Cox School of Business

Role of Cast Members

Nearly 50 SMU Cox School of Business graduate students kicked off 2018 by traveling to Disney World to participate in the Disney Institute, where they learned about corporate culture from a company that’s one of the best in the business.

2018-01-11T14:49:14+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Kenny, Disney Institute 2018|

What Can We Learn?

Students in the MBA course “Doing Business in China” traveled to Hong Kong and Shenzhen during winter break to study how business is done on China’s doorstep and within the rapidly growing economy of the communist regime.

2017-12-12T11:33:01+00:00 December 11th, 2017|MBAs in China|

Summer in D.C.

Amy is pursuing a joint degree MA/MBA in business and arts management from the Cox School of Business and Meadows School of the Arts. She is a recipient of the Virginia H. Miles scholarship and an Artistic Scholarship from Cox and Meadows, respectively. She was also recently awarded the Lanham Deal Internship award for academic achievement by the Eugene McDermott Foundation. This summer she is among 19 interns from around the world participating in the Summer Internship Program at the National Gallery of Art. Amy will assist the development department with fundraising and administration.

2015-07-14T10:25:34+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Amy in Washington D.C.|

Making a difference one day at a time

Arvind is a junior majoring in finance with a specialization in alternative asset management at the Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Fellowship for summer 2014 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is working with Apollo Tutors and the Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education at SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development to set up a process to connect volunteers with tutoring opportunities at schools in West Dallas.

2014-07-01T10:15:28+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Arvind, Maguire Fellow in Dallas|

Oxford Recap: Sherlock Holmes Style

An update from Jamie, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a second-year student majoring in accounting in the Cox School of Business. Jamie observed the residential commons model in Oxford first-hand. When I got on the 7-hour flight to London, I had no idea what to expect. I’d never been on a trip where the entire purpose was to observe your surroundings and learn from other people. (Actually, I’ve never been abroad before, either.) Vacations are all about relaxation or sightseeing. Study abroad is for actual classes and internships. Some trips are to visit old friends, or to make new ones. This trip was merely for comparison and social research. And the scariest part was that it [...]

2013-10-22T10:23:20+00:00 September 21st, 2013|Residential Commons Leadership Corps|

Living history at Oxford

SMU-in-Oxford at High Table Oxford is certainly not like any college I've ever been to. On the first day I was dropped off in the middle of a bustling little town composed of boutiques, pubs, coffee shops, and elaborate churches. The buildings quite literally line the street, which are rarely split by alleyways. Double-decker buses and bikes further characterize the disorganized and chaotic sidewalks. Our college, University College, was not indicated by a particular building but rather by a fairly inconspicuous door on a stone wall by the street. It was not until I entered through the passage into a courtyard that I could finally see University College with its green space and winding staircases. Each morning of [...]

2013-07-25T19:33:54+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Monica in Oxford|

An incredible opportunity for public service

Nayeem is a graduate student in the JD/MBA program in Dedman School of Law and Cox School of Business. He was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Internship for summer 2013 from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. He is working as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Fort Worth.

2013-07-09T16:27:36+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Nayeem in Fort Worth|
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