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UPDATE: SMU’s Jackie Galloway Takes Taekwondo Bronze

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.

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#SMU2020: Scenes From Camp Corral

At Camp Corral, members of the Class of 2020 had the opportunity to interact with each other and established students while learning about the SMU community. Highlights included the games, discussions and icebreaker activities. Camp Corral wrapped up back on campus August19, at Ford Stadium with a candlelight ceremony.

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Mustang Corral 2016: SMU First-year Students Discover Dallas

SMU first-year students fanned out across the Dallas area to see the sights and get acquainted with their new city – and each other – during the Discover Dallas experience on August 18, part of Mustang Corral 2016. Other events planned for them during this action-packed week before classes include Camp Corral, an off-campus retreat, Common Reading discussions and Opening Convocation. On Monday, August 22, their real SMU experience begins with their first classes.

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SMU’s Fondren Library Center: Coffee And Collaboration

Fondren Library Center unveiled it’s newest space for collaborative learning or just chilling with the opening of the highly anticipated Starbucks Cafe and Collaborative Commons, part of the second phase of renovation. The spacious new hang-out and study area can be accessed from the Laura Bush Promenade. The Collaborative Commons space features comfortable movable chairs and tables as well as a video wall with four 80-inch monitors that will display a variety of content.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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