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Cancer prevention pioneer Groesbeck Parham to receive honorary doctorate during SMU’s 2016 Commencement

A simple procedure developed by Groesbeck Parham has saved the lives of thousands of women in Africa. Cervical cancer, easily screened with a Pap test and treated in developed countries, is fatal to 81 percent of Zambian women who have … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough honored with SMU’s 2015 Tower Medal of Freedom

Historian David McCullough received the Medal of Freedom from SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. President and Mrs. George W. Bush presented the award to the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, often called “America’s greatest historian,” during … Continue reading

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Ruth Altshuler to receive SMU’s 2010-11 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

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George W. Bush Presidential Center breaks ground at SMU

More than 3,000 guests filled a massive tent on the site of the George W. Bush Presidential Center to celebrate groundbreaking for the building. Fifteen officials took up shovels to turn dirt, marking the official start of construction, with completion … Continue reading

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Former First Lady to discuss new book at SMU May 7

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Former president, First Lady to receive Tower Center Medal of Freedom

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Laura Bush unveils plans for Presidential Center

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Former President Bush defines focus of new institute

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Iraqi women meet with former President and Mrs. Bush at SMU

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Laura Bush delivers SMU’s 94th Commencement address

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