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SMU Police Department now using dashboard and body cameras

SMU police officers and squad cars are now equipped with body and in-car cameras. The University’s Department of Public Safety began using the devices in November, according to Chief of Police Rick Shafer. The University chose L-3 Mobile-Vision to provide … Continue reading

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Three years of ‘educational diplomacy’ between SMU and Pakistan culminate in 2015 Islamabad conference

Two professors and a clinical graduate student from SMU’s Department of Psychology will travel halfway around the world to help the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) of Peshawar, Pakistan, host an international psychology conference in Islamabad on Saturday, Dec. … Continue reading

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All-University Holiday Party takes place Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Save the date: President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner host their annual All-University Holiday Party from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center. The SMU community will gather after finals (and before December Commencement) … Continue reading

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Take part in SMUSA’s 2015 Holiday Toy Drive and the Toys for Tickets program through Dec. 21

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is collecting new, non-violent, unwrapped toys ranging from board games to remote control cars. The gift will help make the holidays brighter for children served by its United Way Partner, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC).   The 2015 Holiday Toy … Continue reading

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Help SMU Public Affairs compile its 2015 holiday book list

The SMU Office of Public Affairs needs your help compiling its annual holiday book list. All general-interest books by University faculty, staff and alumni that were published in 2015 will be considered for inclusion. Authors can submit their own works by completing the online book form at … Continue reading

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Moby Dick-inspired card game by SMU professor and students exposes subversive humor in Melville’s classic novel

The upcoming movie In the Heart of the Sea promises to offer a potentially Oscar-worthy take on the whale hunt that inspired Henry Melville’s Moby Dick. For folks who still giggle at the title, there’s another way to enjoy that classic novel this winter: … Continue reading

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Harold Stanley named SMU vice president for executive affairs

Academic leader and political science scholar Harold W. Stanley has been named SMU’s vice president for executive affairs, effective Feb. 1, 2016. Stanley has been serving as vice president for academic affairs and provost ad interim since June. Dr. Stanley previously … Continue reading

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Central University Libraries’ 2015 Food for Fines program continues through Wednesday, Dec. 16

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is once again giving students, faculty and staff members an opportunity to help the community – and possibly save some cash as well. During the 2015 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return … Continue reading

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Play and review student-designed games in the SMU Guildhall’s 2015 Fall Beta Test

Graduate students from the SMU Guildhall bring their designs to the main campus for a just-in-time-for-finals gaming party. The 2015 Fall Beta Test takes place 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in two locations: the M Lounge in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Doolin Gallery, 1600 Owen Arts … Continue reading

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns returns to SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Renowned director and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, creator of Baseball, The War and The Roosevelts, will return to SMU Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 for another engagement with the Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Burns will present The Oncor Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium … Continue reading

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