The halls at Baylor College of Medicine are typically quiet in the evenings, with students and professors on their way out after long hours of studying and instructing. On Feb. 22, students from DeBakey High School for Health Professions disrupted that silence as they toured Baylor for the first open house event since 2019.
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Dr. Bettie Graham was teaching math and science in Nigeria during a two-year stint in the Peace Corps when she realized something. The children she was teaching did not understand bacteria, she said, because they didn’t have access to a microscope. If the kids didn’t understand bacteria, they couldn’t fully learn about infections, Graham said.
Alex Hopkins joined Baylor in February as director of alumni affairs. That’s given him just enough time to settle in before hosting Reunion Weekend, which will be held April 4-6 on campus and at the Hotel ZaZa for class years ending in 4 and 9.