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SMU to honor three global leaders with honorary degrees during its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015

SMU has chosen three extraordinary women to receive honorary degrees at its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015. The honorees are Meave Leakey, standard-bearer of a family of anthropologists whose research in Africa has revealed important clues to humans’ earliest … Continue reading

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Former President George W. Bush will deliver address at SMU’s 2015 Commencement Saturday, May 16

George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will deliver the address at SMU’s Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, in Moody Coliseum on the main campus. “This Commencement is especially noteworthy because 2015 is the 100-year anniversary of … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: The Spring 2015 term at a glance

Welcome back! SMU’s 2015 Spring Term begins Friday, Jan. 16 – a few important dates at a glance: Friday, Jan. 16: First day of classes for the 2015 Spring Term Monday, Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Day (University closed). SMU celebrates MLK Day … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver address at SMU’s 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver the address at SMU’s 99th all-University Commencement. The ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. The ceremony, including Rawlings’ address, will be broadcast live at smu.edu/live. Elected mayor in June 2011, Rawlings immediately … Continue reading

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SMU names three honorary degree recipients for 2014

Three outstanding individuals, including a current and a former SMU professor, will receive honorary degrees at the University’s 99th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson and Methodist historian Richard P. Heitzenrater will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees. SMU law … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for 2013 Commencement May 17-18

SMU observes its 98th Commencement May 17-18 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Former U.S. Senator from Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, to be held on the University’s historic Main … Continue reading

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2013 honorary degree recipients take part in symposia May 17

Two of SMU’s five 2013 honorary degree recipients will participate in public symposia in their honor during Commencement week. Both events are scheduled for Friday, May 17, and both are free and open to the entire community. The five individuals who will … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Commencement countdown, May 13, 2013

The entire SMU community is preparing for Commencement 2013. Here is a look at some of the big events: May 17-18: Class of 1963 Reunion. The newest Golden Mustangs celebrate 50 years. May 17: Baccalaureate Service and Rotunda Recessional, 8 p.m., McFarlin … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: May 6, 2013

Summer is nearly here — the end of Spring 2013 (and another semester) at a glance: May 6: Last day of instruction May 7: Reading Day May 8-14: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) May 16-31: May Term 2013 for … Continue reading

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