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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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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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