Global News Blog: Facebook in Spain

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted By Elizabeth Langdon

Facebook has become so popular overseas that there have been countless Facebook-type social networks created in foreign countries. Spain has created Tuenti. They even went as far as to make the color scheme blue too.

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Global News Blog: Gone for Good? Expatriates of French Higher Education in the United States

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Lucie Leon

A recently published report shows that academics are increasingly leaving France for the United States, which carries the risk of a “brain drain” in France.

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Global News Blog: Walmart Moves into South Africa

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Elyse Murphy

Last month the South Africa Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union launched an “Anti-Wal-Mart Campaign,” to stop the “Walmartization” of the retail industry and express their concerns about the impact Wal-Mart’s arrival will have on local suppliers and manufacturers.

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Global News Blog: A Kool Way to Spend Your Summer

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Elyse Murphy

Want to enjoy summer school with some truly wild animals? Well then SMU’s newest study aboard program in South Africa is for you.

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Global News Blog: SMU Students in Spain

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted by Elizabeth Langdon

SMU is one of many universities that offer study abroad programs around the world. One of the most popular here on campus is the SMU-in-Spain program.

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Global News Blog: The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Posted By Nancy Weaver

In 2009, the Ugandan government proposed a bill outlawing homosexuality enforcing the death penalty for those with previous convictions.

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, Nov. 30

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

There is more embarrassment for the U.S. with the Wikileaks classified documents, American Airlines announces a new plan to keep customers loyal, and TCU changes conferences. What does this mean to the Mustangs? Learn about all this and more on Tuesday’s Daily Update, anchored by Hayley Nelson and Andy Garcia.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Jenny Grumbles Pursues Passion in Uptown Country

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Jenny Grumbles shows us around her store Uptown Country, a Snider Plaza staple and an SMU favorite.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Student Sculptor at SMU

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After taking a sculptor class last fall, SMU student Michael Christopher now creates massive metal sculptures in his free time.

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VIDEO: SMU Students Volunteer at Vickery Meadow

November 30, 2010 · Comments Off 

Less than ten miles away from the SMU campus is Vickery Meadow, a refugee home. To help educate the young children that are new to America, SMU students run an after-school program. Learn more about the program from co-founder Drew Konow.

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