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Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Feb. 12, 2016

Free Valentine’s Day Piano Duo Concert: Internationally acclaimed pianists and SMU alumni Liudmila Georgievskaya and Thomas Schwan will give a two-piano recital, featuring works of Mozart and Otto Singer’s rarely performed and brilliant transcription of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3. The … Continue reading

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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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Help SMU Public Affairs compile its 2015 holiday book list

The SMU Office of Public Affairs needs your help compiling its annual holiday book list. All general-interest books by University faculty, staff and alumni that were published in 2015 will be considered for inclusion. Authors can submit their own works by completing the online book form at … Continue reading

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Moby Dick-inspired card game by SMU professor and students exposes subversive humor in Melville’s classic novel

The upcoming movie In the Heart of the Sea promises to offer a potentially Oscar-worthy take on the whale hunt that inspired Henry Melville’s Moby Dick. For folks who still giggle at the title, there’s another way to enjoy that classic novel this winter: … 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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Helping students with stress during the holiday and exam season

As SMU enters both the holiday and exam seasons, Interim Provost Harold Stanley is asking that all University community members watch for signs of stress in themselves and in students. Dr. Stanley asked that each faculty and staff member “be aware of signs of … 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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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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