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Kenneth A Hersh, president and chief executive officer of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which oversees the George W. Bush Institute and houses the George W. Bush Library and Museum, was the featured speaker at SMU’s December Commencement on Dec. 16 in Moody Coliseum.
Sonny Dykes has been named the head football coach at SMU, director of Athletics Rick Hart announced Monday, Dec. 11. Dykes arrives on the Hilltop after head coaching stints at Cal and Louisiana Tech. Dykes spent four seasons at Cal (2013-16) and three seasons at Louisiana Tech (2010-12).
"I wouldn't be working on the Hill without doing internships in different disciplines. Who else but an SMU Meadows student can say they were published on the front page of a newspaper in a top five media market and interned for a past President in the same school year?," said Natalie Yezbick '15 (CCPA), Deputy Press Secretary for Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). Read more.
Overall, the report shows that it has become increasingly difficult for arts and cultural organizations to break even, a trend that is particularly alarming given the current period of economic growth in the U.S.
The SMU Cox Master of Science in Finance degree (MSF) will be STEM-designated beginning in the fall semester of 2018. This means the SMU Cox MSF program now falls under fields of study considered to be science, technology, engineering and math.
A $15 million gift from the Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation will ensure the long-term support of the Hunt Leadership Scholars Program, which is one of SMU’s signature scholarship programs attracting academically talented student leaders from throughout the United States.
A $1 million gift from the Moody Foundation will support renovation of Meadows School of the Arts facilities and key education research by Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
SMU announces the formal launch of our strategic initiative, the Campus Cultural Intelligence Initiative (CIQ@SMU). We believe that CIQ@SMU offers added value to our graduates by enabling them to become more skilled at working in diverse environments here and beyond the campus.
SMU President R. Gerald Turner’s message to a group of business and civic leaders gathered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas was simple and clear: return on the investment in SMU made by Dallas leaders more than 100 years ago continues to be strong.
SMU Football will play in the DXL Frisco Bowl at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, against Louisiana Tech. Join fellow Mustang fans at Jake’s Burgers in Frisco for a pre-game party!.
December of 2017 witnesses the 400th birthday of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), luminary of Golden Age Seville. The Meadows Museum is in possession of five of this star painter’s works, more paintings by him than any other museum in the United States. Exhibition runs through Dec. 2, 2018.