For the Record: April 17, 2008

SMU's Kenneth Hamilton at Tuskegee UniversityKenneth Hamilton, History (at left in photo), was keynote speaker at Tuskegee University’s 91st annual Founder’s Day Convocation April 6, 2008. The convocation honored the school’s founder, Booker T. Washington, and others who have helped the historic institution progress since its 1881 inception. Read the full text of Hamilton’s speech (PDF format).

Kamal Saggi, Economics, presented his research on the relative merits of bilateralism and multilateralism as alternative routes to global trade liberalization in an invited lecture at Georgia Tech‘s Conference on Advances in International Trade April 11, 2008, and in an invited lecture at Sam Houston State University‘s Conference on Regional Trade Agreements, Migration and Remittances With Special Focus on CAFTA and Latin America on April 13, 2008.

More than 550 SMU students who have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and above were recognized during the University’s 18th annual Minority Academic Awards. The event drew nearly 200 students, family members and faculty and staff to the Hughes-Trigg Theater. Read more and see a slide show. slide show