SMU Cox Alumni Association

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Alumni Events Calendar

August

Off Campus
Date: August 13
Cox Rugby Club “New Player Recruitment” Outing
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 12 PM
Location: Glencoe Park

September

On Campus
Date: September 7
Texas Economic Forum
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: James M. Collins Executive Education Center

On Campus
Date: September 17
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Liberty
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open 2:30 - 5:30 PM , 6 PM Kick-off 
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

On Campus
Date: September 22
O'Neil Center Presents "Marilyn Fedak to speak for the Adam Smith Society"
Alumni and Students Invited
Time:5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Ernst & Young Gallery

On Campus
Date: September 23
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. TCU (Family Weekend)
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open 3:30 - 6:30 PM , 7 PM Kick-off 
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

On Campus
Date: September 29
O'Neil Center Presents "How Your Nation's IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own"
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Reception at 5:30 PM , Lecture from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Ernst & Young Gallery

October

On Campus
Date: October 22
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Houston
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open 3:00 - 5:30 PM , 6 PM kick-off
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

Off Campus
Date: October 25
Bank of Texas and SMU Cox School of Business are hosting "The Center of it All"
An insightful discussion focused on the mass expansion of the Plano/Frisco corridor and its economic impact on the community from a commercial real estate persepective
Time: 7:30 – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast , 8:00 - 9:00 AM Presentation
Location: Gleneagles Country Club

November

On Campus
Date: November 4
O’Neil Center Workshop Series Presenting:
“Does Fiscal Decentralization Affect Infrastructure Quality: An Examination of U.S. States”
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Crow 282

On Campus
Date: November 5
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Memphis (Homecoming)
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open Noon - 2:30 PM, 3 PM kick-off
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

On Campus
Date: November 11
William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom’s Annual Conference
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: James M. Collins Executive Education Center

$150 per person, includes breakfast and luncheon

On Campus
Date: November 15
William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom discuss this year's Nobel Prize awards
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: James M. Collins Executive Education Center, Crum Auditorium

On Campus
Date: November 19
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. South Florida
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open 3:00 - 5:30 PM , 6 PM kick-off
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

On Campus
Date: November 26
Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Navy
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: Red Zone open 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM , 2:30 PM kick-off
Location: In front of the Cox School of Business

December

On Campus
Date: December 1
William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom Workshop Series
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Crow 282
For More Information: oneilcenter.org or 214-768-4210

On Campus
Date: December 17
December Graduation Reception
Parents and Students Invited
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: James M. Collins Executive Education Center

January

Newport Beach, CA
Date: January 6
SMU Cox California Reception
Hosted by Sherri & Mike Skillman ; Susan & Byron Roth
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Balboa Bay Club
For More Information: 214-768-3390

San Diego, CA
Date: January 7
SMU Cox California Reception
Hosted by Kyle, Seana & Clark Perkins
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: The Grand Del Mar Resort
For More Information: 214-768-3390

Atlanta, GA
Date: January 31
SMU Cox Atlanta Reception
Hosted by Joan & Rick Smith
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: The Smith Family Home
For More Information: 214-768-3390

February

Friday, February 3, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Exogenous Resource Shocks and Economic Freedom"
Dr. Colin O'Reilly, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Stout
RSVP

Tuesday, February 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
End the Fed? No Need. Market Forces are Ending What Congress Won't.
Mr. John Tamny, Senior fellow in economics at Reason Foundation, the political economy editor at Forbes, a senior economic advisor to Toreador Research & Trading, and editor of RealClearMarkets.com
RSVP

Monday, February 13, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Barriers to Entry Index: A Rating of Starting a Business Difficulties for the United States"
Ms. Megan Teague, Ph.D. Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University
RSVP

Friday, February 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
"Cities and Economic Growth"
Dr. Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University
RSVP

March

New York, NY
Date: March 7
SMU Cox New York Reception
Hosted by Frank Dunlevy
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM 
Location: Racquet & Tennis Club
For More Information: 214-768-3390

Tuesday, March 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
Your Next Government? From Nation State to Stateless Nations?
Professor Thomas Bell, Professor of Law, Fowler School of Law, Chapman University
RSVP

Friday, March 24, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Disarticulating Knowledge in Don DeLillo's White Noise"
Mr. Richard McKelvey, Doctoral Student, Department of English, SMU
RSVP

Friday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Barbarian at the Gates: Did Immigrants Degrade the United States' Institutions?"
Dr. Alexandre Padilla, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Exploring Economic Freedom Project, Metropolitan State University
RSVP

April

Thursday, April 6, 5:00-6:30 p.m. (Crum Auditorium, Collins Center)
Entrepreneurship in Texas: A Panel Discussion
O'Neil Center and Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship Faculty
RSVP

Raleigh, NC

Date: April 7, 8, 9
Cox MBA Rugby Club at the World MBA Rugby Championships, Duke University
For more information: Kevin Knox at kknox@smu.edu 

Friday, April 27, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Exogenous State Minimum Wages and the 'New' Minimum Wage Literature"
Dr. Charles North, Associate Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Baylor University
RSVP