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‘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.

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

Texas Industry Photographs by Robert Yarnall Richie

SMU Central University Libraries now has online more than 1,000 photographic prints and negatives depicting non-oil-related Texas companies (ca. 1936-1970), taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984). The photographs are part of the DeGolyer Library’s Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, which consists

Albert Schweitzer Fellowship opens DFW chapter at SMU

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) has announced the launch of a program chapter in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The site will be housed at SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and is supported by a consortium of North Texas area universities.

TEDxSMU 2014 tickets now on sale

Tickets are available now for the sixth incarnation of TEDxSMU, returning to Dallas City Performance Hall Nov. 1 with a daylong lineup of speakers, performers and musicians who will riff on this year’s theme of “Strangely Familiar.”

SMU supports “It’s On Us” to end sexual assault

SMU applauds the launch of “It’s On Us,” the White House campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses announced September 19. The campaign asks everyone to take responsibility to prevent sexual assault and to create an environment where sexual assault is unacceptable.

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