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Fostering enterprising spirit

SMU welcomed a $6 million gift from Kim and William (Bill) Shaddock ’74 during Homecoming Weekend. Their investment will establish Shaddock Hall, part of the Cox School of Business building renovation project.

2021-10-08T16:05:17-05:00 October 8, 2021|

Remembering Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglán

The SMU community mourns the loss of the Spanish art scholar and renowned director of the Meadows Museum. His death from cancer October 5 comes on the heels of the recent 20th anniversary of his leadership of the acclaimed institution.

2021-10-14T16:34:43-05:00 October 8, 2021|

Energizing the heart of the student community

Alumni returning to campus for Homecoming had a chance to attend the Hughes-Trigg Student Center rededication ceremony showcasing renovations that continue to transform the heart of the student community.

2021-10-14T16:34:04-05:00 October 8, 2021|

Looking at the world through a math lens

Fueled by a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant, math curriculum researcher Candace Walkington will take math to the streets through a gamified app and a partnership with a Dallas STEM walk nonprofit.

2021-10-10T10:45:03-05:00 October 8, 2021|

Homecoming 2021: Thursday, September 30–Sunday, October 3

“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!

2021-09-11T12:38:08-05:00 September 11, 2021|

A new era of engagement

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.

2021-08-30T08:44:07-05:00 August 30, 2021|

Sparking student success

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.

2021-08-30T08:41:46-05:00 August 30, 2021|

Things to do and places to go in Dallas

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.

2021-09-11T12:53:51-05:00 August 30, 2021|
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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