Author Archives: Meleah Harris

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How I Became I Human Rights Major

Senior Emily Mankowski is researching the historical racism of the Aboriginal people in Australia to shed light on present-day discrimination as well as efforts to remediate discrimination. (Major: HRTS; PLSC; Mentor: Dr. Rick Halperin). Follow her blogs at http://smuhumanrightsboorloo.blogspot.com/  This is … Continue reading

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Investigations Into The Contemporary Dance Company

Senior Morgan Beckwith will intern with Mystic Ballet professional dance company to gain inside knowledge about the administrative and artistic sides of a successful contemporary dance company. Follow her blog http://morganinmystic.tumblr.com/ Spring of 2013 Southern Methodist University’s Engaged Learning program … Continue reading

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CGI America

An update from Rahfin Faruk, a rising junior studying economics, political science and mathematics who runs Green Riba, a storefront dedicated to zero-interest loans for Dallas entrepreneurs. According to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, American civic engagement is at an all … Continue reading

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London Bound

Junior Lauryn Bodden has begun a food as culture project locally and, while studying in London, will expand her knowledge of the glocal food movement, comparing Londoners’ attitudes about food and eating habits with Americans. Follow Lauryn’s food blog http://bitemeworld.wordpress.com/ As … Continue reading

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One Week Out

Junior Thomas Gelo will bring to life the view of a foreign culture from the eyes of a study abroad student through the medium of an Avant Garde film. Read the rest of his journey on his blog site http://tomgelo.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading

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White Girl

For her Engaged Learning project junior Lauren Mishoe will create a mixed-media solo performance as a result of her time abroad studying female empowerment of the Maori people in New Zealand. Read all of Lauren’s blog posts on her blog … Continue reading

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Preparing for Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting

An update from Ashley Wali, a sophomore studying Finance and Fashion Media who is researching the effectiveness of a transitional crisis kit for domestic abuse victims.   Last summer, I embarked on one of the most inspirational experiences of my life. … Continue reading

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Blueprint of a novel

Today, I passed the 20,000-word milestone! It is a fantastic feeling to have written that much in so little time. I figured that I would give you an idea of how my writing process works, since it seems to be … Continue reading

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