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A State-Of-The-Art Investment In The Future

The Kitt Investing and Trading Center, which opened in the fall in the lower level atrium of the Cox School of Business, integrates curriculum with practical investment and trading applications.

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Expanding The Campus Experience

With the new Residential Commons as its centerpiece, the southeastern section of campus will be transformed as SMU continues “Building for a Second Century.”

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Marking A Milestone In History And SMU Leadership

A permanent reminder of SMU’s milestone anniversary and a lasting tribute to University leadership was dedicated September 9. The 1.5-acre R. Gerald Turner Centennial Quadrangle, located in the eastern quadrant of the campus, includes the Cooper Centennial Fountain, funded by Susan Smith Cooper ’62 and William R. Cooper ’58. Also

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Gift Supports New Living-Learning Residential Commons

Alumni Elisabeth Martin Armstrong ’82 and William D. Armstrong ’82, of Denver, have committed a $5 million gift toward the construction of SMU’s new Residential Commons. The Residential Commons model represents a new direction in SMU student housing. The five Residential Commons will enable SMU to accommodate a sophomore residency

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Grand Reading Room And Great Coffee

A major renovation planned for Fondren Library Center will restore the Grand Reading Room (shown in rendering) for use by all, while also creating a Special Collections Reading Room and a gallery space for public programming. These rooms will be signature spaces for scholarly pursuit and will honor the architectural

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Millers Commit $10 Million To Coliseum Project

David B. Miller ’72, ’73, a member of the SMU Board of Trustees, and his wife, Carolyn Lacy Miller committed $10 million toward the expansion and renovation of Moody Coliseum April 28. “As a former Mustang basketball player, David has enjoyed the excitement of athletic success in this facility, and

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Moody Foundation Gift Launches Coliseum Expansion and Renovation

As confetti rained and a brass band played, the SMU community celebrated the announcement of a $20 million gift from the Moody Foundation April 20. The gift will launch an expansion and renovation of the University’s Moody Coliseum.

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Schooling Students In The Art And Science Of Education

Housing programs that emphasize evidence-based learning, community partnerships and national policy leadership, the new Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall was dedicated September 24.

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New Center Grooms Engineering Leaders

Dallas business and philanthropic leaders Linda and Mitch Hart are providing a generous gift to fund the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.

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Law Gifts Expand Programs, Faculty

New leadership gifts to the Dedman School of Law will expand funding for one of the school’s eight legal clinics, increase support for a successful international scholarship program and create a new faculty position.

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