Congratulations to SMU alum, Aaron Sanchez! His book “Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900” (Oklahoma Univ. Press) has won the 2022 Book Award presented by the Tejano Genealogy Society of Austin!
Texas Highways Originally Posted: April 2021 issue Growing up along the El Paso-Juárez border, I was a long drive from where much of the prevailing stories of Texas history took place. El Pasoans’ revolutionary heroes came from Mexico. Our cowboys were vaqueros, and our missions mainly told the history of Native Americans. Even if some […]
D CEO Originally Posted: April 2018 “Everybody who thinks enough of their teeth to get them checked, should get their eyes checked,” says the familiar-looking man in the blue scrubs. Dr. Jeffrey Whitman is responding after I tell him I can’t remember the last time I got my eyes examined, even though I get […]
NY Daily News Originally Posted: September 15, 2017 Kelvin Beachum chronicles the important moments every day, dividing his professional and private lives into separate journals. He catalogues his hopes and dreams, lessons learned and lessons to be learned. Nine football journals rest in his Arizona home. He flipped through one of them a couple weeks […]
SMU Magazine Originally Posted: March 24, 2016 SAVE THE DATE: Join SMU Dedman College alumnus John Harper at the 7th annual Literature + Medicine Conference from 8 a.m. to noon April 1 at SMU’s Mack Ballroom in the Umphrey Lee Center. Cardiologist John Harper ’68 vividly remembers waking in the middle of the night to the sound of his father […]
Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: January 30, 2017 Get to know your Muslim neighbors; what could be more American than that? I am the son of two caring parents who built their lives in Richardson. If you were to only know my family on paper, my mother, a substitute teacher; my father, an engineer; and […]