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The next wave of athletic excellence

Mustang swimming and diving teams will make a splash when they host LSU in the new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium on Friday, November 3, shortly after the dedication ceremony during Homecoming. Five Mustang events are coming up in the state-of-the-art aquatics center, including the 2018 American Athletic Conference Championships in February.

October 30, 2017|

Winning generosity, extraordinary impact

Thank you, Mustangs! We’re so grateful to the 516 alumni donors who contributed $119,376 during the Mustang Momentum Challenge. Let’s keep that momentum going. We’ve raised nearly $67,000 for SMU’s current-use funds already. We need fewer than 50 alumni donors to reach our $75,000 goal. Make an instant impact – give now!

October 30, 2017|

Get ready for #MoodyMagic, coming November 10

A new season of Moody Magic opens on November 10 when a trio of talented returning players fronts SMU men’s basketball, the reigning American Athletic Conference champions, against UMBC, and four returning starters lead the women’s team against Nicholls State in Moody Coliseum. Pony Up!

October 30, 2017|

Walking mechanics factor into military mission success

SMU scientists have discovered a simple, more accurate method of predicting how much energy humans expend while walking. The new theory improves on two existing standards and is particularly important to military strategists who must factor in the toll long marches and heavy loads take on foot soldiers when planning missions.

October 30, 2017|

A game-changing golf training center

SMU Athletics dedicated the new Payne Stewart SMU Golf Training Center at Trinity Forest Golf Club on October 13. The 6,700-square-foot facility sits on the course that will become the home of the AT&T Byron Nelson in 2018, NCAA invitational tournaments and other high-profile events.

October 30, 2017|

Prestigious Academy welcomes SMU anthropologist

“It is overwhelming to be in the company of Winston Churchill, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jonas Salk and the ‘mother’ of my own discipline, Margaret Mead,” anthropologist Caroline Brettell said before her induction into the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 7.

October 30, 2017|
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