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Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar wins 2014 Meadows Prize

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has chosen choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar as the recipient of its 5th annual Meadows Prize arts residency. The Kansas City native is the founder of Urban Bush Women (UBW), a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring the use of cultural … Continue reading

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Nominations open for SMU’s 2013-14 All-University Awards

It’s time for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nomination in the 2013-14 All-University awards is noon Thursday, Feb. 27. Criteria and nomination forms are available online for the following … Continue reading

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Nominations now being accepted for 2013 SMU staff awards

UPDATE: Nomination deadlines for all 2013 staff awards have been extended to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Find links to award criteria and nominating materials in this post. Originally published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 The SMU Staff Association is … Continue reading

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Meadows dean receives national award from Association of American Colleges and Universities

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has announced that José Antonio Bowen, dean of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, is the winner of the national 2014 Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology … Continue reading

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‘Women Are Superheroes’ in SMU’s 2014 Symposium

The SMU Women’s Symposium celebrates its 49th anniversary with a focus on using your power to change the world for the better. U.S. Air Force veteran Kimberly Olson, president and CEO of Grace After Fire, is the special guest for … Continue reading

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2014 Simmons Luminary Awards honor advocates for children

Four organizations that advocate for the education and well-being of at-risk children will be honored Thursday, Jan. 23, by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The East Dallas Community Schools, TexProtects, the Children’s Defense Fund and … Continue reading

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For the Record: Nov. 26, 2013

Azfar Moin, William P. Clements Department of History, Dedman College, has won two major awards this fall for his first book. The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam (Columbia University Press) earned the American Academy of Religion’s 2013 award for Best … Continue reading

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Ten SMU professors receive 2013-14 Sam Taylor Fellowships

Ten SMU faculty members have received 2013-14 Sam Taylor Fellowships from the Sam Taylor Fellowship Fund of the Division of Higher Education, United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. The Fellowships, funded by income from a portion of Taylor’s estate, … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2013 DAA Award, Emerging Leader winners Oct. 24

SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 on the Main … Continue reading

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Strategist Karen Hughes named 2013 Dedman Distinguished Grad

Corporate and political strategist Karen Hughes, named by The Associated Press as “perhaps the most influential woman ever to serve an American president,” will be honored with SMU’s 2013 Dedman College Distinguished Graduate Award on Thursday, Oct. 10. The invitation-only event, sponsored … Continue reading

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