SMU Taps Chad Morris As New Head Football Coach

Chad Morris has been named the Head Football Coach at SMU, Director of Athletics Rick Hart announced December 1. Morris arrives on the Hilltop after five seasons as an offensive coordinator on the collegiate level and 16 seasons as a Texas high school coach.

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A New SMU Landmark Lights Up The Night

A new SMU landmark is lighting up the night – a three-story running SMU Mustang on the west side of Expressway Tower.

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SMU Honors Military Veterans With Luncheon And Pinning

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility awarded special commemorative lapel pins to SMU Veterans at a luncheon hosted by the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. More than 170 military veterans are enrolled at SMU.

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SMU Seismologist Brian Stump Named AAAS Fellow

SMU Seismologist Brian Stump Named AAAS Fellow

SMU seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. Stump, Albritton Chair of Geological Sciences in the Huffington Department of Earth Sciences in SMU’s Dedman College, is the fifth SMU professor to be recognized as an AAAS Fellow.

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Bush Center Exhibit Recreates Christmas 2002 At The White House

In 2002, Mrs. Laura Bush selected “All Creatures Great and Small” as the theme to celebrate the joy and comfort pets have brought presidents and their families during their time in the White House. Bush Presidential Library and Museum archivists and curators are recreating the 2002 White House holiday displays, incorporating White House decorations, behind-the-scenes photos and video, and other material. The “All Creatures Great and Small” exhibit will continue at the George W. Bush Presidential Center through January 13, 2015.

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Dinesh Rajan Named Cecil And Ida Green Endowed Professor Of Engineering

Dinesh Rajan Named Cecil And Ida Green Endowed Professor Of Engineering

Dinesh Rajan (center) has been named the Cecil and Ida Green Endowed Professor of Engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. He is the first faculty member to be named to the recently established professorship, made possible by the growth of an endowment provided by Cecil and Ida Green in 1979. Cecil and Ida Green provided endowments for two faculty chairs in what is now the Lyle School of Engineering, both of which multiplied over time to provide funds for an additional professorship.

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Distinguished Alumni, Emerging Leader And History Makers Honored

Distinguished Alumni, Emerging Leader And History Makers Honored

See video highlights from the ceremony honoring 2014 recipients of Distinguished Alumni, Emerging Leader and Centennial History Makers awards.

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Brian Baumgartner ’95 Shares Laughs And Serious Moments At Meadows

Brian Baumgartner ’95 Shares Laughs And Serious Moments At Meadows

SMU alumnus Brian Baumgartner ’95 – a.k.a. Kevin Malone from the hit series “The Office” – brightened up the cool

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SMU Alumna Anna Kaydor Labala ’05 Works On the Front Lines Of The Ebola Epidemic

SMU Alumna Anna Kaydor Labala ’05 Works On the Front Lines Of The Ebola Epidemic

NOTE: This story was published originally by The United Methodist News Service October 17, 2014. Anna Kaydor Labal is an

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SMU Alumna Wrenn Schmidt ’05 Talks Meadows Training And Blessings In Disguise

SMU Alumna Wrenn Schmidt ’05 Talks Meadows Training And Blessings In Disguise

It has been a busy year for actress Wrenn Schmidt, who plays Jenna Olson on FX’s newest drama, Tyrant. Among her upcoming projects are season four of CBS’s Person of Interest and Christopher Denham’s Preservation (Present Pictures) with Pablo Schreiber and Aaron Staton. The movie will open in theaters in January 2015. Schmidt recently took a break to talk to SMU students about her Meadows training and its impact on her career.

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