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Founders’ Day Festivities: Commemoration highlights Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary

Former president speaks at Commencement

Denver-area commitments of more than $7.6 million support SMU Second Century Campaign

Alumni, parents and friends of SMU from the Denver area were acknowledged Oct. 9, 2014, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for their generous combined commitments of more than $7.6 million toward the University’s Second Century Campaign.

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Campaign progress felt throughout the Hilltop

The Second Century Campaign is accelerating progress throughout the University and laying a foundation for the future. In this issue of Campaign Update, you will read stories describing the extraordinary impact and growth of the campaign in recent months. The

Campaign Expands to St. Louis and San Francisco

Previous issues of Campaign Update featured the list of Second Century Campaign volunteers, hardworking alumni, families and friends of the University committed to ensuring that SMU meets its ambitious campaign goals. In this issue we’re proud to feature the names

Providing an Environment for Art: New Meadows Museum Entry Plaza

Visitors to the Meadows Museum will now be greeted by a new entry plaza, replete with green spaces and a new sculpture, thanks to the generosity of many donors. The renovated plaza also features pathways and display areas for its

2008-09 Campaign Highlights

The first year of The Second Century Campaign’s public phase was filled with celebrations and events marking campaign progress. Here is a timeline recapping some of the year’s most significant developments. 2008 September 11–12 Campaign kickoff The University launches The

Hamilton Scholars Gain Research Experience as Undergraduates

A new Dedman College program provides a range of undergraduate research opportunities to encourage students to pursue graduate school. The approach is working. “All I have learned about the application of chemistry to the real world, as well as the

Exploring the Global Economy: William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom

Studying the international marketplace is the mission of SMU’s William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom in Cox School of Business. The center was established at SMU in 2008 through a gift from William J. O’Neil ’55 and