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$5 million gift will establish Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

A new $5 million gift from the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation will create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. The new institute will bring together faculty and students from the humanities, … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning announces 2012-13 Unbridled student projects

In the coming academic year, 37 SMU students from throughout the University will take on special projects of their own design in research, civic engagement, creative work and internships. They are all part of the 2012-13 Unbridled Project, part of the … Continue reading

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CTE recognizes 2010-11 Peer Feedback faculty participants

SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) recognizes 18 faculty members for serving in its Peer Feedback Program during 2010-11. The CTE established the program in Fall 2010 “as part of our mission to enhance teaching effectiveness across campus,” says CTE … Continue reading

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SACS reaffirms SMU’s accreditation at 2011 meeting

SMU received full reaffirmation of its accreditation at the annual meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Dec. 5, 2011, in Orlando. Provost Paul Ludden made the announcement to faculty and staff members in an e-mail message dated … Continue reading

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Lyle School to offer Master’s in Sustainability & Development

The Pallet House prototype created by I-Beam Design was featured in HRH Prince Charles’ Royal Gardens as part of an exhibition on sustainable design. The inspiration for the Pallet House Project came from the fact that 84% of the world’s … Continue reading

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Tuition benefit applications due Nov. 21 for J Term 2012

SMU’s 2012 J Term is scheduled for Jan. 3-12 at the SMU-in-Plano campus. J Term course selection forms are due Wednesday, Nov. 23. The courses qualify under the SMU Tuition Benefit Program for eligible University faculty, staff and dependents. Tuition benefit applications are due to Human … Continue reading

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Susan Kress becomes SMU Director of Engaged Learning Oct. 1, 2011

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Next University Curriculum course proposal deadline is Sept. 26, 2011

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SMU trustees approve new Human Rights major to begin Spring 2012

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$5 million Armstrong gift will help build new Residential Commons

Two alumni who lived on campus as SMU students are now making it possible for greater numbers of future students to enjoy the residential experience with new enhancements. Alumni Elisabeth Martin Armstrong and William D. Armstrong (right), of Denver, have … Continue reading

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