Student-Driven Blog

Sienna Dugan

Class of 2020 Research Analyst, Rwanda Project Major: Health and Society Minors: Psychology, Global Development Cowells Scholarship Opportunity Scholarship Caroline M. Jones Scholarship Engaged Learning Fellow   Sienna Dugan is a Health and Society major at Southern Methodist Univeristy minoring in Global Development and Psychology.  She is also an Engaged Learning Fellow and a recipient of the [...]

2018-10-10T17:29:54+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Cydney Kay Snyder

Class of 2019 Research Analyst, STEM Education Majors: Human Rights, Public Policy, Political Science Minor: Economics Cornerstone Scholar Honors College Engaged Learning Fellow Cydney Snyder is a senior at Southern Methodist University pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Human Rights, Public Policy, and Political Science. She is also a Cornerstone Scholar, a Engaged Learning fellow, and a [...]

2018-09-19T17:20:10+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Tristan Knotts

Class of 2019 Project Manager Majors: Computer Science, Mathematics Lyle Scholar SEAS Award Lyle Senator Lyle Ambassador Tristan Knotts is a Senior, graduating in December 2019, at Southern Methodist University, majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is a Lyle Scholar, SEAS Award recipient, and a member of the Lyle Ambassadors program, the face of [...]

2018-09-19T17:20:23+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Andrea Dac Chau Nguyen

Class of 2020 Research Analyst, Blockchain Majors: Markets and Culture, Anthropology Minors: History, Human Rights Dedman College Scholar Dean's Scholar Honor Roll President of Career Development Ambassadors Andrea is a junior at Southern Methodist University working towards her B.A. degrees in Markets and Culture and Anthropology and Minors in History and Human Rights. She is [...]

2018-09-19T17:20:29+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Varsha Appaji

Class of 2021 Research Analyst, Inclusive Economy Majors: Statistical Science, Public Policy, Economics Dean's Scholar Pre-law Scholar Discovery Scholar Varsha Appaji is a sophomore at Southern Methodist University working toward a B.S. in Statistical Science, a B.A. in Public Policy, and a B.A. in Economics. She is also an SMU Dean’s Scholar, Pre-law Scholar, and [...]

2018-09-19T17:20:48+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Jessica Burnham, Hunt Institute Fellow

It is with pleasure we announce Jessica Burnham 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 endeavors of the Institute. Jessica Burnham has a BFA in Communication Design from the Metropolitan [...]

2018-09-19T17:21:49+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Jolanta Stankeviciene, Hunt Institute Fellow

It is with pleasure we announce Jolanta Stankeviciene 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 endeavors of the Institute. Jolanta currently works for the European Commission (EC) in the Audit Progress [...]

2018-09-19T17:21:56+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Meet Evie at EarthX 2018

You’ve read her story. You’ve seen the progress. Now, are you ready to meet Evie? Join us for EarthX 2018 to see Evie in action! In addition to showing off our mobile greenhouse, we’re debuting Evie: Phase II. Evie: Phase II focuses on the optimization of growing. Students at the Hunt Institute have spent this [...]

2018-09-19T17:22:52+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Introducing Our First Hunt Institute Scholar, Sara Langone

Sara Langone’s work with the Hunt Institute focuses on designing and conducting qualitative research projects at an organizational and community level on topics related to the Hunt Institute’s three pillars of food systems, infrastructure and inclusive economy. Langone’s qualitative approach provides rich, contextualized insight that helps enable the Institute and its partners to better understand [...]

2018-04-13T18:38:00+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Break Bread, Break Borders

Break Bread, Break Borders (BBBB) is a catering company with a twist. BBBB hires women who came to Dallas as refugees and equips them with the tools to thrive in a new country. Not only does BBBB help build a necessary sense of community among women who have lost nearly everything in their home countries, [...]

2018-10-10T17:28:08+00:00 April 10th, 2018|