Monthly Archives: May 2014

SMU Global Leadership Program Asia A: Japan & China – Day 4

An update from Sam Puri, who is participating in the Global Leadership Program in Japan and China: For our fourth day, we continued with our company visits and had the chance to meet with PWC and Kirin. The PWC visit … Continue reading

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Human rights are everyone’s responsibility

An update from Derek, a junior majoring in finance and economics: Today marks our third full day in Costa Rica. After enjoying a breakfast of the fresh, bountiful fruits of this natural wonderland, representatives from Youth for Human Rights and … Continue reading

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Defenders of justice for Latin America

The Embrey Human Rights Program’s Student Leadership Initiative is traveling to Costa Rica in May 2014 to investigate specific human rights issues. Eighteen students attended lectures during the Spring 2014 term in preparation for the trip. They will complete an independent research project and present their findings at a symposium. The student-led SLI was founded in 2010 to create opportunities to pursue human rights research and service-learning projects. Continue reading

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Meeting (and Tweeting) Governor Perry

As part of MayTerm 2014, a group of students from Temerlin Advertising Institute at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts are on an industry immersion course in New York City. The course involves nine days of visits to advertising agencies, client companies and media organizations. Members of the “Nimble Nine,” as our nine students call themselves, will blog about their up-close and personal look at the amazing advertising business in New York Continue reading

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Scenes from Asia

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SMU Global Leadership Program Asia A: Japan & China – Day 3

An update from Sam Puri, who is participating in the Global Leadership Program in Japan and China: To start Day 3 of the Global Leadership Program, we had to take an early bus the next morning for our company visit … Continue reading

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SMU Global Leadership Program: Asia A Japan & China – Day 2

An update from Sam Puri, who is participating in the Global Leadership Program in Japan and China: Continuing from my previous blog post, on our first official day in Japan, we had the whole day to ourselves to check out Tokyo … Continue reading

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SMU Global Leadership Program: Asia A Japan & China – Day 1

In May 2014, four groups of students are traveling to Europe (London, Bratislava), Asia (Tokyo), China (Seoul, Shanghai) and Latin America (Santiago, Sao Paulo) with the Global Leadership Program at the Cox School of Business. Continue reading

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Lights… Camera… wait, you want this by WHEN?

An update from Dr. Mark Kerins, Faculty in Residence (FiR) for the Morrison-McGinnis Residential Community: As the academic year winds down, we’re still as busy as ever prepping for next year – lots to do before we head into the … Continue reading

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