Photo highlights of the SMU Men’s Basketball team win over Tulsa to claim the American Athletic Conference regular-season championship March 8, 2015.
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.
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.
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
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.
Green Source DFW profiles the student-run SMU Environmental Society. The group aims to connect students to the Dallas community and surrounding areas through events like group hikes, gardening and community service. They even offer a free shuttle to White Rock Local Market.
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.
Just a few weeks ago, Molly Beach Murphy ’09 flew from New York City back to her alma mater to begin rehearsals for her production of The Sparrow, an SMU Division of Theatre mainstage production that takes flight in the Greer Garson Theatre February 26-March 1, 2015.
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.”
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.