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21 SMU Alumni Work With Teach For America In High-need Classrooms

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SMU Alumnus Kevin Lavelle ’08 Named Men’s Fitness Game Changer

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SMU Alumnus Ross Williams ’96 Directs ‘New York’s Hottest Young Theatre Company’

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Alumni educators invited to reconnect at Simmons School open house Oct. 10

The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development invites SMU alumni educators to a “Welcome Back” reception and open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, October 10, at Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall.

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Six Meadows Theatre Alumni Win DFW Theater Critics Forum Awards

Six Meadows theatre alumni and a current theatre student are among the winners named this week in the annual Dallas-Fort Worth Theater Critics Forum Awards.

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SMU Alumni Entrepreneurs Unwrap Their CauseCakes Movement Sept. 5

SMU Alumni Entrepreneurs Unwrap Their CauseCakes Movement Sept. 5

As an SMU junior, Daniel Poku enlisted friends Paul Curry, Marc Feldman, Tyler Hayes, Stephen Nelson, Tyler Scott and Kyle Spencer to start CauseCakes, a cupcake business with a philanthropic twist. They raised funds through a social media blitz, earned their University degrees in 2014 and are “unwrapping the movement” September

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SMU Alumni Amber Venz Box ’08 And Baxter Box ’11 And The Rewards Of Style

Amber Venz Box ’08, who earned a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications from SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, and husband Baxter Box, who earned an MBA from the Cox School of Business, have built a successful fashion empire . And, it all started with her blog.

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Fekri Hassan ’71, ’73 Lecture Launches Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee Sept. 6

Fekri Hassan ’71, ’73 Lecture Launches Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee Sept. 6

Fekri Hassan ’71, ’73, whose research brings an archaeological perspective to the contemporary challenges of global climate change and food security, has been named the 2014 Wendorf Distinguished Scholar by the Department of Anthropology in SMU’s Dedman College. His lecture on September 6 will launch the department’s Golden Jubilee celebration.

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Friday Night Stampede Sept. 19: Block Party, Pep Rally, Band Concert

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NOLA Alumni Celebrate SMU With Send-off Party For Students

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