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

Cyber grad’s road took a necessary detour

No one was more surprised than Michael Taylor when SMU admitted him in 2014. He graduated in December as an “outstanding student in computer science and engineering” with a master’s degree and a Raytheon ticket to a Ph.D.

January 8, 2018|

Continuing a legacy of attracting top students

A $15 million gift from the Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation secures the long-term future of the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program, one of the University’s signature scholarship programs attracting academically talented student leaders from throughout the United States to SMU.

December 6, 2017|

Community change agent Kovan Barzani ’17

As the son of refugees, Kovan Barzani ’17 wanted to make the most of his University experience. While a triple major at SMU, he managed a Texas House campaign, started a program to teach refugees job skills and turned a finance internship into a full-time job.

December 5, 2017|

Meet the ‘$1-billion queen bee of dating apps’

That’s SMU alumna Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11 on the cover of the Forbes 30 Under 30 issue. Herd founded Bumble, “America’s fastest-growing dating-app company,” just three years after receiving a bachelor’s degree in international studies from SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.

December 5, 2017|
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