Perunapalooza ignited SMU as the university’s greatest springtime festival to celebrate Peruna’s Birthday. At the April 17 event, students enjoyed free games, free rides and free activities, while helping themselves to a variety of carnival-inspired free food.
SMU students and alumni give back to the community through the Peruna Paint Project at Lee A. McShan Elementary School in northeastern Dallas on April 11, 2015. This is the second Peruna Paint Project, done to encourage students to think about college and inspire them toward future opportunities.
The SMU Women’s Symposium celebrated its 50th anniversary March 4 with an examination of women’s progress through the last 50 years. Featured speaker was Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 and an advocate for gender wage equality.
For the first time since 1993, the Mustangs are in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The players, band and cheerleaders left Tuesday — amid cheering fans — for the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Kentucky, where they will face UCLA at 2:10 p.m. Thursday.
SMU science and engineering students showcase their hard work and projects at Research Day 2015. The goal of this event, held on Feb. 25, was to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work in a professional setting, and share the outstanding research being conducted at SMU with their peers and industry professionals from the greater Dallas community. Click here to learn more and see a list of Research Day winners.
Gaming giant Square Enix® recently launched a national tour at The Guildhall at SMU. The tour included special lectures for college students to learn directly from the company’s experienced Tokyo development team members. The SMU event featured art director Yusuke Naora, best known for his work on the Final Fantasy series, who met with Guildhall students and guests to share his personal experiences in the digital entertainment and video game industries.