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Perkins appoints new director of Center for Religious Leadership at Perkins School of Theology

Perkins appoints new director of Center for Religious Leadership at Perkins School of Theology

October 22, 2014 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

Bishop D. Max Whitfield was appointed as director of the Center for Religious Leadership at the Perkins School of Theology by Provost Paul Ludden according to an announcement released by SMU Wednesday. Ludden made the appointment after receiving the nomination from Perkins School of Theology Dean William B. Lawrence. “Bishop […]

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PayPal co-founder talks innovation at SMU Tate Lecture

October 21, 2014 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

Peter Thiel spoke about the future of innovation and how to find the next big secret at Tuesday’s Tate Lecture.

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(Courtesy of Engaged Learning)

Collaboration space opens in Expressway Towers

October 21, 2014 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

Think tank. Idea lab. Startup generator. SMU’s newest creative space is so open to interpretation that it has nearly 10 descriptors listed on the wall but there’s only one name you need to know: the CUBE. Open since October 17, suite 600 in Expressway Towers has become what Engaged Learning […]

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Profile: Colorful Dean Collins

Profile: Colorful Dean Collins

October 20, 2014 at 7:56 pm 0 comments

It’s 3 p.m. on a Friday, and Storey Hall is vacant. An occasional faculty member or student drifts through. Burgundy, tan and brown tones cover walls that hold portraits of distinguished graduates. Shelves, lined against the walls, hold law books for reading. Jennifer Collins walks in at 3:15 p.m., wearing […]

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Turner says not to worry about Ebola

Turner says not to worry about Ebola

October 20, 2014 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

Two SMU graduate students were passengers aboard a Frontier Flight from Dallas to Cleveland that included Amber Joy Vinson, the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse who later tested positive for Ebola, according to an announcement released by SMU this afternoon. The two students were not on the return flight to […]

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The program is designed to teach practical leadership skills through resources and faculty. (Courtesy of presidentialleadershipscholars.org)

Presidential Leadership Scholars Program open to graduate students, professionals

October 19, 2014 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

By: Charmion Davis Graduate students and mid-career professionals from across the country can apply for the first time to develop leadership skills with the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program. “The real goal of the program is to develop solution-oriented leaders who use presidencies as the case study,” said Holly Kuzmich, senior […]

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Third candidate for Meadows dean pays SMU a visit

Third candidate for Meadows dean pays SMU a visit

October 19, 2014 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

The third candidate for the position of dean of Meadows School of the Arts is Xavier Costa, professor of architecture and founding dean of the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University in Boston. This year, Costa is also a visiting researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Design […]

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Music and mission partner SMU professor and Carter High School

Music and mission partner SMU professor and Carter High School

October 17, 2014 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

SMU music professor lends her expertise to the David W. Carter choir in Oak Cliff.

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BREAKING: Student found unresponsive outside Hughes-Trigg

BREAKING: Student found unresponsive outside Hughes-Trigg

October 17, 2014 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

The student was treated at a local health care facility.

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SMU’s secret study spots

SMU’s secret study spots

October 16, 2014 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

There’s more to SMU than just Fondren Library.

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