Category Archives: Events

5 Minutes with GIS: What is it?

We met with Sylvia George-Williams to spend a few minutes talking about GIS. Sylvia is one of Fondren Library’s Science Research Librarians and the subject librarian for engineering. She and Dr. Jessie Zarazaga, Project Director for Initiative for Spatial Literacy, will be

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Library Staff Music Playlist: Listen Now!

Listen Now! Get the playlist Finals are almost here so it is time to hit the books! Enjoy a playlist of hand-picked songs from the Libraries Staff to help you focus while studying. Have Spotify Premium on your phone? Enter spotify:user:ncdsatsmu into the Spotify search.

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Angela Duckworth Book Signing, May 12

Thursday, May 12 Angela Duckworth presents GRIT: The Power and Passion of Perseverance 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included. 7 p.m. FREE Lecture and book

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Paws and Take a Break

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog! About the Event: Our canine friends from Pet Partners will visit with students to help reduce stress from finals.  Research has shown that spending 5-24 minutes with a calm

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Fondren Library Celebration, April 15

SMU TO CELEBRATE FONDREN LIBRARY TRANSFORMATION April 1, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – The renovation of SMU’s Fondren Library, to be unveiled during Founders’ Day Weekend, features a transformation of information technology resources for student and faculty researchers and a restoration

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Centennial History Book Release Party, April 15

Join the Fondren Library Celebration Friday, April 15 12:30 p.m. Dedication Ceremony, Fondren Library Center (more details) 1 p.m. Open house to follow, including Centennial History Book Release Party One Hundred Years on the Hilltop: The Centennial History of Southern

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Leila Meacham Book Signing, April 21

Thursday, April 21 Leila Meacham presents Titans 11 – 11:30 a.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book and lunch). RSVP required. 11:30 a.m. Complimentary light buffet. RSVP required. 12 p.m. FREE Lecture and book signing. RSVP not required. Location:

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Apply to be a Living Library Book!

Deadline Extended to March 28th You have a story to tell! Apply to be a Human Book today. All Books must participate in a one-hour training session to prepare for the April 19th event. The application deadline has been extended to March 28th.   Event

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Jacquelyn Mitchard Book Signing – March 29

Tuesday, March 29 Jacquelyn Mitchard presents Two If By Sea 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included. 7 p.m. FREE Lecture and book signing. No RSVP

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A.O. Scott Book Signing, March 14

Monday, March 14 A. O. Scott presents Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book

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