Monthly Archives: June 2014

Supporting arts education on a large scale

Jack is a graduate student in the MA/MBA dual-degree program in the Meadows School of the Arts and Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is interning at the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the arts agency serving the largest county in the country. Continue reading

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Parisian postcards

Dance majors Emily (’16), Emily (’16) and René (’17) enjoying the sunshine and sunsets in Paris.

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Steve Mattern, Seoul and Shanghai

Sure of Two Things It’s 3:30am and I’m up for the day. Forty-eight hours back in Dallas, my body is still living on Shanghai time. “Just stay up,” is what everybody keeps telling is the home remedy for how to … Continue reading

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Weekend in Paris

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Borough Market

After visiting Borough Market and experiencing the vast array of food and food-related products, I find it extremely difficult to choose one experience to describe. A walk through that market is an adventure in new tastes, smells, and sights the … Continue reading

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ICE, ICE, baby

Field. Trip. Two words adults don’t often utter unless they’re referring to their school-aged children. To date, I’ve gone on two of my very own, grown-up field trips without having to chaperone my two gorgeous children and 40 of their nearest … Continue reading

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Data stratification

One important step of our survey preparation is stratification, dividing members of the population into homogeneous subgroups before sampling. To make homogeneous subgroups – in our cases, precincts – summaries are generated. The percentage of Hispanic population, age group and … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Queen Elizabeth!

Emily (’16) and René (’17) attended Trooping the Colour on June 14, 2014 – the ceremony marking the Queen’s official birthday. To their surprise, not only did they see Queen Elizabeth waving and smiling just a few feet away from them, but also … Continue reading

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Brighton Pier and Trafalgar Square

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London and beyond

An update from Professor Berg: The students in the SMU-in-London Arts program have been busy soaking up the sights, sites, scents, sounds and sun (!) of London – and visiting town and country near and far. In the city this … Continue reading

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