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2015 Kimbilio Litfest will introduce African-American fiction writers’ organization to SMU Thursday, Oct. 15

Literature fans and aspiring authors in SMU’s Dallas neighborhood have an opportunity to get acquainted with an African-American fiction writer’s group, founded by a University faculty member, that hosts an annual retreat at SMU-in-Taos. The inaugural Kimbilio Litfest tour stops on the main campus … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 100 years on the Hilltop with Centennial Homecoming Sept. 23-27, 2015

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first classes on campus with the 2015 Centennial Homecoming Sept. 23-27, 2015. The Centennial theme, “Hundredth on the Hilltop,” honors the University’s history and the achievements of its students, alumni and faculty. Hosted and organized by the SMU Student … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer to give SMU’s 2015 Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics Wednesday, Oct. 7

Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist and FOX News commentator Charles Krauthammer will give SMU’s 16th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. in Caruth Auditorium, Owen Arts Center. Admission is free, but tickets are required; contact the … Continue reading

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Preview: SMU’s Centennial Homecoming, Sept. 23-27, 2015

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes on the Hilltop with nearly a full week of festivities and a Centennial Homecoming weekend full of special events. > Check out the full schedule of SMU Centennial Homecoming … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Latino Heritage Month Sept. 17-Nov. 4, 2015

SMU will observe Latino Heritage Month 2015 with food, music, dancing, family activities, a holiday celebration and a voter registration drive. The festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 with Viva America, an outdoor festival celebrating all Hispanic cultures. Highlights will include … Continue reading

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Wading Home opera marks an SMU Meadows-guided community collaboration between Dallas and New Orleans

To observe the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, SMU is participating in a community collaboration that commemorates the event in music. Wading Home, an opera set against the backdrop of the historic storm, opens for a one-night-only free performance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 15, 2015

Taking action against trafficking: SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program hosts a screening of 8 Days, a 2015 film about child sex trafficking in the United States, on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall. Representatives from the FBI, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and SMU’s … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2015 Common Reading explores the end, and beginning, of civilization with Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven

SMU’s incoming class of 2019 will read and discuss the first work of speculative fiction chosen for the University’s Common Reading program – Emily St. John Mandel’s acclaimed fourth novel, Station Eleven. Mandel’s book explores a post-apocalyptic America in which a deadly … Continue reading

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Statistician and data-journalism pioneer Nate Silver to speak in SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series May 5, 2015

Statistician, author and blogger Nate Silver – who has earned a national spotlight with his innovative analyses of political polling – will deliver the next Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture of 2015. Silver gives the Jones Day Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 in McFarlin Auditorium. > Follow Nate Silver on … Continue reading

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SMU hosts 2015 Honorary Degree Symposia Friday, May 15

Three international leaders who will receive honorary degrees at SMU’s 100th May Commencement will participate in symposia on the main campus Friday, May 15. All symposia are free and open to the public. The symposia will feature 2015 honorees Meave Leakey, a renowned anthropologist whose … Continue reading

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