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Three receive 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Awards

Three faculty members were honored with SMU’s 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Award at the Faculty Breakfast held Saturday, May 18 before Commencement. This year’s recipients are: Robert Kehoe, Physics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dennis Simon, Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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SMU Honors Day 2013 is Monday, April 15

SMU celebrates the high achievements of students, faculty and staff members with two ceremonies that take place every third Monday of April. This year’s Honors Day Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 15, 2013. > 2013 Honors Day Convocation … Continue reading

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Bing joins SMU faculty in concurrent appointment with Bush Institute

Global health researcher Eric G. Bing has joined the SMU faculty as professor of global health in a concurrent appointment with the George W. Bush Institute. At SMU, Bing has been named a professor of global health in the Applied … Continue reading

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SMU announces new $25 million gift to the Simmons School

Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a new gift of $25 million to SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Their gift will fund a new building for the expanding programs of the school and … Continue reading

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Three education innovators receive 2013 Simmons Luminary Awards

Educators dedicated to promoting evidence-based change for the betterment of students were honored Thursday, Jan. 24 by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The Dallas Arboretum; Daniel P. King, superintendent of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District in South Texas; … Continue reading

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Initial deadline for SMU J Term 2013 is Wednesday, Nov. 21

Application deadlines for SMU’s 2013 J Term are coming up fast. The initial course selection deadline for J Term courses is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, the day before Thanksgiving. Late applications will be considered after the initial deadline but are … Continue reading

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Research: After-school programs improve academic achievement

School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to new research by SMU faculty members. The study by researchers in the University’s Simmons School of Education and Human Development measured academic performance of students enrolled in … Continue reading

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Livingston, Rutigliano take new Extended Learning responsibilities

Kate Livingston, campus director of SMU-in-Plano, has accepted a position as SMU’s Executive Director of Extended Learning. She begins her new responsibilities June 1, 2012. In addition to her roles as director of the Plano campus and of the J-Term Program, … Continue reading

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Eight SMU faculty members retire with emeritus status in 2011-12

Eight distinguished faculty members, with more than 215 years of combined service to SMU, have retired or will retire with emeritus status during the 2011-12 academic year. Congratulations to the following professors: • Andrew H. Chen, Professor Emeritus of Finance, Cox School of Business (1983 … Continue reading

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Dallas mayor, leaders meet at SMU to discuss education May 7

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will join North Texas leaders in a public discussion on the community’s ethical role in supporting public education Monday, May 7, 2012 at SMU. As Mike Miles prepares to take over as DISD superintendent, “From Your … Continue reading

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