Uncategorized

AARO Scavenger Hunt: First-Year Mustangs Go!

Incoming SMU students get their first taste of life on the Hilltop during AARO sessions held during the summer. Among the highlights of this two-day orientation is the friendly and frenetic scavenger hunt at SMU’s Dedman Fitness Center. Ready, set, go Mustangs!

Read more

First Men’s Basketball Season Under Coach Tim Jankovich Opens 11/11

Tim Jankovich, who has spent the last four seasons as associate head coach and head-coach-in-waiting on the Hilltop, has been named head coach of the SMU men’s basketball program. Jankovich, a veteran of 33 seasons as a coach, takes the reins after the resignation of Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown.

Read more

SMU’s Jackie Galloway Plans To Kick Her Way To Olympic Gold

A mild-mannered student in the classroom and a world-class taekwondo expert in the ring, SMU sophomore engineering student Jackie Galloway will represent Team USA at the Rio Olympics. Three SMU alumni also will be competing in various swimming events for their native countries: Julian Fletcher ’13, Bermuda; Rachel Nicol ’15, Canada; and Nina Rangelova ’15, Bulgaria.

Read more

Pony Up! Mustangs Repeat As CSCAA Scholar All-America Squads

The SMU men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs completed the year with their second College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) honor of the season. Both the men’s and women’s programs were named All-America teams following the fall semester.

Read more
SMU Guildhall Rises To #2 In World Rankings

SMU Guildhall Rises To #2 In World Rankings

The SMU Guildhall has risen to No. 2 among the world’s top graduate game-design programs in The Princeton Review’s seventh annual report.

Read more
Congratulations To U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Golf Champions!

Congratulations To U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Golf Champions!

SMU teammates Ben Baxter and Andrew Buchanan won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship May 25 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

Read more
Scenes From SMU’s May Commencement Ceremony

Scenes From SMU’s May Commencement Ceremony

Hats off to SMU’s 2016 graduates! The academic accomplishments of more than 2,500 students were celebrated at the University’s 101st annual Commencement ceremony May 14.

Read more
SMU Commencement Weekend: Baccalaureate Service

SMU Commencement Weekend: Baccalaureate Service

Wearing full regalia, undergraduate degree candidates lined up on the main quad and outside McFarlin Auditorium for the Baccalaureate Service May 13. Following the service, students were led by faculty and alumni marshals through the front doors of Dallas Hall for the Rotunda Recessional. This symbolic departure from campus welcomes the newest members to the SMU Alumni family.

Read more
Make Your Gift By May 31

Make Your Gift By May 31

Your investment in SMU, whether you fund scholarships for exceptional students or enable world-class researchers to expand spheres of transformative knowledge, creates ripples of success across the University and enhances the value of an SMU education. Join the Horsepower Challenge, and make your gift by May 31!

Read more
Parting Words, Lasting Memories

Parting Words, Lasting Memories

Patricia LaSalle-Hopkins ’05, SMU Magazine executive editor par excellence, offers a 33-year perspective on the transformation of the University upon her retirement from SMU.

Read more