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SMU celebrates Veterans Day 2014

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility will award special commemorative lapel pins to SMU Veterans at a luncheon hosted by the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Vocal teachers grow choir program at DISD’s Carter High

Carter High School Choral Director Demetrius Ethley and SMU Voice Professor Virginia Dupuy have brought the high school’s choral program back to life. Five years ago, the school didn’t have a choir program. Now there are more than 100 students, including private

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.

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

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.

SMU a top contributor of alumni in Teach For America classrooms

SMU is a top contributor to Teach For America’s most diverse corps in the organization’s history, with 21 of the University’s graduates working in high-need classrooms across the country.

Join the Stampede of Mustang Spirit

Glow sticks, music by the SMU Mustang Band and shining cupolas will light up the campus Sept. 19, at Friday Night Stampede, a block party celebrating 100 years of SMU spirit.

SMU-DISD program marks 5th anniversary

Fall 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the SMU Mustang Scholars Program that provides four-year merit based scholarships to qualifying DISD graduates.

Join us in the 20th annual Heart Walk

Student, faculty, staff and alumni teams from SMU will take part in the 20th annual Heart Walk Sept. 13 to raise awareness about heart health and wellness.

SMU’s STEMPREP Project receives grant to help interest minorities in science

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at SMU a $2.6 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields. STEMPREP recruits bright, science-minded minority middle school students for the two-summer classroom

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