First week in India

Elizabeth is a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering in the Lyle School of Engineering. She was awarded a Maguire and Irby Family Foundation Public Service Internship from the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at SMU. During summer 2013, Elizabeth is working in Bangalore, India, with the Leave UR Mark organization.

2013-06-21T21:30:53+00:00 June 10th, 2013|Elizabeth in India|

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.

2012-05-25T21:33:54+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Raamis in India|

Journey to Safdarjung’s tomb

Kathy Hargrove, former associate dean for academic affairs at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has received the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to work in India during fall and winter 2011. She is at Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), a young university in Delhi, which is establishing its school of education. Her project, “Unwrapping India’s Gifts,” centers on children and youth with exceptional gifts and talents. She returns to her faculty position after completing the fellowship.

2011-11-16T22:08:15+00:00 November 10th, 2011|Kathy Hargrove, India|

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.

2011-06-29T16:40:46+00:00 June 22nd, 2011|Meera in India|

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.

2011-06-29T19:14:00+00:00 May 10th, 2011|Cox Leadership May2011|

In the midst of a busy city

A graduate student at SMU’s Temerlin Advertising Institute, Kat is participating in SMU-in-India during summer 2010, doing in-class coursework in Ahmedabad, as well as two weeks taking field trips.

2013-07-30T19:03:16+00:00 July 3rd, 2010|Kat in India|

On my way to India

Michael, a junior from Memphis majoring in business, with minors in Advertising and Spanish, is participating in SMU-in-India this summer. He will take courses at the Mudra Institute of Communications in Ahmedabad, in partnership with SMU’s Temerlin Advertising Institute, and tour the country, visiting various monuments and industries.

2013-07-30T19:26:14+00:00 June 29th, 2008|Michael in India|

When it Rains it Pours

Rachel, a 2006 SMU graduate in History and Indian Studies, is working on her PhD in South Asian History at Boston College. This summer she’s returning to Pune, India, through the American Institute for Indian Studies for the second summer of a language intensive in Marathi.

2013-07-30T19:46:05+00:00 July 3rd, 2007|Rachel in India|

The Village

Bryan, a senior engineering student, is traveling to India for a tsunami reconstruction project on the southeast coast. He is working with Engineers Without Borders-USA on building sanitary water facilities for a village of about 35 families for six weeks.

2013-07-16T18:25:42+00:00 July 2nd, 2007|Bryan in India|