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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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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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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 22, 2013

Happy Homecoming Week! Pony up for PINK: SMU Relay for Life invites you to stop by their table to learn more about becoming involved with the program and to enjoy refreshing PINK lemonade. They will be at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 10, 2013

A perfect union: Dolley Madison, spouse of James Madison, is remembered for the impact she had while living in the White House – especially her keen understanding of both the social and political workings of Washington. SMU will host a … 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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