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Author Archives: Cherri Gann
Jordan is a second year M.A./Ph.D. student studying cultural anthropology. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2015 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. Continue reading
7-10-15 Planning a project domestically with a team can be difficult to begin with, but when you add 1,812 miles of distance that difficulty can multiply exponentially. However, when you have an amazing team here in the U.S., and a … Continue reading
7-9-15 In 2012 Dr. Héctor Rivera and the SMU Center for Child and Community Development made their first trip to Guatemala for their Global Educator Project. This project manifested itself as a summer immersion program that provides educators from the … Continue reading
When beginning this fellowship I knew I wanted to make a connection with other entities in the community that focus on promoting literacy and a love of reading. I contacted the Dallas Public Library and expressed my desires and goal, … Continue reading
An update from Katherine, a graduate student studying medical anthropology: When I decided to focus on LGBTQ immigration issues for my doctoral work I knew it would be a very contemporary topic that would be constantly evolving over the course … Continue reading
Hope is a junior majoring in human rights and history, and minoring in Spanish and sociology. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2015 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU for her work in social justice. Continue reading
Jennifer is a senior majoring in human rights and public policy. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2015 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU for her work in community development. Continue reading
Amy is pursuing a joint degree MA/MBA in business and arts management from the Cox School of Business and Meadows School of the Arts. She is a recipient of the Virginia H. Miles scholarship and an Artistic Scholarship from Cox and Meadows, respectively. She was also recently awarded the Lanham Deal Internship award for academic achievement by the Eugene McDermott Foundation. This summer she is among 19 interns from around the world participating in the Summer Internship Program at the National Gallery of Art. Amy will assist the development department with fundraising and administration. Continue reading
An update from Christopher, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology: In June I attended the 8th International Workshop for African Archaeobotany (IWAA). In the last post I introduced the scope of the four-day workshop and described the diverse uses of plants … Continue reading