Tag Archives: Engaged Learning

Eight SMU students selected to attend 2016 Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at UC-Berkeley April 1-3

Eight SMU students will share their work on issues affecting their communities and the world during the 9th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at the University of California-Berkeley April 1-3, 2016. Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will … Continue reading

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Student achievement in the spotlight during SMU Engaged Learning Week, Feb. 8-12, 2016

SMU’s Engaged Learning Week expands its schedule for 2016 and features a growing undergraduate presence at the University’s annual Research Day as well as presentations from McNair Scholars and Summer Research Fellows. This year’s event takes place Feb. 8-12 and will help students learn more about … Continue reading

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Student Foundation hosts ‘Haunted on the Hilltop’ Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015

SMU family members from across the country will join their students in celebrating 2015 Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The annual tradition is coordinated by the Student Foundation‘s Family Weekend Committee. For the third year, Student Foundation is partnering with Genesis Women’s Shelter, a Dallas organization … Continue reading

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Students show their work during Family Weekend at 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium, Oct. 30

Thirty students in research, service, creative and internship programs from across campus will talk about their work during Family Weekend at SMU’s Fall 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium. The event takes place 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum. > Find a complete … Continue reading

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Learn more about social entrepreneurship at the 2015 SMU Social Innovation Forum Tuesday, April 7

SMU will host an opportunity to learn from and network with experts in social entrepreneurship at its 4th annual Social Innovation Forum and Expo from 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 in the Owen Arts Center. The event, presented by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Hegi Family Career … Continue reading

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Research: Whale fossil provides key to unlock date of East Africa’s mysterious uplift

Paleontologists have used a fossil from the most precisely dated beaked whale in the world to pinpoint for the first time a date when East Africa’s mysterious elevation began. The 17 million-year-old fossil is from the Ziphiidae family. It was discovered 740 kilometers … Continue reading

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Super students and Big iDeas take the spotlight during SMU’s 2015 Engaged Learning Week, Jan. 26-30

SMU’s Engaged Learning Week puts student achievement front and center with an expanded schedule for 2015 – including a business plan competition among the winners in the Fall 2014 Big iDeas Pitch Competition. Other activities include open houses, exhibitions, performances and presentations from the University’s … Continue reading

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Six SMU students earn invitations to 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at University of Miami March 6-8

Six SMU students will share their work on issues affecting their communities and the world during the 8th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at the University of Miami March 6-8, 2015. Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will host … Continue reading

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SMU renews membership in the Clinton Global Initiative University Network in 2014

SMU has renewed its membership in the Clinton Global Initiative University Network (CGI U), a growing consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to student leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are developing solutions to some of … Continue reading

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Big iDeas looks for the next big student innovation at the 2014 Pitch Contest Friday, Oct. 31

Want to see what SMU’s most innovative students are up to? Take a break from Halloween activities and stop by The Big iDeas Pitch Contest on Friday, Oct. 31, 3-5 p.m., at the CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower.  The contest is … Continue reading

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