Summer Learning

Sha’ron is a senior majoring in English and minoring in international studies. 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 literacy intervention with children attending summer camp at the Wesley-Rankin Community Center in Dallas. Continue reading

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Making an impact in Dallas

SMU Alternative Breaks took students, faculty and staff to 7 communities during fall break 2014 to serve community organizations while also learning about issues such as poverty, hunger and homelessness. Learn more at smu.edu/ab Continue reading

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Meeting women in physics

Two undergraduate students majoring in physics in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences attended the Undergraduate Women in Physics Conference in January in Austin. This trip was funded by the SMU Physics Department, and the conference was funded by the National Science Foundation. Continue reading

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What it takes to become a doctor

Colton is a junior Hunt Scholar majoring in biology, with minors in chemistry and Spanish, in Dedman College. For summer 2010, he has been selected to participate as a Collegiate Fellow in the summer internship program at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital. Continue reading

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Interning in a Senator’s office

Deidre is a junior political science and history major who has an internship with U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison in Spring 2009. She also will be attending the weeklong Conservative Political Action Conference in February, working with and assisting lobbying groups, political action groups and politicians as an intern. Continue reading

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Working at Our Friends’ Place

Lindsay, a second-year graduate student pursuing a Master’s in counseling, received a public service internship award from the Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility this summer. She will perform her internship at Our Friends’ Place in Dallas, serving on the treatment team that works with girls and young women who have been neglected, abandoned or otherwise abused. Continue reading

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Looking back on LeaderShape

Kat, a senior majoring in advertising and psychology, spent six days in May attending LeaderShape, a conference in Bridgeport, Texas, on leading with integrity, along with other SMU students and students from across Texas. Continue reading

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Archiving the Avante-Garde

Senior art history major Emily attended the College Art Association’s conference in Dallas. The conference brought together art historians, artists and scholars from across the country. Continue reading

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The long road to Marfa

Art history majors Eiseley and Emily are traveling to West Texas in October to the Chinati Foundation, a contemporary art museum, in Marfa. They are two of 12 SMU students working as guides at the Judd Foundation Open House, a weekend of art, music and talks that attracts an international audience of 2,000 people and one of the most exciting contemporary art events of the year. Continue reading

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Sirens Wake-Up Calls

She will attend Leadershape, a 6-day conference in Bridgeport, Texas, and then go to Yale University (New Haven, CT) for six weeks to attend the Summer Medical Dental Education Program. Continue reading

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