Former First Lady Laura Bush ’68 was honored as the 2018 Texan of the Year for her education advocacy and “uncommon leadership” as the founder or co-founder of nonprofits and initiatives that improve the lives of women, children and families around the globe.
SMU named the Moody Coliseum court in honor of David B. Miller ’72, ’73, alumnus and vice chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, during a halftime ceremony on December 5.
The University community will join the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual Dallas parade on January 21 and honor his life and legacy during SMU’s Dream Week.
The SMU community joined the nation in mourning the loss of the 41st president of the United States, a servant leader whose life was a steadfast example of patriotism and the strongest American ideals.
The award-winning journalist will be the guest speaker at the 2019 Bolin Family Public Life Personal Faith Scholarship Luncheon on February 8.
A new study by marketing expert Chaoqun Chen finds that the Great Recession nudged consumers and retailers in new directions. For example, discounters are thinking smaller when it comes to new stores in city centers.
A lifelong passion for music led Martha Raley Peak ’50 to support a music fellowship in Meadows School of the Arts. Now the program will bring winners of a major international music competition to SMU for a two-year residency.
Enjoy video highlights of another amazing year at SMU and other interesting videos and stories in this roundup of the people and events making news on the Hilltop.
Myria Perez ’18 and more than 100 SMU undergraduate students painstakingly cleaned and preserved the fossils now on exhibit in Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola’s Ancient Seas at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.
The chair of the SMU Board of Trustees will speak during Commencement, which will be streamed live online at smu.edu/live, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on December 15.