Category Archives: Community News

Ron Fourier: Love That Boy, A Parent’s Expectations

Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Ron Fourier will be the featured speaker for the 2017 Public Life | Personal Faith lecture and luncheon. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3 Martha Mack Proctor Grand Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center

Dream Week 2017 at SMU

Set for Jan. 16-28, Dream Week honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.

Catharine Lysinger: Faculty Piano Recital

Friday, January 27, 2017 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm Caruth Auditorium – Owen Arts Center FREE “Souvenirs: from Beethoven to Barber.” Award-winning piano faculty member Catharine Lysinger presents a program of works by Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Barber for solo piano.

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An Evening with George Takei

Presented by SMU Embrey Human Rights and the Dallas Holocaust Museum Takei, an actor, social justice activist, and social media megapower, aka Sulu in the Star Trek franchise, will raise awareness about Japanese Internment Camps in the U.S., discuss his

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Spanking OK, Corporal Punishment Not

Corporal punishment viewed as more acceptable and effective when referred to as spanking, study finds Parents and nonparents alike buffer their views of physical discipline and rate it more common, acceptable and effective when it’s labeled with a more neutral,

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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

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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.

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