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Calendar Highlights: Feb. 18, 2015

The Cultural Realities of Cancer: Visiting SMU under the Department of Anthropology, Dr. Deborah O. Erwin, Director of the Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, will explore “The Cultural Realities of Cancer” and how individuals are … Continue reading

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No means no: SMU study shows that teen girls report less sexual victimization after virtual-reality assertiveness training

Teen girls were less likely to report being sexually victimized after learning to assertively resist unwanted sexual overtures and practicing resistance in a realistic virtual environment, according to a new SMU-led study. The effects persisted over a three-month period following the … Continue reading

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Artist collective Complex Movements, Public Theater’s Lear deBessonet win 2015 Meadows Prize

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has announced the recipients of its 6th annual Meadows Prize arts residency: the Detroit-based artist collective Complex Movements and Lear deBessonet, director of The Public Theater’s Public Works program in New York City. The Meadows Prize is … Continue reading

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Cox MBA Finance Program ranked in top 10 globally for 2015

The SMU Cox School of Business graduate finance program is ranked No. 10 in the newly released Financial Times Global MBA 2015 rankings. Cox is the only business school in Texas to make it into the publication’s specialty rankings this year. … Continue reading

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SMUSA loves Seuss: 2015 Valentine’s Day Luncheon celebrates the good Doctor on Friday, Feb. 13

The SMU Staff Association will share its love for all things Seuss at its annual Valentine’s Day Luncheon. The event takes place noon-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 in the Taubman Atrium, Owen Arts Center. The event also celebrates the birthday of Theodor Seuss … Continue reading

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Sports: Highlights, Feb. 9, 2015

Men’s Basketball: With a final score of 68-57, No. 23 SMU gave Tulsa its first American Conference loss in 22 games on Saturday, Feb. 7. Leading a 15-0 second-half run, Nic Moore scored 23 points and Cannen Cunningham scored a season-high 16. The Mustangs … Continue reading

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ESPN College GameDay makes first visit to SMU Feb. 14, 2015

ESPN’s College GameDay Covered by State Farm will make its first visit to SMU’s Moody Coliseum on Saturday, Feb. 14, prior to SMU’s home game against defending national champion Connecticut at 8 p.m. ESPN’s College Game Day is a Saturday morning and evening roadshow that discusses … Continue reading

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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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