Research. Entrepreneurship. Bold Initiatives.

Engaged Learning is a campus-wide initiative to enhance student learning with experiential learning opportunities. The Office of Engaged Learning hosts the following programs: the Engaged Learning Fellowship, Undergraduate Research, Big iDeas, Clinton Global University, and various campus partner opportunities. 

Spring 2020 Graduates

News Flash!
The winners for SMU Research Days 2020 have been chosen. See the posters here!


Voices of SMU (Oral History Project)

Carson Dudick, a Junior majoring in History and Human rights, is interviewing minority SMU alumni about their experiences attending SMU.


Just Drive, an app to stop texting and driving

Neha Husein shares her story with ASUS through their #UnlockingGood with #ZenFone5 Q profile series.


Undergraduate Research (Chemistry)

Jamie Hall, Anderson WeyTrey Rose, and Corinne Gibson are researching high-temperature polymers in Dr. David Y. Son's lab.


Undergraduate Research (3D Simulations)

Jose Velazquez and Joshua Lauer are working with Dr. Tony Cuevas on interactive 3D simulations for use in high school and college classrooms.


Main Events Calendar 2019-2020

Feb 14 Big iDeas Business Plan Competition
Texana Room, Fondren Library, 9:30am-12:00pm
Feb 14 Big iDeas Demo Day Fair, Fondren Library Starbucks, 11:30am-1:00pm 
Feb 15

DEADLINE: Engaged Learning Fellowship Regular Decision, 11:59pm

Mar 24

Research Days Undergrad Poster Session
Mack Ballroom, 2-5pm


Fast Facts

“How to communicate, how to reason and how to work with others in a professional role: these are the important skills my Engaged Learning experience taught me.”