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Scholar Spotlight | My SMU-in-Normandy Experience

For this month’s Scholar Spotlight we talked to senior Highland Capital Management…

For this month’s Scholar Spotlight we talked to senior Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Tim Smith ’19, recipient of the Marian Tower Scholarship, about his experience on the inaugural SMU-in-Normandy: History of D-Day & Europe’s Liberation study abroad program. Smith is majoring in political science and history with minors in philosophy, international studies, and public policy and international affairs.

Scholar Spotlight | Using Technology for Social Development

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in Washington, D.C. as a data-science/ software engineering intern with the Chief of Technology Officer and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We asked him about his experience.

Student Experience | Navigating a Summer Internship in Finance

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Zubair Benyacoub writes about his experience completing…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Zubair Benyacoub writes about his experience completing a summer internship at Clavis Capital Partners as a Summer Private Equity Analyst.

Expectation vs. Reality?

Hard numbers and negotiations vs. extensive research and evidence finding.

Student Experience | The Lazarus Effect 15 Years Later

Five Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars attended the Bush Institute’s Engage event…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars at the Bush Engage Event in May. From left to right: Sloane Fuller, Evan Snyder, Kelsey Shipman, Allison Schultz, Evie Mathis. Photo courtesy of HCM.

Five Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars attended the Bush Institute’s Engage event May 9, “The Lazarus Effect, 15 Years Later.” At the panel, Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Allison Schultz learned about the connections between medicine and public policy, and what the U.S. can do about disease on a global scale.

Student Perspective | President Trump, NAFTA and the Future of US Trade Policy

The SMU Tower Center Sun & Star Program hosted the conversation “President…

A failure to adjustThe SMU Tower Center Sun & Star Program hosted the conversation “President Trump, NAFTA and the Future of US Trade Policy” featuring Edward Alden, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, April 27. HCM Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil wrote about what he learned at the lecture in his essay below, “A Failure to Adjust.”