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SMU has #1 Novice Debate Speaker in the Nation SMU overall moves up to #4 in the national debate rankings

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Paleontologist Myria Perez Shares Her Passion for Uncovering the Past

AAAS When most kids draw pictures of dinosaurs, they can expect a temporary place of honor on the family refrigerator, but Myria Perez’s early paleontology artwork helped her get a volunteer position at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at the age of twelve. “My mom took me to their special event called Dino Days. I brought […]

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Isabelle Galko’s environmental activism sparked study of policy change

SMU News SMU senior environmental science major Isabelle Galko is one of just 41 American university students named a Marshall Scholar for 2022, a prestigious opportunity to pursue graduate studies in the UK for distinguished young Americans with leadership potential. The only student from a Texas university to receive the honor, Isabelle will use the two-year […]

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SMU Debater Ryan Booth Ranked #1 in the Nation by IPDA

Dedman College News Originally Posted: Nov. 18, 2021 Ryan Booth is ranked as the number one varsity competitor in the nation by the International Public Debate Association in their fall rankings released on November 16, 2021. Booth’s record and ranking is based upon more than 30 debate rounds at four tournaments this fall. Booth finished […]

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Advocating For Conservation in Marseille

Tower Center Blog Originally Posted: October 10, 2021 This post was written by Isabelle Galko ’22, a Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar. She is majoring in Environmental Science with minors in Human Rights and Public Policy and International Affairs. She is also a President’s Scholar, a member of the University Honors Program and assistant editor […]

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SMU Takes 4th at First Major Debate Tournament of the Year

Originally Posted: September 27, 2021 Download Press Release PDF SMU finished sixth overall among 21 universities from across the United States at a season opening debate tournament in IPDA. SMU debate competed at the University of Southern Mississippi debate tournament this weekend (September 25 & 26). SMU finished ahead of UNT, University of Florida, Arkansas […]

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Department of Economics PH.D info session for undergraduate students

SMU Department of Economics Event: September 27 Time: 7:30-9PM Location: Zoom Dr. James Lake, the Director of Doctoral Programs & Professor of Economics at SMU will be hosting an Economics Ph.D. Info session virtually on Monday, September 27 from 7:30-9PM. Please see the flyer below for more information. All majors are welcome to attend.

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SMU alumna wins prestigious Academy of American Poets University & College Poetry Prize

Dedman College News Originally Posted: August 27, 2021 Congratulations to Ashley Durrance ’16! She won a 2021 Academy of American Poets University & College Poetry Prize. Her winning poem, titled “Affair,” can be found here. Ashley is a former SMU creative writing program student. The Academy of American Poets sponsors over two hundred annual poetry prizes at […]

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Welcome Back!

Originally Posted: Aug 23, 2021 Welcome back, Mustangs! Can’t wait to see you in class!

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SMU Senior Working With All Wheels Up Advocating For Wheelchair Space On Aircrafts.

Maguire Ethics Center Originally Posted: July 30, 2021 While catching a flight remains a simple part of life for most people, those flying as a wheelchair user may find flying a daunting proposition. While airlines are required to assist in making it possible to fly, it’s often not a pleasant process. Slings, hoists, and slide […]