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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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SMU students have Jan. 17 deadline to apply for CGI U 2014

SMU has renewed its membership in the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Network, and students have until Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 to submit plans of action for potential funding. The CGI University Network includes almost 40 colleges and universities … Continue reading

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2013 United Way campaign continues with service to seniors Nov. 22

As SMU’s 2013 United Way campaign continues, faculty and staff members have even more opportunities to “Give, Advocate and Volunteer” in the Dallas community. • University community members will play games and socialize with residents of C.C. Young Senior Living at 4847 … Continue reading

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Campus celebrates Veterans Day 2013

Veterans Day 2013 is Monday, Nov. 11, and SMU will honor its military vets in many ways this week: • SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility will present SMU Veteran lapel pins to all University vets – students, … Continue reading

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SMU ready to read for United Way; 2013 campaign ends Nov. 22

SMU faculty and staff members will help make Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 a special day for DISD school children – and there’s still time to join the University volunteers who will visit Lorenzo de Zavala Elementary School at 3214 N. Winnetka Avenue, West Dallas, … Continue reading

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Former executive director of Hip-Hop Theater Festival joins SMU

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has appointed Clyde Valentín to develop and lead new programs that will integrate artistic practices with community engagement in Dallas and other urban centers across the country. Valentín most recently served as executive director … Continue reading

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