Monthly Archives: September 2014

Mustang Minute: NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 and SMU Common Reading

SMU alumna NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 returned to the Hilltop in September to discuss her first novel, We Need New Names, with the Class of 2018. The 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award-winner is only the second work of fiction to be chosen as the … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Friday Night Stampede

Glow sticks, music by the SMU Mustang Band and shining cupolas lit up the campus on Sept. 19, 2014, at the first Friday Night Stampede, a block party celebrating 100 years of SMU spirit. > Watch the Mustang Minute: Friday … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Groundbreaking for Harold Clark Simmons Hall

SMU broke ground Sept. 12, 2014, for Harold Clark Simmons Hall, the second building for the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The ceremony followed a gift of $25 million from Annette Caldwell Simmons and Harold C. … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Dallas Heart Walk 2014

Student, faculty, staff and alumni teams from SMU took part in the 20th annual Heart Walk through downtown Dallas on Sept. 13, 2014, to raise awareness about heart health and wellness. The Dallas division of the American Heart Association hosts … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Engaged Learning Expo 2014

Campus organizations and community partners meet student leaders at SMU’s Engaged Learning Expo – an annual event where University undergraduates can explore learning opportunities beyond the classroom. SMU Engaged Learning Fellows can receive grants of up to $2,000 to design their own … Continue reading

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