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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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SMU celebrates the 2012 holiday season

The December holidays deliver some of SMU’s most beloved annual traditions. Save the dates for these 2012 events: • The Student Foundation’s 2012 Celebration of Lights begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, on the University’s Main Quad. More than 100,000 decorative lights … Continue reading

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SMU Staff Association 2012 toy drive continues through Dec. 20

In keeping with annual tradition, the SMU Staff Association has organized a holiday drive to collect toys, games and other gifts for United Way partner Children’s Medical Center. The Staff Association is accepting nonviolent, unwrapped toys ranging from dolls and action … Continue reading

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Double discounts during SMU Bookstore’s 2012 Appreciation Days

The SMU Bookstore is offering University faculty and staff members an extra 10% off (a 20% total discount) on regular-price items during 2012 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. Present your SMU ID before beginning your transaction to receive the additional discount on … Continue reading

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Veterans Day: Marine vet and daughter attend SMU together

When SMU senior Amie Kromis leaves her Political Communication seminar in Dallas Hall, her father is waiting outside the door for her. U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Kromis isn’t just there to spend some time with his daughter – … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries welcome Halloween 2012 with a ‘Night’ to remember

SMU’s Central University Libraries break open the vaults to present a horror classic on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Legendary director George Romero’s first feature film, the original Night of the Living Dead, haunts the quad in a free outdoor screening beginning … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 13, 2012

Graphic poetry: Together the Meadows Museum and Bridwell Library acquired a copy of Picasso’s Vingt Poëmes. This is one of fifteen deluxe copies of the book itself and features 20 sonnets by famed Spanish poet Luis de Góngora y Argote; … Continue reading

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Tune In: Keeping the dream alive at Unity Walk 2012

SMU President R. Gerald Turner and Vice President for Student Affairs Lori White joined student leaders, faculty, staff and administrators for SMU’s 2012 Unity Walk on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The walk is an integral event in the University’s annual Dream Week, … Continue reading

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SMU books for 2011 holiday giving

Whether focused on jazz, South Seas adventure or a vampire-informed approach to theology, books published by members of the SMU community in 2011 cover such a smorgasbord of topics and interests that there’s bound to be something for even the … Continue reading

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Festive food for 2011 from SMU faculty and staff

SMU Forum‘s 7th annual holiday recipe roundup is here! We have festive food ideas from all over campus: Make sure your favorite is among them. We’re looking for side dishes, main courses, desserts, sweets, food gifts, game-day snacks, kosher and … Continue reading

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