Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

Meadows Museum to host first U.S. exhibition of masterworks from the House of Alba’s private collections

SMU’s Meadows Museum will present the first major U.S. exhibition of works from one of the oldest and most significant private art collections in Europe. Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting will feature more than 100 … Continue reading

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Service dogs take on new role as artists’ models in weekend workshop at SMU’s Meadows Museum, Saturday, June 21, 2014

When Denton artist John Bramblitt paints a portrait of his service dog, Echo, he uses red, blue and yellow paint to highlight the image of the black Labrador retriever. To Bramblitt, who is blind, color in his paintings represents emotion, and … Continue reading

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SMU experts join KERA for Freedom Summer 50th anniversary film preview & panel discussion Tuesday, June 17, 2014

During the summer of 1964, more than 700 student volunteers joined with thousands of organizers and local African Americans to register new voters in Mississippi. The violence that followed included the murders of three civil rights workers and the burning … Continue reading

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Get a sneak preview of SMU’s new Arnold Dining Commons as 2014 summer dining hours kick in

What’s for lunch? As SMU outlets begin summer hours, the campus community will have an opportunity to experience the new Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons before the facility opens for the 2014-15 academic year. The Arnold Dining Commons opens to the … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate at the 2014 President’s Picnic Friday, May 23

SMU staff members will unofficially kick off the Memorial Day 2014 weekend with a party Friday, May 23, on the south lawn of Clements Hall. The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) and President R. Gerald Turner host the 2014 President’s Picnic 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The traditional post-Commencement celebration features picnic food favorites and several … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014

SMU observes its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014 with events for faculty, alumni, community members and more than 2,100 graduating students. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, to be held in the recently renovated Moody Coliseum. The ceremony … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Finals week, May 5, 2014

SMU’s 99th Commencement is just around the corner – the end of Spring 2014 (and another academic year) at a glance: May 5: Last day of instruction May 6: Reading Day May 7-13: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) May 15-30: May Term 2014 for SMU … Continue reading

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver address at SMU’s 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver the address at SMU’s 99th all-University Commencement. The ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. The ceremony, including Rawlings’ address, will be broadcast live at smu.edu/live. Elected mayor in June 2011, Rawlings immediately … Continue reading

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