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SMU Students Earn Prestigious Fulbright, Boren Awards

SMU News: Eight SMU students have accepted Fulbright and Boren awards for international study, research and teaching in Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea. Five will be headed across the world as Fulbright finalists to conduct research and teach abroad for the 2022-2023 academic year, while three will travel as Boren fellows […]

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History Ph.D. candidate receives Military Historical Society of Massachusetts Fellowship

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Christopher Walton for receiving a Military Historical Society of Massachusetts Fellowship from the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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Dedman College Announces 2022 Outstanding Professor, Perrine Prize, and Faculty Service Award Winners

Congratulations to the following who received this year’s prestigious awards. Outstanding Dedman Family Professor: Daniel Millimet Caren Protho Faculty Service Award: Bonnie Wheeler Perrine Prize: Timothy Rosendale  

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SMU student wins prestigious Dr. Ervin “Vinny” Caraballo scholarship

Dallas Morning News Congratulations to Teresa Acosta ’22. She was recently selected to receive the Dr. Ervin “Vinny” Caraballo scholarship. The scholarship was presented by the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. According to a Dallas Morning News article, Teresa […]

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Novice National Title in IPDA Debate 2022

SMU won a national title at the International Public Debate Association National Championship at Abilene Christian Unviersity.  The tournament was host to 44 universities from 18 states.  More than 300 undergraduate students competed at the tournament held April 8-11.  More than 1,000 students competed nationwide in tournaments assessed by the IPDA organization since September of 2021. […]

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Save the Date: SMU’s 107th Commencement Weekend is May 13 and 14, 2022

The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University’s best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students’ accomplishments. The spirit of community combined with our celebration of the individual is what makes SMU’s Commencement a special time. Schedule of events  

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SMU students honored at Honors Convocation

SMU News Congratulations to all of the SMU students honored at Monday night’s Honors Convocation. The ceremony recognizes new honor society inductees, national fellowships, various distinguished scholarships and internships, school and departmental awards, and graduating University Honors Program students. A list of award recipients can be found here. Watch Ceremony

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SMU Wins First International Title in Debate

SMU senior political science and finance major, Ryan Booth of Alamo, California won the International Public Debate Association Championship at the 32nd International Forensics Association tournament held March 15 & 16. The tournament was scheduled originally to be in Mexico City before being moved online one month ago. Booth defeated seven opponents on his way to […]

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16 SMU Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

SMU News Sixteen SMU students representing disciplines and majors from across campus have been named semi-finalists for the Fulbright Scholarship. These applications will be advancing to the final round of selection for the Fulbright Student Program for the 2022-2023 academic year. The FulbrightU.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities to students and young […]

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Department of History alumnus wins NACCS book award

Congratulations to History Ph.D. alumnus Aaron Sanchez! His book Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900 was awarded the 2022 NACCS (National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies) Tejas Foco Non-fiction Book Award for best book in Tejana/o studies in the nation.