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SMU Tate Series to feature two political legends May 2, 2016

Veteran journalist Jim Lehrer will moderate a discussion between political legends James Carville and Karl Rove for the The Ebby Halliday Companies Lecture of SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Monday, May 2. All SMU student, faculty and staff are invited … Continue reading

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Mustang spirit squads shine at 2016 NCA Collegiate National Championship

The SMU cheer squad had plenty to cheer about after winning first place at the NCA Collegiate National Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida – the first time the team has captured the title. The 20-member team competed against 17 other teams … Continue reading

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Ken Pollard named interim director of Facility Services; SMU plans to finalize new Aramark agreement by June 1, 2016

Ken Pollard has been appointed acting/interim director of Facility Services by Aramark, as announced by Associate Vice President and University Architect Philip Jabour, Office of Facilities Planning and Management. Pollard will serve in his new position through at least May 31, 2016 and “will work closely with … Continue reading

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SMU, Dedman School of Law announce Deason Family Criminal Justice Reform Center

SMU’s Dedman School of Law is poised to become a hub of research and education on issues related to criminal justice reform. The Deason Family Criminal Justice Reform Center will be a place for scholars to undertake independent research and develop educational opportunities on topics … Continue reading

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Friends of the SMU Libraries to honor professor emeritus Darwin Payne at 2016 “Tables of Content”

The Friends of the SMU Libraries will host the 16th annual “Tables of Content” fundraiser at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 30, in the newly renovated Fondren Foundation Centennial Reading Room in Fonder Library. The event will include the presentation of … Continue reading

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Paige Ware named dean ad interim of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development

Paige Ware, an award-winning scholar, teacher and researcher, has been named interim dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, effective June 30, 2016. “I am delighted that Professor Paige Ware has accepted my offer to … Continue reading

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Arts and business students lead SMU Fashion Week 2016, April 20-22

From April 20-22, SMU arts and business students will present the fifth annual SMU Fashion Week. This program began in 2012 and has since been produced primarily by students interested in careers within the trillion-dollar international fashion industry, SMU Fashion … Continue reading

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SMU recognizes outstanding achievement at 2015-16 Hilltop Excellence Awards, Honors Convocation

SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2016 Hilltop Excellence Awards Monday, April 18. > Read the list of award winners from Honors Convocation 2016 On the same day, the … Continue reading

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SMU marks finale of Second Century Campaign with opening of Crain Family Centennial Promenade

SMU unveiled a new campus monument recognizing major donors and dedicated a new pedestrian thoroughfare on Friday, marking the finale to the University’s historic $1.15 billion Second Century Campaign. The Crain Family Centennial Promenade creates a north-south walkway across campus. Brick by brick, it links the … Continue reading

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Save the date: SMU Honors Day 2016 is Monday, April 18

Originally published Wednesday, March 30, 2016. SMU holds its annual celebration of high achievement in academics and community life during Honors Day 2016, Monday, April 18. > Watch Honors Convocation live on the web: smu.edu/live The 19th Honors Convocation begins at 5:30 p.m. in … Continue reading

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