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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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Tune In: Getting connected with ‘Unbridled Learning’

SMU is answering students’ calls for learning opportunities outside the classroom with a new program that will provide both structure and funding for their endeavors. The University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) – “Unbridled Learning: Engaged Learning Beyond the Classroom” – … Continue reading

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SMU unveils new plan for ‘Unbridled Learning’

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J Term 2011 deadline extended to Dec. 10

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