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Order your 2013 SMU holiday cards by Friday, Nov. 15

SMU’s official 2013 holiday card is now on sale – but not for long. Quantities are limited, so place your order by 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. This year’s card features an image of Dallas Hall and the Main Quad decorated … 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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SMU scares up some fun during Halloween Week 2013

It’s almost Halloween – seek out some scary fun at these campus activities: • The SMU Center on Communities and Education sponsors a free screening of the 1988 Halloween classic “Beetlejuice” for Scary Movie Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 on the Clements … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 26, 2013

Welcome back, SMU community! Here are some Fall 2013 dates to remember: First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 26 General Faculty Meeting: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 2 (University offices closed) First Faculty Senate meeting of 2013-14: 3:10-5 p.m. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Tune In: Happy holidays from SMU, 2012 edition

Myles Taylor of SMU News captures highlights of SMU holiday traditions in this video, from Celebration of Lights and the Advent Worship Service to the Trains at NorthPark Center. Click the YouTube screen to watch, or click here to open … Continue reading

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The Guildhall at SMU names its top 10 games for 2012

The Guildhall at SMU has named 10 state-of-the-art titles – ranging from the epic adventures of a Disney icon to the American Revolution seen through an assassin’s eyes – to its 2012 Top 10 Video Games list. Epic Mickey 2: The … Continue reading

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It’s holiday recipe time: Share yours with SMU Forum

For the 8th holiday season in a row, SMU Forum is requesting festive recipes from all over the University community, and the world. And to start things off, we’re sharing a recipe that may change your mind about the much-maligned holiday fruitcake. … Continue reading

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The Trains at NorthPark honors Dallas Hall’s 100th birthday in 2012

Each holiday season, more than 80,000 people visit Dallas’ NorthPark Center to see the most elaborate toy train exhibit in Texas. And in 2012, the scale locomotives – including an SMU railcar – roll past Dallas Hall in honor of the … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 4, 2012

Winter Break is nearly here – the end of 2012 (and beginning of 2013) at a glance: Dec. 3: Last day of instruction Dec. 4-5: Reading days Dec. 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) Dec. 14: The Guildhall at SMU Winter … Continue reading

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Students and holiday stress: Coping and helping

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, the Office of Student Affairs is asking that all University community members be aware of signs of stress in themselves and those around them. “The holiday season brings with it a combination of … Continue reading

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