TEDxSMU Hilltop

TEDxSMU is breaking new ground on September 21st with TEDxSMU Hilltop: the first-ever TEDxSMU Salon that’s only for SMU students, faculty and staff. TEDxSMU Hilltop is done by SMU, for SMU. We’ll have a stellar speaker line up of SMU students, faculty, staff and alumni, and – best of all – it’s free for registered attendees with your SMU ID!

Watch the Livstream here: https://new.livestream.com/tedx/SMUHilltop

Friday, September 21
1:00-5:00PM
Bob Hope Theater
Owen Fine Arts Center
6101 Bishop Blvd
Dallas, TX 75205

TEDxSMU Hilltop Program

Emcees:

Alicia Booker, Graduate Student, Simmons School of Education & Human Development

Janielle Kastner, Senior, Meadows School of the Arts

Session One Speakers (in alpha order)

Adam Anderson, Student

Spoken Word


Willie Baronet, Faculty

Rethinking Home

Kate Canales, Faculty

Empathy and Innovation


Erin Crosby, Staff & Alumni

The Bridge to Nowhere

 

Carl Dorvil, Alumni

The Four P’s of Success

 

Lane Johnson, Student

The Possible Efficacy of Psychotherapy in the Slowing of the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Brandon Lazarus, Student

It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know

 

Tammy Lee, Alumni

Starting My Movement

 

Katrina Leshan, Student

Performance

 

JSpear, Student

Performance

 

Ryszard Stroynowski, Faculty

Particle Physics -New World Waits for Discovery

 

Jaquai Wade, Alumni

Now

 

Session Two Speakers (in alpha order)

Christopher Bhatti, Staff & Alumni

Benefit of Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

 

Christian Genco, Student

You should learn to program

 

Rick Halperin, Faculty

The Current Status of Human Rights

 

Hank Hammett, Faculty

Opera In and Out of the Box

 

Kevin Lavelle, Alumni

No = Go

 

Katrina Leshan, Student

A New Way of Looking at Music

 

Daniel Poku, Student

CauseCakes

 

Isake Slaughter, Student

My Soul Cries

 

JSpear, Student

Performance

 

Jonathan Wentz, Student

Road to 2012 Paralympics

 

Ronald  Wetherington, Faculty

Turning Interdisciplinary Teaching Upside Down