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July 2019 2019-07-12T08:22:14-05:00

July 2019

 

  • SMU grad Stejara Dinulescu ‘19

    Finding the intersection of art, code and neuroscience

    Stejara Dinulescu ’19 came to SMU as a pre-med student, but fell in love with her art classes. She found her passion for coding and neuroscience research when she added psychology and creative computation to her fine arts major. Her unique interdisciplinary interests led to her acceptance to three Ph.D. programs.

Finding the intersection of art, code and neuroscience

Stejara Dinulescu ’19 came to SMU as a pre-med student, but fell in love with her art classes. She found her passion for coding and neuroscience research when she added psychology and creative computation to her fine arts major. Her unique interdisciplinary interests led to her acceptance to three Ph.D. programs.

Prestigious awards fuel students’ global study and research

Siddhakshi Solanki ’20 is studying languages in Senegal as a Boren Scholarship and Gilman Scholarship recipient, and Tyler Giallanza ’21 received a Goldwater Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford. They are among the SMU students who recently earned prestigious international awards.

July 4, 2019|

Following a missing link from Siberia to the Southwest

Ancient children’s teeth and adult remains found in Siberia yielded a huge archaeological discovery for a team of international researchers that includes SMU anthropologist David Meltzer. They uncovered a new Ice Age ethnic group whose DNA reveals a genetic link to Native Americans. 

July 4, 2019|

Ian Derrer: A singer’s journey to CEO

Ian Derrer ’96 remembers fetching coffee and chauffeuring visiting talent as a vocal performance student with an internship at The Dallas Opera. Now, as general director and chief executive officer, his responsibilities include overseeing the company’s fiscal health and steering its artistic direction.

July 4, 2019|

Bringing scholars, artists and communities together

Perkins’ Center for the Study of Latino/a Christianity and Religions, in collaboration with Meadows School of the Arts, will present “The Art of Resilience: Latinx Public Witness in Troubled Times,” an experiential event on September 21–22. The event is free and open to the public.

July 4, 2019|

SMU Magazine

SMU Magazine is updated monthly on this website and the print edition is published each spring and fall.

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