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SMU Guildhall hosts 2015 Spring Exhibition Friday, May 15

The Guildhall at SMU hosts its bi-annual graduate exhibition showcasing video games developed by graduating students on Friday, May 15, 2015. The 2015 Spring Exhibition will honor Cohort 21: 26 master’s degree candidates who specialize in art creation, level design and programming. The … Continue reading

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Save the date: The 2015 SMU Staff Association President’s Picnic takes place Thursday, May 21

The SMU Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all University staff members to the 2015 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The traditional post-Commencement celebration takes place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 21 on the south lawn of Clements Hall. This year’s event … Continue reading

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SMU hosts 2015 Honorary Degree Symposia Friday, May 15

Three international leaders who will receive honorary degrees at SMU’s 100th May Commencement will participate in symposia on the main campus Friday, May 15. All symposia are free and open to the public. The symposia will feature 2015 honorees Meave Leakey, a renowned anthropologist whose … Continue reading

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James Brooks receives 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service

James Brooks, provost emeritus and professor emeritus in SMU’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, has received the 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service, one of the highest honors of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). AAPG President Randi Martinsen … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 29, 2015

Engaged Learning Meet-Up: Engaged Learning invites SMU community members to their Engaged Learning Meet-Up event on Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m., in the Hughes-Trigg Commons. Held each April, the event is designed to introduce new Engaged Learning projects. To learn … Continue reading

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SMU to host international particle physics workshop April 27-May 1, 2015

More than 300 of the world’s leading experts on particle physics are about to converge on Dallas for one of the discipline’s most important annual gatherings. The 2015 International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS), held annually in a world-class city, … Continue reading

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Dean Joanne Vogel named interim VP for student affairs effective July 1, 2015

SMU Dean of Student Life Joanne Vogel has been named the University’s interim vice president for student affairs, effective July 1, 2015. The University will conduct a national search for a new vice president to replace current VP Lori White, who has been appointed vice chancellor for students at Washington … Continue reading

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James K. Hopkins is inaugural recipient of SMU’s Second Century Faculty Career Achievement Award

James K. Hopkins, professor of history and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, has been named the inaugural recipient of SMU’s Second Century Faculty Career Achievement Award, announced by the Office of the Provost Friday, April 17, … Continue reading

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Construction creates temporary changes to westbound SMU shuttle routes during April and May 2015

Due to construction at the intersection of Worcola Street and SMU Boulevard, the westbound SMU Express (Route 768) and Museum Express (Route 743) will use an alternative route to and from Mockingbird Station for the next 2-3 weeks. During construction, there is no … Continue reading

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SMU MayTerm 2015 enrollment underway for main-campus classes that start May 14

SMU’s MayTerm 2015 will offer nearly 50 courses during the interterm period scheduled for May 14-29. Enrollment is now open through my.SMU.edu. The priority enrollment deadline for classes on the Dallas campus is Friday, April 24; enrollments after this date will still be accepted … Continue reading

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