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.

Center Spotlight | The U.S.-Russia Relationship under President Trump

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren,¬†Professor of…

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren,¬†Professor of Political Science & Director of International and Area Studies at SMU. Dr. Wegren, a Russia expert, teaches several political science courses, including one examining the historical relationship between U.S. and Russia. We asked him a few questions about the direction of that relationship under President Trump.

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.

Tower Center and LCLD Award New Class of Research Grants

After receiving more than 50 applications from scholars across the United States,…

After receiving more than 50 applications from scholars across the United States, the Latino Center for Leadership and Development (LCLD) and the SMU Tower Center awarded seven grants to scholars earlier this month interested in understanding the Latino experience in the United States focusing on issues such as immigration and education.