Category Archives: Academics

Forging Relationships with Professors

By Daniel Brock I will never forget my first summer school accounting class that I took as a freshman. Never had I imagined that I would actually want to take summer school, but it was a great way to get … Continue reading

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Powerful Resources: Utilizing Office Hours

I believe office hours are the most underutilized resource on campus. Office hours not only help a student’s understanding of course material, they provide students with the opportunity to build relationships with their professors. I make an effort to visit … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning: The 2012 Election

By Daniel Brock The SMU classroom experience can be a lot more than just a lecture or a powerpoint. Here at SMU, I have had the opportunity to build some of the most unique learning experiences I would never imagined when coming out … Continue reading

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Conquering Finals

By Laura Spitler So, it’s that time of year again. The time of year college students everywhere dread – finals! If you’ve had the opportunity to visit campus in the last week, it has probably struck you as quiet. That … Continue reading

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Teach Me How to Study

By Lauren Lyngstad The first round of exams in each of my classes is over, and I am proud to say that I successfully survived! Over the past seven days, I had three tests and three quizzes, in addition to … Continue reading

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SMU Abroad: Expand Your Horizons

By Liz Dubret and Will Slack How would you like to spend an entire semester studying advertising and art in India? Or live in Oxford, England and study politics at one of the oldest universities on earth during the summer? … Continue reading

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Staying Motivated: The Power of Freedom

By Brie Strickland I am by no means a morning person, so waking up before dawn three days a week is a daunting challenge. On mornings where my bed is extra snuggly I question why I signed up to take … Continue reading

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Meadows Adds New PR Major, Expands Opportunities

Brie Strickland In an effort to further expand the Meadows School of the Arts, SMU is proud to introduce and offer a new degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communication. The program aims to fuse advertising, journalism, communication and technology … Continue reading

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The Summer of Rambo

By Mehdi Hami Over the summer, I decided to take several summer school classes. Not only did I get to spend more time on this beautiful campus, but I was about to work on campus and boost my GPA. As … Continue reading

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Election Day on the Hilltop!

By Katelyn Hall Hello everyone! Whether Republican or Democrat, SMU students are excited for Election Day! All of my friends have either cast their absentee ballots or are headed to the polling stations today to participate in electing our next … Continue reading

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