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$2 million gift will create Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair in Electrical Engineering in SMU’s Lyle School

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. The gift establishing the Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair of Electrical Engineering provides for … Continue reading

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SMU Founders’ Day 2014 celebration to include historic faculty salute and photo

Full-time SMU faculty members and faculty emeriti have an opportunity to be part of a historic Centennial salute on Friday, April 11, 2014. They are invited to join Board of Trustees Chair Caren Prothro, President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner … Continue reading

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Family Weekend 2012: Boardwalk on the Boulevard

Expect the Boulevard to be packed this weekend; a record number of SMU families have registered to attend Family Weekend 2012, Sept. 28-30. This year’s theme is Boardwalk on the Boulevard; President R. Gerald Turner said the theme “reflects the range … Continue reading

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SMU graduates honor Jeremy Adams with endowed professorship

Two SMU graduates are showing appreciation for a professor who made a lasting impact on their lives by establishing an endowed professorship in his honor. The $1.25 million gift from Stephen L. and Kathryn Hedges Arata of Dallas will create … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will establish Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

A new $5 million gift from the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation will create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. The new institute will bring together faculty and students from the humanities, … Continue reading

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Loyds make $5 million gift toward SMU’s Residential Commons

Paul B. Loyd Jr. ’68 and his wife, Penny Requa Loyd, are continuing their longtime support of SMU with a $5 million gift toward one of five new Residential Commons buildings designed to enhance SMU’s living-learning environment. Their gift was … Continue reading

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Gift from Crain Foundation to provide Centennial Promenade at SMU

A gift from The Crain Foundation will help create a pedestrian walkway linking SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center on the north with the new Residential Commons complex to be built on the southern end of the campus. The Crain Family Centennial … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will help renovate SMU’s Memorial Health Center

SMU’s 52-year-old Memorial Health Center is set to receive a major upgrade, and it will be renamed in honor of the distinguished Dallas pediatrician and University alumnus whose foundation is making it possible. The Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation … Continue reading

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SMU breaks ground for Caruth Hall 2.0

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$1 million Tolleson gift to benefit Cox merit scholars

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