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North Texas Student Creates App to Prevent Texting While Driving

NBC5 Originally Posted: April 8, 2018 A Carrollton woman studying at Southern Methodist University created an app in hopes of reducing the amount of people texting while driving. “Just Drive” was created by Neha Husein, a junior at SMU. Husein was rear ended by a driver who was texting a few years ago and began […]

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Congrats to the 2018 Research Day Winners

SMU Graduate Studies: Research Day A list of Dedman College winners can be found below. For the complete winners list CLICK HERE. To download Research Day abstracts CLICK HERE . 2018 Poster Session Winners Department Award Author Anthropology Dean’s Award Megan Bartrum Biology Dean’s Award (split) Aditi Malu Biology Dean’s Award (split) Amila Nanayakkara Biology Du Xin Award […]

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Listen: People in jail before trial risk losing jobs kids this SMU student wants to bail them out.

Texas Standard Originally Posted: March 19, 2018     “There’s thousands of people sitting in the Dallas County jail because they can’t pay for bail. And it’s not because they’re a threat to society, it’s not because they are dangerous to themselves or others, it’s because they’re poor.” LISTEN

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Congratulations to Myria Perez, Recipient of the Frank Crane Memorial Scholarship Award 

The Dallas Paleontological Society (DPS) scholarship committee recently awarded The Frank Crane Memorial Scholarship to Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences graduate student Myria Perez. “I have had the incredible opportunity to be involved in a research project that will be seen by millions of people from around the globe,” says Myria Perez. “During […]

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Watch: Senior Aleena Taufiq found her passion at SMU as a math and mechanical engineering major

SMU YouTube Originally Posted: Watch: Senior Aleena Taufiq is passing on her love for engineering to low-income middle school students through an afterschool program called “Geared Up.” https://youtu.be/ON8TsqBUcJw  

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At SMU, Sam Weber ’18 Explores His Love Of Two Vastly Different Fields

SMU Magazine Originally Posted: Spring 2018 Issue Growing up in Overland Park, Kansas, Samuel Gage Weber became fascinated with science by watching Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The first 3-D animated feature film made outside Hollywood was directed by SMU alumnus John Davis ’84. Weber, whose mother is a nurse, imagined being Jimmy Neutron while he played […]

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Scholar Spotlight | Getting Students Involved in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Tower Center Originally Posted: December 13, 2017 The Tower Center interviewed HCM Tower Scholar Isabelle Gwozdz about her senior year practicum as an intern with the Embrey Human Rights Program and her involvement in establishing the SMU Chapter of the Student Alliance Against Human Trafficking. Gwozdz is majoring in political science with minors in history, French and […]

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Community change agent Kovan Barzani ’17

SMU Magazine Originally Posted: December Issue As the son of refugees, Kovan Barzani ’17 wanted to make the most of his University experience. While a triple major at SMU, he managed a Texas House campaign, started a program to teach refugees job skills and turned a finance internship into a full-time job. “My mother didn’t […]

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Scholar Spotlight | My Semester in South America

Tower Center Blog Originally Posted: September 13, 2017 Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Ryan Cross spent the spring of 2017 studying abroad in Argentina and Chile. He spent seven weeks in each country learning about economics, political development, and business in Latin America. During breaks he visited Uruguay and Peru. Cross sat down with the […]

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Myria Perez earns research internship at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

Congratulations to geology major and Gaffney Family Scholar, Myria Perez. She recently began a ten week research internship at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. under the tutelage of Dr. Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology. Myria will be studying the taphonomy (the branch of paleontology that deals with the processes of fossilization) of marine reptiles […]