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Vol. 2 Features: Dean's Message The Slope of Success Dedman College Scholars: Building on Success In and Out of the Classroom Part One: Helping Exceptional Students Find Their Way Part Two: A Lasting Impact Part Three: Preparing for the Future Student Feature A Tower Scholar’s Life in Uganda Faculty Features Grappling with Culture and Citizenship: Dr. Hervé Tchumkam Explores French Identity Sharing Ideas Across Oceans: Department of Chemistry to Host International Exchange Bringing the Past into Context: Dr. Jo Guldi and the Digital Humanities Science at an Unprecedented Scale World Changers Major in World Languages Alumni Feature ‘My Passion, My Philanthropy:’ Lauren Embrey on Giving Bold and ‘Now’ What's New Biophysics: New Major on the Hilltop
Daily Campus Originally Posted: October 27, 2016 On Oct. 10 on primetime television, Wheel of Fortune aired at its typical time that has marked its existence for the past 34 years. The winner of that episode was Rachel Hall, SMU Spanish professor. Photo by Rachel Hall Hall’s journey to the game show started in 2012, when she first auditioned for the show that year in Atlanta. She was turned down then and again in April 2016. Hall had given up hope when she was called by the team for another audition, but didn’t receive the letter within the estimated time. Turns out the letter ended up in her neighbor’s mailbox. On June 15, Hall was informed that she would be a contestant on Wheel of [...]
SMU News Originally Posted: October 26, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – Early voting for Dallas County residents will be available on the SMU campus Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The polling place at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St., will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days, and free parking will be available in the Binkley and Moody parking garages to accommodate early voters. “It can be hard for students living on campus to find the time and transportation to get to off-campus polling places on election day, so we’re very pleased the Dallas County Commissioners chose to locate an early-voting site at SMU,” said Brad Cheves, SMU vice president for development and external affairs. “This encourages our students to participate in [...]
Fondren Library will be closed this Saturday, September 17th for Game Day. Regular hours will resume Sunday September 18th at Noon. READ MORE
SMU News Originally Posted: September 13, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – SMU rose to its highest ranking among the nation’s universities in the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, released online today. Among 220 institutions classified as national universities, SMU ranks 56, up from 61 a year ago. The new ranking again places SMU in the first tier of institutions in the guide’s “best national universities” category. In Texas, only Rice University ranks higher. SMU and the University of Texas-Austin were tied. Among private national universities, SMU ranks 39. SMU’s increase was one of the five largest among the top 100 universities. Since 2008, SMU’s 11-point increase is one of the four largest among schools in the top 60. For the rankings, U.S. News considers measures [...]
SMU News Originally Posted: August 22, 2016 Following you will find Class of 2020 Photo, Making the Class of 2020 Photo, Opening Convocation scenes, Opening Convocation speech, Camp Corral scenes, "Discover Dallas" scenes, "Discover Dallas" Storify, Corral Kick-Off, Move-In video and scenes, and AARO. SMU Class of 2020 Photo