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SMU’s Lyle Engineering Among Schools ‘Piercing The 20 Percent Ceiling’

PRISM, the American Society for Engineering Education magazine, features SMU‘s Lyle School of Engineering in an article about enterprising engineering schools that are graduating unprecedented numbers of women. Lyle has seen the numbers of female students more than double in a decade to currently represent nearly a third of the class.

2015-03-13T14:13:22+00:00 March 6, 2015|

SMU Student Austin Wells ’16 Helps Organize Dallas’ First Major Student Hackathon

Austin Wells '16, an SMU junior majoring in computer science, was among the student organizers of HackDFW, the first major student hackathon competition in Dallas. More than 500 high school and college students from the U.S., Mexico and Canada gathered at Fair Park to build apps, websites and more February 28-29. Judges included Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban, former Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

2015-03-06T15:01:54+00:00 March 6, 2015|

#SMUSnowDay! Can’t-Miss Campus Scenes, March 5, 2015

An overnight snowfall covered the DFW area in more than 3 inches of powder – along with ice on streets and highways – creating the perfect conditions for snow day fun as captured in these shots by SMU photographers Clayton Smith and Hillsman Jackson. Dallas Hall Snowman in progress on the Main Quad Snowman, Phase I, on the Main Quad Blanton Building and the Engineering Quad Meadows School of the Arts Entering campus via Bishop Boulevard Wave at Meadows Museum of Art. Maguire Building, Cox School of Business Turner Centennial Pavilion Dallas Hall Texas snowmobile! Perkins Chapel  

2015-12-15T13:11:52+00:00 March 5, 2015|

Authors, Readings, Performances, Discussions And More

Litfest 2015, sponsored by SMU's Department of English, featured an array of readings, receptions and book signings celebrating the creative work of poets, novelists and students from Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, March 21.

2015-03-22T13:31:42+00:00 March 4, 2015|

RecycleMania Returns To SMU

RecycleMania, a friendly competition mounted every spring to encourage University students to reduce, re-use and recycle, is underway. SMU will compete against other universities in Texas and across the U.S. and Canada to see which universities capture the most in recycled material and divert as much waste as possible from landfills.

2015-03-03T10:38:42+00:00 March 3, 2015|

SMU Civil Rights Trip Inspires New Play By Jonathan Norton ’11

As an SMU student, playwright Jonathan Norton ’11 visited the home of civil rights activist Medgar Evers during a trip with his civil rights class. The experience inspired a new play that Art & Seek calls “a must-see play that will keep you on the edge of your seat, keep you laughing and truly get you to thinking.”

2015-03-04T15:57:40+00:00 February 27, 2015|

Let It Snow! Scenes From The SMU Campus, February 27, 2015

The Snow that never drifts — The transient, fragrant snow That comes a single time a Year Is softly driving now — ... – Emily Dickinson  SMU photographer Clayton Smith captured these scenes as a soft snow blanketed the campus on Friday, February 27, 2015.

2015-12-15T12:31:54+00:00 February 27, 2015|
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