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Tune In: SMU law grad, anti-doping leader talks with KERA Aug. 19

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO and Dedman School of Law alumnus Travis Tygart will speak on KERA Public Radio’s “Think” at 1 p.m. CT Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Tygart, who led the investigation into the doping case against cyclist Lance Armstrong, will talk with “Think” host … Continue reading

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Tate Distinguished Lecture Series announces 2013-14 season

SMU’s 32nd season of the Tate Distinguished Lecture Series features events such as a national security discussion with two former U.S. Secretaries of Defense; an award-winning presidential biographer on John F. Kennedy’s legacy 50 years after his assassination; an examination of the national debt by the … Continue reading

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2013 honorary degree recipients take part in symposia May 17

Two of SMU’s five 2013 honorary degree recipients will participate in public symposia in their honor during Commencement week. Both events are scheduled for Friday, May 17, and both are free and open to the entire community. The five individuals who will … Continue reading

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SMU hosts series of sustainability events throughout April 2013

Free campus screenings of two popular environmental documentaries April 4-5 and the return of SMU’s Engineering and Humanity Week April 6-12 are highlights of a month of sustainability-themed events that will underscore the celebration of Earth Day 2013 on Monday, … 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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LitFest 2013 welcomes established and student writers March 20-23

AStudent writers from the Greenhill School, Hockaday, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Yavneh Academy, and Texans CAN Academy will read their works to open SMU’s 2013 Literary Festival on Wednesday, March 20. The Wordspace Student … Continue reading

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Middle East expert Gil Elan to speak at SMU March 14, 2013

Gil Elan, president of the Southwest Jewish Congress and an expert on Israel and the Middle East, will discuss topics ranging from the Arab Spring to President Obama’s upcoming visit to the region at a meeting of the SMU Retired … Continue reading

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Music, art and culture highlight SMU’s 2013 Russian Winter Festival

Renowned Russian-American musicians The Flying Balalaika Brothers bring their energetic take on traditional music and their own original compositions to SMU’s 17th annual Russian Winter Festival. SMU percussion instructor Jamal Mohamed, director of the Meadows World Music Ensemble, joins the Austin-based band … Continue reading

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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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Multi-talented M.K. Asante Jr. delivers Tate Lecture Feb. 26, 2013

Award winning author, filmmaker and professor M.K. Asante Jr. makes his debut on the Hilltop Tuesday, Feb. 26 for the 2012-13 Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. He will give the Jones Day/Billingsley/Miller Rich Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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