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SMU Alumna Kit Sawers Named United Way’s Chief Development Officer

SMU Alumna Kit Sawers Named United Way’s Chief Development Officer

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD) has named Kit Sawers, former CEO of Fay+Sawers Productions, as the organization’s new chief development officer.

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SMU Alums Lauren Heffern ’06 And Naina Hotchkiss ’06 Launch 1975

SMU Alums Lauren Heffern ’06 And Naina Hotchkiss ’06 Launch 1975

Culture Map/Dallas catches up with friends Lauren Heffern ’06 And Naina Hotchkiss ’06, the stylish duo behind 1979, their new online shop.

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SMU Alumna Ashlee Kleinert Helps Stop Human Trafficking Operation

SMU Alumna Ashlee Kleinert Helps Stop Human Trafficking Operation

When SMU alumna Ashlee Hunt Kleinert noticed suspicious activity in the office park where she has a business, she alerted police. Her proactive response enabled law enforcement to shut down a human trafficking operation. Kleinert is active in New Friends New Life, which provides support for victims of sex trafficking.

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SMU Alumnus Shares His Never-Published Photos Of The Selma-to-Montgomery March In 1965

SMU Alumnus Shares His Never-Published Photos Of The Selma-to-Montgomery March In 1965

SMU alumnus Loy Williams ’63, ’66 talks about the 22 never-published images he took as a participant in the historic Selma-to-Montgomery march for civil rights on March 25, 1965.

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SMU Alum Joshua Peugh ’06 Creates New Work For Meadows Spring Dance Concert

SMU Alum Joshua Peugh ’06 Creates New Work For Meadows Spring Dance Concert

Choreographer Joshua Peugh ’06 talks with Art & Seek about his new work, The Hi Betty Cha-Cha, which he created for SMU’s Spring Dance Concert at Meadows School of the Arts. Peugh was selected as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2015.

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SMU Dedman School Of Law Presents 28th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards

SMU Dedman School Of Law Presents 28th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards

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‘Come And See’: SMU’s Perkins School of Theology Alumni Share Their Stories

‘Come And See’: SMU’s Perkins School of Theology Alumni Share Their Stories

Alumni Dodee Frost Crockett ’03, Barbara Lords Watkins ’14 and Charles O. Barker ’14 share their experiences as graduate students in the Master of Theological Studies program at SMU’s Perkins School of Theology.

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The (Re)volution Of Artist Kevin Todora ’09

The (Re)volution Of Artist Kevin Todora ’09

D magazine profiles prolific artist-about-town Kevin Todora ’09, who earned his MFA from Meadows School of the Arts.

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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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