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Shelter Scenes

Lex P. is a senior majoring in markets and culture. This summer she is interning at the Austin Street Center, in Dallas, which provides safe shelter for the homeless.

2017-07-20T14:53:19+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Lex in Dallas|

Law Students Help Refugees

A team of eight SMU Dedman School of Law students, led by professor and immigration law expert Natalie Nanasi, will spend their spring break providing pro bono legal services to undocumented immigrants detained at the Karnes City Family Detention Center, near San Antonio. The law students aim to win asylum in the United States for the refugee women and children.

2017-03-17T08:30:39+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Law Students Help Immigrants (Spring 2017)|

Exciting so far!

Parker M. is a senior majoring in biochemistry and philosophy. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2016 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is spending the summer volunteering at Texas Health Presbyterian hospital and the Texas Instituted for Surgery, both in Dallas.

2016-07-12T16:09:23+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Parker, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

First Weeks

Claire W. is a senior majoring in biology. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2016 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. She is spending the summer volunteering at Dallas-based Bryan’s House, a non-profit organization that provides medically managed child care and support services, assisting with the organization’s social media reach as well as its early-childhood education program.

2016-06-16T14:58:53+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Claire, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

Scenes from SMU Alternative Break

SMU Alternative Breaks partners with its Community Engagement & Leadership Center, to take 70 students, and faculty and staff advisers, to seven locations in Texas, Oklahoma and Florida. They will spend four days working with nonprofit organizations that address issues including hunger, child abuse, homelessness, women’s rights and environmental restoration.

2015-10-13T11:54:58+00:00 October 11th, 2015|Alternative Breaks, Fall 2015|

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.

2015-06-30T12:17:38+00:00 June 20th, 2015|Sha'ron, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

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.

2013-01-30T17:16:44+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Women in Physics Conference, Austin|

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.

2013-07-16T19:07:43+00:00 June 7th, 2010|Colton in Dallas|

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.

2013-07-16T19:35:17+00:00 February 17th, 2009|Deidre in Politics|
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