Category Archives: Undergraduate News

Nazi death camps survivor & liberator to discuss Holocaust experiences for 70th anniversary commemoration at SMU on April 23

  With this year marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II, SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program will sponsor “Reflections from Survivors & Liberators of Nazi Death Camps” on Thursday, April … Continue reading

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Dedman College student honored for raising over $104,000 for SMU’s Relay For Life.

USA TODAY Originally Posted: April 19, 2015 By: Lauren M. Castle After another successful year, SMU tops Relay for Life fundraising The American Cancer Society estimates that the event raised $176,400 in total. Dr. Gordy Klatt created Relay For Life … Continue reading

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Cross-Disciplinary Team of Dedman College and Cox Students Competes April 16-18 at Richest and Largest Student Startup Competition

Congratulations to Edward Allegra! His startup team, BioLum Sciences has been accepted to compete in the world famous Rice Business Plan Competition this weekend, April 16-18. The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup … Continue reading

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A new senior-level Sociology course focuses on teaching and letting students practice advanced methods of research

Class members visited the Dallas City Archives in March, and city archivist John Slate, in order to learn about available documents for the class study of the availability of food in the West Dallas community. Pictured are (l to r) … Continue reading

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Sociology students learn about West Dallas barrios from Rosemary Hinojosa of DMAHL

Students enrolled in Sociology 4390 Advanced Methods had a unique opportunity to learn about West Dallas barrios from SMU alumni Rosemary Hinojosa. Mrs. Hinojosa currently works with DMAHL, Dallas Mexican-American Historical League, to preserve the rich culture and history of … Continue reading

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Aubrey Richardson awarded the Joseph E. Pryor Fellowship

Aubrey Richardson, double major in Sociology and Psychology, was awarded the Joseph E. Pryor Fellowship from Region II of the Alpha Chi National College Honors Society. The Pryor Fellowship is presented to a graduating senior who plans to pursue full … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2015 Research Day Award Winners

Congratulations to all the Dedman College students who received 2015 Research Day awards. The goal of Research Day  is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work in a professional setting, and … Continue reading

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Four Sociology majors inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

The Department of Sociology congratulates Marlon Carbajal, Erica Renstrom, Aubrey Richardson, and Kristen Yule for their academic accomplishments over the last four years. All four were inducted into Phi Betta Kappa honor society on March 1, 2015.

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Q&A with author who’ll speak at SMU on Armenian genocide

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: March 13, 2015 When Peter Balakian was a small boy, his grandmother filled him with stories seeped in magical realism, with mysterious yet baffling lines. “A long time ago there was and there wasn’t,” she’d … Continue reading

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SMU scholarship named after Santos Rodriguez, 12-year-old killed in ’73 by Dallas cop

Dallas Morning News, The Scoop Blog DIANNE SOLÍS Published: March 11, 2015 3:50 pm A Southern Methodist University scholarship will offered in the name of Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy killed in July 1973 by a Dallas police officer in … Continue reading

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