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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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Investigating The Science Of Human Development

In the Simmons School’s Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness, faculty and students examine the biological basis of health and fitness. During one of the department’s recent Research on Exercise and Wellness Colloquiums, Peter Weyand shared with the SMU community insights from his groundbreaking analyses of the mechanics of running.

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Faculty Mentor Young Researchers In Their Quest For Knowledge

Nearly 130 SMU undergraduates work closely with faculty mentors across the University as they conduct research on topics as varied as dark matter and female entrepreneurship.

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100 Years Through The Pages of SMU’s Alumni Magazine: 1940s

As the Second Century Celebration unfolds, SMU Magazine will remember the past through the reproduction of content from various issues through the decades. Visit the 1940s in this third installment.

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Developing The Executive Edge

A university with strong executive education programs is a key advantage for any city trying to attract and retain major businesses, according to Henry S. Bienen, president emeritus of Northwestern University, speaking at the SMU Centennial Academic Symposium. Cox School of Business offers numerous career development opportunities that provide individuals

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SMU And Dallas: Priceless Intellectual Capital

SMU has always played a leading role in Dallas’ vibrant arts milieu, beginning with the Arden Club, the longtime student drama organization, and expanding in scope and scale as the University and the city matured. Among the trove of SMU’s rich cultural resources is the Meadows School of the Arts. In

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