Category Archives: Events

SMU Common Reading Event: Wes Moore Lecture (August 29)

Date: Thursday, August 29 Time: 5:00 pm Location: Umphrey Lee, Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom (view campus map) * Seating is first come, first serve. We highly suggest that you arrive early.  More about the event: Common Reading Program is

Central University Libraries Dean to speak at SMU’s 99th Annual Opening Convocation

McFarlin Auditorium 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 During this monumental Year of the Library, Gillian M. McCombs, dean and director of the Central University Libraries, has been invited to give the 2013 convocation speech on Sunday, August 25. Opening Convocation is a tradition

Join us for SMU Community Day, Hail to the Chief Presidential Exhibit on July 20

Colonial America will come alive on the SMU campus July 20 at SMU Community Day, inspired by the on-campus exhibit of George Washington’s copy of the U.S. Constitution. Kids can write with a quill pen, make a yarn toy or play

Friends of the SMU Libraries co-sponsor Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

The Friends of the SMU Libraries and SMU Meadows Museum are co-sponsoring the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club at the Dallas Public Library.  The program is open to adult and children of all ages, and participating members will be eligible for prizes. More

Fondren Library Coffee Breaks: May 7 – May 9

Need a boost while studying for finals? Come grab a free cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate at the Fondren Library Center. Where: Fondren Lobby When: Every night from 8:00 pm – 12:00 am while supplies last, Tuesday May

Living Library: April 16th & 17th

Books at the SMU Living Library are real people who have an interesting life story or unique experience to share. This event is designed to challenge prejudices and encourage respect. When you check out a Book, the Book will share

6th Annual CUL Cookout, April 16th and 17th – Free hot dogs!

Question: How many librarians does it take to grill a hot dog? Answer: We’re not sure yet, but we always hit it out of the ballpark. Join us for the 6th Annual CUL Cookout and learn more about how Central

Sustainability Film Festival: April 4th & 5th

Sustainability Film Festival Co-Sponsored by Fondren Library Media Collection & The SMU Sustainability Committee and The Friends of the SMU Libraries. Two days: Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th.  Attendance is free! Thursday, April 4th at 7:00 pm –

Jailbreaking Information: the Legacy of Hacktivist Aaron Swartz; March 7 at Fondren Library

Jailbreaking Information: the Legacy of Hacktivist Aaron Swartz Thursday, March 7th at Fondren Library Center, 6:30 pm Radical, programmer, pundit or thief? “We need to take the information, wherever it is stored, make our copies and share them with the

Lecture and exhibit with Jeff Gordon, Film Historian and Collector

Topic: Linda Darnell: From Dallas to Hollywood; Selections from the Jeff Gordon Collection Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm preview reception (Hawn Gallery, Hamon Arts Library) 7:00 pm lecture (O’Donnell Lecture Hall, Owen Arts Center) (view campus