Category Archives: Save the Date

SMU to join Park Cities Independence Day celebrations July 4, 2015

SMU will join in the Independence Day celebration and parade hosted by the Rotary Club of Park Cities Saturday, July 4, 2015. The parade begins at 9 a.m., ending at Goar Park in University Park. The SMU float will feature members of the Mustang Band, … Continue reading

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SMUSA Centennial Staff Photo rescheduled for June 4, 2015

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) has rescheduled its Centennial Staff Photo for Thursday, June 4, 2015. Registered Centennial Staff Photo participants may assemble and pick up their T-shirts on the Main Quad beginning at 9:30 a.m. The photo is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Save the date: The Dalai Lama returns to SMU July 1, 2015

SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center will welcome His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Dallas Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for “A Conversation with the Dalai Lama.” The renowned spiritual leader and Nobel laureate will participate in a moderated … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2015 Common Reading explores the end, and beginning, of civilization with Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven

SMU’s incoming class of 2019 will read and discuss the first work of speculative fiction chosen for the University’s Common Reading program – Emily St. John Mandel’s acclaimed fourth novel, Station Eleven. Mandel’s book explores a post-apocalyptic America in which a deadly … 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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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 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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SMU arts and business students present fourth annual SMU Fashion Week, April 22-24, 2015

SMU Fashion Week 2015 kicks off Wednesday, April 22 and will run through Friday, April 24. Focusing on the “Business of Fashion,” the three-day event will take an inside look at what it means to be a designer and entrepreneur, as well as how one … Continue reading

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