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Tenure, promotion for 18 SMU professors effective for 2014-15 academic year

Eighteen SMU faculty members have received promotions effective with the 2014-15 academic year. Continue reading

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SMU Health Center moving to temporary location

Beginning Friday, June 6, 2014, the SMU Health Center will offer medical services in a temporary location at the Loyd All-Sports Center, 5800 Ownby Drive. Medical services will be available from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on the lower level, Room L007. Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) will be … Continue reading

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Three honored as SMU’s 2014-16 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

Three of SMU’s best teachers have been named 2014-16 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors, as announced by the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence at the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, May 8, 2014. This year’s honorees include Jaime Clark-Soles, New Testament, Perkins School of Theology; … Continue reading

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Get a sneak preview of SMU’s new Arnold Dining Commons as 2014 summer dining hours kick in

What’s for lunch? As SMU outlets begin summer hours, the campus community will have an opportunity to experience the new Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons before the facility opens for the 2014-15 academic year. The Arnold Dining Commons opens to the … Continue reading

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Faculty Senate honors five with 2014 Outstanding Staff Awards

SMU’s Faculty Senate honored five outstanding staff members with 2014 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards during its last meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, April 30. In addition to the award, each honoree received a tote bag containing items ranging from gift certificates to performance passes to SMU Basketball T-shirts. … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate at the 2014 President’s Picnic Friday, May 23

SMU staff members will unofficially kick off the Memorial Day 2014 weekend with a party Friday, May 23, on the south lawn of Clements Hall. The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) and President R. Gerald Turner host the 2014 President’s Picnic 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The traditional post-Commencement celebration features picnic food favorites and several … Continue reading

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Four SMU professors honored with 2014 Ford Research Fellowships

Four distinguished SMU professors were named 2014 Ford Research Fellows at the meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees Thursday, May 8. This year’s recipients are Anthony Colangelo, Dedman School of Law; Dieter Cremer, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences; Alexis McCrossen, History, Dedman … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014

SMU observes its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014 with events for faculty, alumni, community members and more than 2,100 graduating students. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, to be held in the recently renovated Moody Coliseum. The ceremony … Continue reading

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SMU dedicates new Residential Commons complex

On Friday, May 9, 2014, SMU dedicated its new Residential Commons complex, enabling all first-year and sophomore students to live on campus and launching the Residential Commons (RC) model campus-wide. The RC model will be implemented campuswide during the Fall … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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