Willie Baronet, Advertising, Meadows School of the Arts, was featured on KERA for his ongoing art history project of buying and collecting signs handmade by the homeless. After more than 20 years of purchasing signs and a recent cross-country trip, the article highlights Baronet’s work and what to expect in the future. The feature appeared on Sept. 25, 2014.
Jerry White, Director, Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, discussed SMU’s MBA Venture Fund reaching $3 million with the Dallas Business Journal. Run by MBA students taking SMU’s Venture Capital Practicum course, the fund gives students the chance to gain hands-on experience with a range of venture capital deals. The article appeared on Sept. 24, 2014.
Bernard Weinstein, Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute, discussed reasons for the recent dip in gas prices with Star Telegram. The article appeared on Sept. 23, 2014. Weinstein was also featured on ABC Radio during The John Batchelor Show on Sept. 22, 2014 and the Omaha World Herald on Sept. 26, 2014.
Jeffrey Engel, Presidential Studies, Dedman College, provided commentary to CNN on White House security after the Sept. 19, 2014 breach. He discussed the importance of approachability to the White House as a powerful statement in a democracy, as well as the recent public attention on the Secret Service. The article appeared Sept. 22, 2014.
Cal Jillson, Political Science, Dedman College, commented on Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins political base after recent controversies with the Dallas Morning News. The article appeared Sept. 22, 2014. Jillson was also featured in the Houston Chronicle providing commentary on Gov. Rick Perry. This article appeared on Sept. 28, 2014.