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SMU posts annual security report Sept. 30, 2016

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, SMU posted its annual security report on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. President R. Gerald Turner sent the following e-mail message to the community: SMU is committed … Continue reading

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Statement on SMU student Jaein (Jaime) Shim

Updated Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. SMU Student Life sent the following e-mail message to faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, regarding the death of student Jaein (Jaime) Shim: The SMU community is saddened to learn of the death of … Continue reading

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Peter Moore appointed to campuswide curricular and policy role

Peter K. Moore, SMU associate dean for general education and a longtime advocate for liberal studies and scholarship, has been appointed associate provost for curricular innovation and policy effective Oct. 3, 2016. Moore’s new role is part of a reorganization … Continue reading

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Meadows Museum acquires new Spanish masterwork: a remarkable child portrait by Francisco Bayeu

A dog, a donut and a child in blue are hallmarks of the latest masterwork to join the collections of SMU’s Meadows Museum. The Museum has acquired the painting María Teresa del Castillo (1767-70), a portrait of a child by Francisco Bayeu y … Continue reading

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2016 SMU HR Fair focuses on ‘Healthy Choices – Healthy U’

Learn more about your 2017 open enrollment options and a variety of other SMU benefits at the University’s 2016 Human Resources Fair Tuesday, Oct. 4. Representatives for SMU’s retirement programs and health and savings plans will be on site from 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Dallas Police Chief David Brown will receive SMU’s 2017 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Dallas Chief of Police David O. Brown, who in July helped lead the city through the anguished days following the ambush shooting deaths of five police officers, will receive the 2017 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU’s Cary M. Maguire … Continue reading

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Take a closer look at student innovation during the 2016 Engaged Learning Symposium and Big iDeas Pitch Contest, Friday, Sept. 23

Make an appointment to see outstanding students show their work and stump for their innovations during the Fall 2016 Engaged Learning Symposium and Big iDeas Pitch Contest. The two events take place Friday, Sept. 23 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum, as part of SMU’s 2016 Family … Continue reading

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Andrew J. Torget’s history of cotton, slavery and the Texas Revolution wins 2015 Weber-Clements Book Prize

University of North Texas historian Andrew J. Torget Weber-Clements Book Prize. Torget and his borderland history Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 in Dallas Hall. Continue reading

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SMU is ‘Home in the Heart of Texas’ for 2016 Family Weekend, Sept. 23-25

SMU family members from around the Metroplex and across the country will join their students in celebrating a beloved Hilltop tradition Sept. 23-25, 2016. SMU Family Weekend is coordinated by the Student Foundation‘s Family Weekend Committee. Student research, creativity and innovation will be on … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Smith Health Center dedication to take place at SMU Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

SMU will dedicate a new facility to provide comprehensive medical care to its 11,000 students at 11:45 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center – a two-story, 33,000-square-foot building completed over the summer – is the University’s new home … Continue reading

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