Hands-on History: Political Science Students Conduct Supreme Court Research In The Library Of Congress

Hands-on History: Political Science Students Conduct Supreme Court Research In The Library Of Congress

Over spring break, students in the University Honors Program political science class “The Supreme Court Seminar” are spending six days in Washington, D.C., doing original research in the papers of former Supreme Court Justices housed in the Library of Congress. Read about their experiences on the SMU Adventures blog.

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Tiffany Hoffman ’12

Tiffany Hoffman ’12

Tiffany Hoffman was crowned Miss La Mesa 2015 in a scholarship pageant in Santee, California, on March 6. Hoffman earned

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SMU Alumna Whitney Wolfe ’11 Launches ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Of Dating Apps

SMU Alumna Whitney Wolfe ’11 Launches ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Of Dating Apps

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From The Pocket Watch To The Smart Watch: SMU’s Alexis McCrossen Talks Timepieces

From The Pocket Watch To The Smart Watch: SMU’s Alexis McCrossen Talks Timepieces

Alexis McCrossen, professor of U.S. cultural and social history at SMU and author of Marking Modern Times: A History of Clocks, Watches, and other Timekeepers in American Life, discussed the history of timepieces with host John Hockenberry on the “The Takeaway” radio program.

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Power Broker Profile: SMU Alumnus Dave Anderson

Power Broker Profile: SMU Alumnus Dave Anderson

D Magazine calls SMU alumnus Dave Anderson a “real estate rock star.” Anderson is the No. 1 industrial broker in North America for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Anderson says he instantly fell in love with SMU during a high school tour.

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SMU Alumnus David Bennett ’01 To Lead San Diego Opera

SMU Alumnus David Bennett ’01 To Lead San Diego Opera

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Tim Williams ’05

Tim Williams ’05

Tim Williams has been elected vice president of Texas Instruments Incorporated. Williams is the controller of Silicon Valley Analog and

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#MoodyMagic Photos: SMU Defeats Tulsa For AAC Crown

#MoodyMagic Photos: SMU Defeats Tulsa For AAC Crown

Photo highlights of the SMU Men’s Basketball team win over Tulsa to claim the American Athletic Conference regular-season championship March 8, 2015.

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

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.

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

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.

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