Beating the Heat and Learning About the World

2017-11-29T10:04:25+00:00 Nov 15, 2017|Academics, Life Around Dallas, Lyle School of Engineering|

Coming from California, I’ve been asked countless times by family and friends, “How’s the weather in Texas?” More often than not my response is, “Hot!” And yes, it is hot for the majority of the year, but you adapt quickly so the heat is nothing to fear. Lucky for SMU students, Dallas is home to [...]

Wild about SMU: Family Weekend 2017

2017-11-29T09:31:04+00:00 Nov 8, 2017|Athletics, Campus Life, Lyle School of Engineering, Spirit and Traditions|

SMU Family Weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the school year! It’s always an exciting weekend filled with great company, the best food and countless laughs. I love getting the chance to show my family around the place I call my home away from home. My parents have made the trip from South [...]

In the Midst of Internship Applications

2017-11-29T10:34:23+00:00 Nov 4, 2017|Academics, Careers, Lyle School of Engineering|

My first and second years of college at SMU were full of new experiences and exploration of possible careers—so many opportunities, so much excitement! Now junior year has already rolled around and I find myself starting to narrow in on what I want to do with my life. Mechanical engineering and mathematics—check. Now, I am [...]

An English Major among Engineers

2017-11-29T08:27:56+00:00 Sep 18, 2017|Academics, Campus Life, Lyle School of Engineering|

I can remember the first time I heard the job title “Maker.” It was from a friend who referenced a man he knew who would make custom objects for a living. “What!?” I asked, “you can make a living off of just making random things for people?” To say I’m a handy person is an exaggeration [...]

Peruna Foosball in the Innovation Gym

2016-05-27T11:33:20+00:00 Feb 25, 2016|Lyle School of Engineering|

SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering is one of a kind. My favorite part of the Lyle School is the Innovation Gymnasium. Located in Caruth Hall, the Innovation Gym is a place for students to work as consultants for companies throughout the Dallas metroplex. This past semester, I had the opportunity to build a foosball table [...]