Category Archives: Undergraduate News

School of the Americas Watch

  Event date: October 23, 2014 Event time: 5:00 p.m. Event Contact: Roberto Corona rcorona@smu.edu Event Description: Travel with the Embrey Human Rights Program to protest the School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia on November 21-23, 2014. Attend … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Fall Symposium, Oct. 24

Engaged Learning Fall Symposium Location: HT Forum Date: Fri, Oct 24 Time: 9 am – 2 pm contact person: Susan Kress website: http://www.smu.edu/Provost/EngagedLearning/SYMPOSIUMFALL Come hear the 5 minute student presentations of Engaged Learning Fellows, Caswell Undergraduate Leadership Fellows, Maguire Fellows, … Continue reading

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Undergraduate research is growing at SMU

The Daily Campus: Originally posted on September 18, 2014 WATCH THE VIDEO Undergraduate research is growing in universities across the country. At SMU, more than 150 undergrads are conducting research on campus. “What that vies them is a step up … Continue reading

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SMU STEMPREP student helps deliver niece at highway rest stop

Excerpt: The following is from the Sept. 30, 2014, edition of The (Wilmington) News Journal. Kennedy Smith has spent the last two summers at SMU as one of 100 seventh and eighth grade students participating in the STEMPREP program. October … Continue reading

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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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