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SMU breaks ground on Harold Clark Simmons Hall

SMU broke ground on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 for the second building in the University’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development complex. Harold Clark Simmons Hall was funded by a gift of $25 million from Annette Caldwell Simmons and Harold C. … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 2014 Constitution Day Wednesday, Sept. 17

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2014 Constitution Day observance 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons. The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Office of Student Affairs. … Continue reading

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Award-winning author NoViolet Bulaweyo ’07 returns to SMU for 2014 Common Reading discussion Monday, Sept. 15

Acclaimed author NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 returns to the Hilltop to discuss We Need New Names – her award-winning first novel and the University’s 2014 Common Reading – with the Dallas community. Her talk will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, … Continue reading

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SMU DCII asks ‘What is happiness?’ in 2014 IMPACT Symposia

SMU’s Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute kicks off its 2014-15 programming with a long look at the science of happiness. The two-month series on “Happiness: What Makes You Smile?” begins Thursday, Sept. 11 with Professor Dan Haybron of Saint Louis University speaking on “The Happiness that … Continue reading

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Tune In: Tower Center’s Joshua Rovner talks national security after al Qaeda on ‘Think’ Sept. 11, 2014

Joshua Rovner, director of studies in SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies, will discuss U.S. national security strategies in a post-al Qaeda landscape on KERA 90.1 FM Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Rovner will appear on “Think with Krys Boyd” during the 1-2 p.m. … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall deputy director heads out for active duty in Afghanistan

Steven Cole, deputy director of operations with The Guildhall at SMU and a captain in the United States Navy Reserve, has answered the call of duty for a one-year deployment with the NATO coalition in Afghanistan. Capt. Cole will serve as director of the NATO-led Multinational … Continue reading

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$4 million in gifts will fund SMU Tower Scholars Program

Gifts totaling more than $4 million will endow and provide operational support for the new Tower Scholars Program – a unique immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. A gift of … Continue reading

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OE2C news from Project: SMU

Thank you to those who attended our four travel-tool vendor demonstrations on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 4-5, 2014! If you have additional feedback about the vendors or your preferences, please send it to us via the OE2C questions and comments form by end … Continue reading

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SMU community joins the 2014 Dallas Heart Walk Sept. 13

SMU students, faculty, staff members and alumni are pounding the pavement of downtown Dallas to raise awareness about heart health and wellness. Teams of walkers representing several areas of the University community will take part in the 20th annual Heart Walk Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall brings action, expertise to 2014 Big (D)esign Conference

The Guildhall at SMU is bringing big-game action to Dallas’ 2014 Big (D)esign Conference Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6. Software development faculty member Squirrel Eiserloh provided a demonstration of the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator on Friday, in which six conference attendees received training for their designated … Continue reading

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