Artist Dorothy Shain ’12 And The SMU Prof Who Turned Her World Upside Down

Artist Dorothy Shain ’12 And The SMU Prof Who Turned Her World Upside Down

When SMU alumna Dorothy Shain ’12 decided to become a full-time artist, one of her first calls was to Barnaby Fitzgerald, her painting professor at Meadows School of the Arts for over three years. She extols his wise counsel in a Rue interview as “the best advice I have ever gotten.”

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Bridwell Library Exhibit Highlights First Five African Americans To Graduate From SMU

Bridwell Library Exhibit Highlights First Five African Americans To Graduate From SMU

On May 30, 1955, A. Cecil Williams, James V. Lyles, James A. Hawkins, John W. Elliott and Negail R. Riley made history by becoming the first African Americans to graduate from SMU’s Perkins School of Theology. Bridwell Library’s 60th-anniversary exhibition highlights their accomplishments after seminary as distinguished church and community leaders.

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Molly Rhode ’00

Molly Rhode, actor, choreographer, director and theater educator, has been named to the new position of artistic director for Northern Sky Theater.

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Mark Elliott ’93

Mark Elliott completed the hours requirement (3,000+ supervised hours) and passed a national licensing exam to become a licensed clinical

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Celebrating The Meadows Museum, Founders’ Day Weekend

Founders’ Day Weekend April 16-18 celebrated several University milestones – the 100th anniversary year of SMU’s opening, the Year of

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Which SMU Building Are You? Take The Quiz And Find Your Cause

Which SMU Building Are You? Take The Quiz And Find Your Cause

Take our “Which Building Are You?” quiz, a fun way to find your SMU cause. And, remember, when in doubt, always pick “kittens” when asked to choose adorably cute baby animals. Enjoy!

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SMU Hosts Symposia With Honorary Degree Recipients

SMU Hosts Symposia With Honorary Degree Recipients

SMU will award honorary degrees to three extraordinary women – Meave Leakey, Irene Hirano Inouye and alumna Helen LaKelly Hunt ’71, ’76, ’79 – at its 100th Commencement ceremony May 16.

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Can’t-Miss Photos From The Golden Mustangs Reunion

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SMU Alumnus Leandre Johns ’02 Talks Uber Career And Detours Along The Way

SMU Alumnus Leandre Johns ’02 Talks Uber Career And Detours Along The Way

A passion for innovation drives Leandre Johns ’02, general manager of Uber Technologies for North and West Texas. Johns returned to the Hilltop to discuss his trajectory from SMU student to tech executive in a conversation with Thomas DiPiero, dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, April 28.

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The Daily Campus: First Year Nears The End For Faculty-in-Residence

The Daily Campus: First Year Nears The End For Faculty-in-Residence

The Daily Campus talks to Dr. Rita Kirk, Faculty-in-Residence for Armstrong Commons, and student residents as the first year of the new Residential Commons living-learning experience draws to a close. Kirk, who shares quarters with her Bichon Frisé, Sir Emerson – or “Emmy” as he’s known around the RC – calls her life on campus “such an adventure.” Photo by Kasey Ruth/The Daily Campus.

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