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#SMUSnowDay! Can’t-Miss Campus Scenes, March 5, 2015

#SMUSnowDay! Can’t-Miss Campus Scenes, March 5, 2015

An overnight snowfall covered the DFW area in more than 3 inches of powder – along with ice on streets and highways – creating the perfect conditions for snow day fun as captured in these shots by SMU photographers Clayton Smith and Hillsman Jackson.  

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Authors, Readings, Performances, Discussions And More

Litfest 2015, sponsored by SMU’s Department of English, featured an array of readings, receptions and book signings celebrating the creative work of poets, novelists and students from Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, March 21.

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SMU Environmental Society Makes Being ‘Green’ Look Easy – And Fun

SMU Environmental Society Makes Being ‘Green’ Look Easy – And Fun

Green Source DFW profiles the student-run SMU Environmental Society. The group aims to connect students to the Dallas community and surrounding areas through events like group hikes, gardening and community service. They even offer a free shuttle to White Rock Local Market.

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RecycleMania Returns To SMU

RecycleMania Returns To SMU

RecycleMania, a friendly competition mounted every spring to encourage University students to reduce, re-use and recycle, is underway. SMU will compete against other universities in Texas and across the U.S. and Canada to see which universities capture the most in recycled material and divert as much waste as possible from landfills.

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Let It Snow! Scenes From The SMU Campus, February 27, 2015

Let It Snow! Scenes From The SMU Campus, February 27, 2015

The Snow that never drifts — The transient, fragrant snow That comes a single time a Year Is softly driving now — … – Emily Dickinson  SMU photographer Clayton Smith captured these scenes as a soft snow blanketed the campus on Friday, February 27, 2015.

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Mustang Minute! New Tennis Complex Dedicated

Mustang Minute! New Tennis Complex Dedicated

SMU dedicated its new 45,000-square-foot tennis complex February 20, opening a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play. The complex will be home to SMU’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis teams and will provide a premier venue for tennis fans.

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New Commitments Continue SMU Campaign Momentum

New Commitments Continue SMU Campaign Momentum

SMU begins the final year of its $1 billion Second Century Campaign with the momentum of $4.8 million in new commitments, continuing the campaign’s historic levels of support.

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Center For Presidential History At SMU Explores The Election Of 2004

Center For Presidential History At SMU Explores The Election Of 2004

The Election of 2004 is the first installment in the Center for Presidential History’s Collective Memory Project, an ongoing non-partisan oral history collaboration dedicated to enhancing the archival record of various presidential administrations.

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News From Meadows: Student Chase Dobson To Have Work Premiered By Dallas Symphony March 12-15

News From Meadows: Student Chase Dobson To Have Work Premiered By Dallas Symphony March 12-15

A new work by Meadows freshman composer Chase Dobson will be premiered by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra March 12-15. His Piano Concerto No. 1 will be performed by Meadows faculty member and international concert artist Lucille Chung, also making her debut with the DSO, as part of the orchestra’s Texas Instruments Classical Series.

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Meadows Museum 50th Anniversary: ‘Prado on the Prairie’ Earns International Acclaim With Renowned Collections, Visiting Exhibits

Meadows Museum 50th Anniversary: ‘Prado on the Prairie’ Earns International Acclaim With Renowned Collections, Visiting Exhibits

The Meadows Museum will celebrate its golden anniversary with a series of other special exhibitions and programs, along with public and private events, April 16-18, 2015, during SMU’s annual Founders’ Day Weekend. The museum’s 50th celebration coincides with the 100th anniversary of SMU’s opening in 1915.

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