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$1 million gift endows Meadows Museum directorship

A $1 million gift from Linda and William Custard of Dallas will establish and endow the position of Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts at … Continue reading

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SMU’s DeGolyer Library celebrates Joe Coomer’s life in letters

The career and achievements of acclaimed author and SMU alumnus Joe Coomer is celebrated in a retrospective exhibition running through Friday, May 24, 2013 in SMU’s DeGolyer Library. “Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters” explores Coomer’s creative process using handwritten drafts, … Continue reading

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New pope’s age, name, Jesuit history clues to future, says Curran

News that Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio would become Pope Francis revealed “two significant surprises,” says Father Charles Curran, SMU’s Elizabeth Scurlock University Professor of Human Values and one of the nation’s foremost experts on Catholic theology. The first surprise? Pope Francis’ age: … Continue reading

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Marriott gift creates Meadows endowed professorship fund

A new gift of $1 million will create the Marriott Family Endowed Professor Fund in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. SMU parents John W. Marriott III and his wife, Angela C. Marriott, as well as John’s father, J. Willard … Continue reading

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Barnard, Ehring, Sverdlik receive 2012 Godbey Authors’ Awards

Three SMU faculty authors were honored for outstanding books published in 2011 at the 2012 Godbey Lecture Series Authors’ Award Luncheon. The 32nd annual presentation took place Wednesday, April 25. The Godbey Authors’ Awards are presented by the Godbey Lecture Series in SMU’s Dedman … Continue reading

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Engineering professor Joe Camp wins 2012 NSF career award

Joseph Camp of SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering has earned a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award, given to junior faculty members who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research … Continue reading

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Charles Wood elected president-elect of the American Theological Society

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Students, faculty remember Law Professor Daniel Shuman

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New engineering institute to develop solutions for global poor

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Army Reserve general to chair Environmental & Civil Engineering

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