Category Archives: For the Record

SMU-record 14 professors receive 2014-15 Sam Taylor Fellowships

Fourteen SMU faculty members – a University-record number – have received 2014-15 Sam Taylor Fellowships from the Sam Taylor Fellowship Fund of the Division of Higher Education, United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. The Fellowships, funded by income from … Continue reading

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SMU receives national award for outstanding participation in National Night Out 2014

For the second year in a row, SMU has received national recognition for exemplary efforts in crime, drug and violence prevention through its participation in National Night Out. The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) chose the University as a National Award Winner for outstanding … Continue reading

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SMU seismologist Brian Stump named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

SMU seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. AAAS is the … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents Look Homeward, Angel Dec. 3-7, 2014

The Division of Theatre in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts mounts its final production of 2014 with Look Homeward, Angel, running Wednesday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Greer Garson Theatre, Owen Arts Center. Based on the autobiographical novel by Thomas Wolfe, Look Homeward, … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 3, 2014

Public Debate: SMU Debate Team vs. National Debate Team of Rwanda: Sponsored by the Meadows School’s Division of Communication Studies, SMU hosts a one-hour debate with the Rwandan national debate team Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., in Umphrey Lee Center, Room 241. The … Continue reading

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Peter Raad receives ASME medal for outstanding achievement

Peter Raad, professor of mechanical engineering in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, received the Allan Kraus Thermal Management Medal on Nov. 18, 2014, at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Montreal. Raad … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2014 DAA, Emerging Leader Award winners in pre-Homecoming ceremony Thursday, Nov. 13

Originally posted Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Dinesh Rajan named Cecil and Ida Green Endowed Professor of Engineering in SMU’s Lyle School

Dinesh Rajan has been named the Cecil and Ida Green Endowed Professor of Engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. He is the first faculty member to be named to the recently established professorship, made possible by the growth … Continue reading

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Sam Holland named Meadows dean on Nov. 12, 2014

Sam Holland, professor and director in the Meadows School of the Arts’ Division of Music, was named the School’s new dean on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. He has served as interim dean since July 1, 2014, following the departure of former dean José Antonio … Continue reading

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Political and social analyst David Brooks delivers Tate Lecture, Nov. 11, 2014

SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series presents political and social analyst David Brooks Tuesday, Nov. 11.  Brooks will offer his insight and opinion on current events to continue the 33rd season of Tate Lectures. Brooks will give The Omni Hotels Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Through his humor, … Continue reading

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