Engaged Learningis students taking an active role in their education, learning beyond the classroom, tackling real world issues, using the tools of the classroom, exploring potential careers. Students have an opportunity to take their learning beyond the classroom to the capstone level in the Engaged Learning Project. These are blogs of Engaged Learners.
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I sit on the plane trying to catch my breath from all the craziness that traveling entails and think to where I will be in just a few hours. Since it is the summer the airport was packed with individuals … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Traveling can be so much fun…that is one you have checked in your luggage, placed all your little liquid containers in the quart size bag for the security checkpoint, taken off your shoes and placed them in those handy plastic … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Last evening at the SMU-in-Taos campus there was an Engaged Learning event where 3 influential women from Taos came to speak to the students. It was such an inspiring event, from writers to philanthropists to project managers; every individual that … Continue readingShare on Facebook
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 readingShare on Facebook
With all the awful things happening in the world, you’ve gotta wonder: Who’s doing anything about it?!
I decided to research human rights campaigns in relation to the Olympics simply because I learned a ton about human rights abuses in the History of Human Rights course I took last semester. I left Dr. Halperin’s class thinking, “OK … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Hello! My name is Brittany Dickey, I am a senior at SMU, and this summer I am in London studying how human rights campaigns use the Olympics as a platform to raise awareness. I am particularly studying Green Wash Gold … Continue readingShare on Facebook
It’s like wrestling a bear, and the bear is winning. It’s like climbing up Mount Everest and having your shoes stolen by said bear (which is why you were wrestling him in the first place). It’s like remembering, mid-wrestle, that … Continue readingShare on Facebook
This is Day Three of writing and I am chugging away at a fantastic speed. My goal was to write 1000 “good” words a day, and after two days, I am at 4500, which is more than I could have … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Dylan O. Smith is a senior Hunt Leadership Scholar and David and Carolyn Miller Scholar. A member of the University Honors Program, he is majoring in English with a specialization in creative writing in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. … Continue readingShare on Facebook
My name is Michael Tran, majoring in Applied Mathematics at Southern Methodist University. I became a part of Unbridled Learning Project, doing research about Asian Carp which are known as an invader species on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. The … Continue readingShare on Facebook