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‘World-changing service, life-changing experience’ during Fall Break

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

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SMU Video: Highlights from the Centennial Celebration

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.

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Free flu shots available during SMU’s Fall 2015 clinics

The SMU Health Center has scheduled several free flu shot clinics for October and November 2015. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as well as the East Campus and SMU-in-Plano. All clinics are open to students and benefit-eligible … Continue reading

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SMU publishes Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The following message from President R. Gerald Turner was sent to the campus community on October 1, 2015, regarding SMU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: SMU is committed to maintaining an educational environment that supports safety and well-being through … Continue reading

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SMU reaches $1 billion campaign goal

SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign has reached its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule, raising unprecedented funding for scholarships, academic positions and programs, facilities and other enhancements to campus life. Watch videos from the Celebration, including a birthday greeting … Continue reading

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SMU to celebrate 100th birthday during Homecoming

SMU’s opening on Sept. 28, 1915, was proclaimed a “day of jubilation.” This year’s “Hundredth on the Hilltop” Homecoming celebration, Sept. 23-26, also will draw a jubilant crowd to “Pony Up!” and party down at history-making events. “This promises to be the biggest Homecoming ever,” says Peter Lodwick ’77, ’80, … Continue reading

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‘Station Eleven’ author to present lecture at SMU

Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven, the 2015 SMU Reads selection, will present a free lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at McFarlin Auditorium. The community is invited to attend. SMU students are reading the book as part … Continue reading

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Welcome, New Mustangs!

 SMU welcomed new Mustangs and their families on Move-In Day, August 19, 2015, kicking off Mustang Corral. Watch a new Mustang Minute! video from SMU News’ Myles Taylor on Move-In Day 2015. Click on the video, or go to the Mustang … Continue reading

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Update: Virginia-Snider Commons and Lee Dining Hall open

Update Friday, August 28, 6 a.m.: Repairs on campus have been completed. Virginia-Snider Commons will reopen for residents at 7:30 a.m. Friday, August 28. Lee Dining Hall at the Umphrey Lee Center will reopen to serve dinner Friday and resume … Continue reading

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Watch Opening Convocation at smu.edu/Live

All new first-year and transfer students are encouraged to attend SMU’s 101st Opening Convocation at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 23. President R. Gerald Turner is serving as Convocation speaker. Families and friends are invited to view a live webcast of … Continue reading

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