Brown Symposium

What Things May Come

The 37th annual Brown Symposium will take place at Southwestern University Feb. 26–27, 2015, and will focus on the impact of three dimensional (3D) technology on humankind as it endeavors...   Read More

Top 10 Moments of 2014

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Students New Role in Community-Engaged Learning

Pictured Above: CELTAs Adrienne Dodd and Ben Galindo, help manage Southwestern’s community garden CELTAs, or Community-Engaged Learning Teaching Assistants, are students who support the civic engagement pedagogy that is strongly...   Read More

25 Years After the Fall

In 1989, Michael Cooper, Ph.D. received a Fulbright Fellowship and spent the following academic year in Germany, where he witnessed first-hand “what happens when scholarly pursuits collide with political tensions.”...   Read More

Revolution: Unwanted Disorder or More?

This definition brings to mind the American Revolution (1765–1783), the French Revolution (1789–1799), or the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920), but what does “revolution” mean and how is it viewed in today’s...   Read More

Globally Engaged Residents

A native of Katy, Texas, Sebastian Gualy is a sophomore at Southwestern, double majoring in biology and business. He is also a student athlete on the varsity lacrosse team. But...   Read More


STEM for Girls

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the position of the United States as a global leader, in science, engineering and innovation is threatened as fewer students are pursuing degrees...   Read More

Making Connections Between Music and Meth

Recently, Southwestern students, faculty, staff and Trustees came together with members of the Georgetown community for a unique intellectual experience on the Southwestern campus. The second Paideia Connections: Engaging Scholarly...   Read More

Inspiration in Education

While at Southwestern, Juan Juarez majored in political science, was captain of the Mock Trial team, and president of the PreLaw society. The 2011 graduate had his sights set on...   Read More

Real People, Real Beauty

Last year, junior computer science major Natalia Rodriguez watched “Killing Us Softly,” a documentary about how women are exploited in the media, and how media depictions of women fuel a...   Read More