Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

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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SMU celebrates human rights heroes and the anniversary of its Civil Rights Pilgrimage on Thursday, April 10, 2014

SMU celebrates civil and human rights at two events on Thursday, April 10 – awarding the Robert O. Cooper Peace and Justice Fellowship to a veteran of the civil rights movement and the William K. McElvaney Peace and Justice Award to … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 9, 2014

“Meadows at the Meyerson” gala: SMU Meadows presents their 21st annual benefit concert Wednesday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. The concert will feature the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and honor noted arts and civic leader Bess Enloe. … Continue reading

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SMU Relay For Life team wins top place for cancer fund-raising, event returns to campus April 5, 2014

SMU’s Relay For Life team won first place among the top 25 collegiate relay teams by raising more than $29,000 in pledges in a 72-hour fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. Following up on the pledges, SMU will … Continue reading

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Arts and civic leader Bess Enloe to be honored in 2014 “Meadows at the Meyerson” concert on Wednesday, April 9

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts presents its 21st annual benefit concert, “The 2014 Meadows at the Meyerson,” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street in Dallas. Held each spring, the … Continue reading

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FAA Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker to deliver keynote at 2014 SMU Air Law Symposium, April 3-4

Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker will be keynote speaker at the 48th annual SMU Air Law Symposium sponsored by the University’s Dedman School of Law and Journal of Air Law and Commerce. The two-day event will be at the Omni Mandalay Hotel Las … Continue reading

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Lance R. Blyth receives Weber-Clements Prize for his examination of “communities of violence” in northern Mexico

A book examining the history of violence on the Mexico border, and how it has provided cohesion as well as disturbance to some communities, has received the 2014 David J. Weber-William P. Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on … Continue reading

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A.J. Jacobs, the man on a quest, to deliver April 1 SMU Tate Distinguished Lecutre

Journalist, author and “human guinea pig” A.J. Jacobs will be at SMU Tuesday, April 1 to deliver the Oncor Lecture of the 2013-14 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Jacobs practices … Continue reading

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Noted Liszt interpreter Michele Campanella visits SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts for mini-residency March 31-April 4, 2014

Renowned Italian pianist, recording artist and conductor Michele Campanella will be a guest of the Division of Music in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts for a mini-residency March 31-April 4, 2014. Campanella will give a master class for SMU pianists selected … Continue reading

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