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A great new year starts with you

With new students heading to classes soon, exciting faculty research underway, and progress made on new and improved structures all over the campus, this school year promises to be bigger and better than ever. That’s because of the generous support of Mustangs like you. 

2022-08-12T13:45:20-05:00 August 12, 2022|

Get ready for game day fun at home and on the road

Plan to meet up with fellow Mustangs at away-game tailgates throughout the football season, beginning September 3, when we play UNT in Denton. At home, check out the SMU Alumni tent on the Boulevard, beginning September 10. And stay tuned for details about a big pep rally for the SMU-TCU game September 24.

2022-08-12T14:27:55-05:00 August 12, 2022|

Drumming up support for the Mustang Band

Meet Diamond M Club President Kellie Prinz Johnson ’96, whose connection to the Hilltop seems to grow stronger each year. In fact, she named her son after her best band friend and her favorite SMU professor, and she’s now a proud SMU parent.

2022-08-12T14:03:22-05:00 August 12, 2022|

Turning plain paper into artful research

Art and science intersect in the hands of SMU junior Travis Nolan ’24. He’s an international origami champion whose fascination with dinosaurs and paper folding come together as a study of the biomechanics of prehistoric creatures.

2022-08-12T14:09:04-05:00 August 12, 2022|

Thinking inside the box

Students tackled the ultimate DIY challenge by building a “baby supercomputer” that not only deepens their understanding of networking and parallel computing, but also shows big potential for their artificial intelligence research.

2022-08-12T14:15:34-05:00 July 30, 2022|

Working, growing and ‘just trying things’

In an ESPN.com profile, former SMU football safety Ra Kazadi ’22 talks about how the loosening of name, image and likeness (NIL) restrictions on college athletes gave him the financial freedom to explore and grow as an artist.

2022-07-30T12:33:48-05:00 July 30, 2022|

Celebrating the Mustang mystique

In just 30 seconds, a parade of famous faces captures the essence of the Hilltop: Our bold, curious and creative alumni – and the distinguished visitors drawn to campus – truly set SMU apart. The commercial airing during all Mustang sports televised by ESPN is the brainchild of alum Hal Curtis ’84.

2022-08-12T14:31:27-05:00 July 20, 2022|
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SMU Magazine

SMU Magazine is updated monthly on this website and the print edition is published each spring and fall.

Browse the Archives