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$5 million gift will help build new Residential Commons dining center

Anita and Truman Arnold have given $5 million toward construction of the Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons in SMU’s new Residential Commons complex. Now under construction, this facility joins five residence halls and a parking garage, all of which … Continue reading

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SMU joins university consortium to offer courses online

SMU has joined a consortium of prestigious universities to offer a limited number of live, online courses for academic credit through Semester Online. The program will begin in fall 2013. Approved University undergraduates will have the opportunity to take classes taught by faculty … Continue reading

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SMU honors outstanding achievement at 2012-13 Extravaganza

SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2013 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 15. Continue reading

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Students and holiday stress: Coping and helping

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, the Office of Student Affairs is asking that all University community members be aware of signs of stress in themselves and those around them. “The holiday season brings with it a combination of … Continue reading

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SMU rises in U.S. News 2013 ‘Best Colleges’ rankings

SMU rose in the ranks of the nation’s top universities in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, which was published online Wednesday, Sept. 12. Among 280 institutions classified as national universities, SMU ranks 58, an increase of 4 … Continue reading

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SMU honors outstanding achievement at 2011-12 Extravaganza

SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2012 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 16. On the same day, the University honored its best students at … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will help renovate SMU’s Memorial Health Center

SMU’s 52-year-old Memorial Health Center is set to receive a major upgrade, and it will be renamed in honor of the distinguished Dallas pediatrician and University alumnus whose foundation is making it possible. The Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation … Continue reading

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SMU VP Lori White appointed to national sustainability board

Lori White, SMU’s vice president for student affairs, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) – a national organization that provides sustainability resources for campus engagement, education … Continue reading

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Tune In: Keeping the dream alive at Unity Walk 2012

SMU President R. Gerald Turner and Vice President for Student Affairs Lori White joined student leaders, faculty, staff and administrators for SMU’s 2012 Unity Walk on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The walk is an integral event in the University’s annual Dream Week, … Continue reading

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SACS reaffirms SMU’s accreditation at 2011 meeting

SMU received full reaffirmation of its accreditation at the annual meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Dec. 5, 2011, in Orlando. Provost Paul Ludden made the announcement to faculty and staff members in an e-mail message dated … Continue reading

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