Category Archives: Undergraduate News

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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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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Students Travel To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Marches

KERA Originally Published: March 7, 2015 Today, March 7, marks the 50th anniversary of a bloody milestone in the Civil Rights Movement – when marchers in Selma, Alabama were attacked by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. On Friday, a … Continue reading

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SMU Students Mark History Milestone With Trip To Selma

CBS DFW Originally Published: March 6, 2015 DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – They are marching back in history to mark a major milestone. Students from Southern Methodist University loaded into buses Friday and set off — bound for Selma, Alabama. They know … Continue reading

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Bryson Dechambeau highlighted as an outstanding student on SMU’s Year of the Student website

Congratulations to Physics major and golfer Bryson Dechambeau. He is being highlighted on SMU’s Year of the Student website. READ MORE READ MORE about SMU’s Year of the Student

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Litfest lineup includes Liam Callanan, Peter Turchi

Dallas Morning News- Arts Blog Posted: March 5, 2015 On a frosty late-winter morning, it’s good to be able to focus on the harbingers of spring. Southern Methodist University’s Litfest may be just such a harbinger. The annual festival, which … Continue reading

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