Summer fun in Dallas

2013-08-08T13:50:17+00:00 Jul 31, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By Kathleen Batman This past weekend a group of friends and I decided last minute to get tickets and go see Brad Paisley perform at the Gexa Energy Pavilion. It was so much fun! We got in the car a few hours before the concert and drove the quick trip. Before the concert started we [...]

Innovative Engineering

2013-07-31T03:25:46+00:00 Jul 29, 2013|Careers|

By Liz Dubret This summer I participated in an Immersion Design Experience (IDE) through the SMU Innovation Gym. I spent ten days and ten nights with seven other SMU students creating a wireless sensor network. We partnered with bcWorkshop, a local non-profit, to help them find a better way to measure living standards within a [...]

Road Trip to Austin

2013-07-31T02:53:54+00:00 Jul 26, 2013|General|

By John Morrow Texas summers provide plenty of opportunities for students to travel throughout the state. This past weekend, a group of friends and I took a road trip down to Austin. We kicked off Saturday morning with breakfast at Texas Honey Ham (I highly recommend the breakfast tacos). After stuffing our faces, we hopped [...]

SMU Abroad: Working in London

2013-08-08T13:51:47+00:00 Jul 23, 2013|SMU Abroad|

By Adam Melson I just touched down in Texas after a breathtaking two months studying abroad in London, England. Through SMU’s abroad office, thirty students and myself, lived studied and interned for a range of business institutions in the United Kingdom. Looking back on those two months I can undoubtedly say they were the best [...]

Intern Life at AT&T

2013-08-08T14:15:07+00:00 Jul 19, 2013|General|

By Liz Dubret This summer I had the best job interning at AT&T. I got the best of both worlds, because I got to work at the headquarters in Downtown Dallas and at the innovation center, the Foundry, in Plano. The two different environments were really cool to experience. One is your typical corporate America [...]

SMU Abroad: Embracing London

2013-09-05T19:56:31+00:00 Jul 15, 2013|SMU Abroad|

By Carissa Laughlin This summer has been absolutely incredible! All thanks to SMU Abroad combined with the Cox School of Business, I have had the opportunity to live, study, and work abroad this summer in London, England. The first four weeks, I spent taking a class about British culture, government, politics, sports, and anything else [...]

SMU Abroad: Murray at Wimbledon

2013-08-08T13:48:13+00:00 Jul 8, 2013|SMU Abroad|

Ky Kelsey Buttrell I just recently returned to the beautiful U.S.A. from my trip with the SMU-in-London program! On this trip, I visited Scotland, Paris, Whales, Salisbury, and more! I took two college classes that expanded my knowledge and experience immensely while also becoming a world traveler! One of the best experiences, while I was there [...]

Things to do in The Big D

2013-08-08T13:47:32+00:00 Jul 1, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By Claire Piepenburg The Big D is always full of fun things to do, and even though the temperature outside is heating up, Dallasites aren’t slowing down. Here are a few cool things happening this summer: Bruno Mars/Ellie Goulding at the American Airlines Center This pop powerhouse duo will be performing this summer at the [...]