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Celebration of Lights set for December 1

SMU kicks off the 2014 holiday season with the post-Thanksgiving observance of one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions. Celebration of Lights 2014 is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 1, on the Main Quad. The celebration features than 100,000 decorative lights, luminarias lining the sidewalks, musicians … Continue reading

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Update: Missing Student Found Unharmed

Update: 1:45 p.m. November 20: SMU student Connor Burrell, who had been reported missing Nov. 19, was found unharmed by Dallas Police, working with SMU Police, at about 1:15 p.m. today, Nov. 20, near Mockingbird Station in Dallas. SMU is … Continue reading

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SMU Takes the ‘It’s On Us’ Pledge

The SMU community shows its support for It’s On Us, a nationwide campaign to end sexual assault and violence, in the latest video from Myles Taylor of SMU News. Learn more from President R. Gerald Turner, Title IX Coordinator Samantha Thomas, … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2014 Celebrates Pride and Tradition

SMU celebrates the “Year of the Faculty” during Homecoming, Nov. 13-16, honoring the contributions of the University’s esteemed faculty members as teachers and researchers. The Homecoming parade theme, “Dynamic Duos: Better Together,” salutes powerful partnerships, including SMU’s relationship with Dallas … Continue reading

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SMU Celebrates Veterans Day 2014

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility will award special commemorative lapel pins to SMU Veterans at a luncheon hosted by the Office of the Provost from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Martha Proctor Mack Grand … Continue reading

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Highlights from Family Weekend 2014

Relive the fun of Family Weekend 2014 with a video from SMU News’ Myles Taylor.

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SMU TollTag Available from North Texas Tollway Authority

Life is a highway for SMU TollTag owners. SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA). Leslie Melson, perennial fan and SMU Alumni Board Chair said, “I … Continue reading

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Update on Ebola Situation in Dallas

Updated October 27: We are providing updates to you and the campus community on developments related to the Ebola situation in Dallas, as we receive new information. Toward that end, we have informed the University community that two SMU graduate students … Continue reading

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Oct. 18: Update on Ebola Situation

Updated October 18, 2014: SMU understands the interest in developments related to the Ebola situation in Dallas. We want you to know that SMU is monitoring the situation, is sharing updated information with the campus community, and has protocols in … Continue reading

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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the SMU Campuses

The following message from SMU President R. Gerald Turner was sent to students, faculty and staff on October 1, 2014: Dear members of the SMU community: SMU is committed to fostering a learning and working environment that supports health and … Continue reading

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