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2015 Tate Lecture with Robin Roberts to be rescheduled

Robin Roberts, host of of ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” must postpone a planned appearance at SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 27, due to travel disruptions brought on by severe inclement weather in the northeastern United States. Roberts is eager to … 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 Staff Association continues 2014 Holiday Toy Drive through Friday, Dec. 19

Continuing its traditional holiday service project, the SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive for its United Way Partner, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC).   SMUSA is accepting new, non-violent, unwrapped toys ranging from board games to remote control cars. The … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries’ 2014 Food for Fines program continues through Friday, Dec. 19

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 2014 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return for … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 3, 2014

Public Debate: SMU Debate Team vs. National Debate Team of Rwanda: Sponsored by the Meadows School’s Division of Communication Studies, SMU hosts a one-hour debate with the Rwandan national debate team Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., in Umphrey Lee Center, Room 241. The … Continue reading

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SMU kicks off the 2014 holiday season with Celebration of Lights Monday, Dec. 1

With Christmas coming soon, SMU kicks off the holiday season with a number of campus events. From annual traditions to commencement ceremonies, the University offers many opportunities to celebrate the spirit of the season. Celebration of Lights: Following Thanksgiving Break, SMU kicks off the winter holiday season … Continue reading

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Celebration of Lights 2014, Dec. 1, 2014

As Thanksgiving Break comes to an end, SMU continues to usher in the 2014 holiday season with the beloved annual tradition Celebration of Lights. Sponsored by the SMU Student Foundation, this year’s ceremony will take place Monday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., on … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 19, 2014

Tower Center Forum Event: As part of the Tower Center Forum, SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences presents Ambassadors Unplugged: Antonio Garza and Mark Langdale. Moderated by Tower Center Senior Fellow Lee Cullum, the forum discussion will take place Wednesday, Nov. … Continue reading

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SMU ISSS hosts International Education Week Nov. 18-20, 2014

Promoting cross-cultural understanding and furthering international education, SMU International Student and Scholar Services hosts International Education Week, Nov. 18-20. International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  For SMU students, faculty and staff, the … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 12, 2014

Museum Thursday Lecture: Meadows Museum presents “Battlefields to Bullrings: Violence in Goya’s Work on Paper” Thursday, Nov. 13, 6 p.m., in the Bob Smith Auditorium. The lecture will feature Edward Payne, as he draws upon works in the exhibition Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention to … Continue reading

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