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.
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- Dean Joanne Vogel named interim VP for student affairs effective July 1, 2015
- James K. Hopkins is inaugural recipient of SMU’s Second Century Faculty Career Achievement Award
- Construction creates temporary changes to westbound SMU shuttle routes during April and May 2015
- SMU MayTerm 2015 enrollment underway for main-campus classes that start May 14