Petya Kertikova ’11 took a leap of faith and came to SMU on an athletics scholarship. After earning a journalism degree, she returned to her native Bulgaria and now reports on other former ex-pats leading improvements in her homeland.
Denver transplants Will Ammons ’16 and Schuyler Grey ’16 agree that there was one thing missing from their student experience. So they’ve teamed up with Tyler Kleinert ’14 to open a neighborhood ice cream shop.
The Meadows Museum hosted Dalí in the Dark after-hours events for alumni and students in conjunction with the Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929–1936 exhibit, which continues through December 9.
As an SMU undergraduate, Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11 started two companies in response to problems she saw in the world. Today she’s the founder and CEO of Bumble, the billion-dollar social connection app that empowers women to make the first move.
SMU parents Daniel M. Doyle, Jr. and Nicole Kudelko Doyle ’94 continue their long-standing commitment to expanding educational opportunities and supporting academic excellence with a $1 million gift to the University.
SMU alumna Erin Nealy Cox ’95, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, wields her experience in the law, business and technology in prosecuting cybercrimes.
Enjoy this roundup of interesting stories and visuals highlighting some of the people and events making news on the Hilltop.
SMU will honor Pierce M. Allman ’54, Tucker S. Bridwell ’73, ’74 and Jane Chu ’81 with Distinguished Alumni Awards and Kelvin Beachum, Jr. ’10, ’12 with the Emerging Leader Award on November 1.
Working with limited resources, Andrew Oh ’18 learned why entrepreneurial skills can make or break a film. His high school comedy, The Book of Job, is “the culmination of my four years at SMU.”
Former standout Mustang linebacker Randall Joyner ’14 was easy to pick out at SMU football’s first scrimmage of their August training camp. Now the assistant coach for defensive ends, he was the first person to greet players coming off the field.