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Caruth Foundation awards $2.5 million to Retina Foundation and SMU’s Lyle Engineering School

The Retina Foundation of the Southwest and SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering are pleased to announce a collaboration to create the Clinical Center of Innovation for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This new collaborative venture will help to rapidly prototype

Ladino Day program and Judeo-Spanish Culture Week at SMU

The Second International Day of Ladino on January 25, 2015, will be the first of a series of programs of a week focusing on Judeo-Spanish history and culture. The series is sponsored by Jewish Studies of SMU. All events are free

SMU Meadows offers Community Series

SMU Meadows School of the Arts is offering six community concerts and events this spring as part of its “Meadows Community Series.” The opening performance will be Friday, Jan. 30, at Dallas City Performance Hall and will feature the Meadows Wind Ensemble.

SMU Women’s Tennis to host Campus Kids’ Day on Jan. 30

The SMU Women’s Tennis team will host a free Campus Kids’ Day Clinic on Jan. 30 following its match against Sam Houston State at the new SMU Tennis Complex. The clinic will be open to kids of all ages. Games and prizes

The Presidency and the Press in the Digital Age

Scholars and commentators will examine the evolving nature of the presidency and the press in the digital age in a symposium at SMU on Feb. 17. Since the late 1990s the fundamental relationship between the presidency and the press has undergone

Women’s Symposium celebrates 50th anniversary

The Women’s Symposium will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Wednesday March 4, 2015, in SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The Symposium is the longest continuously running program of its nature in the country and one of SMU’s oldest and most distinguished traditions. The

SMU Simmons Luminary Awards honor advocates for education

Three education advocates for students from pre-K through college were honored with the Luminary Award Thursday, Jan. 22, by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.  Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College; The Luke Waites Center

SMU seismology team focusing on Irving after quakes

SMU’s seismology team is deploying more seismographs in the Irving area to better understand the series of earthquakes that United States Geological Survey (USGS) data indicates are occurring on or near the site of the old Texas Stadium.

Dream Week at SMU to honor MLK’s legacy

SMU will participate in the Dallas Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Jan. 17 and offer events Jan. 18 – 22 honoring of the life and legacy of the fallen civil rights leader who brought his quest for equality

Spring registration open for Continuing And Professional Ed

Registration for spring personal enrichment courses is now open! Explore subjects that excite and intrigue you, taught by instructors who are as enthusiastic about what they teach as you are to learn. With additional levels of existing courses, you can

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