SMU a top contributor of alumni in Teach For America classrooms

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SMU is a top contributor to Teach For America’s most diverse corps in the organization’s history, with 21 of the University’s graduates working in high-need classrooms across the country.

Performances by the Meadows Symphony Orchestra

The Meadows Symphony Orchestra will perform on Sept. 26 and 28 in Caruth Auditorium of Owen Arts Center on the SMU campus. The program includes the Overture to The School for Scandal, Samuel Barber’s first composition for full orchestra.

Take Flight with Public Relations

Public relations students from local colleges and interested members of the public are invited to attend this Oct. 1 evening event, featuring speakers and panelists from regional public relations companies.

Be Alert to Truck Traffic on Campus

Through December there will be increased truck traffic on Bishop Boulevard and along Binkley Avenue as the University demolishes the Perkins Natatorium and the Health Center. Construction activity in the area of the Natatorium at Bishop and Binkley will generally

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TEDxSMU 2014 tickets now on sale

September 23, 2014

Tickets are available now for the sixth incarnation of TEDxSMU, returning to Dallas City Performance Hall Nov. 1 with a daylong lineup of speakers, performers and musicians who will riff on this year’s theme of “Strangely Familiar.”


SMU supports “It’s On Us” to end sexual assault

September 23, 2014

SMU applauds the launch of “It’s On Us,” the White House campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses announced September 19. The campaign asks everyone to take responsibility to prevent sexual assault and to create an environment where sexual assault is unacceptable.


$2 million gift funds new SMU Lyle School Centennial Chair

September 23, 2014

A gift of $2 million from Mary and Richard Templeton will create a new endowed faculty position in electrical engineering in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.


SMU experts address Texas textbooks issues

September 23, 2014

SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty members are speaking out about what they see as “flawed” and “distorted” textbooks being considered for Texas classrooms, including appearances before the State Board of Education.


Dallas architect James Pratt’s collection given to SMU

September 23, 2014

Dallas architect James Pratt’s collection given to SMU’s Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity – SMU// The one-of-kind personal collection of rare books and research materials that visionary Dallas architect James Pratt used for design inspiration over his long career

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