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Samantha is a senior majoring in biology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. A member of the University Honors Program, she received a Richter Fellowship for summer 2012 to conduct research at SMU-in-Taos. She is investigating the frequency of ectoparasites in specific habitats by collecting them off deer mice. She expects to find ticks, mites, fleas, botflies and more, and will document which parasites are near rivers, woodlands and deserts. With this information she plans to inform residents and visitors of Taos how to stay parasite free and avoid possible transmission of diseases. Continue reading
Dylan is a senior Hunt Leadership Scholar and David and Carolyn Miller Scholar. A member of the University Honors Program, he is majoring in English with a specialization in creative writing in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. He was named a Richter Fellow for summer 2012, when he will be working on his first novel at SMU-in-Taos. Continue reading
Celebrating its 25th year at SMU, Alternative Breaks is taking more than 90 students to nine sites during spring break 2012 to perform community service: Atlanta; Boston; Crawfordville, Florida; Denver; Los Angeles; New York; Taos, New Mexico; Window Rock, Arizona; and Quito, Ecuador. Continue reading
During spring break 2012, students, faculty and staff are taking a nine-day bus ride through the American South to visit civil rights landmarks and leaders in the movement. Political Science Professor Dennis Simon leads the pilgrimage with SMU’s Chaplain’s Office. Continue reading
Trigg is a senior President’s Scholar majoring in business at the Cox School of Business and theatre at Meadows School of the Arts (a combination he likes to call “Show Business”). He is the featured magician in a new Las Vegas magic show called the “Vegas Magic Theatre” January 12-15 at the Gold Coast Casino. Continue reading
As part of the Meadows School of the Art’s New York Colloquium, undergraduate and graduate students are visiting a range of museums, galleries, artists’ studios and other venues during winter break 2012. Continue reading
As part of the SMU Alternative Break Program, students are traveling during winter break to communities to engage in service and experiential learning. Students are serving with Habitat for Humanity in Little Rock, Arkansas; and in New Orleans, they are doing recovery work. Continue reading
During Fall Break 2011, SMU students spent four days with SMU Catholic Campus Ministry in Vickery Meadow, an area of Dallas just five miles north of campus that is home to many refugee families. Continue reading
During fall 2011, SMU students are participating in a conference sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
Afsana, a junior international studies major in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, served as an intern during summer 2011 at the White House. Afsana, who works at SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, was awarded the internship through the White House Internship Program. Continue reading