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Alumni News 2017-04-04T14:48:26+00:00

DFW theater critics honor SMU Meadows alumni, faculty and students

SMU Meadows theatre faculty, alumni and students were part of productions that won 2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum Awards on September 12. In addition, Dallas Theater Center earned a special citation for launching Public Works Dallas, in partnership with SMU Meadows and Ignite/Arts Dallas, which staged its inaugural show, The Tempest, in March.

September 18, 2017|

What’s in an oviraptorid name?

Lead researcher Junchang Lü ’04 and colleagues Yuong-Nam Lee ’95 and Yoshitsugu Kobayashi ’04 have discovered a new dinosaur in China, a giant bird-like creature with a distinctive head crest. They christened it Corythoraptor jacobsi (“Jacobs’ helmeted thief”) in honor of their SMU mentor, renowned paleontologist Louis Jacobs.

August 7, 2017|

Geeking out at engineering camp

Parker Holloway ’17 created the curriculum and spent the summer sparking engineering interest through hands-on challenges during weekly camps for middle and high school students held in the Deason Innovation Gym at SMU.

August 7, 2017|

Mustangs score with the NBA

Newly minted graduates Semi Ojeleye ’17 and Sterling Brown ’17 were selected in the NBA draft on June 22, writing a new chapter in Mustang basketball history. Another Mustang standout, Ben Moore ’17, has joined the Indiana Pacers as an undrafted free agent.

July 23, 2017|
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