Category Archives: Undergraduate News

Annual Event Brings Dedman College Scholars and Supporters Together For Thought Provoking Book Discussion

Dallas (SMU) September 30, 2014 – Dedman College Dean, Thomas DiPiero welcomed student scholars and their sponsors to the 5th annual Dedman College Scholars’ Book Discussion on Friday, September 5. In a discussion led by David Doyle, Director of the University … Continue reading

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Essay: Finding great teaching at an expensive university and a community college

INSIDE HIGHER ED: Office Hours By:Preston Hutcherson As a student at a private university I had a sneaking suspicion that the magic between the pages of our great books had nothing to do with the cost of tuition, but had much … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Ramon Trespalacios named among Best Buddies Texas Champions of the Year fundraising event

Best Buddies Dallas to Host Champion of the Year Event: Meet the Candidates by BROOKS IGO Advisory Board Member Best Buddies Dallas will be hosting a Kick-Off Party for its inaugural Champion of the Year fundraising competition on Wednesday, September … Continue reading

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A Markets and Culture perspective on immigration

FROM SMU ADVENTURES BLOG: Lisa, Maguire Fellow in Israel, is a senior majoring in markets and culture in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, with a minor in education in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. She … Continue reading

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Dedman College students Jessica Leija and Katherine Mejia mentioned in a story about a local publication’s anniversary

KERA News D Magazine is marking its 40th anniversary with a diverse list of personalities that suggest a new currency of power in the city. A special issue and exhibit at Klyde Warren Park feature portraits of these individuals — … Continue reading

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Tower Scholars Program receives over $4 million in gifts

Dallas Morning News Gifts totaling more than $4 million will endow and provide operational support for the new Tower Scholars Program at Southern Methodist University. The program provides an immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through SMU’s John Goodwin … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Katie Schaible recognized for fundraising success for the American Cancer Society via Relay for Life

SMU Daily Campus   SMU student Katie Schaible was recognized Tuesday by the American Cancer Society for raising more money for the organization than any high school or college student with a final count of more than $32,000.   During … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Jessica Leija spotlighted in D Magazine

D Magazine Jessica Leija didn’t even know what a valedictorian was until her junior year at Thomas Jefferson High School. Junior year is when administrators first release a class ranking. Her classmates placed bets on who would own the top … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Expo scheduled for August 27

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Maguire fellow and Dedman College senior blogs about her summer working with therapeutic horses

Erica, a Maguire fellow and Dedman College senior majoring in psychology and sociology blogs about her summer working with therapeutic horses. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for … Continue reading

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