SMU Alumnus Robert Edsel Of Monuments Men Fame Delivers Tate Lecture October 20

SMU Alumnus Robert Edsel Of Monuments Men Fame Delivers Tate Lecture October 20

Robert Edsel ’79, founder and chair of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, will be the featured speaker at the Anita and Truman Arnold Lecture of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series on October 20. The event marks the 250th program in SMU’s Tate Lecture Series, now in its 34th season.

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John McClellan Marshall ’75

John McClellan Marshall ’75

John McClellan Marshall was elected international vice president of Phi Delta Phi international legal honor society. Marshall serves as senior judge, 14th Judicial District of Texas.

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Clay Zelbst ’11

Clay Zelbst ’11

Clay Zelbst, who earned a B.A. in philosophy from SMU, recently joined the Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm in its Longview office.

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Kimbilio Litfest, October 15: Readings, Books Signings, Q&A

Budding authors or fans of the literary arts will be introduced to an African-American fiction writer’s organization at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, when SMU hosts the latest leg of the inaugural Kimbilio Litfest tour. The tour is an offshoot Kimbilio, which hosts an annual retreat at SMU-in-Taos

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April Box ’02

April Box ’02

April Box, CFRE, president and CEO of Methodist Health System Foundation and senior vice president of external affairs for Methodist Health System has been named to the Dallas Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Health Care,” an influential list that recognizes North Texas leaders who specialize in the business aspect of health care.

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No Passport Needed For Free Family Fun

Timed to coincide with Columbus Day weekend, the Meadows Museum’s Discover Spain! is a day for discovery, providing visitors with an opportunity to explore the museum and learn about Spain’s rich culture and heritage. Activities for both young and old will provide a fun and engaging learning experience for everyone!

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Jonathan Stolk Named Executive Director Of Caruth Institute For Engineering Education

Jonathan Stolk Named Executive Director Of Caruth Institute For Engineering Education

Jonathan Stolk has been appointed executive director of SMU’s Caruth Institute for Engineering Education and professor in the Simmons School of Education and Human Development. “His role within the Simmons and Lyle Schools will strengthen the collaborations that have been developed between our two schools, as well as establish exciting new opportunities throughout SMU,“ says Simmons School Dean David Chard.

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Bill Van Devender ’73

Bill Van Devender ’73

Bill Van Devender, who earned an MBA from SMU, has been honored by his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Mississippi.

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Meet SMU Alum Ryan Fisher ’05, ’11, Anthropologist And Coffee Master

Ryan Fisher ’05, ’11 started studying coffee while working toward a Ph.D. in anthropology at SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Now the co-owner of Commonwealth Coffee, a coffee roasting business in Denver, Fisher competed in the Iron Chef of international java experts a few weeks ago and took home second prize. In an interview with 5280, Fisher spills a few of his coffee secrets.

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Ryan Lamb ’05

Ryan Lamb and his wife, Laura, welcomed son Knox Ryan on September 3.

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