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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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Noted Liszt interpreter Michele Campanella visits SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts for mini-residency March 31-April 4, 2014

Renowned Italian pianist, recording artist and conductor Michele Campanella will be a guest of the Division of Music in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts for a mini-residency March 31-April 4, 2014. Campanella will give a master class for SMU pianists selected … Continue reading

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Expert in Latin and Hispanic theologies Fernando Segovia visits SMU’s Perkins School of Theology March 31-April 11, 2014

A noted expert in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Hispanic theologies has come to the Hilltop as a visiting scholar. Dr. Fernando Segovia will be in residence in the Center for the Study of Latino/a Christianity and Religions in SMU’s Perkins School of … Continue reading

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SMU Meadows and Dallas Chamber Symphony host international piano competition, March 12-15, 2014

Eighteen young pianists from around the globe will come to Dallas March 12-15, 2014, to participate in the second annual Dallas Chamber Symphony International Piano Competition. The event, a community partnership between the Dallas Chamber Symphony and SMU’s Meadows School … Continue reading

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Chess champion, activist and author Garry Kasparov delivers SMU’s March 4 Tate Distinguished Lecture

Chess grandmaster, author and human rights activist Garry Kasparov visits the Hilltop Tuesday, March 4 for SMU’s 2013-14 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give The Ebby Halliday Companies Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. In 1985 at the age of 22, Kasparov became the youngest … Continue reading

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SMU legend Bill Schucany honored with new lecture program; first events to be held Feb. 27-28, 2014

Professor William Schucany became known as “Mr. Statistics” during his 40-year career with SMU. By the time he retired in 2011, he was called the heart and soul of the department. And even as an emeritus faculty member, he enjoys coming … Continue reading

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‘When Life Strikes the White House’: SMU symposium examines effects of personal crises on U.S. presidencies

SMU continues its schedule of events observing the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination with a symposium exploring the effects of personal crises on a presidential administration. Experts from SMU and around the nation will participate in “When Life Strikes … Continue reading

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Tune In: How J. Erik Jonsson transformed Dallas

Hundreds of Dallas’ leading public servants, including Mayor Mike Rawlings and DISD Superintendent Mike Miles, joined emerging leaders at SMU on Thursday, Feb. 6 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Mayor J. Erik Jonsson’s citizen-led “Goals for Dallas.” Jonsson, a … Continue reading

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Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar wins 2014 Meadows Prize

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has chosen choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar as the recipient of its 5th annual Meadows Prize arts residency. The Kansas City native is the founder of Urban Bush Women (UBW), a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring the use of cultural … Continue reading

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‘Women Are Superheroes’ in SMU’s 2014 Symposium

The SMU Women’s Symposium celebrates its 49th anniversary with a focus on using your power to change the world for the better. U.S. Air Force veteran Kimberly Olson, president and CEO of Grace After Fire, is the special guest for … Continue reading

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