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.
"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.
Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler, a renowned civic and philanthropic leader as well as an SMU alumna and longtime supporter, died Dec. 8, leaving a legacy of leadership, friendship and generosity focused on institutions dedicated to improving lives..
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.