Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

All-University Holiday Party takes place Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Save the date: President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner host their annual All-University Holiday Party from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom, Umphrey Lee Center. The SMU community will gather after finals (and before December Commencement) … Continue reading

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Take part in SMUSA’s 2015 Holiday Toy Drive and the Toys for Tickets program through Dec. 21

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is collecting new, non-violent, unwrapped toys ranging from board games to remote control cars. The gift will help make the holidays brighter for children served by its United Way Partner, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC).   The 2015 Holiday Toy … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Dec. 4, 2015

Meadows Chamber Music Honors Concert: The chamber music program presents a dynamic, varied, passionate performance of jury-selected wind, brass, piano and string ensembles. Come hear these students showcasing the results of a semester of intense, peer-driven collaborative work. The event … Continue reading

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Central University Libraries’ 2015 Food for Fines program continues through Wednesday, Dec. 16

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is once again giving students, faculty and staff members an opportunity to help the community – and possibly save some cash as well. During the 2015 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return … Continue reading

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Play and review student-designed games in the SMU Guildhall’s 2015 Fall Beta Test

Graduate students from the SMU Guildhall bring their designs to the main campus for a just-in-time-for-finals gaming party. The 2015 Fall Beta Test takes place 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in two locations: the M Lounge in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Doolin Gallery, 1600 Owen Arts … Continue reading

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns returns to SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Renowned director and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, creator of Baseball, The War and The Roosevelts, will return to SMU Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 for another engagement with the Tate Distinguished Lecture Series. Burns will present The Oncor Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang-Must-do’s for the Holiday Season

Celebration of Lights: Twinkling white lights will illuminate the SMU campus Nov. 30-Jan. 3 for Celebration of Lights, the University’s annual holiday celebration. The lighting ceremony on SMU’s Main Quad will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30.   … Continue reading

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Double discounts at the SMU Bookstore during Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Get a head start on holiday shopping at the SMU Bookstore during 2015 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day. On Wednesday, Dec. 2, present your faculty/staff SMU ID at the cash register to receive an extra 10% off all regular-price items – a 20% total discount – … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Nov. 13, 2015

Movie Night: On Monday, Nov. 16 there are two opportunities to watch movies! At 5:30 p.m. the Staff Association is hosting a movie night on Dallas Hall Lawn, showing The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Free popcorn, snacks, drinks and giveaways … Continue reading

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Maguire Center, Residence Life honor military vets with ‘Red, White and Blues’ Nov. 11, 2015

SMU honors military vets everywhere – especially those who are part of the University community – with music, food and festivities on Veterans Day 2015, Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility and Residence Life and Student … Continue reading

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