Confetti rained and applause roared as the SMU community celebrated Carolyn L. and David B. Miller ’72, ’73 on October 18. Their historic $50 million gift to SMU will drive innovative education in SMU’s Edwin L. Cox School of Business.
Dallas entrepreneur, industry leader and educator Bobby B. Lyle ’67 builds on the farsighted generosity that named the Lyle School of Engineering 11 years ago by designating $10 million to power a new strategic vision for the school.
The SMU Student Foundation invites all to the Hilltop for the Celebration of Lights, beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 2. Cocoa, cookies, carols and the Christmas story bring the magic and meaning of this joyous season.
SMU Dedman School of Law will launch a First Amendment Clinic in fall 2020, thanks to a $900,000 gift from the Stanton Foundation. The clinic will focus on free speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and petition and other First Amendment issues.
Lunch by Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe, music by the Mustang Brass Quintet, games and gratitude from all for those who serve our nation will highlight the SMU Veterans Day Celebration.
An auction of fine and decorative arts will benefit the programs supported by the Friends of SMU-in-Taos. View the catalog and bid online, or plan to attend the event at Dallas Auction Gallery.
SMU soccer forward Garrett McLaughlin is among 10 finalists fans can vote on for the prestigious Senior CLASS Award, given annually to the nation’s top senior student-athlete who excels on and off the field.
Professor Jill DeTemple teaches students how to take topics that drive people apart and reframe the conversation around personal experiences to promote understanding, if not agreement.
Enjoy these quick links to great stories and photos about the people, programs and events making an impact on the Hilltop.
Between bobsledding and winning a seat in the Oklahoma Legislature, Mickey Dollens ’11 also experienced a boom (and bust) in the oil business and a teaching job that he loved (and lost). It has been a wild ride for someone only eight years out of SMU, but as you follow the twists and turns of his story, one thing is clear: Mickey never quits.