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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2014 honorary degree nominations is Sept. 30

SMU’s Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for the honorary degree class of 2014. Nominees should be individuals “whose uncommon personal accomplishments at home or abroad have served society and the public good, or who enlarge human understanding and enrich human life, in … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for 2013 Commencement May 17-18

SMU observes its 98th Commencement May 17-18 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Former U.S. Senator from Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, to be held on the University’s historic Main … Continue reading

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2013 honorary degree recipients take part in symposia May 17

Two of SMU’s five 2013 honorary degree recipients will participate in public symposia in their honor during Commencement week. Both events are scheduled for Friday, May 17, and both are free and open to the entire community. The five individuals who will … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2013 honorary degree nominations is Sept. 26

SMU’s Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for the honorary degree class of 2013. Nominees should be individuals “whose uncommon personal accomplishments at home or abroad have served society and the public good, or who enlarge human understanding and enrich human life, in … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for 2012 Commencement May 11-12

SMU observes its 97th Commencement May 11-12 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12 in Moody Coliseum and will receive an honorary Doctor of … Continue reading

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Condoleezza Rice will be SMU’s 97th Commencement speaker

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the address at SMU’s 97th Commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Moody Coliseum. SMU expects to award approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the University-wide ceremony. … Continue reading

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Tune In: The Dalai Lama at SMU

The Dalai Lama, renowned spiritual leader of Tibet and a Nobel laureate recognized for his unwavering message of peace, delivered a special lecture at SMU’s 10th Hart Global Leaders Forum May 9 in McFarlin Auditorium. He also received a 2011 … Continue reading

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Join the celebration: SMU Commencement 2011

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Calendar Highlights: Commencement Week, May 10, 2011

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