Four distinguished SMU faculty members retired with emeritus status in the 2015-16 academic year. The professors, and their dates of service:
• Timothy W. Crusius, Professor Emeritus of English, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1990-2016
• John A. Mears, Professor Emeritus of History, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1967-2016
• Stephen A. Szygenda, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering, 2000-2016
• Shlomo Weber, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1993-2016
SMU’s Office of Education Abroad is expanding its offerings this year with new summer programs in Australia and Asia, India and South Africa; an internship program in London; and a new semester program in Cairo. The Office also will add a winter interterm program in the Western African nation of Mali and launched its new interterm program in Oaxaca, Mexico, in December.
“In today’s global society, SMU is committed to providing educational experiences that allow students to acquire knowledge and understanding of diverse cultures,” says Michael Clarke, executive director of the International Center, which oversees education abroad and supports international students and scholars at SMU, among other services. “Students, parents, business leaders and government officials increasingly recognize the value of developing international perspectives and skills.” (Right, SMU Student Adventurer Ben is blogging from China during his Spring 2008 semester with SMU-in-Beijing.) Read more.
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