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Mustang Minute: Meet the Peruna Profs!

As part of SMU’s Year of the Faculty, students voted for the University’s most exceptional and inspiring professors. The winners were honored with the designation of “Peruna Prof” – and a surprise visit from our beloved mascot to recognize their outstanding … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: SMU Canstruction, Homecoming 2014

Can they build it? Yes, they can! The SMU Student Foundation has turned its annual Homecoming food drive into a fun competition that combines caring and creativity. Watch what happens when students turn 10,000 cans of donated food into their own variations on the 2014 Homecoming … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: The New McFarlin Auditorium

Myles takes you behind the scenes of McFarlin Auditorium’s sparkling new renovation with Director of Operations Denton Bricker. > Watch the Mustang Minute: The New McFarlin Auditorium in a new window 

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Mustang Minute: Books & Batons: Meet SMU’s Megan McKennon

This Mustang Minute shines the spotlight on second-year law student Megan McKennon, whose passion takes her a long way from the Scales of Justice! > Watch the Mustang Minute: Books & Batons in a new window 

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Mustang Minute: Midway Madness with SMU Basketball at the 2014 State Fair of Texas

The SMU men’s and women’s basketball teams, along with head coaches Larry Brown and Rhonda Rompola, took center stage on the State Fair of Texas midway Monday, Oct. 13. They met fans, signed autographs, hung out with Peruna…and, of course, participated in … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: National Night Out

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, SMU partnered with neighborhoods throughout Dallas and thousands of communities across the country for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. SMU’s local National Night Out event was co-sponsored by the SMU Police … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Former U.S. Secretaries of State Speak at SMU

Madeleine K. Albright, former Secretary of State from 1997-2001, and her successor, Colin L. Powell, 2001-2005, were featured speakers at a Student Forum and at the Linda and Mitch Hart Lecture of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series on … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 and SMU Common Reading

SMU alumna NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 returned to the Hilltop in September to discuss her first novel, We Need New Names, with the Class of 2018. The 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award-winner is only the second work of fiction to be chosen as the … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Friday Night Stampede

Glow sticks, music by the SMU Mustang Band and shining cupolas lit up the campus on Sept. 19, 2014, at the first Friday Night Stampede, a block party celebrating 100 years of SMU spirit. > Watch the Mustang Minute: Friday … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Groundbreaking for Harold Clark Simmons Hall

SMU broke ground Sept. 12, 2014, for Harold Clark Simmons Hall, the second building for the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The ceremony followed a gift of $25 million from Annette Caldwell Simmons and Harold C. … Continue reading

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