Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

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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SMU names three honorary degree recipients for 2014

Three outstanding individuals, including a current and a former SMU professor, will receive honorary degrees at the University’s 99th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson and Methodist historian Richard P. Heitzenrater will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees. SMU law … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre presents three spring plays in ‘The Rep’ April 22-May 4, 2014

In a nod to repertory theatre, SMU Meadows Theatre will present three contemporary American plays – produced, directed and acted by students – on a two-week rotation from Tuesday, April 22 to Sunday, May 4, 2014. The program, collectively called The Rep, will … Continue reading

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Three cheers: SMU Honors Day 2014 is Monday, April 21

Every third Monday in April, SMU takes a day to celebrate the high achievements of students, faculty and staff members in two different ceremonies. This year’s Honors Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 21, 2014. > 2014 … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries host 2014 CUL Cookout April 15-16

As part of their annual celebration of National Library Week, SMU’s Central University Libraries and Office of Information Technology will serve lunch and share information at the 7th annual CUL Cookout April 15-16, 2014. All-beef hot dogs, veggie dogs, popcorn, cookies and other goodies are on the … Continue reading

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SMU Founders’ Day 2014 celebration to include historic faculty salute and photo

Full-time SMU faculty members and faculty emeriti have an opportunity to be part of a historic Centennial salute on Friday, April 11, 2014. They are invited to join Board of Trustees Chair Caren Prothro, President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Founders’ Day Weekend 2014

SMU celebrates 2014 Founders’ Day Weekend April 10-13 with a new, TEDx-powered edition of its popular academic spotlight events. Inside SMU Powered by TEDxSMU features SMU faculty members, students and alumni in TED-style talks on topics ranging from the importance of failure to … Continue reading

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