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Scholar Spotlight | My SMU-in-Normandy Experience

For this month’s Scholar Spotlight we talked to senior Highland Capital Management…

For this month’s Scholar Spotlight we talked to senior Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Tim Smith ’19, recipient of the Marian Tower Scholarship, about his experience on the inaugural SMU-in-Normandy: History of D-Day & Europe’s Liberation study abroad program. Smith is majoring in political science and history with minors in philosophy, international studies, and public policy and international affairs.

Event Recap | God Save Texas

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright visited SMU to discuss his latest book…

Lawrence Wright speaks at SMU Sept. 5.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright visited SMU to discuss his latest book “God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State” at a program hosted by the Tower Center, Center for Presidential History and Clements Center for Southwest Studies Sept. 5.

Student Perspective | Future War

The SMU Tower Center hosted Major General Robert Latiff Aug. 29 to…

Maj. Gen. Dr. Robert Latiff (Ret.) talking about the future of ethical warfare at the event on August 29.
Maj. Gen. Dr. Robert Latiff (Ret.) talks about the future of ethical warfare.

The SMU Tower Center hosted Major General Robert Latiff Aug. 29 to talk about his new book “Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield” and the new era of global politics and conflict. Read our Student Perspective on the program.

Scholar Spotlight | Using Technology for Social Development

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in Washington, D.C. as a data-science/ software engineering intern with the Chief of Technology Officer and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We asked him about his experience.

Center Spotlight | The U.S.-Russia Relationship under President Trump

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren, Professor of…

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren, Professor of Political Science & Director of International and Area Studies at SMU. Dr. Wegren, a Russia expert, teaches several political science courses, including one examining the historical relationship between U.S. and Russia. We asked him a few questions about the direction of that relationship under President Trump.

Student Experience | Navigating a Summer Internship in Finance

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Zubair Benyacoub writes about his experience completing…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Zubair Benyacoub writes about his experience completing a summer internship at Clavis Capital Partners as a Summer Private Equity Analyst.

Expectation vs. Reality?

Hard numbers and negotiations vs. extensive research and evidence finding.