SMU’s Program Council aims to bring diverse groups of students together through various events throughout the school year. Now branded, the council plans to improve its event attendance and collaborate with other organizations to further develop the SMU community.Read more ›
Buddy program at SMU helps students learn what classrooms cannot teachRead more ›
Nicolai Graae, captain SMU’s men’s swimming team, enjoys some oatmeal before a meet.
Monika Babok on the women’s swim team likes her protein.
Akil Simpson on the women’s basketball team? She eats a pickle before every game.
“It’s sort of my thing,” said Simpson, a Journalism major. “And I love pickles!”Read more ›
To start his Tate Lecture Tuesday, famed chess player Garry Kasparov cracked jokes about hair loss and heritage. Within 20 minutes, Kasparov compared Russian president Vladimir Putin to a rising Adolf Hitler. In one of the timeliest Tate Lectures to date, Kasparov, a native of Azerbaijan, then part of […]Read more ›
In this day and age, readers realistically only have time to dedicate five minutes to the daily news. News junkies Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin developed theSkimm email newsletter to offer its audience a simplified account of top news and inform readers on-the-go in a fast, fun way.Read more ›
The Annual Black Excellence Ball hosted by the Association of Black Students was entirely different from years past. The multicultural group invited its alumni counterpart, SMU Black Alumni, to participate in the capstone Black History Month Event held Saturday in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. The end result, a ball, […]Read more ›
David J. Chard, dean of Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been elected as Chair of National Board for Education Sciences. Chard was nominated by President Obama and approved by the U.S Senate in 2012 as a member of the board. He was then elected as chair by […]Read more ›