Month: October 2023

Exploring the Doris A. and Lawrence H. Budner Collection on Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, was born on this day in 1858. Famous for his exploits as a soldier, conservationist, and statesman, he was also defined by his progressive politics and cultivated image as a cowboy outdoorsman, forever linked in the popular imagination to images of the American West. From its…Continue Reading Exploring the Doris A. and Lawrence H. Budner Collection on Theodore Roosevelt

Finance Topical Deep Dives by Professor Don Shelly

Topical Deep Dives on Bloomberg, FactSet, Capital IQ and NetAdvtange taught by Professor Don Shelly. Go to smu.edu/businesslibrary - Workshops & Events to register.

Don Shelly, Finance Professor of Practice, will be leading four independent, one-hour sessions on selected finance topics. These sessions are designed to take you deeper into using the Bloomberg terminal, as well as FactSet, Cap IQ, and NetAdvantage databases, to enhance your finance decisions. Anyone with an interest in learning more about effective investment research may attend….Continue Reading Finance Topical Deep Dives by Professor Don Shelly

Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

Picture of Dancer and Artist María Verónica San Martín

Join us on Thursday, November 2nd for a dance performance in collaboration with Director Christopher Ham and students at the Owen Arts Center, “Moving Memorials / Dignidad / The Javeline Project” from 4pm–4:50pm followed by a reception and lecture at Bridwell Library beginning at 6pm. RSVP Dance Performance at the Gene and Jerry Jones Grand…Continue Reading Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

When Zombies Attack, zombie hands erupting from the ground

The spooky season is upon us with all the thrills, chills, and things that go bump in the night. And so are the zombies! The Business Library needs your help, skills and knowledge. Grab some friends and attend the upcoming When Zombies Attack session, on Wednesday, October 18 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm in the Business…Continue Reading

“I’m mad.”…Feminist activist Maura McNiel

The DeGolyer Library has processed the working and research papers of pioneering feminist and women’s rights activist Maura McNiel known as “mother of the women’s liberation movement in Dallas”. McNiel’s interest and activism had its roots at Southern Methodist University, when McNiel attended the Symposium on the Education of Women for Social and Political Leadership…Continue Reading “I’m mad.”…Feminist activist Maura McNiel

Falling for Fall Break

Falling for our Fall Break Hours? Check smu.edu/businesslibrary with leaves falling in the background

With fall break arriving soon, the Business Library would like to remind students and faculty of our adjusted hours. On Monday the 9th and Tuesday the 10th, the Business Library will be open from 9:00am to 5:00 pm. We hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing fall break!…Continue Reading Falling for Fall Break

“Dandy” Don Meredith comes to the SMU Archives

Cowboys Quarterback Don Meredith on the field

  The papers of Don Meredith—SMU alum, Dallas Cowboys Quarterback, sports commentator, and actor are now available to researchers at the SMU Archives. Joseph “Dandy” Don Meredith (1938-2010) was born and raised in east Texas, where he acted in school plays, excelled in basketball and football, and graduated second in his class.  Meredith was a…Continue Reading “Dandy” Don Meredith comes to the SMU Archives

What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

Opening reception - visitors in the gallery viewing drawings and photos

Shortly after the opening week of the Hawn Gallery exhibition, What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America, Beverly Mitchell, Gallery Curator, talked with Jane Chu about the installation and her work. The exhibition of fifteen drawings by Chu center upon her mother’s perilous journey out of China during the Chinese Revolution of 1949….Continue Reading What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: September 2023

Texas Cooper, ca. 1890s-1900s, DeGolyer Library, SMU. A compilation of portraits of actor Judge Thomas Cooper, alias ''Texas Cooper''.

In September 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 188 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 61 manuscripts, documents, and imprints, 1857-1954, comprising 1,893 pages have been uploaded to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include minutes from church meetings, school guidelines and premium lists from fairs in the state,…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: September 2023

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023

Buddhist Prayer Wheel at Sanbangsan Bomunsa Temple, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Bridwell Library’s new exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections and the Saint John’s Bible opens October 2, 2023 in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries. Read about the acquisition and display of the World Methodist Museum Collections and more in our publication, The Bridwell Quarterly. We hope you’ll also enjoy the newest issue of The Bridwell…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023