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SMU’s 2014 Engaged Learning Expo connects students with opportunities on Wednesday, Aug. 27

Community agencies and campus organizations are looking for highly motivated SMU students who want to learn outside the classroom, tackle real world issues and explore potential careers. They’ll have an ideal opportunity to get to know each other at the 2014 Engaged Learning Expo. This … Continue reading

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SMU Relay For Life team wins top place for cancer fund-raising, event returns to campus April 5, 2014

SMU’s Relay For Life team won first place among the top 25 collegiate relay teams by raising more than $29,000 in pledges in a 72-hour fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. Following up on the pledges, SMU will … Continue reading

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Seven SMU students to attend 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting March 21-23

Seven SMU students will share their research, goals and commitment to global issues during the 7th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at Arizona State University in Phoenix March 21-23, 2014. Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of … Continue reading

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SMU Meadows and Dallas Chamber Symphony host international piano competition, March 12-15, 2014

Eighteen young pianists from around the globe will come to Dallas March 12-15, 2014, to participate in the second annual Dallas Chamber Symphony International Piano Competition. The event, a community partnership between the Dallas Chamber Symphony and SMU’s Meadows School … Continue reading

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Chess champion, activist and author Garry Kasparov delivers SMU’s March 4 Tate Distinguished Lecture

Chess grandmaster, author and human rights activist Garry Kasparov visits the Hilltop Tuesday, March 4 for SMU’s 2013-14 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give The Ebby Halliday Companies Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. In 1985 at the age of 22, Kasparov became the youngest … Continue reading

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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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‘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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SMU serves seniors as part of 2013 United Way campaign

SMU community members reached out to residents of C.C. Young Senior Living on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. They played bingo and socialized with the seniors during a “Day of Impact” coordinated with the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. The volunteers also presented SMU-themed game … Continue reading

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SMU Staff Association continues 2013 Holiday Toy Drive

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is continuing its 2013 holiday toy drive for United Way partner Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). SMUSA is accepting nonviolent, unwrapped toys ranging from dolls and action figures and related accessories, to board and handheld games and puzzles. … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries trade ‘Food For Fines’ through Dec. 20, 2013

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is giving students, faculty and staff members with overdue charges an opportunity to help the community while saving some cash. During the 2013 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return for … Continue reading

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