Category Archives: Save the Date

Get your flu shot for free during SMU’s Fall 2015 clinics

The SMU Health Center has scheduled several free flu shot clinics for October and November 2015, with the first session set for Monday, Oct. 5 in the lobby of Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, … Continue reading

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SMUSA sends out call for talent for 2015 Staff Variety Show

The SMU Staff Association is looking for a few good acts (and artists, and photographers, and other talented hobbyists) for the 16th annual SMUSA Staff Variety Show. This year’s program and luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student … Continue reading

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Centennial Week features launch party for new biography of legendary SMU professor Harold Jeskey

The late Harold Jeskey retired from teaching in 1979, but he never forgot his love for SMU’s students – or its athletic teams. And his students never forgot him – or his signature red ties. SMU will help celebrate the publication of … Continue reading

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Preview: SMU’s Centennial Homecoming, Sept. 23-27, 2015

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes on the Hilltop with nearly a full week of festivities and a Centennial Homecoming weekend full of special events. > Check out the full schedule of SMU Centennial Homecoming … Continue reading

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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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