DIALOGOS | Spread your knowledge

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Dialogos is our annual celebration of student scholarship. Undergraduate students from every discipline of the academy present their work in a variety of forms and mediums, including poster presentations, oral presentations, performances, and visual art displays.

Through open and critical discussion, participants learn from and contribute to the betterment of the whole. At Dialogos, to quote John Wesley, we “think and let think.”

Awards | Honors | Scholarships

During the symposium students are recognized with awards and scholarships. Student honors include the following:

  • Elliot S. Berkeley Prize in International Studies
  • Milan-Harris Award for Promoting Diversity
  • Nominees or winners of the Marshall, Rhodes, or Fulbright scholarships
  • Rotary International Scholarship
  • Outstanding Seniors

In addition, each academic department presents awards and scholarships to its outstanding scholars.

The Baker community also recognizes the following:

  • Student Senate Leadership Awards
  • Achievement Beyond Campus
  • Presentations at Conferences and Participation in Competitions and Performances
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
  • Initiates in Honorary Organizations
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Academic All-Americans


Lydia Krebs

Lydia Krebs is a lawyer and clerk for Judge Nancy L. Moritz of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. From a young age, Lydia knew she wanted to be an attorney and has used her career to combine her passions of reading, writing, linguistics, and the law.

Lydia graduated from Baker with her bachelor’s degree in 2003. She also served as a parMentor and FYE leader while staying active in Greek life. Lydia completed her JD at the University of Kansas School of Law in 2006 and dedicated the first eight years of her career to public defense as an appellate defender while serving as an adjunct professor teaching critical thinking and writing at Baker in her spare time.

Schedule of Events

8 a.m. | Registration, Presentation Loading, & Poster Setup

Mabee and Owens Hall, Collins Gym

8:20 a.m. | Group Picture of Presenters

West Entrance to Mabee Hall

8:30 a.m. | Concurrent Platform Presentation Sessions | Mabee and Owens Hall


11 a.m. | Baker Symphonic Winds Session | Rice Auditorium

11:45 a.m. | Box Lunch Reception for All Participants, Presenters, and Faculty Sponsors | Collins Gym

12:10 a.m. | Presentation of Departmental Awards | Collins Gym

Chris Todden EdD

Tes Mehring PhD

Departmental Recognitions – Department Chairs

12:45 p.m. | Lydia Krebs, Keynote Speaker | Collins Gym

Introduced by Kharon Brown, Senior International Studies Major

1:30 p.m. |  Scholars Reception | Collins Gym |  Poster Presentations | Collins Gym |  Visual Arts Presentations | Collins Gym

2:45 p.m. | Conclusion of Event


Jill Franklin
Department Assistant
Business & Economics
Office: Mabee Hall