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SMU reflects, remembers the liberation of Auschwitz

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This Tuesday, individuals around the world participated in International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Around 300 survivors of Auschwitz returned to the concentration camp to... More »

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VIDEO: The Daily Update, Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Shabnam Amini and Hanan Esaili host today's edition of the Daily Update. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the day of liberation from Nazi death camp Auschwitz. SMU Director of Human Rights Rick Halperin talks about its meaning. We've also got an update on ... More »

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Former SMU professor settles lawsuit

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According to an article by The Dallas Morning News, former Perkins School of Theology professor Patricia Davis settled her lawsuit against the University in which she alleged she was fired for reporting sexual harassment and improper conduct by Rick Halperin, ... More »

Embrey presents $30,000 in awards

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The Embrey Human Rights Program presents Triumph of the Spirit Award worth $25,000 that will be given to a person who has dedicated his or her life to social justice and human rights issues on a local, national or global scale. A related award worth $5,000 wil... More »

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Physicist speaks on human rights

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Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy, renowned nuclear physicist and member on the Advisory Board for Nuclear Disarmamation Matters, appointed by the UN Secretary General, spoke at SMU on Saturday at the Conference on Human Rights: Crisis in South Asia 2014. The conference... More »