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Research Spotlight: Seeking solutions for unsafe water

Supported by a $270,000 grant from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and additional SMU funds, faculty member Andrew Quicksall and his graduate students in the University’s Lyle School of Engineering are collecting water samples in UNHCR refugee camps, bringing samples back … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates a Centennial Homecoming Nov. 3-6, 2011

SMU celebrates its 2011 Centennial Homecoming Nov. 3-6 with milestones and memories. The festivities begin Thursday, Nov. 3, with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards. In addition to the Mustangs’ football game against Tulane, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will serve as grand marshal … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2011 Distinguished Alumni and Emerging Leader Nov. 3

Business leaders, a philanthropic community leader and an innovative entrepreneur will receive SMU’s 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates. This year’s recipients include Ike Griffin (’57), president of Horizon Communities in Prison; David B. Miller (’72, … Continue reading

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers Tate Lecture Nov. 1

Astrophysicist and PBS NOVA scienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson visits the Hilltop Tuesday, Nov. 1, to deliver the Jones Day Lecture in SMU’s 2011-12 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. The event begins at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Tyson … Continue reading

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Open Enrollment 2012 takes place until Oct. 31, 2011

SMU’s 2012 Open Enrollment takes place Oct. 14-31, 2011. The Open Enrollment period is the only opportunity for SMU employees to make changes to benefits elections for the coming year, except for qualified life event changes. Effective Jan. 1, 2012, … Continue reading

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Staff Association offers taste of the State Fair in 2011 Talent Show

The 2011 Staff Talent Show goes up Thursday, Oct. 20, and the Staff Association still has seats available. The luncheon and performances take place 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. For 2011, the Staff Association offers a … Continue reading

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