Loving Paris

Virginia is a junior majoring in art history in Meadows School of the Arts, with a minor in French in Dedman College. During spring 2012, she is studying in Paris with SMU Abroad and the IES Business and International Affairs Program. She looks forward to living like a “local” and seeing all the incredible art Paris has to offer. Continue reading

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Paris: Premieres impressions

Charanya is a junior President’s Scholar with a triple major in political science, French and finance. This fall, she’s participating in SMU-in-Paris. Continue reading

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Bonjour de Paris!

Ashley, a member of the University Honors Program and a senior majoring in art history, was awarded a Richter International Fellowship to conduct independent, graduate-level research this summer in Paris, where she plans to examine primary documents and pieces of chinoiserie at the major libraries and museums. Chinoiserie was an 18th-century movement in Europe characterized by the production of goods that portrayed China as an idyllic utopia, with plump pagodes, mystic sages and enlightened philosophers. Continue reading

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Countdown to Paris

Elisabeth is a junior majoring in journalism from Denver who is participating in SMU-in-Paris this summer. She’s looking forward to learning art history inside The Louvre and traveling to the Loire Valley. Continue reading

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What exactly IS “rugby”?

Juliana is a Hunt Scholar from Denver and a junior majoring in accounting and CCPA (Corporate Communications and Public Affairs). She is spending the summer in SMU-in-Oxford and hopes to experience different parts of Europe through travel. She is excited to be taking a class on C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, since many of their great works were written in Oxford and it also will be a nice change of pace from accounting and CCPA classes! Continue reading

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