Daily Archives: June 14, 2013

Tracking buttercups in Taos

Shannon is a senior majoring in environmental science with an emphasis in biology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. During summer 2013, she is taking a field botany and systematic botany course at SMU-in-Taos.

2013-06-14T22:13:11+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Shannon in Taos|

The joy of discovery in Bali

My photography exhibit at Bali Arts Day on the final day of the program. My last two weeks here in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia were very exciting. Bali upped the ante as it continued to show me things about its culture, resulting in the addition of a new layer to my global perspective. Bali showed me its heart, its core, and opened itself up to me through its kind people and especially through the classroom of its city streets. At the beginning of my stay here in Bali, I wondered why Bali was so famous. I attempted to discover why so many people travel to Bali and what it is that can supposedly be found here. So, after three [...]

2013-06-14T22:16:44+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Lade in Bali|

Seeking economic solutions at CGI

Rahfin is a junior President’s Scholar and member of the University Honors Program who is majoring in economics, political science and mathematics in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. As a participant in Engaged Learning and Big iDeas, Rahfin also runs Green Riba, a storefront dedicated to zero-interest loans for Dallas entrepreneurs. During summer 2013, he was invited to participate in Clinton Global Initiative America in Chicago, an annual event focused on economic recovery in the United States.

2013-06-18T18:16:41+00:00 June 14th, 2013|Rahfin at CGI America|