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SMU Presents MLK Speech, Photo To Dallas Civil Rights Museum

SMU Presents MLK Speech, Photo To Dallas Civil Rights Museum

In recognition of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1966 speech at SMU, the University will present a bound transcript of his words and a photograph of him taken at the event to the Dallas Civil Rights Museum at 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 15.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Week 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Week 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Week at SMU will start Saturday, January 16 as the SMU community participates in the City of Dallas’ parade honoring the civil rights leader. Events include the annual Commemorative Unity Walk through campus on Wednesday, January 20.

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Setting The Stage For SMU’s Next 100 Years

Setting The Stage For SMU’s Next 100 Years

In an address that recalls the visionary leadership of the University’s founders, SMU President R. Gerald Turner outlines the accomplishments of The Second Century Campaign and looks forward to building on those achievements as the Hilltop’s second century takes shape.

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Campaign Reshapes The University’s Profile

Campaign Reshapes The University’s Profile

SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign has lived up to its name. It reached its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule, raising unprecedented funding for scholarships, academic positions and programs, facilities and other enhancements to campus life.

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SMU In Photos: Looking Back On A Historic Year

SMU In Photos: Looking Back On A Historic Year

Some favorite photos by SMU photographers of moments that made 2015 such a special year.

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Hats Off To SMU’s December Grads!

Hats Off To SMU’s December Grads!

More than 600 students from SMU’s seven schools graduated Saturday, Dec. 19, at the December Commencement Ceremony in Moody Coliseum. Distinguished lawyer Michael M. Boone ’63, ’67, chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, delivered the commencement address.

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Merry & Bright: Celebration Of Lights 2015

Merry & Bright: Celebration Of Lights 2015

The SMU Student Foundation will present SMU’s premier holiday event, Celebration of Lights, at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 30. If you can’t make it to campus, be sure to catch the magic as it happens via live stream at smu.edu/livestream.

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Cement Your Legacy By December 31

When you make a $100 special gift to the Crain Family Centennial Promenade, you will be recognized with an etched paver and make your permanent mark on the Hilltop. The Centennial Promenade will be dedicated on April 15, 2016, during Founders’ Day Weekend.

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<em>Treasures From The House Of Alba</em> Through January 3

Treasures From The House Of Alba Through January 3

As its 50th anniversary year continues, the Meadows Museum will present Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting, September 11– January 3, 2016. The Alba family is graciously allowing more than 130 works from their private collection to leave Spain for the very first time, including Charles V and the Empress Isabella, c. 1628, by Peter Paul Rubens.

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Congratulations! Kerri Brown Awarded Prestigious Fulbright-Hays Grant

SMU anthropology Ph.D. candidate Kerri Brown recently received a Fulbright-Hays international education fellowship to support 18 months of research in Brazil. Brown leaves for Rio de Janeiro in January to continue work on her dissertation about public policy related to traditional medicinal plants in Brazil.

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