Author Archives: Karly Hanson

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“Texas needs to take the lead on NAFTA 2.0”

Texas Representative Will Hurd said Texas should take the lead on the renegotiation of NAFTA at a panel discussion at the Bush Center June 19. The Tower Center cosponsored the panel along with the Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center. The 23-year-old … Continue reading

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Consul General, TC Director discuss NAFTA, protectionism in DMN

Dallas and Fort Worth Mayors returned from a trip to Toronto feeling both hope and anxiety over NAFTA, the Dallas Morning News reported. DMN reporter Tristan Allman talked to Sara Wilshaw, Consul General of Canada in Dallas, about her thoughts … Continue reading

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Luisa del Rosal named finalist for D CEO Latino Business Award

Tower Center and Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center Executive Director Luisa del Rosal was named a finalist for D CEO’s Latino Business Awards 2017. “I am so proud and humbled to be a part of this group that D Magazine is … Continue reading

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Is Russia getting cozy with North Korea?

Tower Chair and National Security expert Joshua Rovner talked to CBS’s Roshini Rajkumar about North Korea and its relationships with China, Russia and the U.S. Rovner said the Trump administration is trying to isolate North Korea like the administrations before. … Continue reading

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Luisa del Rosal advises forum at SMU to promote gender equality

SMU is hosting the third annual Women’s Ambassador Forum (WAF) June 6-9, which is bringing in 25 young women from 18 different countries to attend seminars and learn how to become leaders and promote gender equality in their home countries. Tower … Continue reading

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Tower Center experts weigh in on U.S. leaving the Paris climate accord

Tower Center Academic Director Jim Hollifield and Tower Center Associate Bud Weinstein, also associate director of the SMU Maguire Energy Institute, talked to Dallas Morning News reporter Jill Cowan about President Trump’s announcement to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. … Continue reading

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TC Director and Associate: Climate Change has displaced millions

President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement that the Obama administration ratified. As of May 2017, 144 countries had ratified the agreement and 195 countries had signed it. After the agreement was negotiated, Tower … Continue reading

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Navigating Democracy in Tunisia

Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in front of a government building in Tunisia Dec. 17, 2010. Following his death in early 2011, protests and riots erupted throughout the country, unseating President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali after 23 years … Continue reading

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Tower Scholar Awarded Medders Undergraduate Fellowship

HCM Tower Scholar Ben Prengler ’19 was awarded the Tower Center Tom Bryant Medders, Jr. Fellowship for 2017-2019. Prengler, a pre-law student from Fairview, Texas, plans to use the fellowship for research comparing constitutional design in the United States and … Continue reading

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“Can America still be trusted with classified information?”

Tower Chair and national security expert Josh Rovner weighed in on the possible consequences of President Trump sharing classified intelligence with Russian officials. The original source of the information that Trump leaked was reported to be Israel, viewed as one of … Continue reading

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