alum news

Coast-to-Coast Mustang Spirit

Alumni in 14 cities host “Iron Skillet” watch parties in September.

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Alumni Bring Appealing Disorder To The Court

SMU alumni Sarah Shahi (above) and Kathy Bates ’69 bring a little Mustang-flavored justice to two new primetime series this season.

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Going Mad For Love In Cape Town

Coloratura soprano Bronwen Forbay ’04 sings the prima donna role in the Cape Town Opera’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor

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Alumnus’ Best Seller Captures The Heart Of Heartland Football

Joe Drape ’84, an award-winning sportswriter for The New York Times, has published his third book, Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen. A New York Times best seller, the book is now available in paperback from St. Martin’s Griffin.

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Alumni Provide A Personal Touch To Recruitment Efforts

Alumni participation is key to SMU’s efforts to recruit the best and brightest future Mustangs.

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Get Involved, Connect Today

The new “I Am Involved” website streamlines the volunteer process for SMU alumni.

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An Alumni Participation Primer: Why Every Gift, Every Year Matters

Participation in SMU fund-raising initiatives matters more than some alumni might realize.

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‘Ambushing’ The Super Bowl

Thomas Morstead, a three-year letterman (2006-08) at SMU and now a punter for the New Orleans Saints, makes Super Bowl history.

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Rocking The Art World

Amanda Dunbar’s pretty paintings caught the eye of collectors when she was still in her teens. Now musicians like Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger bring down the house with her dazzling, crystal-encrusted guitars.

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Rock, Paper, Chisels: Unearthing Fossils’ Clues

Aaron Pan’s ’07 study of fossilized plants may yield new information for climate scientists about the composition of ancient forests and the paleoclimate.

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