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An unlikely provocateur, Miss Texas, takes on the state’s GOP leaders

Washington Post – The day of the school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Tex., last year, Averie Bishop posted a TikTok video, sobbing. “These things happen all the time and nothing changes,” she said. After the Supreme Court overturned abortion rights, following her home state’s own restrictions, she posted again: “When you live in Texas and […]

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All-Spanish writing forum inspires creativity among the student body

Maria del Pilar Melgarejo, Lecturer of Spanish, spearheaded the creation of an all-Spanish, open-forum creative journal called Tertulia. Together with Dedman Scholars Emory McDowell and Tyler McCall, as well as Allison Kim, Will Boyce, Creyton Hunt and many other contributors, the journal’s first volume has seen success and Professor Melgarejo is gearing up for the next […]

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SMU Maguire Ethics Center awards Dedman College students with public service fellowships

Dedman College News – The SMU Maguire Ethics Center awards Public Service Fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students interested in volunteer work or research in ethics during the summer months. Recipients are required to complete 200 hours of public service during the summer term. For 25 years The Maguire Ethics Center has awarded summer fellowships […]

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April 12 – Dedman College Student Advisory Board Tabling Event

Come to the Dedman College Student Advisory Tabling Event on April 12 from 5-7pm. Share your thoughts with the DCSAB. Date: April 12 Time: 5-7pm Location: Fondren, next to Starbucks

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Joshua Ange receives Goldwater Scholarship

Dedman College News – Joshua Ange, a second-year President’s Scholar majoring in Physics and Mathematics with minors in Computer Science and English, has been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater encourages the country’s most promising undergraduate scientists to pursue careers in natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering research and is considered the preeminent […]

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WGST Scholarship Opportunity

Tell WGST why women’s history month is important to you in 500-750 words. Submissions due by April 7 to

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Two Dedman College students win Critical Language Scholarship

Two Dedman College undergraduate students were awarded the U.S. Department of State’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). The CLS covers all expenses for an eight-to-ten-week immersive summer abroad experience for undergraduate students to learn one of 14 languages important for American national security and economic prosperity. Rodney Johnson graduated in Fall 2022 with a Bachelor […]

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SMU Research and Innovation Week to Highlight Student, Faculty Accomplishments

Dallas Innovates – Research and Innovation Week will be held March 20-25 on the SMU campus. With STEMuli Studios Founder and CEO Taylor Shead as keynote speaker, the week-long event will share the explorations of SMU students and faculty members as well as the contributions of other regional universities in a series of presentations, panels, […]

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SMU Debate Takes Second Place in Varsity at Bowling Green Tournament

SMU News – SMU debaters advanced to the finals of varsity level of the International Public Debate Association tournament at Bowling Green, Ohio. The tournament was conducted online and hosted more than 40 universities. This was the largest tournament competition for SMU since the beginning of the 2022-2023 season. SMU was the only university to […]

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Dean Rider, III, student philanthropist championing mental wellness

SMU News – Founded in 1978, the Children’s Brain Diseases Foundation was originally created to raise money to fight Batten disease, a mysterious brain condition. Today, the foundation is managed by three family members, including Dean Rider, II, a gastroenterologist practicing in San Francisco, and Dean Rider, III, a political science major at SMU and member […]