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Petrucelli Helms Women’s Soccer

Two-time National Coach of the Year and 1995 NCAA Championship coach Chris Petrucelli has been named SMU’s head women’s soccer coach. In 22 years as a head coach, Petrucelli has compiled a 340-110-36 record. His career win total and winning percentage (.737) rank eighth among active Division I coaches. The

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Redefining The Academic Experience

The new University Curriculum (UC) provides the foundation and structure for undergraduate education. Flexibility in the new UC allows students to put their own stamp on their education and makes it easier for them to pursue multiple majors and minors, while still graduating on time with 122 credit hours (more in some majors).

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Engaged Learning: Education By Design

SMU’s Engaged Learning program challenges students to reach beyond the classroom in shaping their educations. The campuswide initiative comprises research, service, internships, creative activities and courses with community components.

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Ancient Setting Provides New Resources For Education

From the ruins of an old fort and 13th-century Indian pueblo, SMU grew a campus that provides a unique setting for teaching and research. An act of serendipity enabled Fort Burgwin to enjoy a second life as a University campus. The property was owned by a Taos-area lumberman who had

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Living And Learning In The Land Of Enchantment

SMU-in-Taos opened for classes in 1974 on the site of Fort Burgwin, a pre-Civil War fort, as a unique center for teaching and research drawing from the cultural and natural resources of Northern New Mexico. Each year approximately 300 students take courses in the humanities; sciences; business; and performing, visual and communication arts.

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1950s: Building boom, band majorettes, sports awards and more

Revisit the Hilltop in the 1950s through photographs and clippings from the pages of SMU’s alumni magazine.

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2012 Centennial History Maker Awards

Maurice W. Acers* Lindalyn Bennett Adams Allison Allen Holland Richard A. Arnett* William W. Aston* Sue Davis Baier Fritz E. Barton, Jr. Don R. Benton Laura Lee S. Blanton* Floyd E. Bloom Ina C. Brown* Juan Chacin Donald D. Clayton Charles M. Cole* Aylett R. Cox* Glenn A. Cox, Jr.

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Test Your Knowledge Of Moody Coliseum Trivia

A host of events – from record-setting athletic competitions to unforgettable rock concerts – have taken place over the years at storied Moody Coliseum. Following are a few questions to test your Mustang-Moody quotient (answers below). 1. Who were the first and last NBA MVPs to compete against SMU with

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SMU To Join BCS-AQ In 2013, Bringing Coast-To-Coast Exposure

SMU’s membership in the Big East Conference will fulfill the University’s goal to join a Bowl Championship Series Automatic Qualifier (BCS-AQ) conference, a standard of excellence in college athletics today. As of press time, the Big East continued to admit new members to fill vacancies that will be created by

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Simmons School Adds Research, Community Partnerships, Leadership To Formula For Reform

Rigorous academic inquiry steers the national conversation about education reform “away from the realm of human interest and into an evidence-based context,” says David Chard, dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and a nationally recognized expert on the role of instruction in literacy and the development of numeracy skills.

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