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Jonathan R. Childers ’02, ’05

Jonathan R. Childers has been named partner by the Dallas litigation firm of Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP. Childers graduated cum laude with degrees in history and English from SMU’s Dedman College in 2002 and earned his Juris Doctor from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in 2005. He maintains an active business trial and

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Karen Greenwaldt ’77

The Rev. Karen Greenwaldt, General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship from 2001–2013, has been named the 2014 Perkins School of Theology Distinguished Alumna. A clergy member of the Central Texas Annual (regional) Conference, Rev. Greenwaldt earned the Master of Theology degree from Perkins in 1977. The

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Bettye Oliger Fox ’79

Bettye Oliger Fox retired as a college professor of speech and English in December 2012 and has published The Privilege of Man is to Dream, a book about Mark Twain’s visit to the Sandwich Islands, present-day Hawaii, in 1866. She is now pursuing other writing projects. An avid traveler, she

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John Wilson ’78

John Wilson was recently elected to the board of trustees of the Berger Collection Educational Trust in Denver. In 2013 he was named to the jury for the Berger Prize for best book published on the subject of British Art History. He has been executive director of the Timken Museum

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Monroe Jackson ’60 and Sharon Ross Jackson ’64

Monroe Jackson ’60 and Sharon Ross Jackson ’64 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their daughter, Dr. Noell Ross Jackson ’90, and her companion, Timothy James O’Reilly, in Sharon and Monroe’s new home in enchanting Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Amy Martin ’98

Amy Martin, known to many as the Moonlady, retired in December 2013 after 15 years as editor of Moonlady News. The popular alternative news service is credited with creating a North Texas community of over 3,000 followers with interests in alternative health, faith and philosophy, as well as natural and

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Czarina Reyes ’98

Czarina Reyes ’98

Czarina Reyes welcomed her second daughter, Samantha Suzanne, October 11, 2013. Samantha Suzanne appears in the photo with big sister Sophia Czarina.

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Dona T. Mularkey ’85

Dona T. Mularkey, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering at SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, announces the release of a new book, Inspiration in Uniform. Royalties go to support U.S. deployed troops.

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Nick Laurent ’05

Nick Laurent (left) and Charles Halladay ’05 offer a “Pony ears” salute next to a bronze tribute to fellow Mustang, the late golfing legend Payne Stewart ’79, captured in his famous “soaring eagle” pose. The photo was taken by Nick’s father, Larry Laurent (JD ’75) at the Pinehurst Golf Club in

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Bill Moorer ’61

Bill (William B.) Moorer and wife Helen have moved to the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Tulsa, OK. At SMU, Helen served as Dr. Willis Tate’s Secretary while Bill was a Perkins student (M.Th. ’61). Dr. Moorer served forty-one years in the Oklahoma Conference in parish ministry, campus ministry, and as a

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