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    SMU Meadows Scholar Angelica Reisch Knows The Importance of Community Involvement

    Angie Reisch ’18 (sixth from right) plays a key role in planning the month-long feminist cultural festival Women Galore, founded by SMU Journalism Professor Lauren Smart (first from left) by Diamond Victoria For some busy students, finding time for meaningful community engagement is hard. But for others, it’s second nature – par for the course in getting the best education possible before venturing into the professional world. And it’s just the beginning for Angie Reisch, who knows the importance of community involvement – it’s obvious in her work outside of the classroom. The studio art major and Dallas [...]

    April 23, 2018|Ignite Arts Dallas, Student Work|

    A Story of Human Failings: How Reporter Emily Lawler Investigated the Larry Nassar Abuse Case

    By Alix Sommers  B.A. English, B.A. Fashion Media ’20 Emily Lawler, capital and business reporter with MLive Media Group, shared the experience of her year-long coverage of the Dr. Larry Nassar abuse case in a lecture at SMU March 1, sponsored by the Meadows Division of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs. Nassar is the former Michigan State University (MSU) and USA Gymnastics (USAG) team doctor who was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sex crimes. Lawler spent more than a year reporting on the case. At the beginning, she said the public questioned the accuracy of the [...]

    March 19, 2018|Communications, Journalism|

    10 Can’t Miss Photos from SMU Theatre’s Production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” by Tom Stoppard

    Tom Stoppard’s internationally celebrated play won the Tony Award and New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for best play. It focuses on Hamlet from the perspective of the two flummoxed courtiers, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, who are bewildered by the action surrounding them. Part Shakespearean tragedy, part Laurel and Hardy comedy routine, and part Waiting for Godot absurdity, it leads its two honorable, adventurous and inept characters to their unfortunate, unavoidable fate. SMU Theatre’s production, directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni, runs through this first weekend in March of 2018 at SMU Meadows. Photographer Kim Leeson got a sneak peek of the production, and we’re here for [...]

    March 1, 2018|Theatre|
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