Category Archives: News

Calendar Highlights: Jan. 28, 2015

Big iDeas Demo Day: SMU Engaged Learning concludes Engaged Learning Week with Big iDeas Demo Day on Friday, Jan. 30, 12-5 p.m., in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. A free buffet lunch and the Big iDeas Pitch Competition Winners Fair will begin at noon. … Continue reading

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Faculty in the News: January 2015

Andrea Meltzer, Psychology, Dedman School of Humanities and Sciences, was featured on the Science Codex for her self-image research. Meltzer conducted three independent studies, resulting in the conclusion that woman’s body image is strongly linked to their perception of what … Continue reading

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2015 Tate Lecture with Robin Roberts to be rescheduled

Robin Roberts, host of of ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” must postpone a planned appearance at SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 27, due to travel disruptions brought on by severe inclement weather in the northeastern United States. Roberts is eager to … Continue reading

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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards is Jan. 30, 2015

The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff Recognition Awards and Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Award until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Presidential Staff Recognition Awards “recognize the contribution and excellence of staff employees to SMU,” and the nomination and selection … Continue reading

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SMU urges flu shots and other preventive measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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Nominations now open for SMU’s 2014-15 All-University awards

The floor is open for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nominations in the 2014-15 All-University awards is noon Friday, Feb. 27. Criteria and an online nomination form are available for … Continue reading

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SMU’s Simmons School honors advocates for education with 2015 Luminary Awards

SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development honored three outstanding advocates for students from pre-K through college with 2015 Luminary Awards on Thursday, Jan. 22. This year’s honorees: • Michael Sorrell, president of Dallas’ Paul Quinn College, has brought new recognition, … Continue reading

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Super students and Big iDeas take the spotlight during SMU’s 2015 Engaged Learning Week, Jan. 26-30

SMU’s Engaged Learning Week puts student achievement front and center with an expanded schedule for 2015 – including a business plan competition among the winners in the Fall 2014 Big iDeas Pitch Competition. Other activities include open houses, exhibitions, performances and presentations from the University’s … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates MLK with Dream Week 2015 Jan. 17-22

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Dream Week 2015, Jan. 17-22. Sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative … Continue reading

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Save Wednesday, Jan. 21 for SMU’s Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting

The Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 21 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 Jody Magliolo will give … Continue reading

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