Daily Archives: June 26, 2013

Service before self

My boss has taken to calling me Strong Lady this week. I mentioned to a co-worker that I am a second-degree black belt, and the news got around the office fast. Now everything I do suffices as a reason to … Continue reading

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River-rafting in Costa Rica

As part of SMU-in-Costa Rica, students rafted the Sarapiquí River. Read Emily’s blog about their adventure.

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A Zambian girl with dreams of her own

An update from Katie, a junior studying advertising and photography in Meadows School of the Arts: When I was 13 I dreamt of being a professional ballerina; I danced every day and read Dance Magazine during math class at school. … Continue reading

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Beginning renovations in Zambia

In June 2013 President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush are traveling to Livingstone, Zambia, where they will work alongside local Zambians, U.S. embassy officials and George W. Bush Institute staff to renovate a clinic that when completed, will serve as a cervical cancer screening and treatment center. Four SMU students are among the group of volunteers who are helping renovate the clinic. They are joined by Eric G. Bing, professor of global health in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, and senior fellow and director for global health at the Bush Institute. Continue reading

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