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SMU celebrates human rights heroes and the anniversary of its Civil Rights Pilgrimage on Thursday, April 10, 2014

SMU celebrates civil and human rights at two events on Thursday, April 10 – awarding the Robert O. Cooper Peace and Justice Fellowship to a veteran of the civil rights movement and the William K. McElvaney Peace and Justice Award to … Continue reading

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SMU Relay For Life team wins top place for cancer fund-raising, event returns to campus April 5, 2014

SMU’s Relay For Life team won first place among the top 25 collegiate relay teams by raising more than $29,000 in pledges in a 72-hour fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. Following up on the pledges, SMU will … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall graduate students compete at the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco

Two teams of graduate students from The Guildhall at SMU will compete for cash prizes and gaming glory at the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Computing and game-hardware giant Intel® will host the Intel® University Games Showcase on Thursday, March … Continue reading

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For the Record: Nov. 26, 2013

Azfar Moin, William P. Clements Department of History, Dedman College, has won two major awards this fall for his first book. The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam (Columbia University Press) earned the American Academy of Religion’s 2013 award for Best … Continue reading

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Student-designed games highlight Guildhall’s 2013 Spring Beta Test

Graduate students from The Guildhall at SMU bring their games for a testing party at the Spring 2013 Beta Test. The event takes place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons. All games were made … Continue reading

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For the Record: May 3, 2013

Anthony Cortese, Sociology, Dedman College, participated in an invited panel discussion, Outside the Silo: The Interdisciplinary Teacher-Scholar, at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, held March 23-27, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta. He also presented a paper, … 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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Students show their work for 2013 SMU Research Day Feb. 27

SMU graduate students, as well as select undergraduates, from a wide variety of disciplines will share their work today as part of the University’s 2013 Research Day. All SMU faculty, staff members and students are invited to visit the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballrooms … Continue reading

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ORACLE course eases transition for SMU transfer students

Students who transfer to SMU after beginning their college experience on another campus will have the opportunity to take a class in Fall 2013 designed for a smoother transition. Prospective students who attended Mustang Stampede on Saturday, Feb. 16 learned … Continue reading

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SMU Health Center adopts electronic health records system

The SMU Health Center is has adopted a new electronic health records system called “Point and Click.” The secure system will launch Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Now the standard for medical care, electronic health records have been shown to streamline and enhance … Continue reading

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