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What first-generation North Texas students face: Grads share their stories

Dallas Morning News Abena Marfo’s mother was always adamant about education. After moving to Texas from Ghana, her mom wasn’t able to pursue her own college degree as she juggled work in preschools with raising two girls by herself. She encouraged her daughters to earn theirs. In May, Marfo graduated from Southern Methodist University with […]

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‘Access SMU’ Scholarships to Cover the Cost of College for Texas’ Highest Performing Students From Families With Limited Incomes

SMU News SMU is launching a major scholarship initiative to cover the cost of college for high-achieving Texas students with significant financial need. Access SMU will break financial barriers to college entry and graduation – first for academically talented Texas students, with the goal to later expand the investment in more students who need help paying […]

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Save the Date: SMU’s 107th Commencement Weekend is May 13 and 14, 2022

The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University’s best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students’ accomplishments. The spirit of community combined with our celebration of the individual is what makes SMU’s Commencement a special time. Schedule of events  

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Dedman College Faculty and Staff Community Mixer

Date and Time: April 14, 2022 from 4-6 p.m. Location: Lumen Hotel (6101 Hillcrest Ave.) All Dedman College faculty and staff are welcome. RSVP by April 8: SMU.EDU/DedmanMixer

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RSVP Today: Dedman College Student Community Mixer, March 31

Join us for the student community mixer on March 31, 2022 from 3-5 pm. RSVP at SMU.EDU/CommunityMixer.

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Giving Day is March 22

March 22 is SMU Giving Day. For one day, if many Mustangs come from many different places to do many good things, together, we can shape a brighter future. https://bit.ly/gddedman Dedman College Opportunities Goal Description Department of Biological Sciences $5,000   The Department of Biological Sciences and its faculty provide insight into how life and […]

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SMU Dallas Literary Festival Brings Compelling Authors To City

SMU News Free festival features Nikole Hannah-Jones and other authors on theme of ‘resilience’ SMU’s Dallas Literary Festival is back March 12-22 with discussions from more than 100 acclaimed national and local authors as well as literary events across the city. Authors representing relevent and diverse voices will converge at a series of in-person events […]

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American Journalist Killed in Ukraine Was SMU Grad Who Tutored East Dallas Kids

NBC News A Fox News journalist is in critical condition after being injured in Ukraine, just days after American journalist Brent Renaud was killed. Fox News confirms Benjamin Hall was injured while reporting on the Russian invasion just outside Kyiv. This, as we learn more about Brent Renaud and his ties to North Texas. The […]

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SMU research cut a wide path in 2021

SMU News From answering pre-launch questions before a NASA mission to one of Saturn’s moons, to identifying hundreds of mostly “hidden” landslides on the U.S. West Coast, SMU professors and students fueled research with impact in 2021. Here are some of the Dedman College highlights. You can find the full list of SMU research accomplishments […]

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Save the date: March 1, Lab Hopping

Tuesday, March 1 from 4-6pm Visit labs all over campus and find out how to get involved! Map of participating labs : https://bit.do/labhopping Event contact: asneal@smu.edu