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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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SMU joins the Clinton Global Initiative University Network

SMU has joined Ohio State, Tuskegee University, Brown, Cornell and the University of California-Berkeley as one of 23 members of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Network – a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide … Continue reading

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SMU reads for the United Way; 2012 campaign ends Dec. 31

SMU faculty and staff members celebrated a once-in-a-century day with DISD school children on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. About 50 members of the University community visited Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School near Bachman Lake for Dallas Reads! 12-12-12. The participants read to and … Continue reading

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The Trains at NorthPark honors Dallas Hall’s 100th birthday in 2012

Each holiday season, more than 80,000 people visit Dallas’ NorthPark Center to see the most elaborate toy train exhibit in Texas. And in 2012, the scale locomotives – including an SMU railcar – roll past Dallas Hall in honor of the … Continue reading

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SMU fossils, expertise to be an ongoing part of new Perot Museum

SMU faculty and students, the University’s Shuler Museum of Paleontology, and the SMU Innovation Gymnasium have teamed with the nation’s new premier museum of nature and science to provide everything from dinosaurs and sea turtles to technical assistance and advice. … Continue reading

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SMU, partners announce plans for golf facility in Southern Dallas

Calling it  “a game-changing investment for the GrowSouth initiative generating enormous economic impact,” Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has announced plans for a public private effort between the City of Dallas, AT&T and SMU to develop a 400-acre former landfill site … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 4, 2012

Winter Break is nearly here – the end of 2012 (and beginning of 2013) at a glance: Dec. 3: Last day of instruction Dec. 4-5: Reading days Dec. 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) Dec. 14: The Guildhall at SMU Winter … Continue reading

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TEDxSMU 2012 offers live webcasts Nov. 30-Dec. 1

TEDxSMU and its companion event, TEDxKids @SMU, return for another celebration of “Ideas Worth Spreading” Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2012, in a new and larger venue: Dallas City Performance Hall. Both events will be streamed live as free webcasts from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the TEDxSMU website. … Continue reading

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SMU Staff Association 2012 toy drive continues through Dec. 20

In keeping with annual tradition, the SMU Staff Association has organized a holiday drive to collect toys, games and other gifts for United Way partner Children’s Medical Center. The Staff Association is accepting nonviolent, unwrapped toys ranging from dolls and action … Continue reading

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Turner joins Dallas Historical Society higher-ed panel Oct. 28, 2012

SMU President R. Gerald Turner joins John E. Price, founding president of the University of North Texas at Dallas, for a panel discussion exploring the history of higher education in Dallas at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 in the Hall of … Continue reading

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