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Family Weekend 2013 celebrates ‘SMU: Where Dreams Come True’

It’s that time of the year again: SMU Student Foundation will present Family Weekend 2013 Oct. 4-6. The theme for the weekend, “SMU: Where Dreams Come True,” reflects the “unparalleled experience and countless opportunities” the University offers to students, says Will Slack, Student … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Fall 2013 exhibits at SMU

As the school year kicks off, be sure to make time for the five exhibitions at SMU this semester. The Stewart Album: Art, Letters, and Souvenirs to an American Patron in Paris  The Meadows Museum presents their recent acquisition of … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Closing attractions for Commencement 2013

As the spring semester comes to an end and SMU celebrates its 98th commencement, don’t forget to visit the exhibitions on campus. Two are coming to a close, and you will want to see them before they’re gone: The First … Continue reading

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$1 million gift endows Meadows Museum directorship

A $1 million gift from Linda and William Custard of Dallas will establish and endow the position of Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts at … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 4, 2013

Gilbert Lecture Series: The Department of English presents a lecture on Zimbabwean writer NoViolet Bulawayo by Elizabeth Tshele on Thursday, April 4. Tshele, herself born and raised in Zimbabwe, earned her M.A. from SMU in 2007. She will also read from her … Continue reading

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Staff Development Day 2013 takes place Thursday, March 21

SMU staff members can learn more about everything from PhotoShop to the Fondren Library media collection at the 2013 Staff Development Day Thursday, March 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. 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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Calendar Highlights: Mar. 5, 2013

Coolidge: Author and Director of the George W. Bush Institute’s 4% Growth Project Amity Shlaes will be on the Hilltop Wednesday, Mar. 6 to give a lecture entitled The President Who Said No: Debt, Temperament, and Calvin Coolidge’s Lessons for Today. The lecture will focus … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 29, 2013

From Print to Icon/Icon to Print: On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Comini Lecture Series will explore the visual connections and identity of Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St. Catherine. During the 16th century, images and print media helped to promote … Continue reading

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Good reading, good giving: SMU books for 2012

From art, history and religion to sweet Texas cuisine and fiction, SMU’s 2012 book roundup offers a wide selection to satisfy the readers in your life. Treat yourself or those on your gift list to one of the current titles … Continue reading

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