The 16 planned sessions include a workshop on tuition benefits, a look at SMU’s sustainability programs, and a docent-guided tour of the Meadows Museum’s latest major exhibition, Impressions of Europe: Nineteenth-Century Vistas by Martin Rico.
SMU staff members can explore how to keep things in balance when finances are tight at the 2009 Staff Development Day March 11. This year’s topic, “Maintaining a Balance in Today’s Economy,” will focus on planning for (and dealing with) retirement, vacation, tuition expenses, investments and stress. For more information, watch the SMU Staff Association website.
Dates to learn: The 2008 Staff Development Day, sponsored by the SMU Staff Association, is scheduled for Mar. 13. This year’s Risk Assist Fair takes place Mar. 14. Register online now for the Risk Assist Fair, and watch the SMU Forum for additional information on both events.
Judaica Lecture: Nils Roemer, professor of Jewish studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, discusses “Jewish Messianism on Trial: German and Jewish Debates on Redemption” at 2 p.m. Mar. 9 in the Bridwell Library.
Future forward: Provost Paul Ludden will discuss “The Future as SMU’s New Provost” in a Faculty Club Distinguished Luncheon at noon Mar. 19 in the SMU Faculty Club. The cost is $12 for Faculty Club members, $15 for nonmembers. RSVP by Mar. 14 to Dee Powell, 8-3012.