Student-Driven Blog

Wade Glover

Class of 2023 Majors in Journalism, Political Science, and Public Policy with a minor in Law and Legal Reasoning Involvement – First-Year Student Senator, University Honors Student, Meadows Ambassador, Student Foundation General Member, and an anchor for SMU-TV Awards – Hunt Leadership Scholar, Meadows Scholar, two-time recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award Wade is [...]

2019-12-03T22:10:44+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|

Javier Destarac

Javier A. Destarac is a Senior at Southern Methodist University and is working towards a B.A. in Markets and Cultures.    Javier was born in McAllen, Texas but grew up in Tyler, Texas to a multicultural family speaking Spanish at home and English in school. He enjoys learning from new cultures and helping others. Javier has experience [...]

2019-12-03T22:10:26+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|

Dr. Candice L. Bledsoe, Hunt Institute Fellow

SMU Faculty, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education Executive Director of Action Research Center It is with pleasure we announce Dr. Candice Bledsoe as a Hunt Institute Fellow. The Hunt Institute Fellows are appointed for their expertise and demonstrated excellence in their fields. During their tenure, they will collaborate on projects and contribute to the [...]

2019-11-18T16:22:17+00:00 November 18th, 2019|

The Hunt Institute Launches Sages and Seekers Podcast

In today’s digital age, we have become obsessed with connectivity. We frequently check our social media platforms, eager to see what our friends and family are up to. We scour the Internet and applications like Twitter to keep up with what is trending, hopeful that we don’t lose our connection to those around us.   Our deep fascination [...]

2019-11-08T18:04:40+00:00 November 8th, 2019|

Lillie Noe

Lillie Noe Class of 2020 SMU Cox MBA Candidate B.A. in Plan II and B.S. in Textiles and Apparel at the University of Texas at Austin Forté Fellow President of Net Impact “In my undergraduate studies, I was struck by the amount of environmental waste and human harm unleashed by the apparel industry as a [...]

2019-09-16T17:47:21+00:00 September 16th, 2019|

Manuela Murillo Sanchez

Manuela Murillo Sanchez Class of 2021 Project Manager Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics major President of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at SMU Second Century Scholar Manuela is a junior at Southern Methodist University working towards her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. She is also a Logistics Coordinator at the Maguire Center for Ethics, President [...]

2019-09-16T16:05:40+00:00 September 16th, 2019|

James Olivier, Hunt Institute Fellow

Dr. James Olivier has over 25 years of experience in network and telecommunications systems. As a consultant, Dr. Olivier has been recognized as an expert in such areas as Packet Switching, Cellular Networks and Network Security before United States District Courts and the International Trade Commission. Past clients include AT&T, T-Mobile, Samsung Electronics, Arista Networks, [...]

2019-07-30T18:00:28+00:00 July 29th, 2019|

Liam Lowsley-Williams

Liam Lowsley-Williams Class of 2020 Web Developer/Programmer Computer Science Engineering Major Engineering Management, Information and Systems Minor Honor Roll with Distinction Data Structures TA Liam Lowsley-Williams is a junior at Southern Methodist University and is working towards a B.S in Computer Science with a minor in Engineering Management, Information and Systems. Liam is also a [...]

2019-04-10T18:21:57+00:00 April 10th, 2019|

Kyle Kolodziej

Class of 2022 Research Analyst Management Science, Statistical Science, and Computer Science major Mathematics, Economics, and Sport Management minor SMU Discovery Scholarship SMU Opportunity Award United Airlines Scholarship SMU Provost Scholar SMU Embrey, J Lindsay Scholarship “Growing up with dogs and visiting my uncles’ farm has allowed me to develop a love for all living [...]

2019-04-08T18:14:15+00:00 April 8th, 2019|

T3 Series with Srikanth Mangalam

The Internet of Things is an elusive, vague, and “futuristic” term; it’s a term that many, even prominent technical developers, have trouble understanding. Fortunately for all of us, this is what Srikanth Mangalam, an internationally recognized expert in public policy and sustainable development, sought to demystify at his talk for the Hunt Institute’s T3 Series [...]

2019-04-01T18:39:32+00:00 April 1st, 2019|