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John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies will host Jesus Velasco on Wednesday

Dallas Morning News SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies will host Jesus Velasco on Wednesday for a seminar titled “The Other Immigrants: Mexican Brain Drain to the USA.” Velasco is an associate professor and the Joe and Teresa … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Week- Jan. 26-30

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Human Rights in Budapest

SMU students, faculty and staff are visiting Budapest, Hungary, with SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program Jan. 7-13, 2015. Led by program director Rick Halperin, 12 undergraduate and master’s level students are traveling to the country along with Vicki Hill, SMU’s … Continue reading

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Embrey Human Rights Program will host the International Conference on Education as a Human Right March 28th

Event date: March 28, 2015 Event time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Event Contact: Sherry Airman Event Description: The Embrey Human Rights Program, in partnership with ConnecTeach and the World Affairs Council Dallas-Fort Worth, will host four panels of international and national experts … Continue reading

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Rick Halperin, Embrey Human Rights, nice profile about the work of the program’s first Triumph of the Spirit award recipient

FW Weekly Originally Posted: December 17, 2014 An HEB teacher’s programs and charity work are helping students and teachers on several continents. Bhavani Parpia’s trip to India in 2011 changed her life and affected many thousands of students and educators … Continue reading

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Rapid Readings Presented by Greg Brownderville and 13 SMU poets

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English Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg

EVENT: December 5, 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg. On December 5 Julianne Sandberg will give a talk on “John Donne’s Body and Eucharistic Allegory.” The lecture will be at 3:30pm in 101 Dallas Hall

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College is it good for you?

EVENT: December 4, 2014 College is it good for you? An honest question and an open conversation with panelists: Preston Hutcherson (SMU Senior) and Thomas August (NYU Professor). This event will be moderated by Tim Cassedy (SMU Professor) at 6:30pm in … Continue reading

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Jewish Studies and The John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies present Dan Arbell: The US- Turkey-Israel Triangle

Dan Arbell, a scholar-in-residence at the Center for Israeli Studies at American University, is a 25 year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service, serving in senior posts overseas in the UN, the US and Japan, and holding senior positions at … Continue reading

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Roberto Corona, Embrey Human Rights Program, supporting Mexican families of 43 missing college students

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: Nov. 18, 2014 Thursday night vigils will be held in support of Mexican families of 43 missing college students Forty-three. Cuarenta y tres. It’s the figure growing in protest symbolism in Mexico. It represents the … Continue reading

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