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One student injured after heated intramural game

One student injured after heated intramural game

January 29, 2015 at 9:37 pm 0 comments

Things got heated on the basketball court Tuesday night when an intramural game between two fraternities, Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) and Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), left one SMU student on the ground, reeling from being kicked in the face. The game was a close one in the Dedman Center of […]

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OE2C implements newest travel management company

OE2C implements newest travel management company

January 29, 2015 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

The Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century Campaign (OE2C) has recommended that Christopherson Business Travel serve as SMU’s new Travel Management Company (TMC) in attempt to increase savings and efficiency throughout the university. “The new travel software solution, Concur, requires integration with a TMC and the committee felt Christopherson was […]

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Students participating in the Engaged Learning Program. (Courtesy of SMU)

Engaged Learning Projects feature 17 Lyle

January 28, 2015 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

Seniors participating in the Engaged Learning Project will give their final presentations at the Engaged Learning Symposium from Jan. 27-29 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum. The project, SMU’s most prestigious student engagement program, funds proposals up to $2,000 and is listed on student transcripts. The current projects for the […]

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New dating apps hitting SMU

January 28, 2015 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and love is in the air. It’s an exciting time for everyone… unless you’re single. No fear friends, thanks to 21st century technology and our booming digital world, there’s tons of dating apps available at the touch of your smartphone. These social-networking apps […]

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SMU reflects, remembers the liberation of Auschwitz

SMU reflects, remembers the liberation of Auschwitz

January 27, 2015 at 9:51 pm 0 comments

This Tuesday, individuals around the world participated in International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Around 300 survivors of Auschwitz returned to the concentration camp to share stories, provide words of encouragement and honor those lives that were lost […]

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Robin Roberts. (Courtesy of SMU)

Tate Lecture featuring Robin Roberts postponed

January 26, 2015 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Tuesday’s Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series featuring “Good Morning America” host and recent author Robin Roberts has been postponed due to weather-related travel restrictions, SMU announced Monday evening. The severe inclement weather in the northeastern United States caused the delay in the planned Tuesday appearance. “After exhausting all options […]

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Provost Paul Ludden up for job at Marquette University

Provost Paul Ludden up for job at Marquette University

January 25, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

About two weeks ago, SMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Paul Ludden interviewed for a similar job at Marquette University in Wisconsin. Ludden met with faculty, staff, students and administrators during his visit. Ludden has held his position at SMU since 2007 where he has served on several […]

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OE2C begins work on Procurement initiative to cut printing costs

OE2C begins work on Procurement initiative to cut printing costs

January 22, 2015 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

The Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century Campaign (OE2C) moved into its second stage for the Procurement Initiative, exploring new ways to cut printing costs throughout SMU.

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Simmons honors education advocates with Luminary Awards

Simmons honors education advocates with Luminary Awards

January 22, 2015 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

Three education advocates were honored Thursday evening with the Luminary Award for their work in education. Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College; The Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America were recipients of the award. […]

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Provost presents awards to notable faculty

Provost presents awards to notable faculty

January 22, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

A rundown of the first Faculty Senate meeting of 2015, held Jan. 21.

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