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Undergraduate Education

Students Prepare for the Eighth Battle to Save Lives Case Competition

For the eighth Battle to Save Lives case competition, students in Dr. Eric G. Bing’s Pandemics course are presenting strategies to enhance user safety on the Katy Trail.
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Undergraduate Education

SMU Students Debate Solutions to Reduce Firearm Suicide

Undergraduate students in a public health course at SMU honed their persuasive speaking abilities in a formal debate on reducing firearm suicide. 
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Undergraduate Education

2022 Battle to Save Lives, a Global and Public Health Case Competition, Returns In-person

The seventh annual Battle to Save Lives case competition was presented by students in Dr. Eric G. Bing’s Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course.

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Undergraduate Education

Students Begin Preparing for The Seventh Annual Battle to Save Lives Case Competition

For the seventh annual Battle to Save Lives case competition, students in the Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course are developing strategies for the West Dallas STEM School and The Dallas Theater Center. 

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Research

Students Test Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Developed at SMU

Over the summer of 2021, three SMU undergraduate students and one high school student tested components of a research study training surgeons in Zambia to treat postpartum hemorrhage.  Three of the students tested a virtual reality surgical simulation developed for the study. 

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Undergraduate Education

SMU Students Debate Public Health Measures And Civil Liberties

Undergraduate students in a public health course at SMU propose diverse approaches and perspectives while discussing public health measures taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and its relation to limiting civil liberties.

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Undergraduate Education

Spring 2022 Course Trains SMU Students in Public Health Impact

Dr. Eric G. Bing’s innovative Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course prepares students to analyze and develop solutions for complex public health challenges.

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Undergraduate Education

SMU Students Debate Policy Solutions to Firearm Suicide

Undergraduate students in a new public health course at SMU are honing their persuasive speaking abilities in a series of formal debates about ongoing public health issues. 

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Undergraduate Education

Applications for Pandemics Course at SMU Now Open

In light of the era-defining COVID-19 pandemic, SMU epidemiologist Dr. Eric G. Bing has created a new undergraduate course focused solely on international diseases and how we can combat them. Pandemics! The Science of Disease Spread, Prevention, and Control (APSM/ANTH/MNO 4344), which kicks off in Spring 2021, will give SMU students the basic tools they need to understand the many factors that drive disease spread and how local and global communities can combat it.  

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Institute for Leadership Impact

The Institute’s 2019-2020 Media Highlights

During the 2019-2020 academic year and the following summer, SMU Institute for Leadership Impact projects, researchers, and students were featured many times in local and national media reporting.