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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 22, 2014

Welcome to the 2014-15 academic year, SMU community! Here are some Fall 2014 dates to remember: Opening Convocation and Common Reading discussion: Sunday, Aug. 24 First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 25 General Faculty Meeting: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 1 (University offices … Continue reading

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The Guildhall at SMU names its 2013 Top 10 Games for Giving

The Guildhall at SMU has named 10 outstanding titles – ranging from a new adventure from the Legend of Zelda to a reboot of the classic Tomb Raider series – to its 2013 Top Video Games to Give for the Holidays list. The … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2013 Gift Guide features something for Mustangs of all ages

Looking for holiday gifts that show your SMU spirit? Look no further than the University’s 2013 Gift Guide. From keepsakes to custom bicycles to a professional certificate course, these gifts are sure to bring a smile to any Mustang’s face … Continue reading

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Students and stress: How to help during 2013 holidays, exams

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, SMU Provost Paul Ludden is asking that all University community members watch for signs of stress in themselves and in students. “We ask each of you to be aware of signs of stress … Continue reading

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SMU Staff Association continues 2013 Holiday Toy Drive

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is continuing its 2013 holiday toy drive for United Way partner Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). SMUSA is accepting nonviolent, unwrapped toys ranging from dolls and action figures and related accessories, to board and handheld games and puzzles. … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries trade ‘Food For Fines’ through Dec. 20, 2013

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is giving students, faculty and staff members with overdue charges an opportunity to help the community while saving some cash. During the 2013 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return for … Continue reading

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A Monday Celebration of Lights kicks off SMU’s 2013 holiday season

The holiday season goes into high gear at SMU with a rare weekday observance of one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions. Celebration of Lights 2013 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 on the Main Quad. The celebration … Continue reading

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Double bookstore discounts for 2013 Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days

Get a jump on your holiday shopping: The SMU Bookstore is offering University faculty and staff members an extra 10% off – a 20% total discount – all regular-price items during 2013 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. From Thursday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, … Continue reading

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Order Thanksgiving treats from SMU Catering by Nov. 22, 2013

The holidays are here again, and once again SMU Catering is creating a selection of pies, cakes, cookies and breads to make your Thanksgiving feast that much easier to prepare. This year’s treats include pumpkin, apple streusel, chocolate icebox and Jack Daniel’s chocolate … Continue reading

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Help create SMU’s 2013 holiday book list

Attention all authors: The SMU Office of News and Communications wants your book news. And for 2013, it’s easier than ever to send it in. Faculty and staff authors are asked to submit information on their general-interest books – no … Continue reading

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