Category Archives: Save the Date

Here’s what’s cooking: Order Thanksgiving baked goods from SMU Catering by Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

SMU Catering can help with your holiday feast, offering a selection of pies, cakes, cookies and breads at favorable prices to make your Thanksgiving easier to enjoy. Treats for 2015 include pumpkin, buttermilk and Jack Daniels pecan pies. Also available are Mexican chocolate cake, white chocolate … Continue reading

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NPR’s Shankar Vedantam to give Tate Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Shankar Vedantam, NPR science correspondent reporting on human behavior and social sciences, author of The Hidden Brain and former reporter and columnist for The Washington Post, will be the featured speaker at The Jones Day Lecture of the 2015-16 Willis … Continue reading

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SMU JanTerm moves to main campus in 2016

SMU JanTerm is moving from SMU-in-Plano to the University’s main campus in January 2016 – a move designed to make it even more convenient for undergraduates to add three credit hours during Winter Break. The 2016 JanTerm is scheduled for Jan. 4-13, and enrollment … Continue reading

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Student Foundation hosts ‘Haunted on the Hilltop’ Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2015

SMU family members from across the country will join their students in celebrating 2015 Family Weekend Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The annual tradition is coordinated by the Student Foundation‘s Family Weekend Committee. For the third year, Student Foundation is partnering with Genesis Women’s Shelter, a Dallas organization … Continue reading

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Fall back: Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Extra sleep and early sunsets return this weekend: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Remember to set your clocks one hour earlier in observance of Standard Time. In addition, check your home and office computers and … Continue reading

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Students show their work during Family Weekend at 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium, Oct. 30

Thirty students in research, service, creative and internship programs from across campus will talk about their work during Family Weekend at SMU’s Fall 2015 Engaged Learning Symposium. The event takes place 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum. > Find a complete … Continue reading

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Provost candidate Steven Currall to meet with SMU faculty, staff Oct. 20-22, 2015

Steven Currall, professor of management and Chancellor’s Senior Advisor for Strategic Projects and Initiatives at the University of California-Davis, will meet with SMU faculty and staff members during an open forum Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 from 2-2:45 p.m. in Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Education Center. Dr. … Continue reading

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Premiums and plan options remain stable as SMU prepares for 2016 Open Enrollment, Oct. 12-31, 2015

Premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage will remain unchanged as SMU kicks off its 2016 Open Enrollment period. University faculty and staff members will be able to make benefits changes for 2016 from Monday, Oct. 12 to Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. The open enrollment period is … Continue reading

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2015 Kimbilio Litfest will introduce African-American fiction writers’ organization to SMU Thursday, Oct. 15

Literature fans and aspiring authors in SMU’s Dallas neighborhood have an opportunity to get acquainted with an African-American fiction writer’s group, founded by a University faculty member, that hosts an annual retreat at SMU-in-Taos. The inaugural Kimbilio Litfest tour stops on the main campus … Continue reading

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Provost candidate Michele Wheatly to meet with SMU faculty, staff Oct. 14-15, 2015

Michele Wheatly, a researcher in marine animal physiology and provost of West Virginia University from 2010 to 2014, will meet with SMU faculty and staff members during an open forum Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 from 3-4:30 p.m. in Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Education Center. Dr. Wheatly will … Continue reading

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