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Site Spotlight: SMU remembers JFK, 50 years later

Reporters and researchers from around the world have visited SMU this year as Dallas prepares for the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. They’ve worked with faculty experts; examined archived speeches, sermons and letters … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 12, 2013

Veteran luncheon: SMU is honoring U.S. Military Veteran students, faculty and staff at a luncheon on Nov. 14, 2013. U.S. Army Col. Miguel Howe (Ret.), director of the Military Service Initiative in the George W. Bush Presidential Center, is the … Continue reading

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SMUSA’s Fall 2013 Staff Day takes place Oct. 31

University staff members can learn more about everything from consumer rights in identity-theft cases to the new Residential Commons during SMU Staff Day Thursday, Oct. 31 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center lower level. The event will feature a 50-year perspective on the Kennedy … Continue reading

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Pulitzer-winning historian Robert Caro delivers Tate Lecture Oct. 29

Award-winning historian and author Robert A. Caro is at SMU Tuesday, Oct. 29 for the 2013-14 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give The Anita and Truman Arnold Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Caro is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 3, 2013

Higher Education Colloquium: The Department of Education Policy and Leadership presents a panel on the impact of changes in national and state policy on college student success and financial aid. The panel includes Don Heller, Professor and Dean of the … Continue reading

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2013 Sammons Lecture explores how JFK’s death changed media

A panel of distinguished Texas journalists, including a longtime SMU professor, will share their insights during the 14th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics. The program marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy … Continue reading

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SMU & Sixth Floor Museum explore role of politics in history

Three preeminent scholars of American history, including an SMU professor, will use Presidents Day and the upcoming 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination as a springboard for examining the changing nature of memory. Presidential historian Jeffrey Engel, director of … Continue reading

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