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Department of Anthropology celebrates Golden Jubilee

In fall 1964, professors Fred Wendorf and Ron Wetherington brought the discipline of anthropology to SMU. This year, the University celebrates the Department of Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee. Today, the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees focusing

‘Defined By Light’ Photography Exhibit to Open at DeGolyer

The latest DeGolyer exhibit begins with materials from before the invention of photography with the camera obscura and ends in the 20th century. Photographs of various subjects and processes will be displayed: daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, stereographs, cameras, viewers, early color

Meadows choral ensembles open their concert season

Dedicated to performing excellence in the choral art, the  Meadows Chorale, Concert Choir and Diva Dolce open their 2014-15 concert season on Oct. 19.  Concerts also will be held throughout the school year.

Meadows Chorale, Meadows Concert Choir and Diva Dolce

Meadows’ three outstanding choral ensembles – Meadows Concert Choir, Meadows Chorale, and Diva Dolce – will open the 2014-15 choral concert season on Oct. 19 with a program that explores water imagery in sacred and secular music.

SMU honors distinguished alumni and emerging leader

Philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates, during a campus ceremony in November. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni are educational leader Mary Brinegar ’69, investment banker Frank M.

SMU to honor global & local human rights champions Nov. 12

Peruvian champion of indigenous women’s rights Eliana Elias and innovative global-minded local educator Bhavani Parpia will be honored at SMU on Nov. 12 as the first two recipients of Embrey Human Rights Program Triumph of the Spirit Awards. The awards

‘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.

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