The family of a beloved SMU professor has established the Dr. Henry L. Gray Endowed Scholarship in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences to honor his SMU legacy and his love for students.
“Perfect Pairs” is the perfect theme for this year’s celebration of Mustang spirit and pride. The festivities begin on Thursday with the Distinguished Alumni Awards and continue through the weekend with the parade, the Boulevard and the SMU-South Florida football game. Throughout the weekend, a nightly light show on campus will commemorate the launch of SMU’s new campaign. See you on the Hilltop!
Inspiring a new chapter for the Meadows Museum, Linda P. and William A. Custard commit $3 million, matched by an additional $3 million from The Meadows Foundation, to establish a new cultural institute within the Meadows Museum.
A new gift from the Hegi Family will modernize key spaces in the Hegi Career Development Center and fund two new staff members to join the career development team, which helps students follow their passion to find career success.
Whether you’re coming back to the Hilltop for Homecoming or you haven’t been out on the town in a while, you’ll enjoy this quick guide to some of Dallas’ best bets written by SMU alumna Meredith Carey ’15.
SMU theatre students and alumni helped create the new Public Works Dallas film, A Little Less Lonely, now streaming for free at DallasTheaterCenter.org.
Check out these links to great stories, photos and more about the people, programs and events making news on the Hilltop.
A shared commitment to making a positive impact has drawn the SMU community and Goodwill Industries of Dallas together for almost a century. Under the leadership of SMU alumnus Tim Heis ’01, president and CEO, and a host of Mustangs serving on its board, the nonprofit is finding innovative ways to augment its mission of “changing lives, one job at a time” with help from SMU student interns.
Researchers James McCormick ’17 and Lauren Ammerman ’21 each lost a grandmother to Alzheimer's disease, an experience that motivated their research on a protein that removes an Alzheimer’s-associated toxin from the brain and drew them together as a couple.
Photojournalist Stuart Palley ’11 has become famous for his stunning wildfire photos. SMU’s Chris Roos looks at wildfires through a research lens. Ultimately, their perspectives are the same: Wildfires are getting worse, and there’s an urgent need to adopt coexistence strategies.