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The U.S. Department of State has issued a Worldwide Travel Alert through February 24, 2016, that alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. If students, faculty or staff are planning to travel internationally, please consult … Continue reading
Twinkling white lights will illuminate the SMU campus Nov. 30-Jan. 3 for Celebration of Lights, the University’s annual holiday celebration. Beginning with the annual campus lighting ceremony on SMU’s Main Quad at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, the Dallas community … Continue reading
Pamela D. Anthony, dean of students at Iowa State University, has been named vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University effective February 1, 2016. “As SMU’s new vice president for student affairs, Pamela Anthony brings varied experience in all … Continue reading
SMU has heard from all 11 of its students studying in Paris that they are safe. The SMU Travel Oversight Committee is closely monitoring the situation and is receiving updates from the U.S. State Department and International SOS. SMU community members abroad are … Continue reading
The following letter was sent from President R. Gerald Turner to the campus community on Tuesday, November 10: Dear members of the SMU community: In recent weeks, SMU students and others have been engaged in important discussions about instances of … Continue reading
SMU families from around the world celebrated Centennial Family Weekend 2015: Haunted on the Hilltop Oct. 30-Nov. 1. The weekend’s events were coordinated by SMU Student Foundation. Watch the video from SMU News.
The following message from President R. Gerald Turner was posted October 29, 2015, for the SMU community: Dear SMU community members: I am deeply concerned about the recent actions of two campus fraternities in planning and promoting an off-campus party … Continue reading
SMU JanTerm is moving from SMU-in-Plano to the University’s main campus in January 2016 – a move designed to make it even more convenient for undergraduates to add three credit hours during Winter Break. The 2016 Jan Term is scheduled for Jan. 4-13, and … Continue reading
Students, faculty and staff are making the most of Fall Break, October 10-13, to engage in service, travel and learning. SMU Alternative Breaks, in partnership with the Community Engagement & Leadership Center, is taking 70 students, as well as faculty … Continue reading
Watch highlights from SMU’s Centennial Celebration, including the Centennial Homecoming Parade and fireworks, in this video from SMU News’ Myles Taylor. Click here or on the video, right.