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SMU Alumnus Mike Martinez ’92: His Collections Have Star Power

SMU Alumnus Mike Martinez ’92: His Collections Have Star Power

Katy Trail Weekly profiles collector MIke Martinez, who earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from SMU in 1992. The signed books, pictures and autographs of celebrities that line his Oak Lawn apartment reflect decades of collecting.

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SMU Alumni Remember 1965 Civil Rights March As 2015 Trip Heads To Selma

SMU Alumni Remember 1965 Civil Rights March As 2015 Trip Heads To Selma

When 50 SMU students climbed aboard a chartered bus and van on Friday, March 6, bound for Selma, Alabama, they followed the legacy of 50 other SMU undergraduate and Perkins School of Theology students who rode through the night to meet Martin Luther King, Jr. and hundreds of civil rights marchers in Montgomery, Alabama, March 25, 1965.

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SMU Alumna Whitney Wolfe ’11 Launches ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Of Dating Apps

SMU Alumna Whitney Wolfe ’11 Launches ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Of Dating Apps

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Power Broker Profile: SMU Alumnus Dave Anderson

Power Broker Profile: SMU Alumnus Dave Anderson

D Magazine calls SMU alumnus Dave Anderson a “real estate rock star.” Anderson is the No. 1 industrial broker in North America for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Anderson says he instantly fell in love with SMU during a high school tour.

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SMU Alumnus David Bennett ’01 To Lead San Diego Opera

SMU Alumnus David Bennett ’01 To Lead San Diego Opera

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News From Meadows: SMU Alum Molly Beach Murphy ’09 Helms ‘The Sparrow’

News From Meadows: SMU Alum Molly Beach Murphy ’09 Helms ‘The Sparrow’

Just a few weeks ago, Molly Beach Murphy ’09 flew from New York City back to her alma mater to begin rehearsals for her production of The Sparrow, an SMU Division of Theatre mainstage production that takes flight in the Greer Garson Theatre February 26-March 1, 2015.

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SMU Civil Rights Trip Inspires New Play By Jonathan Norton ’11

SMU Civil Rights Trip Inspires New Play By Jonathan Norton ’11

As an SMU student, playwright Jonathan Norton ’11 visited the home of civil rights activist Medgar Evers during a trip with his civil rights class. The experience inspired a new play that Art & Seek calls “a must-see play that will keep you on the edge of your seat, keep you laughing and truly get you to thinking.”

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SMU Alumnus Andrew Grobmyer ’02 Talks Arkansas Agriculture

SMU Alumnus Andrew Grobmyer ’02 Talks Arkansas Agriculture

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Meet SMU Alumna Breanna Gribble ’08, The Dancing Geologist

Meet SMU Alumna Breanna Gribble ’08, The Dancing Geologist

DanceTeacher Magazine profiles Breanna Gribble ’08 who was determined to hang on to both her passions – dance and geology – as a double major at SMU. Now she is a full-time geologist and the associate artistic director of a dance company.

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SMU Alumnus Ryan Rios ’12: From the Standard Model to Space

SMU Alumnus Ryan Rios ’12: From the Standard Model to Space

As a member of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, Ryan Rios spent 2007 to 2012 surrounded by fellow physicists, while earning a Ph.D. in physics from SMU. Now, as a senior research engineer for Lockheed Martin at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, he still sees his fair share.

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