Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Embrey Human Rights Events Events

An Evening with George Takei, Feb. 2- Sold Out

The George Takei lecture is sold out. Please visit www.smu.edu/takei If you are registered for the lecture, please bring a printed copy of your confirmation email and present at the door for admission to McFarlin Auditorium. Please plan to arrive early; doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and seating is not reserved. Parking is available in […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Embrey Human Rights Events Faculty News

Watch: Dr. Rick Halperin, Embrey Human Rights Program, on the Alt-Right Movement

FOX4 News Originally Posted: December 7, 2016 Dr. Rick Halperin is the director of the Embrey Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist Universityin Dallas. He talks about the Alt-Right movement and whether it’s a small, vocal minority or a larger trend. WATCH

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Embrey Human Rights Events Events

Triumph of the Spirit awards honor physician Georges Bwelle and activist Carol Brady Houston

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Embrey Human Rights Events

‘My Passion, My Philanthropy:’ Lauren Embrey on Giving Bold and ‘Now’

Women’s E News Photo credit: Ginny Martin By: Lauren Embrey DALLAS (WOMENSENEWS)—“There is no such thing as a lesser person.” That is the motto of the Embrey Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist University, and something I innately knew from birth.When I was young, I wanted to drive a moped, but was told I couldn’t […]

Categories
Dedman College Research Embrey Human Rights Events Undergraduate News

SMU Adventures: Working with the FARDC

SMU Adventures Originally Posted: July 26, 2016 Lindsay G. is a rising senior majoring in international studies and human rights. This summer she traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Army ROTC for closer study of the country’s culture and language. This week began with quarantine in our hotel due to political unrest […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Embrey Human Rights Events Events

After tragic week, community leaders take ‘Unified Steps Forward’ at ‘Human Rights Dallas’ summit

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: July 14, 2016 By Denise Gee DALLAS (SMU) – It had been planned months in advance, but when hundreds of city and county leaders gathered at SMU July 9 for the first “Human Rights Dallas” summit, the city was openly grieving the July 7 murders of five police officers in downtown […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Embrey Human Rights Events Events

First ‘Human Rights Dallas’ summit set for July 9

SMU News Originally Posted: July 7, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – Texas may lead the nation in job creation and exported goods, but in human rights rankings, it holds these five dubious distinctions: Texas has the largest number of hate groups espousing racist, xenophobic and anti-LGBT sentiments. (Conversely, it’s home to the nation’s largest number of resettled refugees/asylum seekers, […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Embrey Human Rights Events Events

SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program Partners up for Peace Day Dallas 2016

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: June 22, 2016 Peace Day Dallas 2016 will be bigger and better than ever, organizers announced at a kickoff event Wednesday at Dallas City Hall. The celebration will be from Sept. 16-21 and include events across the city. Several partners have already stepped up, including Dallas City Hall, the Dallas Holocaust […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Embrey Human Rights Events Graduate News Sociology Sociology (Student) Undergraduate News

Congratulations to John Kalkanli, graduating in May with dual degrees in International Studies and Markets and Culture with a minor in human rights

This week we are sharing some powerful SMU stories from the class of 2016… John Kalkanli has never seen the campus of SMU, but he says he loves it none-the-less. John Kalkanli is blind. Born in Turkey with a disorder that robbed him of his sight from day one, his family brought him to Dallas […]

Categories
Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dedman College Research Embrey Human Rights Events Political Science Undergraduate News

Leading Lady: Jenny Torres, Interim President of SMU’s Multicultural Greek Council

HC at SMU Originally Posted: April 23, 2016 SMU is proud to be home to world changers, and it all starts with the moment a student decides to become a leader. We are proud here at Her Campus to present SMU’s Leading Ladies, taking charge and making a difference in the community. This week, we […]