Student-Driven Blog

Senior Fellow To Host National Communication Association Pre-Conference

"Innovative Interventions in the Dallas Food & Job Desert Panel" Wednesday- November 15th 3:00-4:40 At the Hunt Institute in Caruth Hall - Suite 206 Senior Research Fellow Dr. Owen Lynch will be hosting the National Communication Association Pre-Conference at the Hunt Institute on November 15th. The Pre-Conference will focus on urban communications with an emphasis [...]

2017-11-09T22:13:24+00:00 November 9th, 2017|

Therapy Dogs Visit the Hunt Institute

October 19, 2017 For the past three semesters, the Hunt Institute has invited Therapy Dogs to join the students of SMU during the stressful midterm season. This semester, students had the opportunity to stop by the Hunt Institute on Thursday, October 19th to love on the dogs.  The Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs brought three dogs [...]

2017-10-27T16:12:38+00:00 October 25th, 2017|

SMU’s New Community Garden Location

September 15, 2017 Left to Right: Alec, Phil, Corrie, Lillian, Kunthear, Wendy. Picture taken by Dr. Robert Hunt With the planned expansion of SMU’s Child Care & Preschool Center, the existing Community Garden had to be relocated. The new location is at 3005 Fondren Drive, in what is affectionately referred to by the [...]

2017-11-02T17:51:03+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

Freedom Farm at Martin Luther King, Jr. Center

August 28, 2017 Students are headed back to school, which means the hunt for school supplies has begun.  On Friday, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center held an event for families in the South Dallas area to get free school supplies for their children.  The event was first come, first served so the line was [...]

2017-11-02T17:51:56+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Howdy from Maggie, Project Lead

March 21, 2017 Howdy! Maggie here. I’m one of the (many) brains, hands, and hearts behind this project. We still have yet to name our trailer friend, but I’m hoping that will happen when we see him (her?) all painted up. I’ve been a Fellow at the Hunt Institute since last August, so I have [...]

2017-11-10T19:33:28+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

Meet the Team!

March 9, 2017 (From Left to Right) Welcome to the Evie Project! We are delighted to share with you our efforts as we complete Phase 1: Retrofit. Our timeline was short, but we had the team to pull it off. Meet the Evie Team: Kunthear is our gardener extraordinaire! She is volunteering to [...]

2017-11-03T15:24:22+00:00 September 8th, 2017|