SMU-in-Taos

Past Student Blogs

Here are a list of recommended links to previous blogs from students attending SMU-in-Taos.

  • 2010 Archeology Field School blog
  • Alternative Spring Break, Taos. (Spring 2009)
    Thirteen SMU students and faculty members are headed to Taos, New Mexico, for Alternative Spring Break 2009, where they will work with Taos Habitat for Humanity to build homes. During the trip, students will stay at the SMU-in-Taos campus, while giving back to a community that has given much to SMU
  • CJ, SMU-in-Taos. (Fall 2009)
    CJ is a sophomore economics major in Dedman College and finance major in Cox School of Business. In Fall 2009, he is participating in the inaugural fall semester at SMU’s campus at Fort Burgwin in New Mexico.
  • CCPA, Taos. (Summer 2010)
    Six students from Corporate Communications and Public Affairs in Meadows School of the Arts will serve as communications interns at nonprofit organizations in Taos, N.M., this summer.
  • Communication Studies, Taos. (Summer 2011)
    Communication Studies students in Meadows School of the Arts are taking on communications internships at various nonprofit organizations in Taos, N.M., this summer. Students work with national and regional organizations, addressing issues such as at-risk youth, the environment, housing and the arts.
  • Eiseley, SMU-in-Taos. (Summer 2007).
    Eiseley is a senior majoring in art history from St. Petersburg, Florida. She is helping restore the Catholic church of San Jose de Gracia in Las Trampas, New Mexico, this August at SMU-in-Taos as part of Professor Adam Herring’s course, Art and Architecture of Hispanic New Mexico.
  • Jordan, SMU-in-Taos. (Summer 2007).
    Jordan is a senior from Atlanta studying cinema/television and music. He is helping restore the Catholic church of San Jose de Gracia in Las Trampas, New Mexico, this August at SMU-in-Taos as part of Professor Adam Herring’s course, Art and Architecture of Hispanic New Mexico.
  • Lauren, SMU-in-Taos. (Fall 2009)
    Lauren is a sophomore participating in the first fall term at SMU’s campus at Fort Burgwin in New Mexico. A recipient of the University Scholar and Rotunda Award scholarships, she is taking courses including geology and engaged in service-learning at Taos.
  • Lydia, Taos. (Summer 2009)
    Lydia is a sophomore President’s Scholar with a double major in Spanish in Dedman College and theater studies in Meadows School of the Arts. She is spending the June 2009 term in SMU-in-Taos, where she will be taking plant biology and acting scene study. Then she plans to visit the city of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where her sister works with the nonprofit Food for the Hungry.
  • Nicola, Taos. (Summer 2009)
    Nicola, a senior majoring in political science in Dedman College, is spending Summer 2009 studying archaeology at SMU-in-Taos.
  • Rachel, Taos and London. (Summer 2009)
    Rachel is spending the June 2009 term in SMU-in-Taos, where the photography courses she is taking will complement her journalism degree. After Taos, she’s immediately off to SMU-in-London, where she’ll study journalism from the British point of view, as well as the history of postwar European cinema.
  • Alternative Spring Break 2008
  • SMU-in-Taos, New Mexico. (Summer 2006).
    Students taking classes through the SMU-in-Taos program.

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