Asia

Our summer of research in Vietnam

Janice is a sophomore President’s Scholar majoring in biological sciences in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Fantine is a sophomore President’s Scholar majoring in biological sciences and mathematics in Dedman College. Janice and Fantine are members of the University Honors Program who received a Richter Fellowship to conduct research during summer 2012 in Vietnam. Continue reading

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A Richter project in three parts

Raamis is a sophomore President’s Scholar majoring in biology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. During summer 2012, he is traveling to Aligahr, India, as a Richter Fellow to conduct research on water contamination, child psychology and public health in a slum. Continue reading

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It Begins…

In May 2012, four groups of students are traveling to Europe (Frankfurt, Bratislava), Asia (Tokyo, Shanghai), China (Xian, Shanghai) and Latin America (Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo) with the American Airlines Global Leadership Program at the Cox School of Business. Continue reading

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Exploring South America

Four groups of students are traveling to Europe (Frankfurt, Bratislava), Asia (Tokyo, Shanghai), China (Xian, Shanghai) and Latin America (Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo) with the Global Leadership Program at the Cox School of Business. Continue reading

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SMU-in-Australia Part 1: Wait, let’s go to Southeast Asia first

Joshua is a junior business management major in the Cox School of Business and a political science minor in Dedman College. During spring 2012, he is studying abroad with SMU-in-Australia, which includes a study tour in Asia. He says he’s looking forward to an experience that is only available in college. Continue reading

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Preparations for Pakistan

Saira is a senior President’s Scholar majoring in biology and anthropology in Dedman College. She received a Richter Fellowship to travel to Peshawar, Pakistan, during winter break 2012 to research the health of Afghani refugee children. Then during spring 2012, she will intern with the U.S. Department of State. Continue reading

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Hong Kong, the fragrant harbor

Dean is a University Scholar and a senior accounting major in the Cox School of Business. In summer 2011, he is traveling to Hong Kong with the SMU-in-China Business program to get a firsthand look at modern China’s unique culture and business practices. He says he also plans to do some touring (and attempt to get by without knowing a single word of Chinese …) Continue reading

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Arrival in Hong Kong

In July 2011, nine BBA students are participating in the SMU-in-China: Business program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in partnership with the Cox School of Business Global Programs Office and SMU Abroad. SMU-in-China: Business is a four-week residential program that introduces students to China’s contemporary economic, political and business environment. The program focuses on business management in the context of Chinese culture and values.
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First week in India

Meera is a first-year computer science major in the Lyle School of Engineering who is a Dean’s Scholar and Engineering Fellows Scholar, among other awards. During summer 2011, she was named a Maguire & Irby Family Foundation Public Service Summer Intern by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at SMU. She will be interning at Swasraya, a school for the mentally disabled in India, where she will design a curriculum and help students in order to promote inclusive education. She also plans to help raise awareness by updating the school’s website and creating brochures and fliers. Continue reading

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Day one in Argentina

In May 2011 five groups of students traveled to Europe (Frankfurt, Bratislava and London), Asia (Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai), Southeast Asia (Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai), India (Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai) and Latin America (Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo) with the American Airlines Global Leadership Program at the Cox School of Business. Continue reading

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