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SMU ready to celebrate at 2016 May Commencement Convocation

SMU observes its 101st Commencement May 13-14, 2016 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Technology and civic leaders, and SMU parents, Richard and Mary Templeton will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9:30 a.m. May 14 in Moody Coliseum. The University expects … Continue reading

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Theatre Artist-in-Residence Will Power receives 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award

Will Power, theatre artist-in-residence in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, is one of 21 national performing artists announced as recipients of the fifth annual Doris Duke Artist Awards, presented by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). Appointed in recognition of … Continue reading

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Cancer prevention pioneer Groesbeck Parham to receive honorary doctorate during SMU’s 2016 Commencement

A simple procedure developed by Groesbeck Parham has saved the lives of thousands of women in Africa. Cervical cancer, easily screened with a Pap test and treated in developed countries, is fatal to 81 percent of Zambian women who have … Continue reading

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Student-designed games debut on Steam Greenlight, available for public play-testing at 2016 SMU Guildhall Spring Exhibition

The SMU Guildhall hosts its biannual graduate exhibition showcasing video games developed by graduating students on Friday, May 13. The 2016 Spring Exhibition will honor Cohort 23: master’s degree candidates who specialize in art creation, level design, production and programming. The … Continue reading

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SMU mourns the loss of Professor Jeremy duQuesnay Adams

Distinguished SMU Professor of History Jeremy duQuesnay Adams, beloved by generations of students, honored by colleagues worldwide and the inspiration for a character in the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, died May 2, 2016 at the age of 82. A memorial service … Continue reading

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SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts to present two premieres at “Meadows at the Winspear” benefit concert, May 11

The 2016 Meadows at the Winspear event, benefitting the Meadows Scholars Program, will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street in Dallas. The concert will feature the critically acclaimed Meadows … Continue reading

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Order the new SMU Facts map by Friday, May 13, 2016

To create a more affordable, highly functional piece that offers an overview of the entire University, the Office of Public Affairs has replaced the SMU Facts brochure with the new SMU Facts map, now available for order. The map folds … Continue reading

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Five receive 2016 SMU Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The SMU Faculty Senate honored five staff members for exceptional performance with its 2016 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The honors were presented during the Senate’s last meeting of the 2015-16 academic year on Wednesday, April 27. This year’s winners: Susan Bailey, Academic and … Continue reading

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Some class spaces still available for SMU MayTerm 2016

There are still a few class spaces open for SMU’s MayTerm 2016, and enrollment is now open through my.SMU.edu. The University will offer 70 courses on the main campus during the interterm period scheduled for May 12-26, 2016. The priority enrollment deadline for … Continue reading

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Tech and civic leaders Richard and Mary Templeton to deliver SMU’s 101st Commencement Address Saturday, May 14, 2016

Technology and civic leaders Richard and Mary Templeton will share the delivery of the SMU Commencement address at an all-University ceremony in Moody Coliseum at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14. The ceremony, including the commencement address, will be broadcast live … Continue reading

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