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Writing, storytelling and sharing the gospel

Hear best-selling author Anne Lamott, seminary president Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle and noted biblical scholar Rev. Dr. N.T. Wright at The Power of the Story: 2017 Fall Convocation on Creative Communication, November 13–14, at Perkins School of Theology.

2017-10-02T08:25:52+00:00 October 2, 2017|

‘Cities, Suburbs and the New America’ on October 26

The impact of the nation’s evolving demographics will be explored by Henry Cisneros, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and a host of urban planning and economics experts at SMU on October 26. Register for the program.

2017-10-02T08:24:12+00:00 October 2, 2017|

SMU’s Luisa del Rosal ’08 wins Latino business award

Luisa del Rosal ’08, executive director of the Tower Center and Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center at SMU, received the Latino Up-And-Comer Award as part of D CEO’s 2017 Latino Business Awards. The awards are designed to honor the top Latino “visionary thinkers and industry pioneers” in North Texas.

2017-10-05T13:40:26+00:00 September 25, 2017|

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.

2017-09-18T12:54:13+00:00 September 18, 2017|

Inside the world of the Residential Commons

As the Class of 2021 settles in, the Residential Commons become the heart of campus life. Chemistry Professor David Son offers a glimpse inside the world of a Faculty in Residence as he and his family shared food, fun and fellowship with students in Boaz Commons last year. As Son says, there’s never a dull moment at SMU.

2017-09-15T09:14:40+00:00 September 15, 2017|

Mustangs kick off football season with a big win

Expectations were high, and the Mustangs came through in the  58-14 blowout against Stephen F. Austin University on September 2. The “Salute To Our Heroes” season opener paid tribute to all active military service members and veterans.

2017-09-07T15:50:10+00:00 September 6, 2017|

Home: Exploring its meaning and the impact of eviction

As new students settled into their on-campus homes, Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City inspired poetry, research and soul-searching about the meaning of home and the impact of its loss in programs presented by SMU Reads.

2017-09-27T11:08:10+00:00 September 6, 2017|

‘Wild About SMU’: Family Weekend, September 22–24

Families from across the country will join their SMU students in celebrating Family Weekend, September 22–24, when the Student Foundation presents “Wild About SMU.” The family luncheon, annual student talent show and Boulevard barbecue before the SMU vs. Arkansas State football game are just a few of the can’t-miss events planned.

2017-09-06T11:47:18+00:00 September 6, 2017|
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