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Baylor Was Found Liable In a Recent Title IX Case. Hear From the Reporter Who Covered It. – with Dan Solomon

Nine years ago, Dolores Lozano claims she was violently assaulted by a Baylor football player and her boyfriend at the time. In 2016 she filed a lawsuit against the university, claiming that – despite having gone to administrators and football program leaders – her alma mater had been negligent in its handling of her reports of domestic violence and, as a result, violated her rights under the Title IX federal civil rights law. On Tuesday, a Waco jury found Baylor liable.

The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs – with Joanne Cummings

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Joanne Cummings is the director of Baylor’s Middle East Studies program and teaches in the BIC and Political Science department. She has also been instrumental in the development of an interfaith minor here at Baylor. A retired diplomat, her experience is wide-ranging. She was most recently the Foreign Policy …

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No, He Hasn’t Read The Elon Musk Biography – A Conversation with Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Hotez is the founding Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also the Co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development and Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics. He is also University Professor at Baylor University. His latest book is “The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science: A Scientists Warning.”

The Making of Beth Allison Barr

Dr. Beth Allison Barr is the James Vardaman Endowed Professor of History at Baylor and author of “The Making of Biblical Womanhood.” In this episode, she discusses what got her interested in writing a book on the topic of Biblical Womanhood, the changes she’s seen since the book’s publication in 2021, why she thinks the topic is so culturally relevant and captivating, and how we’ve misunderstood the history of patriarchy within Christianity with Christianity itself.

Meet the Baylor Alumni Involved in the Paxton Impeachment Trial

An historic impeachment trial against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (’85, MBA’86) commenced this week with several Baylor alumni, including the attorney general himself, playing key roles in the outcome. Though many Baylor alumni across the years have had storied (and sometimes fraught) political careers, Paxton is the first Baylor graduate to be impeached from public office. In addition to Paxton, there are four other Baylor alumni involved in the trial as elected state officials.

Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond to Recent Title IX Exemption

A recent open letter to Baylor leaders signed by a growing number of Baylor alumni and supporters seeks “to achieve a more inclusive campus environment” in response to what it claims are “harmful inequities” and inaccurate “representation of Baylor’s Baptist heritage and tradition” made by the university to authorities. The alumni advocacy group asks that necessary steps be taken “to ensure that LGTBQIA+ students on campus are protected from sexual harassment in all forms.”

A Living Legacy of Legislating For Change

Chet Edwards discusses his time in politics and the lessons he learned from a lifetime of legislating, leading, and living boldly for the right reasons Editor’s note: This interview was conducted for our December 2021 Living Legacy event. Chet graciously agreed to be our first guest in the hot seat, though, he did note that …

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