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Welcome, new Mustang students and families

SMU helps incoming students and their families transition to college with Academic Advising, Registration and Orientation (AARO). The two-day orientation sessions begin July 7 and end August 18, and will be followed August 19-23 by Mustang Corral. Mustang Minute: Click here or … Continue reading

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Year in Review: A look back at 2014-15 on the Hilltop

SMU looks back on an exciting 2014-15 as it marks 100 years.   Watch the video from SMU News’ Myles Taylor.

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Save the date: Send-off parties for new SMU families

At send-off parties across the country this summer, incoming SMU students and their parents can connect with fellow SMU families who live in or near their hometowns. Here is a schedule of party locations and dates; more will be announced … Continue reading

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SMU Health Center temporarily relocates

Due to maintenance at its Daniel Avenue facility, the Health Center is providing medical services at the Loyd All-Sports Center, 5800 Ownby Drive, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays in Room L007. Students may call 214-768-2141 for appointments, or … Continue reading

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SMU students receive prestigious national fellowships

SMU students were awarded prestigious national fellowships and awards during the 2014-15 academic year, including Fulbright Grants and a fellowship to the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. SMU’s Office of National Fellowships helps students and faculty to … Continue reading

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Common Reading explores the end, and beginning, of civilization

SMU’s incoming class of 2019 will read and discuss the first work of speculative fiction chosen for the University’s Common Reading program – Emily St. John Mandel’s acclaimed fourth novel, Station Eleven. Mandel’s book explores a post-apocalyptic America in which a deadly … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates historic 100th May Commencement

SMU observed its historic 100th May Commencement on May 16 with George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, delivering the principal address. “You are graduating from a great university,” Bush told the graduates, their families and friends … Continue reading

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President George W. Bush to speak at Commencement

George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will deliver the address at SMU’s Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, in Moody Coliseum on the main campus. > Learn more about May Commencement Convocation and procedures for guest tickets … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Peruna Paint Project

SMU students and alumni took time for their community as part of the Peruna Paint Project at Dallas’ Lee A. McShan Elementary School on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The ongoing project – in which University community members paint colorful murals using SMU themes – was … Continue reading

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Dean Joanne Vogel named interim VP for student affairs

SMU Dean of Student Life Joanne Vogel has been named the University’s interim vice president for student affairs, effective July 1, 2015. The University will conduct a national search for a new vice president to replace current VP Lori White, who has been appointed vice chancellor for students at Washington … Continue reading

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