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Two SMU Ph.D. graduates serve as co-editors of new book on ‘the moral science’ of economics

Three distinguished Texas economists – two of whom received their Ph.D. degrees from SMU – have collaborated on a new collection of the writings of a prominent scholar of the moral and ethical dimensions of economic thought. Economics: From the Dismal Science to the Moral … Continue reading

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SMU receives Top 25 rankings in Princeton Review’s 2015 “Colleges That Pay You Back”

SMU has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking outstanding career preparation and networking opportunities, according to The Princeton Review. The University placed #6 among the Top 25 Best Schools for Internships and #18 among Top 25 … Continue reading

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Meadows Opera Theatre presents Susannah, Feb. 5-8, 2015

The award-winning Meadows Opera Theatre opens the 2015 opera season with Susannah, running Thursday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 8, in the Bob Hope Theatre, Owen Arts Center.  Written by Carlisle Floyd in 1955, Susannah is based loosely on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights, Feb. 4, 2015

Meadows Opera Theatre: The award-winning Meadows Opera Theatre, directed by Hank Hammett, presents the two-act opera Susannah. Tickets are $7 for students, faculty and staff and are available for purchase online. The production will run from Thursday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 8, in the … Continue reading

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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards extended to Feb. 6, 2015

UPDATE: The SMU Staff Association has announced an extension of the deadline for staff award nominations to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Originally published Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 28, 2015

Big iDeas Demo Day: SMU Engaged Learning concludes Engaged Learning Week with Big iDeas Demo Day on Friday, Jan. 30, 12-5 p.m., in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. A free buffet lunch and the Big iDeas Pitch Competition Winners Fair will begin at noon. … Continue reading

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Faculty in the News: January 2015

Andrea Meltzer, Psychology, Dedman School of Humanities and Sciences, was featured on the Science Codex for her self-image research. Meltzer conducted three independent studies, resulting in the conclusion that woman’s body image is strongly linked to their perception of what … Continue reading

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2015 Tate Lecture with Robin Roberts to be rescheduled

Robin Roberts, host of of ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” must postpone a planned appearance at SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 27, due to travel disruptions brought on by severe inclement weather in the northeastern United States. Roberts is eager to … Continue reading

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SMU urges flu shots and other preventive measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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Nominations now open for SMU’s 2014-15 All-University awards

The floor is open for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nominations in the 2014-15 All-University awards is noon Friday, Feb. 27. Criteria and an online nomination form are available for … Continue reading

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