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SMU seeks full participation in Protection of Minors program

SMU President R. Gerald Turner has requested that all University employees complete an online training program on their responsibilities under Texas law to report suspected child abuse. The course, “Program for the Protection of Minors,” requires approximately one hour to complete … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Founders’ Day 2013, Bush Center dedication

SMU President R. Gerald Turner sent the following information to students, faculty and staff regarding SMU Founders’ Day and the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center: April 2013 will be a month for history-making at SMU, as the George W. … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Spring 2013 prospective-student visits

Prospective SMU undergraduates from around the nation are visiting the Hilltop throughout March and April 2013. They include visitors in the University’s “Destination SMU” events for accepted prospective students, as well as potential President’s and Hunt Scholars. “Our students, faculty and staff are … Continue reading

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Bing joins SMU faculty in concurrent appointment with Bush Institute

Global health researcher Eric G. Bing has joined the SMU faculty as professor of global health in a concurrent appointment with the George W. Bush Institute. At SMU, Bing has been named a professor of global health in the Applied … Continue reading

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Students visit legislature in support of Tuition Equalization Grants

Several SMU students are meeting with state legislators at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 27, to express their support of increasing funding to the Texas Tuition Equalization Grant program. Funding for the TEG program, which provides financial aid to low- and … Continue reading

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SMU announces new $25 million gift to the Simmons School

Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a new gift of $25 million to SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Their gift will fund a new building for the expanding programs of the school and … Continue reading

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SMU’s Dream Week 2013 celebrates MLK Jan. 21-25

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Dream Week 2013, Jan. 21-25. Sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative … Continue reading

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$1.5 million gift to fund new endowed chair in Art History

A $1.5 million gift from the Kleinheinz Family Endowment for the Arts and Education will establish an endowed chair in the Division of Art History in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. “We are deeply grateful to the Kleinheinz Family … Continue reading

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SMU, partners announce plans for golf facility in Southern Dallas

Calling it  “a game-changing investment for the GrowSouth initiative generating enormous economic impact,” Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has announced plans for a public private effort between the City of Dallas, AT&T and SMU to develop a 400-acre former landfill site … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 4, 2012

Winter Break is nearly here – the end of 2012 (and beginning of 2013) at a glance: Dec. 3: Last day of instruction Dec. 4-5: Reading days Dec. 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) Dec. 14: The Guildhall at SMU Winter … Continue reading

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