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Student Leadership Initiative in Costa Rica: Research in Action 2015

SMU Adventures Blog Twelve students in SMU’s Student Leadership Initiative (SLI), sponsored by the Embrey Human Rights Program, participated in a service-learning trip to Costa Rica Jan. 2-12, 2015. The SLI students were led by Dr. Howard J. Recinos, Professor … Continue reading

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An Epidemic of Misunderstandings: Public Perception and Ebola in Dallas and West Africa. An Event Sponsored by DCII’s “Global Africa” Annual Fellows Seminar and The Embrey Human Rights Program

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SMU Daily Campus article highlights the impact of EHRP travel on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

SMU Daily Campus This Tuesday, individuals around the world participated in International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Around 300 survivors of Auschwitz returned to the concentration camp to share … Continue reading

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Rick Halperin, Embrey Human Rights Program, in NY Times commenting on Rick Perry legacy

New York Times Originally Published: Jan 15, 2015 AUSTIN, Tex. — Gov. Rick Perry leaves office here next week not so much as a man but as the face of an era — a 14-year reign in which he became … Continue reading

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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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Human Rights in Poland 2014

Twenty members of the SMU community participated in a study tour of Holocaust sites in Poland Dec. 18-30, 2014. Led by SMU Embrey Human Rights Program (EHRP) Director Rick Halperin, 16 SMU students traveled with two SMU staffers and Altshuler … 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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SMU is one of the few universities in the U.S. to offer an undergraduate degree in human rights. Learn About The Embrey Human Rights Program.

SMU is one of the few universities in the U.S. to offer an undergraduate degree in human rights. The University’s innovative minor, major and master’s degree programs in human rights and social justice are a model for others in higher … 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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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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