In 2006, sophomore Stephen Klimczak (right) started a humorous Facebook group to commemorate the demotion of Pluto, the 9th planet from the Sun, to “dwarf planet” status. He thought he might find about 200 other people who shared his quirky wit. Now with nearly 1.5 million members, “When I Was Your Age, Pluto Was a Planet” has become “almost … an unofficial petition to get [Pluto] back to planet status,” he says. Read more.
Latest Faculty & Staff News
- Save the date: SMU Fall 2017 General Faculty Meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 23 August 17, 2017
- SMU welcomes the Class of 2021 with Mustang Corral 2017, Aug. 16-20 August 10, 2017
- Site Spotlight: Operational Excellence showcases staff members August 10, 2017
- Apply for a 2018 Sam Taylor Fellowship by Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 August 10, 2017
- Student career-management leader Crystal Clayton named executive director of SMU’s Hegi Family Career Development Center July 24, 2017