Author Archives: Meredith Shamburger

About Meredith Shamburger

Meredith is a journalist working for neighborsgo at The Dallas Morning News. She covers the cities of Irving and Coppell.

Trustees, administrators, senators honored at annual awards ceremony

We’ve got a bevy of awards to note from both the 2011 Awards Extravaganza and Honors Day Convocation. 2011 Awards Extravaganza “M” Award Recipients Geoffrey Orsak, dean, Lyle School of Engineering Laura Baez, Student Representative to the Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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Student Senate to vote on LGBT seat legislation today

Here’s Monday’s print story. And here is a copy of the legislation courtesy Alex Mace, as I seem to have deleted the one that was sent to me (a pox upon SMU’s mailbox size limit!): So what happens if Senate … Continue reading

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From the Print Product: Austin Prentice, Alex Ehmke win Student Senate Run-off Elections

Austin Prentice and Alex Ehmke were elected Student Body President and Vice President Thursday evening after initial balloting forced a run-off election. Run-off elections are held when no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote. Prentice, the current … Continue reading

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From the Print Product: Faculty senate proposes new GEC plan

SMU’s curriculum will undergo a monumental redevelopment in just over one year. Come fall 2012, the current General Education Curriculum (GEC) will be replaced with the new University Curriculum (UC). Associate Dean for general education Dennis Cordell presented a report … Continue reading

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Your Quick Recap: The April 5 Student Senate Meeting

Here’s the live-blog. A change from something I said on the live-blog: We’ll have details on the LGBT seat legislation in Monday’s print product. Tomorrow’s issue will feature changes to the Student Code of Conduct, as well as presentations to … Continue reading

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Stephanie Dupaul to guide SMU Admissions as associate vice president for Enrollment Management

From the press release, which you can read in full here: DALLAS (SMU) — Stephanie Dupaul will become SMU’s associate vice president for Enrollment Management in the Office of the Provost on June 1. In this newly created position, she … Continue reading

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Student Senate Live-Blog: April 5, 2011

Click here to open the chat window. I’ll be live-blogging today’s Student Senate meeting at 3:30 p.m. today.

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Your Quick Preview: The April 5 Student Senate Meeting

Here’s a quick look at what Senate will be voting on at its next meeting. Student Body Secretary Katie Perkins presented the recommendations from the Student Code of Conduct Committee on proposed revisions at the March 29 meeting. Senate will … Continue reading

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Students focus on representation at third town hall meeting

Representation was the big issue at the last Student Senate town hall meeting of the semester. Many of the speakers argued that student athletes, transfer students and LGBT students need more representation in Student Senate because each group has special … Continue reading

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Daily Mustang: VP Candidate Controversy Swirls As Elections Begin

The DM posted a story today on some of the issues in the SBVP elections. We’ve already addressed some of these issues (and you get a good sense of it all if you go read the comments on that fact-checking … Continue reading

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