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SMU continues its Centennial celebration during 2015 Founders’ Day Weekend April 16-18

The SMU community celebrates its fifth Founders’ Day Weekend with football, faculty talks, a President’s briefing, and a tribute to Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary. The festivities take place April 16-18, 2015 around the main campus. The weekend begins Thursday, April 16 with the annual Golden … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2014 DAA, Emerging Leader Award winners in pre-Homecoming ceremony Thursday, Nov. 13

Originally posted Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2013 DAA Award, Emerging Leader winners Oct. 24

SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 on the Main … Continue reading

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Dallas Hall celebrates 100 years on the Hilltop

On a chilly Thanksgiving Day in 1912, several thousand people gathered on a hill six miles from downtown Dallas. They had traveled by car and chartered train to celebrate the laying of the cornerstone of Dallas Hall, an event The Dallas … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2012 DAA winners, Emerging Leader Oct. 25

Four philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards in a ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 on the University’s Main Quad. The DAA Award is the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates. … Continue reading

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SMU centennial party continues with 2012 Founders’ Day festivities

SMU celebrates 2012 Founders’ Day Weekend April 20-21 with events ranging from a movie night on the quad to a “Picnic With the Profs” to Family Day at Meadows Museum. The public festivities begin Friday, April 20 with groundbreaking for the University’s new Residential Commons … Continue reading

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2011 Centennial Symposium examines ‘The University & the City’

Leaders in business, culture, education, politics and service from SMU, North Texas and across the nation will gather on the Hilltop for the University’s 2011 Centennial Symposium Nov. 10-11. Presentations and panel discussion will include topics such as educating a … Continue reading

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Tune In: Founders’ Day Weekend in four minutes

Alumni from around the globe gathered at Dallas Hall for fireworks and a giant birthday card as SMU celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding on the University’s Main Quadrangle. The event was the first of several scheduled for SMU’s … Continue reading

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SMU centennial kicks into high gear with Founders’ Day celebration

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

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