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Remembering Civic Leader James H. ‘Blackie’ Holmes III ’57, ’59

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Night Vision: SMU Alumnus Stuart Palley Captures The Beauty Of Wildfires

Night Vision: SMU Alumnus Stuart Palley Captures The Beauty Of Wildfires

On location, there is absolute calm and stillness in the burn area of a wildfire. In May I stood atop a mountain overlooking San Marcos and Escondido in San Diego County, alone and under the moonlight, with the distant roar of flame and fire engine siren lights in the valley

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Tune In: SMU Alumni Among Fall TV’s Up-and-Coming New Stars

Tune In: SMU Alumni Among Fall TV’s Up-and-Coming New Stars

EXCERPT: Virginia Kull ’04 and Candice Patton ’07, who earned bachelor’s degrees  in theatre at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, are featured in two new television shows this fall. Kull can be seen in Fox’s Gracepoint, beginning October 2, while Patton appears in The CW’s The Flash, beginning October

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

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

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

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’

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

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News From Meadows: Chicago’s House Theatre Founders Talk Careers With SMU Students

News From Meadows: Chicago’s House Theatre Founders Talk Careers With SMU Students

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Six Meadows Theatre Alumni Win DFW Theater Critics Forum Awards

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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