SMU Cox Alumni Association

Dean's Tailgate on the Boulevard

Alumni Events Calendar

Sept 2: Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard 
Tailgate: 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 
SMU vs SFA, kickoff: 6 p.m.

Sept 9: Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard 
Tailgate: 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 
SMU vs UNT, kickoff: 6 p.m.

Sept 12: O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
Scott Sumner, Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy, George Mason University
"The Real Problem was Nominal: Market Monetarism and the Great Recession"
Location: E&Y Gallery (Fincher 220), SMU Campus Time: 6 p.m.

Sept 19: Texas Economic Form
A lively Discussion of Economic Trends and Issues-The Innovation Economy
Sponsored by O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom, Folsom Institute and Real Estate Society and Maguire Energy Institute 
Location: Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Sept 23: Family Weekend:Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard
Tailgate: 2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 
SMU vs Arkansas State, kickoff: 6 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Sept 28: SMU Cox & BMW Dallas-Fort Worth 5K Social Runs
Run with the best of them! Join Alumni, Friends and Sponsors at the Cox School tent.
Location: Sewell BMW of Grapevine, 1111 E State Hwy 114, Grapevine, TX 76051 
Time: 7 p.m.

Sept 30: Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard 
Tailgate opens: 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
SMU vs UCONN, kickoff: 3 p.m.

Oct. 6: O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason University
"The Role of Government in a Free Society"
Location: Hughes-Trigg Theater, SMU Campus
Time: 5:30 p.m.

Oct 12: SMU Cox & BMW Dallas-Fort Worth 5K Social Runs
Run with the best of them! Join Alumni Friends and Sponsors at the Cox School tent.
Location: Autobahn BMW, Trinity Park, 2401 University Drive, Fort Worth TX 76107
Time: 7 p.m.

Oct 18: O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
David Henderson, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Professor of Economics, Naval Postgraduate School
"How Economists Helped End the Draft"
Location: E&Y Gallery (Fincher 220), SMU Campus
Time: 6 p.m.

Oct 26: SMU Cox & BMW Dallas-Fort Worth 5K Social Runs
Run with the best of them! Join Alumni, Friends and Sponsors at the Cox School tent.
Location: BMW of Arlington, 1200 Viridian Park Lane, Arlington, TX 76006
Time: 6 p.m.

Oct 27: (Friday): Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard 
Tailgate opens: 5 pm 
SMU vs Tulsa, ESPN coverage, kickoff: 8 p.m.

Nov 2: SMU Cox & BMW Dallas-Fort Worth 5K Social Runs
Run with the best of them! Join Alumni, Friends and Sponsors at the Cox School tent.
Location: BMW of Dallas, Flag Pole Hill Plaza, 8007 NW Hwy, Dallas, TX 75238
Time: 6 p.m.
For registrations and details click here

Nov. 3: O'Neil Center Workshop Series
Korok Ray, Associate Professor of Accounting, Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University
Adrienne Rhodes, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University
“Performance Targets and Peer Comparisons: Theory and Evidence from CEO Pay”
Location: Crow 282
Time: 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Nov 4: Homecoming Weekend:
Cox-Lyle "Red-Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard 
Tailgate opens: 3:00 p.m.
SMU vs UCF, kickoff: 6:15 p.m. Click here for tailgate registration

Nov 16: SMU Cox & BMW Dallas-Fort Worth 5K Social Runs
Run with the best of them! Join Alumni, Friends and Sponsors at the Cox School tent.
Location: BMW of Plano, 6800 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024
Time: 6 p.m.
Click here for registration and details

Nov 25: Cox-Lyle “Red Zone Tailgate”, On the Boulevard
Tailgate opens: TBA
SMU vs Tulane, kickoff: 11 a.m Tailgate at 8:00 a.m. 

Dec 1: O'Neil Center Workshop Series
Art Carden, Associate Professor of Economics, Samford University
Location: Crow 282 Time: 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Dec 10: BMW Dallas Marathon-SMU Cox Business Relay
Location: Dallas City Hall Plaza- 1500 Marilla St, Dallas, TX 75201
Time: 8:05 a.m.

Click here for registration and details

Dec 13: SMU Cox Holiday Social Hour
Location: The Network Bar-331 Singleton Blvd, Dallas TX 75212
Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m
RSVP to HERE by December 8, 2017
www.networkbar.com

Cox/Dedman Basketball Watch Party
January 25, Watch Party 5:30 p.m.
SMU vs UConn 6:00 p.m. Tip-off
Moody Coliseum-Hall of Fame Club
RSVP here

O’Neil Center Workshop Series
January 31, 10:00-11:30am, O'Neil Center (Crow 282)
“Does Immigration Increase Corruption?” 
Benjamin Powell,  Director of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, and Professor of Economics, Rawls College of Business

O’Neil Center-Flourishing and a Free Society Forum
February 16, E&Y Room (Fincher 220)
Reception: 5:00-6:00pm, Lecture: 6:00-7:00pm
“Why Africa Failed to Develop in the Postcolonial Period”
George Ayittey, President of the Free Africa Foundation, Former Distinguished Economist in Residence in the Department of Economics at American University
Tickets

O’Neil Center-Workshop Series
February 23
, 10:30-11:45am, O'Neil Center (Crow 282)
“Populism in Latin America”
Nicholas Cachanosky, Assistant Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Co-Editor of the Journal Libertas: Segunda Época

O’Neil Center-Flourishing and a Free Society Forum
February 28
, Mack Ballroom, (3rd Floor of Umphrey Lee Center)
Reception: 5:00-6:00pm, Lecture: 6:00-7:00pm
“How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World” 
Deirdre McCloskey, UIC Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Tickets

O’Neil Center-Workshop Series
March 9
, 10:30-11:45am, O'Neil Center (Crow 282)
“The Parasite-Stress Theory of Values and the Origins of Economic Institutions”
Boris Nikolaev,  Research Professor at John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University

O’Neil Center-Flourishing and a Free Society Forum
March 27
, E&Y Room (Fincher 220)
Reception: 5:00-6:00pm, Lecture: 6:00-7:00pm
“Is Bitcoin a Bubble?”
William J. Luther, Assistant Professor of Economics at Kenyon College, Director of the American Institute for Economic Research’s Sound Money Project
Tickets

O’Neil Center Workshop Series
April 6
, 10:30-11:45am, O'Neil Center (Crow 282)
“Brazilian State Economic Freedom Index”
Vladimir Fernandes Maciel,  Coordenador do Centro Mackenzie de Liberdade Econômica, Centro de Ciências Sociais e Aplicadas, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

O’Neil Center Workshop Series
April 25
, 10:30-11:45am, O'Neil Center (Crow 282)
“New Empirical Insights into the Fight Against Human Trafficking”
Gregory D’Angelo, Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University