Baseball: America’s Presidents, America’s Pasttime

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Philanthropist Lyda Hill Receives SMU Maguire Center’s J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Philanthropist Lyda Hill Receives SMU Maguire Center’s J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Visionary philanthropist Lyda Hill received the 2015 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU’s Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at a luncheon April 2. The annual award honors a community leader who exemplifies ethical, inspiring leadership. Hill, president of the real estate, tourism and venture investment firm LH Holdings, and granddaughter of oilman H. L. Hunt, has spent her life dedicated to what she calls “balancing profit with a purpose.”

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Happy 50th Anniversary, Meadows Museum!

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Ted Gilvar ’89

Ted Gilvar has been appointed chief operating officer by Vonage Holdings Corp., a leading provider of cloud communications services for

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News From Meadows: Film Festival Features Works By SMU Alumni, Students And Faculty

News From Meadows: Film Festival Features Works By SMU Alumni, Students And Faculty

Jasmine, a new film from Dax Phelan ’07, and Divine Access from executive producers Clay Glendenning ’08 and Jeffrey Way ’08 are among the films featured at the Dallas International Film Festival, which runs through April 19 at the Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station.

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SMU Ph.D. Student Courtney Follit ’12 Wins National Scholar Award

SMU Ph.D. Student Courtney Follit ’12 Wins National Scholar Award

Courtney A. Follit ’12 , a Ph.D. student in molecular and cellular biology at SMU, is one of 85 doctoral

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From SMU Athletics: Remembering Mustang Basketball Star Charles Beasley ’67

From SMU Athletics: Remembering Mustang Basketball Star Charles Beasley ’67

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Aneesha Kudtarkar ’12

Aneesha Kudtarkar ’12

Aneesha Kudtarkar has been selected a 2015 Directing Fellow by The Drama League Directors Project. As a Hangar Directing Fellow,

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SMU Appoints Greek Life Diversity Task Force

SMU Appoints Greek Life Diversity Task Force

SMU is launching a task force to review campus fraternity and sorority life and determine whether changes are needed to support diversity and to encourage interaction among the student organizations. The 29-member task force is composed of students, faculty, staff, advisors to campus fraternities and sororities, a fraternity alumnus, and three members of the SMU Board of Trustees, two of whom will act as consultants.

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From SMU To Uber: Hear SMU Alumnus Leandre Johns ’02, April 28

From SMU To Uber: Hear SMU Alumnus Leandre Johns ’02, April 28

Hear Leandre Johns ’02, general manager of Uber Technologies for North and West Texas, in a conversation with Thomas DiPiero, Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Tuesday, April 28, in McCord Auditorium in Dallas Hall. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested. Leandre was a Hunt Scholar and psychology major at SMU. More recently, he was named one of Dallas’ “10 Most Eligible Men” by D Magazine. The talk will cover his SMU experience and how it has paved the way to his current role.

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