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Common Reading author Wes Moore visits SMU Aug. 29, 2013

New York Times best-selling author Wes Moore will visit SMU Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, to discuss his book, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. The free lecture is part of the University’s 2013 Common Reading Program and will take … Continue reading

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Anti-doping leader Travis Tygart speaks at SMU Aug. 27, 2013

The SMU law graduate who broke the Lance Armstrong doping case returns to the Hilltop to discuss the pressures athletes face and the importance of integrity in sports. U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart will speak on “Playing Fair and Winning: An Inside View … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU law grad, anti-doping leader talks with KERA Aug. 19

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO and Dedman School of Law alumnus Travis Tygart will speak on KERA Public Radio’s “Think” at 1 p.m. CT Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Tygart, who led the investigation into the doping case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, will talk with “Think” host … Continue reading

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Tate Distinguished Lecture Series announces 2013-14 season

SMU’s 32nd season of the Tate Distinguished Lecture Series features events such as a national security discussion with two former U.S. Secretaries of Defense; an award-winning presidential biographer on John F. Kennedy’s legacy 50 years after his assassination; an examination of the national debt by the … Continue reading

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Middle East expert Gil Elan to speak at SMU March 14, 2013

Gil Elan, president of the Southwest Jewish Congress and an expert on Israel and the Middle East, will discuss topics ranging from the Arab Spring to President Obama’s upcoming visit to the region at a meeting of the SMU Retired … Continue reading

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Music, art and culture highlight SMU’s 2013 Russian Winter Festival

Renowned Russian-American musicians The Flying Balalaika Brothers bring their energetic take on traditional music and their own original compositions to SMU’s 17th annual Russian Winter Festival. SMU percussion instructor Jamal Mohamed, director of the Meadows World Music Ensemble, joins the Austin-based band … Continue reading

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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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Multi-talented M.K. Asante Jr. delivers Tate Lecture Feb. 26, 2013

Award winning author, filmmaker and professor M.K. Asante Jr. makes his debut on the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 26 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day/Billingsley/Miller Rich Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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Presidential historians Beschloss, Brinkley visit SMU Feb. 5, 2013

Presidential historians Michael Beschloss and Douglas Brinkley visit the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 5 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. They will give the Anita and Truman Arnold Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Michael Beschloss is an award-winning … Continue reading

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SMU event: What memoirs reveal about the Bush Administration

One of the nation’s foremost diplomatic historians will use the memoirs produced by members of George W. Bush’s administration to analyze foreign policy shaped by the 43rd president in the post-9/11 world. Melvin Leffler, the Edward R. Stettinius Chair of … Continue reading

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