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Homecoming 2012 celebrates Centennial milestones and memories

SMU celebrates Homecoming 2012 with milestones and memories from its hundred-year history. The festivities take place Oct. 25-28 in locations all over campus. The celebration begins with the 2012 DAA Awards Thursday, Oct. 25 and continues through a weekend of picnics, … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2012 DAA winners, Emerging Leader Oct. 25

Four philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards in a ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 on the University’s Main Quad. The DAA Award is the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates. … Continue reading

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SMU graduates honor Jeremy Adams with endowed professorship

Two SMU graduates are showing appreciation for a professor who made a lasting impact on their lives by establishing an endowed professorship in his honor. The $1.25 million gift from Stephen L. and Kathryn Hedges Arata of Dallas will create … Continue reading

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Are you smarter than a supercomputer? SMU discusses ‘IBM at 100’

IBM master inventor Romilea Flores will simulate the now-famous appearance of Watson the computer on the television game show Jeopardy! when she speaks at SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering Friday, March 30, 2012. The event, which will pit SMU students against … Continue reading

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Walt Humann to receive SMU’s 2012 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Businessman and public servant Walter J. Humann ’67 is chiefly recognized for creating the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system and helping desegregate Dallas schools. For these and other accomplishments he will receive the 2012 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from … Continue reading

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Marshall Terry to receive 2012 SMU Literati Award

Marshall Terry, the emeritus professor and alumnus affectionately known as “Mr. SMU,” will be honored with the Friends of the SMU Libraries Literati Award at the 2012 Tables of Content dinner Saturday, March 31. The celebration begins at 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Three honored at 2012 Dedman College Celebration

Three outstanding members of the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences community received awards March 20 during the 2012 Dedman College Celebration. Ernest Jouriles, professor and chair of psychology, was named Dedman Family Distinguished Professor. Jouriles is a noted researcher and expert on children’s … Continue reading

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Law School honors seven at 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Seven outstanding legal and business professionals were in the spotlight when SMU’s Dedman School of Law presented its 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Westin Galleria. A tradition since 1986, the awards dinner is the Law School’s … Continue reading

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SMU honors history makers at Black Alumni Scholarship event

Black Alumni of SMU will celebrate 13 of the organization’s history makers and introduce the inaugural Black Alumni Scholarship at an evening reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Centennial Hall, Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The honorees at the … Continue reading

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Guildhall students, alumni name 2011’s top 10 video games

Ten cutting-edge games – ranging from the 3D exploits of Super Mario to the gritty combat of the Call of Duty series to a massive multiplayer experience set in a galaxy far, far away – have made The Guildhall at SMU‘s 2011 list of top video games … Continue reading

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