Student-Driven Blog

Therapy Dogs Come To the Hunt Institute

A tsunami of tranquility passed over the Hunt Institute during the therapy dog visit on Wednesday. Four dogs and their handlers from Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs spent the afternoon bringing a much-needed calm to SMU students taking midterms. In one corner, a former racing greyhound with a pink leash enjoyed meeting students in one [...]

2018-04-09T20:58:53+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

Midsemester Update

As Spring Break comes to an end and the second half of the semester begins to wind up, the Hunt Institute is proud to highlight some of our student’s accomplishments. Alejandro Dominguez Garcia This semester Alejandro has been working on Evie Phase II. He has recently committed to a summer internship internship in Florida. He [...]

2018-04-09T21:10:05+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

Why should we start regenerating and stop reprimanding?

Corrie A Harris, MAcaharris@smu.edu Regenerate. The word is derived from the Latin word “generare,” to create, and the prefix “re,“ meaning again. According to Merrium-Webster, this word means to restore, to form again, and “to change radically and for the better.” Regenerate. This is the word that triggered a moment of clarity and [...]

2018-03-06T21:37:11+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

Meet Anna Grace

Anna Grace Carey ’19 Majoring in journalism, fashion media and political science; minors in law & legal reasoning and history of visual & performing arts Meadows Scholar Second Century Scholar Hatton Sumners Scholar Hyer Society Scholar University Honors Program Summer Research Assistantship in SMU’s Division of Journalism External Relations Writer for the Hunt Institute “My [...]

2018-03-27T21:18:09+00:00 March 1st, 2018|

The Creative Economy Matters

Silvia Rivera is the definition of a world changer. Since joining the Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity as a student analyst, Rivera has conducted research on artisan entrepreneurship and inclusive economic development. Rivera recently returned from Washington, D.C. after participating in “The Creative Economy Matters,” a conference hosted by the Artisan Alliance. For this [...]

2018-04-09T21:16:51+00:00 February 27th, 2018|

Blockchain: the Great Democratizer and Equalizer

Xiaochen Zhang speaking at the 2018 Spring Seminar on Blockchain at the Hunt Institute SMU/Lyle “I feel lucky to live in this era where blockchain is emerging,” Xiaochen Zhang, founder of FinTech4Good and keynote speaker for the February 2018 Hunt Institute Seminar Series, said in an interview following his keynote address. He went [...]

2018-04-09T21:31:10+00:00 February 27th, 2018|

Applications of Blockchain for Social & Environmental Impact

The Hunt Institute will transform into a conversational hub for computer science, blockchain and social impact during the Hunt Institute Seminar Series on Thursday, February 22 nd. Xiaochen Zhang, president and founder of FinTech4Good, will discuss the social impact of blockchain. Anna Carroll, a graduate student in the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security in [...]

2018-02-27T21:59:54+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Introducing Xiaochen Zhang, Hunt Institute Fellow

Xiaochen Zhang Xiaochen Zhang is the President of FinTech4Good and Blockchain Frontier Group. He leads the design and implementation of FinTech4Goods’s strategy which aims to introduce impactful fintech and blockchain solutions to frontier markets through incubation, acceleration and investment. He brings more than 16 years of thought leadership and global experience to build [...]

2018-04-09T21:49:41+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

Introducing Dr. Ahmet Can Sabuncu, Hunt Institute Fellow

Ahmet Can Sabuncu, PhD Dr. Sabuncu holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Old Dominion University. Prof. Sabuncu's teaching interests are in the area of thermo-fluid sciences. He has also instructed senior design and biomedical engineering related courses. Dr. Sabuncu is working on low-cost and energy-efficient urban farming technologies in collaboration with the [...]

2018-01-29T22:44:39+00:00 January 29th, 2018|
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