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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.

$2 million gift funds new SMU Lyle School Centennial Chair

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.

SMU experts address Texas textbooks issues

SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty members are speaking out about what they see as “flawed” and “distorted” textbooks being considered for Texas classrooms, including appearances before the State Board of Education.

Dallas architect James Pratt’s collection given to SMU

Dallas architect James Pratt’s collection given to SMU’s Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity – SMU// The one-of-kind personal collection of rare books and research materials that visionary Dallas architect James Pratt used for design inspiration over his long career

Performances by the Meadows Symphony Orchestra

The Meadows Symphony Orchestra will perform on Sept. 26 and 28 in Caruth Auditorium of Owen Arts Center on the SMU campus. The program includes the Overture to The School for Scandal, Samuel Barber’s first composition for full orchestra.

Take Flight with Public Relations

Public relations students from local colleges and interested members of the public are invited to attend this Oct. 1 evening event, featuring speakers and panelists from regional public relations companies.

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