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Alumna’s debut novel is SMU’s 2014 Common Reading

For the incoming class of 2018, SMU has chosen an acclaimed first novel that is also the first Common Reading selection to be written by an SMU graduate. We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo tells the story of 10-year-old Darling, a Zimbabwean girl … Continue reading

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University appoints new SMU Abroad director

As the new director of SMU Abroad, Catherine Hutchison Winnie brings to the University expertise in developing diverse global experiences for students, including programs for research, internships and service abroad. Winnie, who began her appointment at the start of the fall … Continue reading

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Three receive 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Awards

Three faculty members were honored with SMU’s 2013 Distinguished University Citizen Award at the Faculty Breakfast held Saturday, May 18 before Commencement. This year’s recipients are: Robert Kehoe, Physics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Dennis Simon, Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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One name, two fates: SMU’s 2013 Common Reading

Two boys with the same name were born within blocks of each other and less than a year apart. Both grew up fatherless in the same poverty-stricken Baltimore ghetto. Both experienced the same hazards of urban youth: racism, violence and trouble with … Continue reading

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Common Reading 2012: Anatomy of a financial disaster

By the time the public learned of the 2008 U.S. stock market crash, it had been happening for more than a year. Author and journalist Michael Lewis sought out a relatively obscure handful of Wall Street hedge-fund managers – minor … Continue reading

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Faculty-staff campaign reaches 50 percent participation

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Faculty-staff campaign opens with campuswide celebration Sept. 3

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Save the date: Faculty-staff campaign kickoff is Sept. 3

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Tune In: A former president’s surprise visit

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Former President Bush makes surprise visit to SMU classroom

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