Category Archives: For the Record

Tune In: SMU students take on CNN

Rita Kirk, SMU communications professor and director of the Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, recently took three students to New Hampshire to visit presidential headquarters and organize focus groups for CNN during the Iowa Caucus. As a CNN … Continue reading

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Willard Spiegelman poem featured in new collection inspired by Thomas Jefferson

SMU’s campus centerpiece, Dallas Hall, has inspired a poem published alongside the works of Pulitzer Prize winners in the poetry anthology Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poets on Jefferson (University of Virginia Press). That’s Jefferson as in Thomas Jefferson, third … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Feb. 12, 2016

Free Valentine’s Day Piano Duo Concert: Internationally acclaimed pianists and SMU alumni Liudmila Georgievskaya and Thomas Schwan will give a two-piano recital, featuring works of Mozart and Otto Singer’s rarely performed and brilliant transcription of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3. The … Continue reading

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Fred Chang elected to National Academy of Engineering

Fred Chang, director of SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and former director of research for the National Security Agency, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Chang and other new members will be formally inducted during … Continue reading

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SMU students host first Refugee and Forced Migration Symposium Jan. 28-29, 2016

A renowned expert in refugee resettlement and a Syrian refugee living in Dallas are featured speakers in SMU’s first Refugee and Forced Migration Symposium. “Whose Protection? Interrogating Displacement and the Limits of Humanitarian Welcome” will also feature presentations from SMU graduate students. It is open to … Continue reading

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Students present their world-changing concepts in 2016 Big iDeas Demo Day and Business Plan Competition Friday, Jan. 29

SMU student teams will present world-changing business concepts to compete for thousands of dollars in start-up money in SMU’s 2016 Big iDeas Business Plan Competition Friday, Jan. 29, in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. The event begins with the Big iDeas Demo Day Fair noon-1:30 p.m. in the … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Jan. 22, 2016

Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception: An exhibition of works by Division of Art faculty members opens Friday, Jan. 22 and runs through Saturday, March 19, 2016. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 in the Pollock … Continue reading

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Eleven SMU professors receive 2015-16 Sam Taylor Fellowships

Eleven SMU faculty members have received 2015-16 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 a portion of … Continue reading

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Three years of ‘educational diplomacy’ between SMU and Pakistan culminate in 2015 Islamabad conference

Two professors and a clinical graduate student from SMU’s Department of Psychology will travel halfway around the world to help the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) of Peshawar, Pakistan, host an international psychology conference in Islamabad on Saturday, Dec. … Continue reading

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Harold Stanley named SMU vice president for executive affairs

Academic leader and political science scholar Harold W. Stanley has been named SMU’s vice president for executive affairs, effective Feb. 1, 2016. Stanley has been serving as vice president for academic affairs and provost ad interim since June. Dr. Stanley previously … Continue reading

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