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Going Global

SMU Magazine looks at some of the University’s international connections – education abroad, faculty research and alumni who work overseas – to understand how SMU is going global.

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SMU-in-Britain: Students Worldwide Compete For Coveted Spots

More than 400 SMU students have spent a year at universities such as St. Andrews in Scotland, University College London and the University of Kent at Canterbury through SMU-in-Britain since the program began in the early 1970s.

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International Internships Show Students The Ropes On How The World Works

In the past year, about 10 percent of SMU’s undergraduate students took advantage of the University’s education abroad programs, overseas internships and global research projects.

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Examining The Business Dimensions Of A Flat World

Even if you aren’t working directly with a Chinese company, you will be impacted by what is happening in China,” says Linda Kao (’78), Cox School of Business’ assistant dean of global operations.

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Lost In Translation: Cultural Sensitivity Goes A Long Way In Advertising

Carrie La Ferle, associate professor of advertising, says that cultural sensitivity can be as important as brand identity in global markets.

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An American In Cyprus: Seeing Past The Postcard Façade

As the U.S. government’s human rights and trafficking-in-
persons (TIP) officer, Amy Dahm often delved into the seamier side of life on the island nation of Cyprus.

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West Meets East: Finding Common Theological Ground

Robert Hunt (’82) felt the rumblings of change in China while serving as a professor at Trinity Theological College in Singapore from 1993-97.

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Teaching International Relations: It’s A Whole New World Order

Professor Seyom Brown’s specialty is U.S. foreign policy, which makes the world his laboratory.

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Digging The Etruscans: Student Unearth Treasures In Italy

Senior art history major Jayme Clemente was working in trench No. 35 in July at an archaeological dig 20 miles northeast of Florence, Italy, when something caught her eye.

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SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign

The official kickoff of SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign on September 12 started the clock on the campaign’s five-year public phase.

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