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SMU celebrates 50th anniversary of Women’s Symposium

The SMU Women’s Symposium will celebrate its 50th anniversary, Wednesday, March 4, with an examination of women’s progress through the last 50 years. Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 and an advocate for gender wage

Meadows Theatre presents ‘The Sparrow’ through March 1

Written and developed by The House Theatre of Chicago – an innovative, award-winning company founded by SMU alumni in 2001 – The Sparrow tells the story of a teen with unusual hidden powers. It runs through March 1 at SMU’s Greer

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research creates index to measure arts vibrancy of metropolitan areas

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) has released its first annual Arts Vibrancy Index.  The index ranks more than 900 communities across the country. Vibrancy is measured as the level of supply, demand and government support for arts and culture

Bitcoin scams steal at least $11 million in virtual deposits

Fraudulent schemes have scammed at least $11 million in Bitcoin deposits from unsuspecting cyber customers over the past four years, according to new cyber security research from Southern Methodist University. Bitcoin is the digital world’s most popular virtual currency, with millions

SMU announces 2015 football schedule

SMU announces its highly-anticipated 2015 football schedule, the first season under new Head Coach Chad Morris. The slate is highlighted by seven games on the SMU campus, including Ford Stadium match-ups with in-state rivals Baylor and UNT. Other 2015 visitors

SMU dedicates new tennis complex

Dallas (SMU) – SMU dedicated its new 45,000-square-foot tennis complex Feb. 20, opening a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play. The complex will be home to SMU’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis teams and will provide a premier venue

Tate Lecture featuring Robin Roberts rescheduled for April 7

The Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series has rescheduled the lecture and student forum featuring ABC News anchor Robin Roberts for Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Previously purchased tickets for the sold-out lecture will be honored. If tickets or parking passes (if

SMU co-sponsors annual Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair

More than 1,000 junior high and high school students are expected to participate in the 2015 Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, Feb. 21, in Fair Park. Co-sponsored by SMU, participants — who have won their school

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative provides insights

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) held its inaugural symposium on Friday, February 13, at the SMU Cox Collins Executive Education Center.  The event highlighted “Engaging Latinos through Social Media,” and discussed the intersection of today’s information technology and demographic

Perkins presents inaugural “Person of Faith” Award

Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University announces the selection of Hind Jarrah as inaugural recipient of its Person of Faith Award, and Kay Prothro Yeager as recipient of the 2015 Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award. Both awards will be

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