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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Feb. 5, 2016

Love is in the Air: Join the Meadows School of the Arts at Union Coffee from 8 – 9 p.m. on Feb. 6 for a special love-themed concert! Bring someone special to listen to a delightful mix of classical, pop … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan to visit SMU Feb. 25, 2016

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan will present a reading of her poetry at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, following a 6 p.m. reception in room 131 of SMU’s Dedman Life Sciences Building. The event is cohosted by SMU English Professor … Continue reading

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2016 Meadows Virtuosi Concert takes place Saturday, Jan. 30

The 2016 Meadows Virtuosi Concert will spotlight Professor of Cello Andrés Díaz and Artist-in-Residence and Director of Chamber Music Matt Albert in an annual performance featuring Meadows faculty, students and guests playing side-by-side in an exciting chamber music program. Also featured will be Dallas … Continue reading

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SMU students host first Refugee and Forced Migration Symposium Jan. 28-29, 2016

A renowned expert in refugee resettlement and a Syrian refugee living in Dallas are featured speakers in SMU’s first Refugee and Forced Migration Symposium. “Whose Protection? Interrogating Displacement and the Limits of Humanitarian Welcome” will also feature presentations from SMU graduate students. It is open to … Continue reading

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Students present their world-changing concepts in 2016 Big iDeas Demo Day and Business Plan Competition Friday, Jan. 29

SMU student teams will present world-changing business concepts to compete for thousands of dollars in start-up money in SMU’s 2016 Big iDeas Business Plan Competition Friday, Jan. 29, in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. The event begins with the Big iDeas Demo Day Fair noon-1:30 p.m. in the … Continue reading

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Poet, performance artist Sarah Kay to give SMU Tate Distinguished Lecture Jan. 26, 2016

Poet and performance artist Sarah Kay – a writer, educator, and co-director of an organization dedicated to improving children’s lives through poetry – will visit SMU Tuesday, Jan. 25 to speak in the 2015-16 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. She will speak at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium Kay is … Continue reading

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SMU Jewish Studies celebrates Judeo-Spanish Culture Week Jan. 24-31, 2016

The Jewish Studies Program in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences celebrates the unique culture of Jews in Spain with a series of events and lectures Jan. 24-31, 2016. Highlights of Judeo-Spanish Culture Week include: A screening of Flory’s Flame, a documentary about the life and music … Continue reading

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SMU NCAR publishes white paper on measuring strength, effectiveness of culturally specific arts organizations

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) has released a white paper that examines the distinguishing characteristics of arts organizations that primarily serve Asian American, African American, and Hispanic/Latino communities. The study is designed to provide insights, based on measurable data, about the … Continue reading

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Parade, service projects highlight SMU Dream Week 2016

Fifty years after Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke on the campus of SMU, the visionary civil rights leader’s visit will be celebrated by the University community as part of the Jan. 15-21 Dream Week activities surrounding Martin Luther King Jr. … Continue reading

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SMU’s Spring 2016 General Faculty Meeting to take place Wednesday, Jan. 20

The Spring 2016 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. in the the theater foyer, and the meeting will begin at 3:45 p.m. Faculty Senate President Doug Rienelt will give the Senate … Continue reading

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