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Scenes From Reunion Parties And Special Gatherings

SMU alumni from the Classes of 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010 celebrated during Centennial Homecoming Weekend 2015, September 23–26. Also coming together to reminisce and remember good times were those honoring special affiliations and faculty members.

2017-04-04T10:27:18+00:00 September 27, 2015|

Unprecedented Funding For Scholarships, Faculty, Programs And More

A special 100th anniversary celebration for the entire SMU community will begin at 8:30 a.m. September 24 with a worship service, followed by a special commemoration ceremony and continuing with a State Fair of Texas-themed picnic on campus. The day will culminate with the Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration at 7 p.m. on the Main Quad.

2017-04-04T10:27:19+00:00 September 24, 2015|

SMU Dedman Law Scholarships Endowed In Honor Of Thomas W. Luce, III By Sarah And Ross Perot, Jr.

A $1.75 million gift from Sarah Fullinwider Perot ’83 and Ross Perot, Jr., will endow the Thomas W. Luce, III Centennial Dedman Law Scholars Program at SMU, honoring Luce’s dedication to law and community while helping infuse scholarship students with his integrity and commitment to public service. The gift creates a $1.5 million endowment and provides an additional $250,000 in operating funds for the first five years. Pictured (from left) H. Ross Perot, Thomas W. Luce, III and Ross Perot, Jr.

2015-09-22T13:25:35+00:00 September 22, 2015|

SMU Reseachers Find New Compounds May Inhibit Protein Responsible for Chemotherapy Resistance

SMU researchers have discovered three new drug-like compounds that could ultimately offer better odds of survival to prostate cancer patients. The drug-like compounds can be modified and developed into medicines that target a protein in the human body that is responsible for chemotherapy resistance in cancers, says Pia D. Vogel, professor of biochemistry at SMU and lead author on the scientific paper reporting the discovery.

2015-09-14T15:25:13+00:00 September 14, 2015|

SMU Chemist Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Award

SMU chemist Nicolay (Nick) Tsarevsky has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award, expected to total $650,000 over five years, to fund his research into new methods of creating polymers whose uses range from fluorescent materials to drug carriers, to everyday technologies.

2015-09-03T15:33:15+00:00 September 3, 2015|
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