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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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Nearly 50 courses offered in MayTerm 2015

SMU’s MayTerm 2015 will offer nearly 50 courses during the interterm period scheduled for May 14-29. Enrollment is now open through my.SMU.edu. The priority enrollment deadline for classes on the Dallas campus is Friday, April 24; enrollments after this date will still be accepted … Continue reading

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SMU to celebrate Founders’ Day April 16-18

The SMU community celebrates its final Founders’ Day Weekend of The Second Century Celebration April 16–18. Register and learn more about Founders’ Day here. The weekend offers a wide range of activities on the Hilltop, including the celebration of another great milestone: … Continue reading

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SMU to recognize achievements on Honors Day 2015

SMU celebrates high achievement in academics and community life during Honors Day 2015 on Monday, April 13. The 18th Honors Convocation begins at 5:30 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium, and the 2015 Awards Extravaganza takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. Watch Honors … Continue reading

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SMU receives $45 million gift from the Meadows Foundation

The Meadows Foundation, Inc. has pledged $45 million to SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and the Meadows Museum, the largest single gift in SMU history. With this commitment, The Meadows Foundation has provided more than $100 million to the … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mustangs, for a great season!

The SMU Men’s Basketball team brought great pride and excitement to the Hilltop all season long, making it all the way to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1993. Watch this Mustang Minute! from SMU News about the … Continue reading

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