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Information about sexual misconduct policies and prevention

The following message from President R. Gerald Turner and Lori S. White, Vice President for Student Affairs, was emailed to students on January 28, 2015: As we begin a new semester, we’d like to remind you of SMU policies and … Continue reading

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Super students take the spotlight during Engaged Learning Week

SMU’s Engaged Learning Week puts student achievement front and center with an expanded schedule for 2015 – including a business plan competition among the winners in the Fall 2014 Big iDeas Pitch Competition. Other activities include open houses, exhibitions, performances and presentations from the University’s … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: The Spring 2015 term at a glance

Welcome back! SMU’s 2015 Spring Term begins Friday, Jan. 16 – a few important dates at a glance: Friday, Jan. 16: First day of classes for the 2015 Spring Term Monday, Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Day (University closed). SMU celebrates MLK Day of Service 8 a.m.-1 p.m. – … Continue reading

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SMU Urges Flu Shots and Other Preventive Measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute: Celebration of Lights 2014

Relive this year’s Celebration of Lights in a Mustang Minute video from SMU News’ Myles Taylor. Catch up on other 2014 Mustang Minute videos, including Homecoming, Veterans Day and more.

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SMU adds online course option for Jan Term 2015

SMU’s Jan Term – previously known as the J Term – is expanding again, adding its first online course offering to the dozens available at the SMU-in-Plano and SMU-in-Taos campuses. The 2015 Jan Term is scheduled for Jan. 5-14. The January interterm session’s first online offering will be “Introduction … Continue reading

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SMU to break ground on Dr. Bob Smith Health Center

SMU will break ground Dec. 5 on the new Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, a 33,000-square-foot center designed to provide comprehensive outpatient health care to more than 11,000 SMU students on an ongoing basis throughout each school year. A $5 … Continue reading

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Chad Morris named head football coach at SMU

Chad Morris has been named the Head Football Coach at SMU, Director of Athletics Rick Hart announced Monday, December 1. Morris arrives on the Hilltop after five seasons as an offensive coordinator on the collegiate level and 16 seasons as … Continue reading

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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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