A shared commitment to making a positive impact has drawn the SMU community and Goodwill Industries of Dallas together for almost a century. Under the leadership of SMU alumnus Tim Heis ’01, president and CEO, and a host of Mustangs serving on its board, the nonprofit is finding innovative ways to augment its mission of “changing lives, one job at a time” with help from SMU student interns.
Take a look at the new SMU logo. It’s the result of a community collaboration to create a new logo that reflects who we are – a bold, vibrant University leaning into the future.
Researchers James McCormick ’17 and Lauren Ammerman ’21 each lost a grandmother to Alzheimer's disease, an experience that motivated their research on a protein that removes an Alzheimer’s-associated toxin from the brain and drew them together as a couple.
SMU DataArts has been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ $30 million Digital Accelerator Program to help cultural nonprofit programs stabilize and thrive by investing in and using technology to speed economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SMU’s AT&T Center for Virtualization has signed a four-year agreement with the United States Air Force Academy to collaborate on mutually beneficial projects and joint research, providing opportunities for both SMU students and USAF cadets.
A combined $6.5 million to SMU from Toyota USA Foundation and alumnus Carter Creech ’60 drives momentum for the fall opening of the West Dallas STEM School, a new Dallas Independent School District Transformation and Innovation School.
Strike up the band! A new season of Mustang football and fun with friends and family on the Boulevard will be here before we know it.
In her new role as SMU Alumni Board chair, Kristin W. Henderson ’82 aims to improve communication, expand connections and fortify alumni relationships.
Join fellow Mustangs in welcoming incoming first-year students to the SMU family at virtual and in-person events around the country.
Research by SMU’s Ali Beskok and J.-C. Chiao that started out as a race against time during the pandemic has developed into a fast, accurate and affordable immune response test with sweeping potential.
Caeli Blake ’21 is continuing the professional dance career she began as a sophomore, but thanks to her double major, she’s already steps ahead in her second act. Eventually, she plans to teach her skills to a new generation.
Cox School of Business recently presented its Distinguished Alumni Awards to Brad Brookshire ’76 and R. Andrew Clyde ’85 and Outstanding Young Alumni honors to Lizzy Bentley ’12 and Elizabeth Wattley ’15.