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How to help students with stress during 2014 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. Ludden asked that each faculty and staff member “be aware of signs of stress … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2014 holiday cards available; order by Friday, Nov. 14

The official SMU holiday card for 2014 is now on sale – but, like the holidays, they’ll only last for a short time. Quantities are limited, too, so place your order by 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14. If you are paying by personal check, your payment must … Continue reading

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SMU Alternative Breaks offers 20 trips during 2014-15

In 1988, SMU’s first alternative break trips traveled to a Brownsville refugee camp and a New Orleans soup kitchen. Founded the year before, the program provided an opportunity for students to perform community service during their time off. This year, SMU Alternative … Continue reading

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Family Weekend 2014: Follow the Clues to SMU

Family members from across the nation will “follow the clues to SMU” for Family Weekend 2014, Oct. 24-26. Sponsored by Student Foundation and organized by the Family Weekend committee, the three-day event is devoted to SMU students and their families. … Continue reading

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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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