Harrison Fagg, the youngest Montana delegate will attend SMU this fall

Great Falls Tribune Originally Posted: July 18, 2016 CLEVELAND — The youngest and oldest members of Montana's delegation to the Republican National Convention bring very different perspectives to the quadrennial event. The 27 Montana delegates casting votes will include World War II veteran Dennis Scranton, 92, and recent high-school graduate Harrison Fagg, 19. They are both supporting Donald Trump. “I decided to run (as a delegate) because I figured this election will probably shape the rest of my life,” Fagg said. “The younger people have a lot more to lose from a poor president, a poor nomination process or even a poor platform for any of the major parties.” Fagg was optimistic his first convention would not only be a learning experience, but one he could use [...]

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SMU Adventures in Dallas

SMU Adventures Originally Posted: July 12, 2016 Parker M. is a senior majoring in biochemistry and philosophy. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2016 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is spending the summer volunteering at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital and the Texas Instituted for Surgery, both in Dallas. READ MORE  

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Dedman College Undergraduate and Health and Society Major, Lauren Zabaleta, Receives Panahellenic Scholarship

Redlands Daily Facts Originally Posted: July 4, 2016 Lauren Zabaleta, a graduate of Redlands High School, is a senior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She is a member of the inaugural class of the health and society major at SMU, an interdisciplinary program that combines biology, chemistry, psychology and anthropology. Her minor is business administration. She is vice president of member education for her Kappa Alpha Theta chapter. Zabaleta works in the SMU Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a student ambassador and tour guide. Her experiences as a volunteer and intern for Prevent Blindness Texas have inspired her to become an optometrist. She was a member of SMU NCAA Division I cross country and track team and club soccer team manager and has received [...]

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Thinking of Double Majoring?

SMU Meadows School of the Arts Originally Posted: June 1, 2016 Below is an excerpt from an SMU Meadows School of the Arts news article that highlights six student experts that have majors in Meadows, Dedman College and Cox. READ MORE 5 Tips on How to Double Major Double majoring is on the rise. Is it right for you? Students thinking about double majoring want to know: How do students study for two degrees and still have a life? How do they handle it all? At SMU Meadows School of the Arts, over 35 percent of the students double major in combinations such as dance and economics, film and finance, public relations and marketing and more. Below, six Meadows double majors give straight-up advice on how [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, History, Psychology, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Thinking of Double Majoring?

Ryan Cross recently named Presidential Fellow by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

Wilton Bulletin Originally Posted: May 31, 2016 Congratulations to Ryan Cross, a Political Science and International Studies double major who was recently named Presidential Fellow by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. READ MORE

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Acker Honored With Presidential Award of Excellence

SMU Athletics Originally Posted: April 29, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – Avery Acker was honored with the SMU Presidential Award of Excellence, which is awarded to three graduating seniors each year. A three-year captain for the volleyball program, Acker graduated in December with a degree in accounting and minors in chemistry and biological sciences, and will begin medical school in the fall. The setter was named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, as well as American Athletic Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, earning a $4,000 postgraduate scholarship. She finished her career with a 3.941 GPA, graduating summa cum laude. Acker was also a CoSIDA Academic All-American as a junior. On the court, Acker was named an All-American Honorable Mention award winner three times, and conference [...]

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Leading Lady: Jenny Torres, Interim President of SMU’s Multicultural Greek Council

HC at SMU Originally Posted: April 23, 2016 SMU is proud to be home to world changers, and it all starts with the moment a student decides to become a leader. We are proud here at Her Campus to present SMU’s Leading Ladies, taking charge and making a difference in the community. This week, we got to know senior Jenny Torres, a human rights and public policy student who is also the interim president of the Multicultural Greek Council. Recently, she was honored with two Hilltop Excellence Awards: the Emme V. Baine Legacy and A. Kenneth Pye Outstanding Greek Leader Awards. Receiving two honors in one night is fitting for a woman who seems to do everything at once. READ MORE

By | April 26th, 2016|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Embrey Human Rights Events, Political Science, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Leading Lady: Jenny Torres, Interim President of SMU’s Multicultural Greek Council

Dedman College Scholar Jaden Warren has been designated the top varsity debater in the U.S. by the International Public Debate Association

SMU News Originally Posted: April 6, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) — The SMU debate team racked up significant tournament wins this spring including the designation of top varsity debater in the U.S. — won by team member Jaden Warren on April 3 at the International Public Debate Association (IPDA) tournament in Houston. Warren defeated 327 varsity undergraduate debaters to win the title for SMU. This is the second major national speaking championship he has won this year — a rare feat in college forensics. Two weeks ago, he was crowned top speaker in the nation at the Pi Kappa Delta National Forensics championships in Lexington, Ky. This is the first national title in varsity level debate for SMU in more than 10 years. “When Jaden came [...]

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Dedman College students Aubrey Chapman, Carly Shuttlesworth, and Hannah Dudley discuss early graduation

SMU Daily Campus Originally Posted: March 28, 2016 Aubrey Chapman, a junior double majoring in psychology and religious studies, is looking forward to graduating in May of 2016, a year earlier than her peers. After graduation, Chapman will immediately move on in her studies and get her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy at seminary. Even though Chapman has heard many say that college is the best four years of your life, she has no qualms about missing out on her senior year. She said she has enjoyed her time at SMU. “Personally, graduating early is allowing me to step into seminary sooner to receive the education that is in complete alignment with what I want to do in the future,” said Chapman. “I’m [...]

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