Carol Leone

Calendar Highlights: Dec. 3, 2014

rhetoric-of-genocide-bookcoverPublic Debate: SMU Debate Team vs. National Debate Team of Rwanda: Sponsored by the Meadows School’s Division of Communication Studies, SMU hosts a one-hour debate with the Rwandan national debate team Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., in Umphrey Lee Center, Room 241. The topic for the evening debate is “The United States has an obligation to take the international lead against global instances of genocide.” The SMU debate team will take the affirmative and Rwanda will take the negative. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Dr. Ben Voth or call 214-768-2787.

Christmas Worship Services: The annual Christmas Worship Services will take place Thursday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., in Perkins Chapel. These services reflect the liturgical context of the Advent season, the musical traditions of Perkins School of Theology and Meadows School of the Arts, and the muliticultural environment of SMU. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 214-768-2091.

Houston Faust Mount II Book Signing: The SMU Central University Libraries present a book signing for Oilfield Revolutionary: The Career of Everette Lee DeGolyer with author Houston Faust Mount II Thursday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m., in the DeGolyer Library. The novel explores DeGolyer’s influence on oil exploration through national politics, geology and philanthropy. For additional information, visit the CUL News blog.

Meadows Symphony: Meadows School of the Arts presents Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Mozart, Weber and Strauss Friday, Dec. 5, 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 7, 3 p.m., in the Caruth Auditorium. The performance will feature Meadows Associate Professor Carol Leone as a soloist for Mozart’s Piano Concerto in D minor, as well as Weber’s Overture to Der Freischutz and Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra. Tickets are $7 for students, faculty and staff. For more information, call 214-768-2787 (214-SMU-ARTS).

For the Record: April 23, 2009

Amy Revier, a senior studio art major and Hunt Leadership Scholar in Meadows School of the Arts, has received a Fulbright Grant to study in Iceland during 2009-10. She will work in the studio of internationally recognized sculpture and textile artist Hildur Bjarnadóttir in Reykjavik, as well as volunteer at the National Gallery of Iceland.

Two journalism majors in Meadows School of the Arts have been honored by the Fort Worth Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Senior Erin Eidenshink and Tiffany Glick (’08) received a 2008 First Amendment Award for In-Depth Reporting for their series on sexual assault, “Invisible Victims.” It is the 3rd time in 5 years that SMU students have won the award.

Santiago Nunez, a senior economics major in Dedman College, has received the 2009 Arthur A. Smith Memorial Award Recognizing Student Excellence in Economics for his essay “Lethal Black Gold: Nigeria’s Oil Curse and How to Cure It.” The DFW Association for Business Economics gives the award annually to an outstanding economics, business or finance undergraduate from an area university. The prize includes a $1,000 cash award.

Marko Pavlovic, a student of Carol Leone in the Artist Certificate degree program of Meadows School of the Arts, won 1st place in the piano division of the 25th annual Young Texas Artists Music Competition. The 3-day event is open to musicians, age 18-30, who are Texas residents or enrolled in a Texas college, university or music school.

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