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June 2018

  • The Class of 2018 graduated on May 19.

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018, our newest alumni!

    At the all-University Commencement ceremony on May 19, featured speaker Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T, challenged members of the Class of 2018 to “make every effort not to live your life in a straight line.” The day was filled with hugs, laughter and pony ears as the new graduates looked back on their four exciting years on the Hilltop and forward to their futures as world changers.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018, our newest alumni!

At the all-University Commencement ceremony on May 19, featured speaker Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T, challenged members of the Class of 2018 to “make every effort not to live your life in a straight line.” The day was filled with hugs, laughter and pony ears as the new graduates looked back on their four exciting years on the Hilltop and forward to their futures as world changers.

SMU continues its climb

A new report by University leadership makes 14 bold recommendations for continuing SMU’s ascent by further elevating overall academic quality and bolstering local, national and global impact.

June 5, 2018|

Powering achievement across the Hilltop

Thanks to your commitment to SMU excellence, Pony Power outpaced the first-year goal and raised more than $57 million to fuel today’s students, faculty and programs. Let’s make an even greater impact in Year Two!

June 5, 2018|

Jasmine Liu ’18 discovers her future in the stars

Jasmine Liu ’18 planned a future in the corporate world, but after joining physicist Robert Kehoe’s research team, she was star struck. Fueled by SMU’s high-performance computing power, her work helped reveal a variable star in the Pegasus constellation. Now she sees a future in astrophysics or astronomy.

June 5, 2018|

Honoring the achievements of business alumni

Cox School of Business honored Distinguished Alumni Clark Hunt ’87 and James M. “Jim” Johnson ’70, ’71 and Outstanding Young Alumni Chris Lowe ’04, ’14 and Jeff Owens ’01, ’02 at its 2018 awards luncheon on May 11.

June 5, 2018|

The start of something big

When school district budget constraints stalled a field trip intended to reward Rusk Middle School students for their hard work in the classroom, SMU stepped up and treated the eighth-graders to a campus visit unlike any other.

June 4, 2018|

Art in high gear: Julia Jalowiec ‘18

Julia Jalowiec ’18 is in her 40s, has four children and never created art before a battle with cancer spurred her to go back to school. She earned her bachelor’s degree in May, and her art is getting noticed.

June 4, 2018|

Enjoy this roundup of interesting videos and stories highlighting some of the people and events making news on the Hilltop.

June 4, 2018|

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SMU Magazine is updated monthly on this website and the print edition is published each spring and fall.

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