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Dedman College alumna Brittany Merrill Underwood talks about the Akola Project, a nonprofit she founded

Dallas Business Journal Originally Posted: December 18, 2014 Brittany Merrill Underwood was working at a boarding school in Uganda one summer when she met Sarah. Sarah was raising 24 children she had taken in off the street. She was using … Continue reading

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Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo, Sept. 15

EVENT: Sept. 15. 5pm. Umphrey Lee Center, Mack Ballroom Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo. SMU alumni and author of this year’s common reading book, We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo (Elizabeth Tshele, M.A. ’07), will discuss her remarkable coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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Cindy Yeilding, 82′ geology graduate, now a BP executive

Cindy Yeilding earned her MSc from the University of North Carolina after receiving a BS in Geology from Southern Methodist University. She has worked as an exploration, production, appraisal and well-site operations geoscientist and is currently BP’s Vice President, Gulf … Continue reading

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