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SMU honors distinguished alumni and emerging leader

Philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates, during a campus ceremony in November. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni are educational leader Mary Brinegar ’69, investment banker Frank M.

‘1972’ by Artist Sarah Morris opens at SMU’s Pollock Gallery

‘1972,’ an exhibit and film about that fateful Summer Olympics, opens at SMU. In her 38-minute film, Morris gathers together picturesque views of Munich, archival photographs and the Olympic stadium, and interweaves them with documentary-style interview footage of Georg Sieber, the psychologist

SMU to honor global & local human rights champions Nov. 12

Peruvian champion of indigenous women’s rights Eliana Elias and innovative global-minded local educator Bhavani Parpia will be honored at SMU on Nov. 12 as the first two recipients of Embrey Human Rights Program Triumph of the Spirit Awards. The awards

‘The Map of Heaven’ author at SMU on Oct. 16

Eben Alexander, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven, teams up with the sages of times past, modern scientists, and with ordinary people who have had profound spiritual experiences to show the reality of heaven and

SMU to celebrate 31st annual National Night Out Oct. 7

SMU will partner with neighborhoods throughout Dallas and thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.

An Evening with the Lone Star State’s Presidential Libraries

SMU’s Center for Presidential History presents ‘An Evening with the Lone Star State’s Presidential Libraries’ on Oct. 6, featuring the directors of the George Bush, George W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Libraries and Museums.

SMU’s Allman Family Lecture presents ‘Social Network Interventions’

How does our embeddedness in social networks affect our lives – our health, emotions, thoughts, and actions? Hear this lively lecture by  social scientist and physician Nicholas Christakis on Oct. 9.

SMU offering business short courses

Build your professional skill set with SMU’s short courses on business, entrepreneurship, and communication. Courses offered in classrooms as well as online.

Meadows Museum presents major survey of Goya prints

The Meadows Museum announces its fall exhibition, Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention. On view through March 1, 2015, the exhibition launches the Meadows’ 50th anniversary year by presenting the entirety of the Museum’s holdings of printed works by Francisco

SMU lecture to examine Eastern Front of World War I

The 2014 Stanton Sharp Lecture at SMU will examine Germany’s WWI occupation of the Eastern Front with historian Vejas Liulevicius’ presentation, “Eastern Europe and German Occupation in the First World War” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 at SMU’s Hughes

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