SMU Guildhall has risen to the No. 1 spot among the world’s best graduate game-design programs in The Princeton Review’s eighth annual report. Director Gary Brubaker credits “faculty with deep experience, bright and motivated students and a robust network of successful alumni” as key to attaining the top ranking.
Retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown accepted the J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU’s Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility on March 21. On the 20th anniversary of the award, Brown told the remarkable story of how Jonsson giving his mother a job years ago put him on the path to success.
Tammy Winter ’17 loves being a member of The Mob student cheering section and hasn’t missed an SMU men’s basketball game at Moody Coliseum in years. She’s also a big fan of the opportunities she has had as a student to “pursue something that no one else is doing.”
During a Perkins School of Theology immersion trip to South Africa over spring break, graduate student Nicole Melki recalled the anti-apartheid activism of Soweto’s children, defining the hope they exemplified as “the conviction that pain and suffering can be transformed.”