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Marta Aleszewicz

Marta“Efficient Sorting Algorithms”

This presentation covers implementation and efficiency of sorting algorithms, as well as their application in database indexing. Sorting algorithms are crucial at technical job interviews!

Abdulelah Alsanouna

Abdulelah AlsanounaThe Effect of TBX2 on Transformation of the JB6 Skin Cell Line in Response to Ultra Violet Irradiation

This study aims to determine whether JB6 cells can be transformed by UV light and if altered TBX2 expression levels have any effect on transformation.

Katarzyna Plawiak

KasiaKeewee – a Social Bookmarking Web Application

This presentation will cover Keewee, a fun, socially interactive, link sharing application allowing users to post and search on interesting web content.

Blog Posts

A Message From Parker Kaeding – London Program Participant

My time in London during my semester abroad was invaluable. I learned more and was exposed to more than I thought possible. The group of students I went with opened a full scale production of Fuddy Meers in a small black box theatre, I learned to be self-sufficient...

Celebration of Chinese New Year

Thank you to all who joined us in the International Center to celebrate Chinese New Year 2019. We had over 100 participants attend. Chinese New Year is one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Along with China, the day is also celebrated in countries...

A Message From Mackenzie Ellefson Studying in Florence, Italy

Ciao! My name is Mackenzie, and I’m a graphic design major studying in Florence, Italy through Study Abroad Italy (SAI). Thus far, Florence has been nothing shy of amazing. Being here has shown me a new way of living in just three short weeks. Florence has taught me...

Student & Student Worker Spotlight – Mandukhai Alimaa

“Mongolia”: What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Genghis Khan? The Gobi Desert? Mandukhai Alimaa? Mandukhai is most likely your first thought if you’ve already met her. If not, hopefully, you will meet her soon, and she will be your first thought the next time...

Upcoming Study Abroad Fall Program Deadlines

Study Abroad Through Saint Mary's Affiliated Programs The following are the application deadlines and locations HECUA - Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs https://hecua.org/ Application Deadline March 15, 2019 Quito, Ecuador Auckland, New Zealand...

Brother Guillaume Yame: ESL Classroom Assistant

For the spring 2019 semester, the De La Salle Language Institute welcomes back Br. Guillaume Yame. Originally from Togo, West Africa, Br. Guillaume traveled to SMU in order to improve his English language skills before beginning his graduate studies. This summer, Br....

Students Helping Students

Students from Dr. Karen Sorvaag’s ED445 Advanced Literacy Methods for Diverse Learners course have been observing ESL teaching and learning strategies within a number of the language institute’s classes. The ED445 students have also been paired with international...

Have a Wonderful Break!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Spanish: Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo Italian: Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo French: Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année Arabic: .جميلة سنة لكم اتمني .سعيدة جديدة سنة ،مجيد ميلاد Chinese: Merry Christmas: 圣诞快乐 (sheng dan kuai le),...

ESL Classroom Visits

This past month, students from Jan Dimmitt-Olson’s EDUC 585 Advanced Literacy Methods for Diverse Learners course visited the De La Salle Language Institute’s ESL Reading class.  These M.A. in Teaching students not only observed instructional methods used to support...