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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 […]

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

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Congratulations to Dr. Rick Halperin, the 2016 Peacemakers Incorporated Peace Patron award winner

Originally Posted: September 26, 2016 Congratulations to SMU Embrey Human Rights Director, Dr. Rick Halperin, who recently accepted the Peacemakers Incorporated 2016 Peace Patron award. Dr. Halperin was introduced with an inspirational testimony by Embrey Family Foundation Philanthropic Visionary and Dedman College board member Lauren Embrey. Learn more about the Embrey Human Rights Program.  

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SMU to honor global & local humanitarians at ‘Triumph of the Spirit’ celebration Nov. 16

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: September 16, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – African physician Georges Bwelle, who goes the distance to offer free healthcare for his country’s impoverished,and Carol Brady Houston, a compassionate Plano-based supporter of special-needs children and their families, will be recognized with 2016 Triumph of the Spirit Awards at a music- and art-filled celebration […]

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Dedman College alumnus and photographer Stuart Palley shares his tips on how to create beautiful images once darkness falls.

Time Originally Posted: August 10, 2016 SMU alumnus and photographer Stuart Palley shares his tips on how to create beautiful images once darkness falls. Palley graduated in 2011 with a double major in History and Finance and minors in Human Rights and Photography. Read more ~In our latest How to Photograph series, TIME asked award-winning photographer Stuart […]

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Human Rights, Rwanda (Summer 2016)

SMU Adventures A group of 13 SMU students, faculty and staff are in Rwanda from August 4-13, 2016 with SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program. After the country’s 1994 genocide, in which as many as a million people were killed in 100 days, “history lives on,” says group leader and program director Rick Halperin. The group […]

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SMU students earn fellowships to conduct research during summer of 2016

SMU NEWS Originally Posted: August 10, 2016 For five SMU students, the summer of 2016 wasn’t a walk on the beach. It was an international research adventure instead. Benjamin Chi, Abigail Hawthorne, Sara Jendrusch, Katherine Logsdon and Yasaman Sahba traveled far and wide this summer conducting research on topics ranging from diabetes in China to […]

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Korean students cycling across U.S. to raise awareness about plight of “comfort women” met with SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: July 25, 2016 The issue of “comfort women” still simmers. To draw attention to it, three Korean cyclists are journeying across the United States, and they just stopped in Dallas. During World War II, the Japanese military forced about 200,000 women and girls from throughout Asia and other regions into […]

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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 […]