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Cox honors industry veterans and rising stars

Business leaders, SMU swimming supporters and longtime friends Steven J. Lindley ’74 and Bruce Robson ’74 received Cox Distinguished Alumni Awards, and Courtney Caldwell ’00 and Ryan Dalton ’01 were honored as Outstanding Young Alumni on May 10.

2019-06-06T09:15:37-05:00 June 6, 2019|

Life’s hat trick is junior Thomas Hodge’s specialty

Thomas Hodges ’20 is a full-time student majoring in journalism with a sport management minor. He stays close to his family to help his mom, who is battling cancer. And he has a rigorous practice schedule as the emergency goalie for the Dallas Stars professional ice hockey team.

2019-06-06T08:49:41-05:00 June 6, 2019|

Leveling up cancer research with a video game

Fans streaming a recent video game tournament that raised funds for kids with cancer had a chance to help SMU researchers by playing Omega Cluster, an interactive game designed to pinpoint promising compounds to add to the chemotherapy arsenal.

2019-06-06T08:40:45-05:00 June 6, 2019|

Fusing art and engineering into a multidimensional education

Senior Meredith Burke ’19, ’20 is a third-generation Mustang who thrives on taking on challenges like juggling a hectic academic and extracurricular schedule. She is triple-majoring to earn bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering (ME), art and math and working toward her master’s degree in ME.

2019-05-08T11:19:01-05:00 May 8, 2019|

One giant leap for the mobility impaired

Step into the shoes of Ophelie Herve ’19, a mechanical engineering graduate student who recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to continue her work on prosthetic limbs that move more naturally.

2019-05-27T13:38:15-05:00 April 27, 2019|

Creating new opportunities for Marine vets

Military veterans aspiring to SMU’s innovative graduate education in engineering and business have a new scholarship opportunity with The Milledge A. Hart, III Scholarship Fund for Veterans of the United States Marine Corps.

2019-05-01T08:51:25-05:00 April 26, 2019|

Law alumni recognized for leadership and achievements

Five Dedman School of Law alumni were recognized for their leadership, achievements and contributions to their profession with Distinguished Alumni Awards, the highest honor the law school bestows upon its alumni and friends.

2019-04-26T13:52:05-05:00 April 26, 2019|

Joining the ranks of Mustang golf legends

Sophomore Mac Meissner ’21 set a conference record on the way to claiming the individual title at the 2019 American Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the Copperhead Course in Florida.

2019-04-26T13:39:06-05:00 April 26, 2019|

A Texas-size impact on regional art

With a recent gift by the daughter of renowned Texas artist Jerry Bywaters, the Meadows Museum has become the largest repository of his artwork. Additional materials expand the Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of the Southwest in Hamon Arts Library.

2019-05-02T08:20:36-05:00 April 26, 2019|
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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