Get your tickets to see Jeff Bezos, chairman and CEO of Amazon, at the Closing Conversation of the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Forum on Leadership, presented in partnership with SMU on April 20 during SMU Founders’ Day Weekend.
Benjamin H. Chi ’18 will study in Beijing, China, for a year as a Schwarzman Scholar. He plans to return with a master’s degree in global affairs and a better understanding of how the Chinese view the United States.
SMU economist Danila Serra found that guilt and shame work to curb corruption. Her extensive research on bribery behavior earned the inaugural Vernon L. Smith Ascending Scholar Prize, a $50,000 “budding genius” award.
A new study by the National Center for Arts Research at SMU shows that arts and cultural organizations have to develop nimble responses to revenue realities to remain afloat.
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That’s right – Mustang football is going bowling! SMU will play Louisiana Tech in the inaugural DXL Frisco Bowl on Wednesday, December 20, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Game time is 7 p.m., but head to Frisco early for the pre-game party. Details and registration here.
A $15 million gift from the Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation secures the long-term future of the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program, one of the University’s signature scholarship programs attracting academically talented student leaders from throughout the United States to SMU.
President R. Gerald Turner outlined SMU’s impact on the region’s economy through data-powered teaching and research at a gathering of top business and civic leaders at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on November 13. The University’s $85-million investment in high speed computing and data science curriculum will deliver more bang for the research buck.
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A new class of Mustangs will join the alumni ranks following Commencement on December 16. Kenneth A. Hersh, president and CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, will be the featured speaker. Watch the entire event on Facebook Live.