Medical Device Startup Founded by Dedman College Alumni Secures Investment

While studying at SMU, alumni Edward Allegra, Miguel Quimbar and Jack Reynolds discovered innovative research that could revolutionize the way asthma is treated. This discovery led to the conception of BioLum Sciences. Edward Allegra, a Dedman College alumnus who majored in Economics with a minor in Anthropology, serves as CEO of BioLum. Jack Reynolds, another Dedman College alumnus who double majored in Markets and Culture and Finance, serves as CFO/COO. Miguel Quimbar, who received a minor in Chemistry from Dedman College as well as a major in Accounting, serves as CTO. The three drew from their diverse academic backgrounds and combined their varied skill sets to found the medical device startup in Dallas. BioLum based in Dallas has recently closed a lead investment from Intelis [...]

By | 2017-09-11T07:52:37+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Anthropology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Economics, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni)|Comments Off on Medical Device Startup Founded by Dedman College Alumni Secures Investment

Watch: SMU grad Hope Anderson talks about how mentorship made the difference in her education

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: June 27, 2017 Hope Anderson, who graduated from SMU with degrees in history, sociology and human rights, talks about how mentorship made the difference in her education. Watch: https://youtu.be/7cj_gWdsPuA 

By | 2017-06-29T10:32:03+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Embrey Human Rights Events, History, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni)|Comments Off on Watch: SMU grad Hope Anderson talks about how mentorship made the difference in her education

Event 11/15-Hunger & Homelessness Awareness: A Discussion of Dallas’s Response

  The McNair Scholars Program &  The Department of Sociology Present a Panel: Hunger & Homelessness Awareness: A Discussion of Dallas’s Response A panel of local experts will discuss the challenges of hunger and homelessness in our community. Topics include: Dallas’s housing crisis, nonprofit intervention strategies, street outreach initiatives, and your questions. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Southern Methodist University Fondren Science Building, Room 123 Hors d’ oeuvres will be served. For more information, email panel moderator, Alicia Schortgen, Ph.D., at aschortgen@smu.edu.  Please consider bringing an unused toiletry item (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, etc.) or canned good to donate to our local hunger and homelessness service organizations.

By | 2016-11-10T11:59:09+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni), Sociology (Faculty), Sociology (Student)|Comments Off on Event 11/15-Hunger & Homelessness Awareness: A Discussion of Dallas’s Response

SOCI/MKCL Alumni Networking

Event Date: October 26, 2016 Location: Hughes Trigg, Suite 200 Time: 5 to 6:30 pm Please join us for a casual get together to gain exposure to different career paths and learn how to leverage your academic experience into the world of work. For more information contact: Chelsi McLain or visit https://www.smu.edu/StudentAffairs/Career/Contact.

Oh, the places Dedman College students will go… (after graduation)!

Meet the Scientist: Eveline Kuchmak, an SMU alumna and current Manager of Temporary Exhibitions at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Rock Report Originally Posted: July 18, 2016 Meet: Eveline Kuchmak Another Southern Methodist University alumna (Pony Up!), Eveline graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Economic Sociology. Growing up she “lived for trips to art and science museums, space camp, Pony Club veterinary workshops, and the latest issue of National Geographic.” She was homeschooled for much of her childhood and her parents always made sure she had a healthy dose of curiosity. After graduation, she attended archaeological field school in New Mexico which only reinforced her desire to discover new things and share these experiences. This path has led her to a career inspiring others through science museums. She began working at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in education and public programs; [...]

By | 2016-07-21T07:52:47+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Graduate News, Institute for the Study of Earth and Man, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni)|Comments Off on Meet the Scientist: Eveline Kuchmak, an SMU alumna and current Manager of Temporary Exhibitions at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Congratulations to Markets and Culture Alumna Kelly Sayres

MKCL Alumni Update: Kelly Sayres Kelly Sayres will be pursuing a Master's degree from Harvard's Graduate School of Education in Technology, Innovation, and Education starting Fall 2016. Kelly graduated in 2012 and has been teaching at an impoverished elementary school in rural Central Texas.

By | 2016-03-13T19:10:28+00:00 March 13th, 2016|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni)|Comments Off on Congratulations to Markets and Culture Alumna Kelly Sayres

Sociology alumna awarded Dedman Law Distinguished Alumni

[youtube]https://youtu.be/QgpPM7IscyY[/youtube] In early February, A. Shonn Evans Brown was honored as one of five Dedman Law Distinguished Alumni of 2016. She gives back regularly to SMU by meeting with current sociology undergraduate students as well as serving as a mentor to Dedman law school students. We are honored to have her in our community of active alumni.

By | 2016-02-22T08:15:37+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Graduate News, Sociology, Sociology (Alumni)|Comments Off on Sociology alumna awarded Dedman Law Distinguished Alumni
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