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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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SMU’s Fall 2014 flu shot clinics now in session

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2014 flu shot clinics for September and October, with an upcoming session scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports lobby. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2014-15 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series begins Sept. 29

Former Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright and Colin L. Powell will visit SMU Monday, Sept. 29 to kick off the 33rd season of the Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Albright and Powell will offer their insights and opinions on current … Continue reading

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Friday Night Stampede celebrates 100 years of Mustang spirit Sept. 19, 2014

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of Mustang football with a series of special events the night before the first home game of the 2014 season. The Friday Night Stampede begins with the dedication of the new Mustang Band Hall near Dedman Center for … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

From mid-September through mid-October, SMU joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the contributions, culture and heritage of Hispanic Americans. Hispanic Heritage Month was first approved in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a 7-day observation. In … Continue reading

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SMU breaks ground on Harold Clark Simmons Hall

SMU broke ground on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 for the second building in the University’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development complex. Harold Clark Simmons Hall was funded by a gift of $25 million from Annette Caldwell Simmons and Harold C. … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 2014 Constitution Day Wednesday, Sept. 17

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2014 Constitution Day observance 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons. The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Office of Student Affairs. … Continue reading

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Award-winning author NoViolet Bulaweyo ’07 returns to SMU for 2014 Common Reading discussion Monday, Sept. 15

Acclaimed author NoViolet Bulawayo ’07 returns to the Hilltop to discuss We Need New Names – her award-winning first novel and the University’s 2014 Common Reading – with the Dallas community. Her talk will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, … Continue reading

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Sports: Highlights, Sept. 12, 2014

Men’s Football: Citing personal issues, June Jones resigned as head coach of the SMU football program effective Monday, Sept. 8. Associate head coach and defensive coordinator Tom Mason will serve as head coach for the remainder of the season. SMU has … Continue reading

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