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NSA Honors Lyle Engineering

NSA Honors Lyle Engineering

August 19, 2014 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

The NSA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have named SMU a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education through 2021. The organizations jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program, whose goal is to reduce vulnerability in national information infrastructure by promoting higher […]

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Phi Delta Theta Raises $10K for ALS Association

Phi Delta Theta Raises $10K for ALS Association

August 19, 2014 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

SMU’s Phi Delta Theta chapter has recently reached its goal of raising more than $10,000 for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research through the recently popular ice bucket challenge. The fraternity, whose philanthropy changes from year to year, landed on the ALS Association as this year’s beneficiary. If you’ve visited Facebook, […]

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Residential Commons Promotes Change Across Campus

Residential Commons Promotes Change Across Campus

August 19, 2014 at 6:22 pm 0 comments

Anyone who has stepped foot on SMU’s campus within the past several months has noticed a big change, or five. While the new building may be the most obvious change in residential life, it’s perhaps not the most transformative.

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Dallas named one of Forbes’ Coolest Cities

Dallas named one of Forbes’ Coolest Cities

August 18, 2014 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Look out, world. Dallas is moving on up. Forbes recently named our fair city as the 10th coolest in America. Partnering with Sperling’s BestPlaces to rank the 60 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Divisions, Forbes found that Dallas ranked higher than New York (11) and Los Angeles (16). Using […]

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Dallas lawyer elected chair of SMU Board of Trustees

Dallas lawyer elected chair of SMU Board of Trustees

July 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Michael M. Boone, co-founder of the distinguished law firm of Haynes and Boone, has been elected chair of the SMU Board of Trustees.

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Collins joins SMU as Dedman Law dean

Collins joins SMU as Dedman Law dean

July 7, 2014 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

Jennifer M. Collins has taken her place as the new dean of the Dedman School Of Law. Collins joined SMU July 1 after an 11-year stint as vice provost and professor of law at Wake Forest University. A graduate of Harvard and Yale, Collins brings a wealth of knowledge of […]

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Internet Governance, Innovation, and where the United States stands

Internet Governance, Innovation, and where the United States stands

July 1, 2014 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

With technological competition and political pressure at a palpable high, the coming years will be crucial to defining the relationship between innovation, free speech, and internet governance.

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New dean encourages intellectual diversity

New dean encourages intellectual diversity

July 1, 2014 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

For new dean Thomas DiPiero, leading Dedman College is a welcome challenge. “There’s such tremendous goodwill and interest in improving research and education,” DiPiero said. “The students I met were bright and engaged. What more could you ask for?” Moving to SMU from University of Rochester, DiPiero will be bringing […]

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UC gets an update this fall

UC gets an update this fall

July 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Students can expect to see changes in the University Curriculum (UC) when they return to the Hilltop in the fall. According to Dedman College Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Peter Moore, a number of recommendations from the UC Monitoring Committee (MC) have already been implemented. “At […]

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Residential Commons program changes campus life

Residential Commons program changes campus life

July 1, 2014 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

The new building, and the Residential Commons as a whole, are designed to promote tradition and a sense of community among students.

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