Calendar Highlights: Sept. 5, 2008

Welcome Additions graphicLast days of “Genius”: Make plans now to see “Jack Kilby: The Eye of Genius,” an exhibition of photography by the Texas Instruments engineer and Nobel Prize laureate, at Meadows Museum. The exhibition closes Sept. 21.

Huffington memorial service: SMU will hold a campuswide memorial service for the Honorable Roy M. Huffington (’38) of Houston, a longtime benefactor, at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8 in Perkins Chapel. For more information, contact Suzy Brack in Program Services.

A “Welcome” exhibition: Twenty-eight recently acquired manuscripts, printed books and important fragments dating from 1459 to 1786 are the star attractions of “Welcome Additions: Bridwell Library’s Recent Acquisitions in Context” (right). The new additions will be exhibited “in context” alongside closely related treasures from the Library’s Special Collections. The exhibition runs from Sept. 8 to Dec. 12 in Bridwell’s Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries. For more information, call 8-3483.

Learning to lead: Students can pick up tips and techniques to enhance their leadership skills at the Fall 2008 Crain Leadership Institute, noon-4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The Institute is sponsored by LEAD (Leadership Education, Activities and Development). The Institute is open to current and prospective student leaders and to students from outside the SMU campus. Participants can register online or contact SMU’s Office of Leadership and Involvement.

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