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SMU Is Monitoring Weather; Weekend Classes Cancelled

SMU Update, Sunday, December 8: All classes and exams are cancelled this weekend on the main SMU campus and at SMU-in-Plano due to inclement weather. SMU continues to monitor the weather situation in consultation with safety officials and will post … Continue reading

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A Monday Celebration of Lights Kicks Off 2013 Holiday Season

The holiday season goes into high gear at SMU with a rare weekday observance of one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions. Celebration of Lights 2013 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, on the Main Quad. UPDATE: Watch … Continue reading

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Scenes from SMU Homecoming 2013

SMU’s 2013 Homecoming weekend Oct. 24-27 brought thousands of friends and alumni to campus for reunions, football, a parade and various other activities, as well as the announcement of a $1 billion goal for the Second Century Campaign at the Volunteer Summit. … Continue reading

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Students to Present Big iDeas Projects at Fall Symposium

Student teams who received Big iDeas grants to investigate challenges facing Dallas will report on their progress Friday, November 22, at SMU’s Big iDeas Fall Symposium. The symposium is at 9:30 a.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum and will be … Continue reading

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Apply Now for J Term 2014 at SMU-in-Plano and SMU-in-Taos

During SMU’s “J Term,” or January Term, students can complete one three-credit-hour course in just eight concentrated days at SMU-in-Plano or SMU-in-Taos. Set for January 6-15, 2014, J Term offers a choice of more than 50 courses at a reduced tuition rate. J Term applications … Continue reading

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Gerald J. Ford Gives $15 Million for New SMU Research Center

Business leader and banker Gerald J. Ford has committed a $15 million lead gift for a campus research center that will help expand advanced computing and interdisciplinary research throughout the University. The new state-of-the-art building will support research facilitated by … Continue reading

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Health Center Offers Fall 2013 Flu Shot Clinics

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2013 flu shot clinics for September, October and November. Update: Additional clinics offered Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 (more information below) Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as well … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2013 Features ‘Many Stories, One Tradition’

SMU celebrates Homecoming 2013 with events throughout the week leading to Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 25-27. The week includes new events such as Canstruction and old favorites such as Pigskin Revue. Canstruction is a new Homecoming philanthropy event in which all participating … Continue reading

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Bill Joyce ’81 Brings Family Fun to SMU Homecoming 2013

Bring the kids, or perhaps your inner child, to SMU’s 2013 Homecoming celebration: Author, illustrator and Oscar-winning filmmaker William Joyce ’81 will sign books and screen his 2012 Best Animated Short Film honoree to help kick off the festivities. Milk and … Continue reading

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SMU Rises into Top 50 of Kiplinger’s Best Values in Private Colleges

SMU ranks No. 46 in Kiplinger’s new listing of the best values among private U.S. colleges. SMU’s ranking is up 23 places from 2012. The Kiplinger rankings are based on the cost to attend school, the financial aid available, student … Continue reading

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