Category Archives: News

OE2C: Travel and Entertainment Committee selects Concur® as new expense management tool

Concur® has been chosen as SMU’s new electronic travel and expense management solution, as announced by Lyle Dean and Executive Sponsor Marc Christensen and the OE2C Travel and Entertainment Committee in a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The initiative committee would like to … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 2, 2014

Happiness Symposia:  Continuing its two-month series on “Happiness: What Makes you Smile?,” the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute presents Kent Berridge, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Michigan. Berridge will discuss how affective neuroscience begins to identify some of the brain’s wellsprings … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre season opens with Black Snow Oct. 1-5, 2014

For its first main stage production of 2014-15, Meadows Theatre presents Black Snow by Mikhail Bulgakov, adapted by Keith Reddin. Often called the ultimate backstage novel, Black Snow displays the autobiographical and satirical components of Bulgakov’s experience with the Moscow Art Theatre. Based on Bulgakov’s … Continue reading

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2014 security and fire safety report for the SMU campuses now available online

The following message from SMU President R. Gerald Turner was sent to students, faculty and staff on October 1, 2014: Dear members of the SMU community: SMU is committed to fostering a learning and working environment that supports health and … Continue reading

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Michael Ramirez to give 2014 Sammons Lecture Thursday, Oct. 2

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez will give the 15th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics. Presented by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts Division of Journalism, the lecture begins at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Bob Hope Theatre.  … Continue reading

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SMU’s Dedman College will house DFW chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is launching a program chapter in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, to be housed in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. The chapter is supported by a consortium of area universities including Baylor University’s Louise Herrington … Continue reading

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2014 Hart Global Leaders Forum presents Colin Powell Tuesday, Sept. 30

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell will present the 2014 Hart Global Leaders Forum. Following the 2014 SMU Tate Distinguished Lecture Series, the Hart Global Leaders Forum will take place Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The event … Continue reading

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Sports Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014

Women’s Soccer:  Mustang first-year Lauren Guerra was named the American Athletic Conference “Rookie of the Week.” Guerra scored both goals in the Mustangs 2-1 victory over Gonzaga this past Sunday. Guerra will take the field again in Houston on Thursday, Sept. 25 and return … Continue reading

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‘Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style’ comes to an end Oct. 5, 2014 at the Bush Center

After three months as a special exhibit at The George W. Bush Presidential Center, “Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style” comes to an end Sunday, Oct. 5. The exhibition is a major retrospective of the legendary American fashion designer. Offering Dallas the opportunity to experience fashion … Continue reading

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$2 million gift will create Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair in Electrical Engineering in SMU’s Lyle School

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. The gift establishing the Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair of Electrical Engineering provides for … Continue reading

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