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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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SMU Alumna Kathy Bates ’69 Wins Second Emmy

SMU Alumna Kathy Bates ’69 Wins Second Emmy

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SMU Alumni Taking Theatre Company To The Next Level At The Wyly

SMU Alumni Taking Theatre Company To The Next Level At The Wyly

The Elevator Project, a collaboration initiated by the AT&T Performing Arts Center (ATTPAC) to bring local productions to the smaller performance spaces of the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, has been called a game changer for Dallas-area arts groups. Upstart Productions, a company with several SMU alumni ties, will launch

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Save The Date: Young Alumni Fry The Frogs Kickoff September 10

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Peruna’s Pals Launches New Season September 6

Peruna’s Pals Launches New Season September 6

Peruna’s Pals, the official kids club of SMU Athletics, will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a family-focused event Saturday, September 6, at Moody Coliseum. SMU alumni, as well as all Mustang fans, are invited to bring their youngsters for a fun-filled night at the SMU vs. Oklahoma volleyball match.

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Kit Carson ’04, ’13: Tennis Star Turned Tech Entrepreneur

Kit Carson ’04, ’13: Tennis Star Turned Tech Entrepreneur

What do SMU, tennis and a cloud-based mobile platform have in common? Alumna Kit Carson ’04, ’13. Setting out to “disrupt the way payments are made,” Carson co-founded Tantrum Street in 2011 with Park Cities native William Cervin. The company offers apps that provide a streamlined purchase process for consumers

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Will Wallace ’89 Follows His Heart To Hollywood

Will Wallace ’89 Follows His Heart To Hollywood

Almost two decades ago, SMU alumnus Will Wallace’s career took a sharp turn from practicing law to making movies.

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Brooks McCorcle ’82: Catching Up With A Fast-moving Innovator

Brooks McCorcle ’82: Catching Up With A Fast-moving Innovator

AT&T executive Brooks McCorcle ’82 specializes in “breaking glass,” and in the spring, she invited a group from SMU to join her.

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Wendi Leggitt ’07 On Creativity, Hard Work And ‘Aha!’ Moments

Wendi Leggitt ’07 On Creativity, Hard Work And ‘Aha!’ Moments

SMU alumna Wendi Leggitt ’07 serves as the director of DKC Connect, the digital division of DKC, one of the nation’s top 10 independent public relations firms with seven offices coast to coast. Earlier this year Leggitt was recognized by Fast Company as one of the “Most Creative People in Business 1000.” Leggitt recently took time out of her busy schedule to talk about her career and the impact of her SMU education.

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