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Parents Asked to Be Aware of Potential Phone Scam

SMU parents and grandparents are asked to be aware that a nationwide phone and email scam has been targeting grandparents for several years. An SMU Mothers’ Club member has reported that her parents recently received a call seeking money, supposedly to help … Continue reading

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Weather Update: SMU Is Open Friday, February 7

The University is open today, February 7, for normal business operations and classes are being held as scheduled. Following is information from the SMU Weather Policy: When conditions warrant closing or delays, SMU has procedures in place to ensure that students, … Continue reading

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Moody Magic Is Back

The SMU Men’s and Women’s basketball teams played their first games in the renovated Moody Coliseum on Jan. 4, 2014. Moody and the new Miller Event Center opened with formal ceremonites at the December Commencement Convocation on Dec. 21, 2013. The Men’s Basketball team won … Continue reading

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Students Shine in 2014 Engaged Learning Week

SMU’s 2014 Engaged Learning Week puts student achievement front and center with open houses, exhibitions, performances and presentations from the University’s 2013-14 Engaged Learning Fellows. This year’s event takes place Feb. 5-7 and is designed to help students learn more about expanding their education … Continue reading

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Last Chance for 2014 Senior Yearbook Photos

Now is the time for seniors to take graduation cap and gown photos for the 2014 Rotunda yearbook. Appointments are being accepted now for the week of Monday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 8. Photos are being taken in Portico … Continue reading

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Ask Deanie: How Can My Student Kick-Start the New Term?

There is no better time than the start of a new year and new term for your student to fully and honestly assess how the first semester went. Were they satisfied or disappointed with their grades from the first semester? … Continue reading

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SMU Urges Flu Shots and Other Preventive Measures

With the arrival of flu season across the country and in North Texas, SMU health officials are urging students, faculty and staff to take preventive measures to protect their health. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of … Continue reading

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Scenes from Celebration of Lights 2013

SMU’s annual Celebration of Lights on December 2 kicked off the holiday season with the lighting of more than 100,000 decorative lights, luminarias lining the sidewalks, musicians performing songs of the season, and SMU President R. Gerald Turner reading the Christmas story … Continue reading

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SMU Commencement Returns to Renovated Moody Coliseum

SMU’s December 21 commencement marks the debut of the newly renovated Moody Coliseum and its 39,245-square-foot Miller Event Center. Watch December Commencement  live online. More than 600 students will graduate during the 10 a.m. ceremony, which will include the facility’s official dedication. SMU … Continue reading

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A Year of SMU in the News

Watch a sampling of SMU faculty and students in the news in 2013, from SMU News’ Myles Taylor.

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