Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 22, 2014

Welcome to the 2014-15 academic year, SMU community! Here are some Fall 2014 dates to remember: Opening Convocation and Common Reading discussion: Sunday, Aug. 24 First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 25 General Faculty Meeting: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 1 (University offices … Continue reading

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Save the date: SMU’s Fall 2014 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Aug. 27

SMU President R. Gerald Turner will address the University faculty at the Fall General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 27 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The meeting will begin at 3:45 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Theater, following a reception beginning at 3 p.m. in the Theater foyer. … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2014 Engaged Learning Expo connects students with opportunities on Wednesday, Aug. 27

Community agencies and campus organizations are looking for highly motivated SMU students who want to learn outside the classroom, tackle real world issues and explore potential careers. They’ll have an ideal opportunity to get to know each other at the 2014 Engaged Learning Expo. This … Continue reading

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Bush Center celebrates Oscar de la Renta with “Five Decades of Style” through Oct. 5, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is hosting a major retrospective of American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, from his earliest work to his most recent runway masterpieces. “Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style” features several of … Continue reading

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Meadows Museum to host exhibition of masterworks from the House of Alba’s private collections

SMU’s Meadows Museum will present a major 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 European works – from paintings … 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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