Religious Studies Chair Mark Chancey (left) was the featured speaker for Temple Emanu-El’s annual adult education course, this year titled “The New Testament: First Century Jews, First Century Christians.” Now, Temple Emanu-El has graciously provided audio files of Chancey’s lectures for online listening and downloading. Click here for more.
Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Doherty will appear in the opening-week broadcast of ABC’s “Road to March Madness,” which airs at 2 p.m. CT Feb. 2. Doherty will appear in the network’s New York studio with Bonnie Bernstein and Tom Brennan. Part of the feature was also shot on campus inside Moody Coliseum and during practice at the new Crum Basketball Center. The show will air each Saturday before ABC’s coverage of NCAA basketball. Read more.
Fox Broadcasting’s “So You Think You Can Dance” held its first round of auditions in SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium Jan. 17-19, 2008. More than 400 contestants lined up at 5 a.m. for their chance to strut their stuff in front of Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy and Adam Shankman, and show host Cat Deeley. You’ll have to wait until later this spring to see who made the cut for the show’s fourth season, but in the meantime check out this slideshow.