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Calendar Highlights: March 25, 2015

Nuclear Weapons and National Security: SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies hosts “Nuclear Weapons and National Security: The Once and Future Role of the Bomb” on Thursday, March 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m., in Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall. Featuring the recently … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: March 18, 2015

Examining Race: Presented by SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, American Book Award winner Jeff Chang will give a lecture on his latest work, Who We Be: The Colorization of America, on  Wednesday, March 18, … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 28, 2015

Big iDeas Demo Day: SMU Engaged Learning concludes Engaged Learning Week with Big iDeas Demo Day on Friday, Jan. 30, 12-5 p.m., in The CUBE, 600 Expressway Tower, East Campus. A free buffet lunch and the Big iDeas Pitch Competition Winners Fair will begin at noon. … Continue reading

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SMU urges flu shots and other preventive measures

SMU health officials remind students, faculty and staff to take precautions against the flu and help prevent its spread by getting a flu shot. Potentially severe flu season According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cases of influenza are expected … Continue reading

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SMU adds online course option for Jan Term 2015

SMU’s Jan Term – previously known as the J Term – is expanding again, adding its first online course offering to the dozens available at the SMU-in-Plano and SMU-in-Taos campuses. The 2015 Jan Term is scheduled for Jan. 5-14. The January interterm session’s first online offering will be “Introduction … Continue reading

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Political and social analyst David Brooks delivers Tate Lecture, Nov. 11, 2014

SMU’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series presents political and social analyst David Brooks Tuesday, Nov. 11.  Brooks will offer his insight and opinion on current events to continue the 33rd season of Tate Lectures. Brooks will give The Omni Hotels Lecture at 8 p.m. in McFarlin Auditorium. Through his humor, … Continue reading

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Check in at SMU’s 2014 HR Fair Wednesday, Oct. 15

Vendors from SMU’s medical, legal, life insurance and retirement plans will be on hand to discuss your options at the University’s 2014 Human Resources Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 15. You can learn more about health and savings plans, as well as the new LegalGUARD … Continue reading

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SMU’s 2015 Open Enrollment set for Oct. 11-31, 2014

A new pharmacy benefit administrator, restored prescription coverage with the CVS and Walgreens chains, and a new option for legal and identity protection are among the changes coming during SMU’s 2015 Open Enrollment. University faculty and staff members will be able to make benefits changes for … Continue reading

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SMU’s Fall 2014 flu shot clinics now in session

SMU’s Memorial Health Center has scheduled several Fall 2014 flu shot clinics for September and October, with an upcoming session scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 24 in the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports lobby. Clinics will take place at various places around the main campus, as … Continue reading

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SMU revises University Policy Manual regarding sick leave, bereavement; changes are the first wave of a comprehensive update

SMU’s Department of Human Resources is undertaking an overall review of its policies in Chapter 9 of the University Policy Manual. The first major changes will allow newer employees to make immediate use of accrued sick leave and create a formal procedure for … Continue reading

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