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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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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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Homecoming 2013 features ‘Many Stories, One Tradition’

SMU celebrates Homecoming 2013 with events throughout the week leading to Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 25-27. The week includes new events such as Canstruction and old favorites such as Pigskin Revue. Canstruction is a new Homecoming philanthropy event in which all participating … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Bush Presidential Center opening

SMU is preparing to celebrate the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and welcome the worldwide visitors who will attend dedication events on campus April 24-26, 2013. The Bush Center, located on a 23-acre site on the east side of campus, … 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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SMU faculty members mentor first Women’s Initiative Fellows

Eighteen SMU faculty members taught or mentored in the Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program of the George W. Bush Institute in 2012. Under the program, 14 Egyptian women received leadership training “designed to empower women to transform their countries,” says Charity … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Engel named SMU’s Director of Presidential History Projects

Jeffrey A. Engel, an award-winning American history scholar, has been selected as SMU’s new director of Presidential History Projects and associate professor of presidential studies in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Engel will join SMU on July 1, 2012, … Continue reading

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Condoleezza Rice will be SMU’s 97th Commencement speaker

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the address at SMU’s 97th Commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Moody Coliseum. SMU expects to award approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the University-wide ceremony. … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground: Presenting the George W. Bush Presidential Center

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