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Researcher Insights: From Findings to Task Forces

SMU Undergraduate Researcher Grant Stoehr is currently a member of the Academic Initiatives research team studying Thematic Analysis of Conference Programs for Residential College Professional Associations. Grant is a sophomore studying Computer Engineering, with minors in Spanish and Mathematics. He also serves as a Resident Assistant in Ware Commons. Grant has been a part of […]

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History of SMU residential life published

Residence Life & Student Housing published a brief history of residential life on the Hilltop. Nick Blair, the residential community director of Morrison-McGinnis Commons was one of the team members who compiled the historical documents to form the history. Blair said, “SMU has such a rich history that is so relevant to the lives and […]

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Commons Offer COVID-Safe and Fun Activities for Residents

This semester, life in the Commons community has been thriving! With new events and creative additions to old traditions, students and faculty have prioritized safety – while also making sure everyone has fun on the Hilltop.  Here’s a timeline of all the amazing Commons events that have been hosted, and how COVID guidelines were upheld […]

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Jan Term & Spring 2021 Opening Date Information for Residence Halls

A letter from President Turner outlining a new start date for Jan Term and the Spring 2021 semester was sent to the SMU Community on October 14.  RLSH will be adjusting the residence hall opening dates for Jan Term and Spring 2021 to align with the revised University calendar.  To share important information about the […]

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Commons cooking: Good, campus-friendly recipes

Tired of heating up frozen meals on the weekend? Here’s some easy – and delicious – recipes from across the web – and contributions from SMU students! – that can easily be recreated in your commons! 1) Check out Buzzfeed Really though! The only equipment you need for these recipes is a microwave, a mug, […]