Category Archives: Calendar Highlights

SMU’s 2016-17 Tate Lecture Series opens Tuesday, Sept. 20 with Doris Kearns Goodwin, Tom Brokaw and David Gergen

Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, veteran journalist Tom Brokaw and political analyst David Gergen will discuss the historic 2016 election to kick off the 35th season of SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, Sept. 20. Continue reading

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SMU’s 2016 President’s Picnic is Wednesday, May 18

Originally published April 5, 2016. The SMU Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all University staff members to the 2016 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The post-Commencement celebration takes place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 on the Clements Hall south … Continue reading

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SMU ready to celebrate at 2016 May Commencement Convocation

SMU observes its 101st Commencement May 13-14, 2016 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Technology and civic leaders, and SMU parents, Richard and Mary Templeton will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9:30 a.m. May 14 in Moody Coliseum. The University expects … Continue reading

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Cancer prevention pioneer Groesbeck Parham to receive honorary doctorate during SMU’s 2016 Commencement

A simple procedure developed by Groesbeck Parham has saved the lives of thousands of women in Africa. Cervical cancer, easily screened with a Pap test and treated in developed countries, is fatal to 81 percent of Zambian women who have … Continue reading

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Student-designed games debut on Steam Greenlight, available for public play-testing at 2016 SMU Guildhall Spring Exhibition

The SMU Guildhall hosts its biannual graduate exhibition showcasing video games developed by graduating students on Friday, May 13. The 2016 Spring Exhibition will honor Cohort 23: master’s degree candidates who specialize in art creation, level design, production and programming. The … Continue reading

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SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts to present two premieres at “Meadows at the Winspear” benefit concert, May 11

The 2016 Meadows at the Winspear event, benefitting the Meadows Scholars Program, will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street in Dallas. The concert will feature the critically acclaimed Meadows … Continue reading

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Some class spaces still available for SMU MayTerm 2016

There are still a few class spaces open for SMU’s MayTerm 2016, and enrollment is now open through my.SMU.edu. The University will offer 70 courses on the main campus during the interterm period scheduled for May 12-26, 2016. The priority enrollment deadline for … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: The end of Spring 2016 at a glance

SMU’s 101st Commencement is almost here – the end of Spring 2016 (and another academic year) at a glance: May 2: Last day of instruction May 3: Reading Day May 4-10: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) May 11: Residence halls officially close for non-graduating … Continue reading

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Tech and civic leaders Richard and Mary Templeton to deliver SMU’s 101st Commencement Address Saturday, May 14, 2016

Technology and civic leaders Richard and Mary Templeton will share the delivery of the SMU Commencement address at an all-University ceremony in Moody Coliseum at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14. The ceremony, including the commencement address, will be broadcast live … Continue reading

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SMU Tate Series to feature two political legends May 2, 2016

Veteran journalist Jim Lehrer will moderate a discussion between political legends James Carville and Karl Rove for the The Ebby Halliday Companies Lecture of SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Monday, May 2. All SMU student, faculty and staff are invited … Continue reading

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