Joshua is a junior business management major in the Cox School of Business and a political science minor in Dedman College. During spring 2012, he is studying abroad with SMU-in-Australia, which includes a study tour in Asia. He says he's looking forward to an experience that is only available in college.
Saira is a senior President’s Scholar majoring in biology and anthropology in Dedman College. She received a Richter Fellowship to travel to Peshawar, Pakistan, during winter break 2012 to research the health of Afghani refugee children. Then during spring 2012, she will intern with the U.S. Department of State.
Dean is a University Scholar and a senior accounting major in the Cox School of Business. In summer 2011, he is traveling to Hong Kong with the SMU-in-China Business program to get a firsthand look at modern China's unique culture and business practices. He says he also plans to do some touring (and attempt to get by without knowing a single word of Chinese ...)
In July 2011, nine BBA students are participating in the SMU-in-China: Business program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in partnership with the Cox School of Business Global Programs Office and SMU Abroad. SMU-in-China: Business is a four-week residential program that introduces students to China's contemporary economic, political and business environment. The program focuses on business management in the context of Chinese culture and values.
Meera is a first-year computer science major in the Lyle School of Engineering who is a Dean's Scholar and Engineering Fellows Scholar, among other awards. During summer 2011, she was named a Maguire & Irby Family Foundation Public Service Summer Intern by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at SMU. She will be interning at Swasraya, a school for the mentally disabled in India, where she will design a curriculum and help students in order to promote inclusive education. She also plans to help raise awareness by updating the school's website and creating brochures and fliers.
In May 2011 five groups of students traveled to Europe (Frankfurt, Bratislava and London), Asia (Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai), Southeast Asia (Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai), India (Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai) and Latin America (Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo) with the American Airlines Global Leadership Program at the Cox School of Business.
Dedman College Dean William M. Tsutsui is blogging about his experiences in Japan after the tsunami and earthquake that shook the country Friday, March 11, 2011. An expert on Japan's economic history, Tsutsui returned Sunday, March 13, from visiting the country as a member of the Japanese American Leadership Delegation.
Gary, a Perkins School of Theology graduate student, traveled to India in January with other SMU students as part of the Global Theological Education Program. During their course “The Bible in Global Context: Reading the Bible Through Indian Eyes,” the students visited Christians, who are a minority population in India, as well as places of worship, temples and museums.
Jina, a senior management major in Cox School of Business, is spending summer 2010 in Hong Kong with the SMU-in-China program.
A graduate student at SMU’s Temerlin Advertising Institute, Kat is participating in SMU-in-India during summer 2010, doing in-class coursework in Ahmedabad, as well as two weeks taking field trips.