President Livingstone’s announcement of Baylor Lights, excitement around the concept has been contagious.Lifting SpiritsSan Antonio freshman Matthew Garcia was honored at the 2017 Musial Awards for turning a heartbreaking experience into a heartwarming gesture.ConnectionsLilly Ettinger shares how Baylor serves students battling addiction as they work to achieve their academic and personal goals.Caring for the VulnerableBaylor students partner with Waco's Family Health Center to address health concerns for area residents.Back on TrackBaylor’s Be Emotionally Aware and Responsive project with Waco ISD has helped students improve their behavior and revitalize on their education.Success After ServiceStudent veterans find encouragement, guidance and community through Baylor's VETS program.Bears in the NBAHow are Baylor alumni Ekpe Udoh, Royce O’Neale, Quincy Acy and Taurean Prince doing at the next level?2017’s Best ReadsThree books authored by a trio of Baylor professors and two Baylor graduates earned prestigious 2017 honors from Christianity Today and the American Library Association.