Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

Take a closer look at student innovation during the 2016 Engaged Learning Symposium and Big iDeas Pitch Contest, Friday, Sept. 23

Make an appointment to see outstanding students show their work and stump for their innovations during the Fall 2016 Engaged Learning Symposium and Big iDeas Pitch Contest. The two events take place Friday, Sept. 23 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum, as part of SMU’s 2016 Family … Continue reading

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Andrew J. Torget’s history of cotton, slavery and the Texas Revolution wins 2015 Weber-Clements Book Prize

University of North Texas historian Andrew J. Torget Weber-Clements Book Prize. Torget and his borderland history Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 in Dallas Hall. Continue reading

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SMU is ‘Home in the Heart of Texas’ for 2016 Family Weekend, Sept. 23-25

SMU family members from around the Metroplex and across the country will join their students in celebrating a beloved Hilltop tradition Sept. 23-25, 2016. SMU Family Weekend is coordinated by the Student Foundation‘s Family Weekend Committee. Student research, creativity and innovation will be on … Continue reading

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SMU honors fallen 9/11 first responders with honor guard, bell ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

The SMU Police Department and first responders from the surrounding community will commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony honoring the police officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty during the terror … Continue reading

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Sports: Rescheduled SMU Football Fan Day includes scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

After a postponement for inclement weather, the rescheduled SMU Football Fan Day will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 in Ford Stadium. Continue reading

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Save the date: 2016 Fall General Faculty Meeting takes place Wednesday, Aug. 24

SMU President R. Gerald Turner will address the University faculty at the Fall General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Fall 2016

Welcome to the 2016-17 academic year! Here are a few Fall 2016 dates to remember. Continue reading

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Your invitation to Opening Convocation: Take part Sunday, Aug. 21

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Steven Currall will give the address during SMU’s 102nd Opening Convocation at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 in McFarlin Auditorium. Continue reading

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Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson is topic of SMU’s 2016 Common Reading discussion Sunday, Aug. 21

A community discussion and two SMU appearances by author Bryan Stevenson are highlights of the events surrounding the University’s 2016 Common Reading, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Continue reading

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Save the date: Engaged Learning Symposium, Big iDeas Pitch Contest scheduled for SMU Family Weekend, Sept. 23, 2016

Save the date for SMU’s 2016 Family Weekend, and make an appointment to see outstanding students show their work and stump for their innovations during the Fall 2016 Engaged Learning Symposium and Big iDeas Pitch Contest. Continue reading

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