Category Archives: Save the Date

SMU’s Spring 2016 General Faculty Meeting to take place Wednesday, Jan. 20

The Spring 2016 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. in the the theater foyer, and the meeting will begin at 3:45 p.m. Faculty Senate President Doug Rienelt will give the Senate … Continue reading

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All-University Holiday Party takes place Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Save the date: President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner host their annual All-University Holiday Party from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center. The SMU community will gather after finals (and before December Commencement) … Continue reading

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Take part in SMUSA’s 2015 Holiday Toy Drive and the Toys for Tickets program through Dec. 21

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is collecting new, non-violent, unwrapped toys ranging from board games to remote control cars. The gift will help make the holidays brighter for children served by its United Way Partner, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC).   The 2015 Holiday Toy … Continue reading

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Central University Libraries’ 2015 Food for Fines program continues through Wednesday, Dec. 16

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is once again giving students, faculty and staff members an opportunity to help the community – and possibly save some cash as well. During the 2015 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return … Continue reading

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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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