2019 Archives

2019 News Archives


Setting the pace for future athletic achievements - A $5 million commitment from Heather and Ray W. Washburne ’84 and family will enhance the student experience and elevate SMU’s competitiveness by establishing the Washburne Soccer and Track Stadium. (2/25/2020)

James Quick named inaugural dean of SMU Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies - Distinguished geoscientist James Quick will open the doors to a new era of research and interdisciplinary collaboration as inaugural dean of SMU’s newly created Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. (2/13/2020)

SMU remembers Robert Hyer Thomas '53, '57 - SMU mourns the loss of Robert “Bob” Hyer Thomas ’53, ’57 attorney, civic leader and -beloved University alumnus, who died February 9, 2020, at the age of 88. (2/12/2020)

A message to the SMU Community - It is the goal of the University that all of our programs and campus experiences provide a supportive and growth enhancing climate for our students. Within our athletic department we have a clear standard of preparing our students for life and providing an opportunity for them to develop their athletic skills while progressing toward their chosen academic degree. Thousands of student-athletes over the years have achieved both and are now very supportive alumni. (2/10/2020)

SMU Travel Advisory - China - SMU is following the Centers for Disease Control recommendation that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China (1/31/2020)

SMU Health Advisory - staying safe from the Coronavirus - Student Health Services is closely monitoring an outbreak of a potentially severe respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus first detected in Wuhan City, China in December. (1/28/2020)

SMU’ robotic arm helps Beaumont boy recover - A robotic arm built by SMU Lyle mechanical engineering professor Edmond Richer is delivering a stronger future for young Braden Scott, helping re-create connections between his brain and muscles. (1/24/2020)

SMU December 2018 Graduation - The SMU December 2018 Graduation, held in Moody Coliseum on the SMU campus, included a concert by Imperial Brass, the commencement address by SMU Chair for the Board of Trustees Robert Dedman Jr. '80, '84 and the graduation of 581 students with doctorate, professional and baccalaureate degrees. (12/19/2018)