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SMUSA Centennial Staff Photo rescheduled for June 4, 2015

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) has rescheduled its Centennial Staff Photo for Thursday, June 4, 2015. Registered Centennial Staff Photo participants may assemble and pick up their T-shirts on the Main Quad beginning at 9:30 a.m. The photo is scheduled for … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates historic 100th Commencement May 15-16, 2015

SMU will celebrate its 100th Commencement May 15-16, 2015 with an address by former President George W. Bush and a weekend of events for faculty, alumni, community members and more than 2,000 graduating students. The 43rd president of the United States will speak at the all-University … Continue reading

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Save the date: The 2015 SMU Staff Association President’s Picnic takes place Thursday, May 21

The SMU Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all University staff members to the 2015 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The traditional post-Commencement celebration takes place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 21 on the south lawn of Clements Hall. This year’s event … Continue reading

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SMU continues its Centennial celebration during 2015 Founders’ Day Weekend April 16-18

The SMU community celebrates its fifth Founders’ Day Weekend with football, faculty talks, a President’s briefing, and a tribute to Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary. The festivities take place April 16-18, 2015 around the main campus. The weekend begins Thursday, April 16 with the annual Golden … Continue reading

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SMU to honor three global leaders with honorary degrees during its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015

SMU has chosen three extraordinary women to receive honorary degrees at its 100th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, 2015. The honorees are Meave Leakey, standard-bearer of a family of anthropologists whose research in Africa has revealed important clues to humans’ earliest … Continue reading

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Former President George W. Bush will deliver address at SMU’s 2015 Commencement Saturday, May 16

George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will deliver the address at SMU’s Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 16, in Moody Coliseum on the main campus. “This Commencement is especially noteworthy because 2015 is the 100-year anniversary of … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Year of the Faculty during 2014 Homecoming Nov. 13-16

SMU celebrates the Year of the Faculty during 2014 Homecoming Nov. 13-16, honoring the contributions of the University’s esteemed faculty members as teachers and researchers. The Homecoming parade theme, “Dynamic Duos: Better Together,” salutes powerful partnerships, including SMU’s relationship with … Continue reading

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$2 million gift will create Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair in Electrical Engineering in SMU’s Lyle School

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. The gift establishing the Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair of Electrical Engineering provides for … Continue reading

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Friday Night Stampede celebrates 100 years of Mustang spirit Sept. 19, 2014

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of Mustang football with a series of special events the night before the first home game of the 2014 season. The Friday Night Stampede begins with the dedication of the new Mustang Band Hall near Dedman Center for … Continue reading

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SMU Founders’ Day 2014 celebration to include historic faculty salute and photo

Full-time SMU faculty members and faculty emeriti have an opportunity to be part of a historic Centennial salute on Friday, April 11, 2014. They are invited to join Board of Trustees Chair Caren Prothro, President and Mrs. R. Gerald Turner … Continue reading

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