Monthly Archives: October 2012

Free Movie Screening – Alice in Wonderland (1933) and Cinderella (1914), November 9

Join us as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Universal and Paramount Pictures! Now showing: The Fairy Tales of Paramount: Alice in Wonderland (1933) and Cinderella (1914) Event: Fondren Library Media Collection Bi-Annual Film Festival – Universal & Paramount Pictures … Continue reading

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Free Movie Screening – 1931 Dracula with Bela Lugosi, November 8

Join us as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Universal and Paramount Pictures! Now showing: The Monsters of Universal: Dracula (1931 with Bela Lugosi) Event: Fondren Library Media Collection Bi-Annual Film Festival – Universal & Paramount Pictures 100th Anniversary Date: … Continue reading

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Exhibit: The Future of Fondren Library, October 25 – January 14

Next time you’re at the Fondren Library Center, stop by the exhibit cases in the circulation area to view an exhibit about our upcoming renovation.  Exhibit details. More about the renovation.  

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Lecture and book signing with bestselling author Justin Cronin, November 2nd

Friends of the SMU Libraries invite you to a lecture and book signing with Justin Cronin, bestselling author of The Passage Trilogy.  Read more about Cronin here. Date: Friday, November 2nd Time: 11:30 am, light buffet, 12:00 noon, lecture Place: … Continue reading

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Night of the Living Dead Movie Screening, October 31

Please join us for a free outdoor movie screening of the Night of the Living Dead! Where: Fondren Library Center Laura Bush Promenade (east entrance) When: Wednesday, October 31st at 8:30 pm What else: Wear your Halloween costume!  The best … Continue reading

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Kudos to CUL Technology Services

Kudos to the CUL Technology Services department for completing the processing of the Helgason Gift. By including this significant gift into the media collection, the CUL DVD collection grew by one-third. Kudos to Technology Services for ALL of their hard work –not just on the … Continue reading

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Kudos to CUL Security Officer Pam Rhodes

Kudos to CUL Security Officer Pam Rhodes for her quick thinking on the evening of a recent assault on campus. As soon as Officer Rhodes was notified of the event, she alerted students studying in the library, assisted them in … Continue reading

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Kudos to Joan Gosnell and the SMU Archives

Kudos to University Archivist Joan Gosnell for her ongoing dedication to making SMU’s Centennial a success. Joan recently shared the menu from a banquet for the SMU community held on the opening day of school (Sept. 22, 1915) with SMU staff members … Continue reading

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Kudos to Billie Stovall and the ILL Staff

Kudos to Billie Stovall and the Interlibrary Loan staff from SMU student Erin Hoya, winner of the 2012 Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award. In her paper “Provocation, Premeditation, and Pandemonium:  The Irish Rebellion of 1641,” Hoya analyzes the … Continue reading

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SMU Panhellenic Study Break: free snacks October 10th!

Come out for a study break and meet the student directors of SMU Panhellenic at the Panhellenic Study Break on Wednesday, October 10 from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Directors will be passing out snacks in the foyer outside of the Fondren … Continue reading

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