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Evening of Storytelling

Wednesday, Nov. 9, students in SMU’s Master of Liberal Studies program will present excerpts from “Everyday People: An Evening of Storytelling,” written by their professor, Njoki McElroy. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in McCord Auditorium, Room 306 in Dallas

SMU Women’s Basketball Season Opener

SMU women’s basketball opens its season Friday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m., at Moody Coliseum against the Texas State University bobcats. At halftime, catch a presentation of the Physics Circus by SMU Physics Professor Fred Olness.

SMU Homecoming and Reunions, Nov. 3-4

Come back to the Hilltop for Homecoming, November 3-5, 2016! As you reconnect with your friends and reminisce where you began an important part of your life…

Christian Solutions for Racial Tensions

What solutions does religion offer for racial tensions? Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter, or Something Else? features an SMU panel of experts discussing intersections of religion and sociology.

Interpret the Past, Control the Future

Historians in Chief: How Presidents Interpret the Past to Control the Future – presidents make history but they also write it. From the Oval Office, they shape not only public policy but collective memory. Presidents, in short, are our historians-in-chief.

Election: Where We Are, Where We’re Going

SMU’s political science professor Dennis Simon wraps his free lecture series “Continuity & Change: The Race for the Presidency, 2016”: Where We Are Going | Post Election Saturday, November 12th, 2:00-4:00pm Dr. Dennis Simon, an Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, teaches

70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials

SMU’s role in seeking justice then and now: to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the verdicts in the international military tribunals at Nuremberg following World War II, a moderated panel ofexperts in international criminal law will discuss the importance and

Psychotherapy Sessions Best in the A.M.

A new study co-authored by SMU researchers found that patients with anxiety, phobias and fears showed greater improvement from therapy that was scheduled in the morning, when levels of cortisol — a naturally occurring hormone — test higher.

Too Dumb for Democracy?

SMU’s Center for Presidential History discusses the current state of democracy. America’s founding generation feared direct democracy. Senators were to be elected by state legislatures; presidents, by an electoral college. They feared popular passions too likely to pollute political waters,

Memorial Service for SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers

Thursday, July 28, 2016 11 a.m. McFarlin Auditorium at SMU 6405 Boaz Lane Parking is available on Bishop Boulevard and in parking lots and centers labeled All University Parking (AUP). The service will conclude with a 21-gun salute.

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