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Connecting the SMU community

#StampedeinPlace hosted by Black Alumni of SMU on June 24 was an evening of listening, learning and growing together by Mustangs for Mustangs.

2020-07-02T14:22:12-05:00 June 21, 2020|

‘It’s time to look to the future’

In a letter to the SMU community on April 30, President R. Gerald Turner announced plans to “safely open our University for on-campus teaching, learning and student living for the fall semester.”

2020-06-21T15:36:44-05:00 June 21, 2020|

A graduation celebration reaches new heights

Commencement has been postponed, but degrees were conferred on May 16. Our friends at Reunion Tower opened their doors for hundreds of graduates and their families to safely celebrate the day together.

2020-06-21T15:23:14-05:00 June 21, 2020|

Find out what’s next for our world changers

The COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop our 2020 grads. They shifted to remote classes and continued to learn, create and achieve. Now, they’re ready for new challenges, and we can’t wait to see how they change our world.

2020-06-21T15:10:28-05:00 June 21, 2020|

Responding to pandemic-related hardship

How do we help ensure the pandemic doesn’t prevent students from becoming SMU alumni? Support for the new Presidential Fund for Immediate Needs will provide scholarships to students in need.

2020-06-21T14:32:39-05:00 June 21, 2020|

Hacking the health crisis

Hubert Zajicek, M.B.A. ’06, a physician and founder and CEO of the Health Wildcatters incubator in Dallas, helped create the Health Hacking Crisis Network to find quick solutions to problems like the face-mask shortage among healthcare workers.

2020-06-21T16:20:30-05:00 May 29, 2020|

Cooking up something good

Each of SMU’s 11 Residential Commons has its own color, motto, cheers and traditions. But one simple and deliberate activity has proved most successful in building community – gathering together to prepare and enjoy food. Now our Faculty in Residence and students are keeping Sunday Night Snacks and other traditions going via Zoom and social channels.

2020-05-12T19:27:21-05:00 May 12, 2020|
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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