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Save the date: SMU Honors Day 2015 is Monday, April 13

SMU celebrates high achievement in academics and community life during Honors Day 2015 on Monday, April 13. The 18th Honors Convocation begins at 5:30 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium, and the 2015 Awards Extravaganza takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. SMU reserves one Monday … Continue reading

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Sports: Mustang Fan Fair scheduled for April 18, 2015

Men’s Basketball: Nic Moore has been named to the Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention list. Moore, The American Athletic Conference Player of the Year led the Mustangs in scoring (14.5) assists (5.1) and steals (1.3) as SMU captured its first regular season conference championship in … Continue reading

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SMU Lyle to offer multidisciplinary M.A. degree in design and innovation

Beginning in Fall 2015, SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering will offer a new master’s degree designed to spark creativity in problem solving across multiple disciplines. The Master of Arts in Design and Innovation (MADI), grounded in an approach known as “design thinking,” will provide a … Continue reading

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Learn more about social entrepreneurship at the 2015 SMU Social Innovation Forum Tuesday, April 7

SMU will host an opportunity to learn from and network with experts in social entrepreneurship at its 4th annual Social Innovation Forum and Expo from 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 in the Owen Arts Center. The event, presented by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Hegi Family Career … Continue reading

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SMU geothermal scientist Maria Richards named 2016 president-elect of the Geothermal Resources Council

Maria Richards, coordinator of the SMU Geothermal Laboratory in the Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, has been named president-elect of the Geothermal Resources Council. She will become the 26th president of the global energy organization beginning in 2017, and the first woman … Continue reading

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SMU sponsors musical tribute to African American author-activist Margaret Walker Alexander on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Members of the SMU community are invited to a free performance of “For My People: A New Musical Work” on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Clarence Muse Café Theater, 1309 Canton … Continue reading

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Harold Stanley named 2015-16 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

Harold Stanley, Geurin-Pettus Distinguished Chair in American Politics and Political Economy and SMU associate provost, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. Stanley, who was named SMU’s interim provost and vice president for academic … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 1, 2015

Opting Out: Balancing Obligations to God and the State: SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies presents “Opting Out: Balancing Obligations to God and the State,” Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m., in Jones Great Hall. The lecture features guest speakers Hiram … Continue reading

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SMU to honor three global leaders with honorary degrees during its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015

SMU has chosen three extraordinary women to receive honorary degrees at its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015. The honorees are Meave Leakey, standard-bearer of a family of anthropologists whose research in Africa has revealed important clues to humans’ earliest … Continue reading

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Meadows School announces $1.5 million challenge grant during 2015 ‘Meadows at the Meyerson’ benefit

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts announced a major new challenge grant during the most successful “Meadows at the Meyerson” concert in the event’s 22-year history on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. A $1.5 million challenge grant from the Morris Foundation will support … Continue reading

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