Dalai Lama Visits SMU, Receives Honorary Degree

May 9, 2011 · Comments Off 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama received a Doctor of Humane Letters and discussed democracy and responsibility May 9 in McFarlin Auditorium. The SMU stop is part of a five-state visit to the United States.

Missed the monumental visit from his Holiness the Dalai Lama? Check out our video and photo slideshow.

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This Weekend: SMU Meadows of Arts Presents Yerma

April 28, 2011 · 1 Comment 

The SMU Meadows School of Arts presents the 1934 dramatical Spanish play Yerma on Saturday, April 30th at 2 p.m. at the Owens Arts Center.

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Jay Godfrey Trunk Show at SMU

April 28, 2011 · Comments Off 

By Grace Roberts groberts@smu.edu The stylish women’s clothing designs of New York designer Jay Godfrey were showcased on the SMU campus yesterday in a trunk show hosted by SMU senior Lindsay Perper. Perper interned with the designer last year and will become a full-time employee following graduation. The trunk show was sponsored by the SMU [...]

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April 6, 2011 · Comments Off 

Former SMU players showcased their talents for SMU Pro Day at Ford Stadium on April 4. Sixteen scouts and coaches from the National Football League watched as Youri Yenga, Justin Smart, Peter Fleps, Bennie Thomas, Sterling Moore, Aldrick Robinson, Patrick Fleming, Matt Szymanski and Chris Butler performed NFL standard drills.

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SMU Students Volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House

April 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

By Grace Roberts groberts@smu.edu SMU’s Graduate Women’s Organization and Women in Engineering served Mexican food and did an arts and crafts activity at the Ronald McDonald House in Dallas last Thursday. The Ronald McDonald House offers a temporary home to families with children who are being treated at local hospitals. Many of the children at [...]

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‘Your Body, Your Temple’ Effective Ways On Staying Healthy

March 31, 2011 · Comments Off 

Two experts educated students Thursday on types of eating disorders, explaining the signs and symptoms to look for in friends and family who may be struggling with such a condition.

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Vegetarians Taking Action Informs SMU Students

March 23, 2011 · Comments Off 

By Laura Murphy lmurphy@smu.edu Vegetarians Taking Action (VTA) hosted a free informational workshop Tuesday, March 22, 2011, on how to be an effective animal advocate. Mercy For Animals’ Dallas Outreach Coordinator Sylvia Elzafon spoke to students, faculty and visitors about making humane food choices in the Fondren Science Building. Mercy For Animals is a national [...]

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SMU Students Share Their Spring Break Experiences

March 22, 2011 · Comments Off 

Through the course of this week, SMU journalism students will blog about their spring break expeditions. Look below to see what experiences they have encountered via their Twitpics.

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SMU Students Celebrate Black History Month

February 17, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU students celebrates the legacy of Black History Month throughout the month of February.

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SMU Students Present The Vagina Monologues

February 13, 2011 · 1 Comment 

SMU students and the local community came out to see the Vagina Monologues Friday evening in the Hughes-Trigg Theater. V-Day, a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls, hosted the event

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