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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards extended to Feb. 6, 2015

UPDATE: The SMU Staff Association has announced an extension of the deadline for staff award nominations to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Originally published Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 28, 2015

Big iDeas Demo Day: SMU Engaged Learning concludes Engaged Learning Week with Big iDeas Demo Day on Friday, Jan. 30, 12-5 p.m., in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. A free buffet lunch and the Big iDeas Pitch Competition Winners Fair will begin at noon. … Continue reading

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Faculty in the News: January 2015

Andrea Meltzer, Psychology, Dedman School of Humanities and Sciences, was featured on the Science Codex for her self-image research. Meltzer conducted three independent studies, resulting in the conclusion that woman’s body image is strongly linked to their perception of what … Continue reading

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Nominations now open for SMU’s 2014-15 All-University awards

The floor is open for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nominations in the 2014-15 All-University awards is noon Friday, Feb. 27. Criteria and an online nomination form are available for … Continue reading

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SMU’s Simmons School honors advocates for education with 2015 Luminary Awards

SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development honored three outstanding advocates for students from pre-K through college with 2015 Luminary Awards on Thursday, Jan. 22. This year’s honorees: • Michael Sorrell, president of Dallas’ Paul Quinn College, has brought new recognition, … Continue reading

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SMU receives national award for outstanding participation in National Night Out 2014

For the second year in a row, SMU has received national recognition for exemplary efforts in crime, drug and violence prevention through its participation in National Night Out. The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) chose the University as a National Award Winner for outstanding … Continue reading

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Sports: Chad Morris introduced as new SMU head football coach

Football: Former Clemson offensive coordinator and Texas high school football coach Chad Morris was introduced as the new head football coach at SMU at a press conference on Monday, Dec. 1. Morris was named AFCA National Assistant Coach of the … Continue reading

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SMU seismologist Brian Stump named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

SMU seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. AAAS is the … Continue reading

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Peter Raad receives ASME medal for outstanding achievement

Peter Raad, professor of mechanical engineering in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, received the Allan Kraus Thermal Management Medal on Nov. 18, 2014, at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Montreal. Raad … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014

World Changing 101: SMU Hegi Career Development Center presents World Changing 101: Why Should You Do Public Service? Featuring representatives from Teach for America, Peace Corps, CityYear and CitySquare, guests will explore how public service experiences apply to future careers. The event will take place … Continue reading

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