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SMU (and Briana) may be calling

Throughout the year, SMU student callers talk with alumni and parents on behalf of the University. It’s called the Tele-Pony Student Calling Program, and these students play a special role in the University’s goal of staying connected with alumni after

Celebrate Centennial Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

Make plans to join us for Centennial Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, November 3-6, 2011. Some highlights of the weekend include: Distinguished Alumni Awards In honor of SMU’s Centennial, this prestigious event returns to SMU’s campus on Thursday, November 3.  Join

Alumni, art and a Santa Fe connection

Two exhibitions in New Mexico with ties to SMU alumni showcase photographs by Debora Hunter, associate professor of photography in Meadows School of the Arts. Hunter’s solo exhibit, “Land Marks: Photographs from Taos, New Mexico,” will continue through November 12

Join the Celebration

The SMU community now has four ways to celebrate 100 years of achievement and the University’s bright future. Join us at Centennial Hall on Saturday, September 10 from 2–5 p.m., before the Mustangs take on UTEP at 6 p.m. in

Meet the Centennial Class of 2015

Join SMU in welcoming our newest Mustangs, the Centennial Class of 2015. The class includes countless athletes, artists, and academic all-stars; many mission trips and scores of servant-leaders; class presidents, prefects, yearbook and newspaper editors; debaters, drill teamers, and drum

Were You Greek at SMU?

Sharing Memories of 9/11

On September 11, 2001, SMU invited students, faculty and staff to share their thoughts in a journal started by Michael Waters ’02, ’06, then an intern in the SMU Chaplain’s Office and now senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle A.M.E. Church

At The Movies With SMU Alumna Christy Lemire

Christy Lemire ’93 is living a movie buff’s dream. She serves as co-host of the TV series “Ebert Presents at the Movies” and the online program “What the Flick?!” She also writes reviews regularly as the movie critic for The

Changing Attitudes, One Conversation At A Time

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño ’79 accepted the Distinguished Alumna Award from Perkins School of Theology February 7 with a confession. She was one of the pranksters responsible for placing a jack-o’-lantern in the Perkins Chapel steeple on Halloween Day, 1975.

Mapping The Genetics Of Autism

When Ed Cook’s brother, Wade, died in 1989 of natural causes, there was no diagnosis for the developmental and emotional problems that had always plagued him. Cook ’77, the Earl M. Bane Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Center for