Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

Maguire Center, Residence Life honor military vets with ‘Red, White and Blues’ Nov. 11, 2015

SMU honors military vets everywhere – especially those who are part of the University community – with music, food and festivities on Veterans Day 2015, Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility and Residence Life and Student … Continue reading

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A world premiere, a masterwork and a revival at the 2015 Fall Dance Concert Nov. 11-15

The 2015 Fall Dance Concert will feature a world premiere, a masterwork and a revival. Opening the program is the premiere of Wild and Precious, a contemporary ballet by Robert Dekkers. Created especially for the SMU Dance Ensemble, Wild and Precious … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Nov. 6, 2015

Free Will & Moral Responsibility with Local Philosophers: On Friday, Nov. 6, Dedman College is hosting a workshop on the topic of free will and moral responsibility and whether free will and responsibility are mere illusions given the truth of … Continue reading

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SMU’s Tower Center hosts prominent experts to discuss ‘The Rise of ISIS’ at a public event Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

ISIS conquered vast stretches of territory in Iraq and Syria during the past year. The Iraqi Army dissolved in its path, despite years of training and billions of dollars of U.S. aid, raising a series of questions: Why did ISIS succeed … Continue reading

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NPR’s Shankar Vedantam to give Tate Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Shankar Vedantam, NPR science correspondent reporting on human behavior and social sciences, author of The Hidden Brain and former reporter and columnist for The Washington Post, will be the featured speaker at The Jones Day Lecture of the 2015-16 Willis … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang-Must-do’s for Oct. 30 , 2015

Listen and Learn: Thirty students in research, service, creative and internship programs from across campus will talk about their work during Family Weekend at SMU’s Fall 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium. The event takes place from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 … Continue reading

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Student Foundation hosts ‘Haunted on the Hilltop’ Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015

SMU family members from across the country will join their students in celebrating 2015 Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The annual tradition is coordinated by the Student Foundation‘s Family Weekend Committee. For the third year, Student Foundation is partnering with Genesis Women’s Shelter, a Dallas organization … Continue reading

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Get into the Fall spirit with SMU Residential Commons

Haunted House Fundraiser: On Saturday, Oct. 24 the SMU Global Medical Brigades welcomes you to attend their annual Haunted House Fundraising event. The Haunted House will be held on the McElvaney Lawn, 6000 Bishop Boulevard, between 8 – 11 p.m. … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Oct. 23, 2015

Roots of Migration and Contemporary Challenges: Join conversation with activists, educators, professionals and students as we seek to develop awareness, expose causes and explore possibilities regarding challenges of migration and immigration. The event will take place on Saturday Oct. 24 … Continue reading

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Students show their work during Family Weekend at 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium, Oct. 30

Thirty students in research, service, creative and internship programs from across campus will talk about their work during Family Weekend at SMU’s Fall 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium. The event takes place 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum. > Find a complete … Continue reading

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