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SMU Founders’ Day 2014 celebration to include historic faculty salute and photo

Full-time SMU faculty members and faculty emeriti have an opportunity to be part of a historic Centennial salute on Friday, April 11, 2014. They are invited to join Board of Trustees Chair Caren Prothro, President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Founders’ Day Weekend 2014

SMU celebrates 2014 Founders’ Day Weekend April 10-13 with a new, TEDx-powered edition of its popular academic spotlight events. Inside SMU Powered by TEDxSMU features SMU faculty members, students and alumni in TED-style talks on topics ranging from the importance of failure to … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 9, 2014

“Meadows at the Meyerson” gala: SMU Meadows presents their 21st annual benefit concert Wednesday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. The concert will feature the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and honor noted arts and civic leader Bess Enloe. … Continue reading

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‘Year of the Faculty’ website goes live

SMU’s 2014 Year of the Faculty celebration kicks into gear with the launch of a new website honoring faculty achievement and recognition. The site’s central feature is an archive of memories from SMU alumni and students. More than 300 remembrances of … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU welcomes the Bush Library on Founders’ Day 2013

The 43rd president of the United States was the unadvertised guest of honor Friday, April 19, 2013 at an outdoor ceremony welcoming the George W. Bush Presidential Center to campus. More than 3,000 SMU alumni, students, faculty and staff cheered … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Founders’ Day 2013, Bush Center dedication

SMU President R. Gerald Turner sent the following information to students, faculty and staff regarding SMU Founders’ Day and the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center: April 2013 will be a month for history-making at SMU, as the George W. … Continue reading

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Sports: Women’s weekend, football practice begins

Swimmers start strong: SMU women’s swimming is in Indianapolis March 21-23 for the 2013 NCAA National Championship. After Thursday’s events, the Mustangs are in 18th place out of the 50 teams competing. This week, the women were also recognized for earning … Continue reading

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SMU centennial party continues with 2012 Founders’ Day festivities

SMU celebrates 2012 Founders’ Day Weekend April 20-21 with events ranging from a movie night on the quad to a “Picnic With the Profs” to Family Day at Meadows Museum. The public festivities begin Friday, April 20 with groundbreaking for the University’s new Residential Commons … Continue reading

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Tune In: Dallas Hall light show celebrates SMU centennial

SMU’s landmark building was a key player in the University’s inaugural Founders’ Day Weekend celebrations in April 2011. For 10 evenings, representing SMU’s 10 decades, Dallas Hall was illuminated in honor of the citizens of Dallas who generously provided the … Continue reading

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Tune In: Founders’ Day Weekend in four minutes

Alumni from around the globe gathered at Dallas Hall for fireworks and a giant birthday card as SMU celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding on the University’s Main Quadrangle. The event was the first of several scheduled for SMU’s … Continue reading

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