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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards is Jan. 30, 2015

The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff Recognition Awards and Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Award until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Presidential Staff Recognition Awards “recognize the contribution and excellence of staff employees to SMU,” and the nomination and selection … Continue reading

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SMU urges flu shots and other preventive measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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Nominations now open for SMU’s 2014-15 All-University awards

The floor is open for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nominations in the 2014-15 All-University awards is noon Friday, Feb. 27. Criteria and an online nomination form are available for … Continue reading

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SMU’s Simmons School honors advocates for education with 2015 Luminary Awards

SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development honored three outstanding advocates for students from pre-K through college with 2015 Luminary Awards on Thursday, Jan. 22. This year’s honorees: • Michael Sorrell, president of Dallas’ Paul Quinn College, has brought new recognition, … Continue reading

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Super students and Big iDeas take the spotlight during SMU’s 2015 Engaged Learning Week, Jan. 26-30

SMU’s Engaged Learning Week puts student achievement front and center with an expanded schedule for 2015 – including a business plan competition among the winners in the Fall 2014 Big iDeas Pitch Competition. Other activities include open houses, exhibitions, performances and presentations from the University’s … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates MLK with Dream Week 2015 Jan. 17-22

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Dream Week 2015, Jan. 17-22. Sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: The Spring 2015 term at a glance

Welcome back! SMU’s 2015 Spring Term begins Friday, Jan. 16 – a few important dates at a glance: Friday, Jan. 16: First day of classes for the 2015 Spring Term Monday, Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Day (University closed). SMU celebrates MLK Day … Continue reading

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Save Wednesday, Jan. 21 for SMU’s Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting

The Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. in the the theater foyer, and the meeting will begin at 3:45 p.m. Faculty Senate President Jody Magliolo will give … Continue reading

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Six SMU students earn invitations to 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at University of Miami March 6-8

Six SMU students will share their work on issues affecting their communities and the world during the 8th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at the University of Miami March 6-8, 2015. Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will host … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall hosts free-play sessions of student-designed games during 2014 Fall Exhibition Friday, Dec. 19

The Guildhall at SMU will host a free-play day featuring games designed by graduating students at its 2014 Fall Exhibition on Friday, Dec. 19. The Exhibition will take place in Building 2 of the SMU-in-Plano campus, 5232 Tennyson Parkway. The Exhibition honors Cohort 20, composed of … Continue reading

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