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Altshuler Honored With Ethics Award

Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 was honored as the 2011 recipient of the J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award presented by SMU’s Cary Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility March 10.

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Mustangs Meet Up In Manhattan

The renowned New York Public Library was the setting for an alumni gathering April 5. New York City chapter leaders pictured are: (front, from left) Andrew Afifian ’00, Sara McCooey ’06 and Jackie Effenson ’05, chapter president; (back) Francesca de la Rama ’10, Kevin Schubert ’04, Jordan Carter ’08 and

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Centennial Reunions: Creating Second-Century Traditions

Time-honored Homecoming traditions, like the parade and football game, combined with engaging new events will create unforgettable alumni moments during SMU’s Second Century Celebration.

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Alumni Volunteers Recruit Best And Brightest Future Mustangs

The Office of Alumni Relations, in partnership with the Division of Enrollment Services, coordinates the Student Recruitment Volunteers (SeRVe) program, which harnesses alumni power to forge links with promising high school students around the country.

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Dallas Opera’s Rigoletto Features Meadows Alums

Three Meadows School of the Arts alumni are featured in the Dallas Opera’s production of Rigoletto.

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SMU Alumni Collect Engineering Honors

Four SMU graduates were honored for their contributions to the engineering profession during the annual National Engineers Week luncheon Feb. 24 in Dallas.

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Meadows Alumna Supports Grammy Cause

Artist Amanda Dunbar ’04 will be among those gathering to honor Barbra Streisand as the MusiCares Person of the Year at a pre-Grammys benefit February 11 in Los Angeles.

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Poetry, Political Science And PossibilitiesAlumni Introduce Seventh-Graders To The SMU Experience

Three alumni, now members of the Teach for America corps in the Dallas Independent School District, brought a group of students from Greiner Middle School to campus for a taste of the SMU student experience.

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SMU Alumni Hit The Right Notes For Super Bowl XLV

SMU alumni and supporters are major players in planning for Super Bowl XLV, which will be held February 6 at Cowboys Stadium. And Gerald J. Ford Stadium will be the practice site for the NFC champions, the Green Bay Packers.

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Singing The Praises Of Meadows Voice Alums

Meadows graduate Juan José de Léon won the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s Southwest Regional Auditions and sang at Lincoln Center March 6. Soprano Dee Donasco (M.M. ’10-Voice) was a district winner.

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