The Price of Freedom

October 29, 2018 | DALLAS (SMU) – SMU Big iDeas 2017 Pitch Contest winner Greg Guggenmos launches community bail fund to help free those awaiting trial with charges for nonviolent misdemeanors. Inspired by a New York program that provides bail money for indigent citizens, his goal is to ensure that bail and justice exists for everyone, even the needy citizens of Dallas. Since Dallas didn’t have a program like New York, Greg decided to do something about it – he made one. Thus the Dallas Community Bail Fund was formed.
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Entrepreneurship Never Tasted So Sweet









October 15, 2018 | DALLAS (SMU) – The team at Big iDeas would like to officially announce Lisa Rawlins as the first staff member invited to join the SMU Incubator! Rawlins works at SMU as the Lead Academic Counselor for Football, and also runs her own business, Hello Cookies!

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This New “Teacher” Gives Traditional Classroom Learning a Makeover

iStock-479087782-colourful-chairs“There is no greater teacher than experience.”

Nowadays, for entrepreneurship education, the traditional lecture-only approach is not enough. Jim Hart, Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at SMU, explains how educators should “flip” their classrooms and offer in-class experiential exercises.

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