Calendar Highlights: Nov. 15, 2007

Academic Computing Services

Calendar Highlights: Nov. 15, 2007

Image from Noah Simblist's 'Protocols of Zion'The end of “Protocols”: Only a few days left to see Noah Simblist‘s “Protocols of Zion” in the Pollock Gallery. The exhibition closes Dec. 1. For more information, call 8-4439. (Top left, an image from the exhibition.)

Gilbert Lecture Series: South African novelist, poet and playwright Zakes Mda speaks Nov. 15 in Degolyer Library. A 7:30 p.m. reception in the Texana Room precedes the 8 p.m. lecture in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room. For more information, contact Leslie Reid at 8-2946.

New digs for computing: Academic Computing Services hosts an open house in its new facilities. Stop by for refreshments and a tour from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 16 on the first floor of Fondren Library West.

Rhythm nation: The Meadows World Music Ensemble, directed by Jamal Mohamed and guest-starring Buddy Mohamed, play traditional and original works at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 in Caruth Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

I brake for health: Take a work break for an important health screening – the Methodist Health System’s Mobile Mammography Unit will visit SMU Nov. 27 and park on Bishop Boulevard at the Memorial Health Center. Insurance claims will be filed for participants covered by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas; other major plans may be filed as well. The cost of $111 also may be paid by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. Participants must be age 35 or older, with no breast implants, and have no current breast problems. To schedule an appointment, call 214-947-0026.

Holiday spirit: The Meadows Chorale and Concert Choir combine their voices for an evening of seasonal music at 8 p.m. Nov. 29 in Caruth Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

Meadows Opera TheatreSing, sing, sing: The Meadows Opera Theatre (bottom left) performs scenes from opera and musical theatre in “Opera Free For All” at 1 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Taubman Atrium.

Symphony world premiere: The Meadows Symphony Orchestra presents “New Art” featuring music by Mendelssohn and Ibert and the world premiere of Thomas Sleeper’s First Symphony. The show begins at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 in Caruth Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for faculty and staff. For more information, contact the Meadows Ticket Office, 8-2787 (8-ARTS).

November 15, 2007|Calendar Highlights|

Halloween deadline for Instructional Technology Grant applications

Full-time faculty members who plan to apply for 2007-08 Instructional Technology Grants must submit their proposals by the drop-dead date: Halloween, Oct. 31.

If you aim to try something new in the classroom that technology can facilitate, the Teaching Technology Group and the Office of the Provost may award you a grant of up to $5,000 to “explore meaningful and innovative uses of instructional technology.” In addition, the Provost and TTG will award mini-grants of up to $500 to fund the purchase of less expensive equipment or software (such as an iPod nano and microphone for coursecasting). For more information, visit the Academic Computing Services Web site.

October 26, 2007|News, Save the Date|
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