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College Students Choosing Volunteerism Over Partying During Spring Break

Originally Posted: Feb. 15, 2015 DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Spring Break and college co-eds usually means a ritual of partying and debauchery for many, but a new trend is spreading among college students and drawing out their real talents. SMU’s Carson … Continue reading

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Dedman College students and professors offer tips on how to pursue two degrees at once and still have a life

SMU Meadows School of the Arts Thinking of Double-Majoring? How to pursue two degrees at once and still have a life Originally Published: February 12, 2015 Whether to position themselves better for choice careers or to blend multiple interests, increasing … Continue reading

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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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Engaged Learning Week- Jan. 26-30

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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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Former Dedman College Scholar, Kirsten Johansson On Getting Into Law School

OneDublin.org By: Kirsten Johansson Ever since high school, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. For a while I didn’t know what type of law I wanted to practice, although I was drawn to criminal law from the crime … Continue reading

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Rahfin Faruk: Break down traditional barriers to truly transform our schools

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: Jan. 2, 2015 By: Rahfin Faruk I had public school high teachers who could bring the driest material to life. My physics teacher lay on a bed of nails to explain the relationship between surface area … 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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Four Dedman College students earn invitations to 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University meeting

Congratulations to four Dedman College students who will attend the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting at University of Miami March 6-8. Below are the students and a brief description of their CGI U Commitments to Action: Colton Donica has … 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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