Friday, November 14, 2014
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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BEAR OR BULL
Cox School of Business
Kitt Investing and Trading Center, Maguire Building ground floor
Participate in a mock Bloomberg trading session and see how SMU’s finance students – Jackson Fellows and those pursuing an alternative asset management concentration or finance practicum – are benefiting from experiential learning through the distinctive resources of the Kitt Investing and Trading Center. The Kitt Center, Don Jackson Center for Financial Studies and EnCap Investments and LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center, all created during The Second Century Campaign, offer a rare opportunity for undergraduate business students to combine trading technology with financial investment instruction to be better prepared for their careers after graduation.
Residence Life and Student Housing
Residential Commons Tour
Here is your opportunity to explore how SMU’s new Residential Commons model of campus living is transforming the undergraduate campus experience. This concept, which fosters an academically focused living-learning experience to create a strong sense of belonging among students, includes 11 Residential Commons created from new and renovated buildings. Each Commons has a live-in faculty member to support a dynamic environment for learning. Tour the facilities and hear firsthand from faculty, staff and students who call the Residential Commons home.
THINK WITH YOUR HANDS
Lyle School of Engineering
Deason Innovation Gym, Caruth Hall
Engage in creative exercises and programs offered by the Lyle School of Engineering’s Deason Innovation Gym, located in the new Caruth Hall, to experience novel ways of inspiring innovation. Explore SMU engineering students’ original research, including industry-proposed projects such as those for Immersion Design Experiences and the Innovation Competition.
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: SCIENCE TO PRACTICE
Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
Applied Physiology Laboratory, Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall
Observe demonstrations of experiments studying human physiology to understand how undergraduate students within Simmons School of Education and Human Development actively participate in medical and fitness research. Students are exposed to cutting-edge technology housed within the Applied Physiology Laboratory in Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall. In addition, learn more about current research on multiple sclerosis to understand what makes the lab one of the best of its kind in the country.
THE ART OF DATA-BASED INSIGHTS
Meadows School of the Arts
National Center for Arts Research
Learn how SMU is improving the health of arts and cultural organizations of all sizes and types around the country with its National Center for Arts Research (NCAR), a partnership between Cox School of Business and Meadows School of the Arts. Launched in early 2013, NCAR serves as a catalyst for the transformation and sustainability of the national arts and cultural community. Explore how NCAR executes its mission to be the leading provider of evidence-based insights that enable arts and cultural leaders to overcome challenges and increase impact.