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At SMU Continuing and Professional Education, you can learn something new about a subject that interests you or enhance your career through our noncredit courses for adults. With convenient locations on the SMU Main Campus, at SMU-in-Plano, and online, you

Fireworks Test Set for Aug. 6

SMU will perform a brief fireworks test between 8:50 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in the southeastern quadrant of the campus near Airline Road and Mockingbird Lane.

Potomac Avenue Closes

Potomac Avenue between Bush Avenue and the U.S. 75 Service Road will be permanently closed beginning Monday, June 29. In addition, Dublin Street between Potomac and Mockingbird Lane will be permanently closed beginning approximately Aug. 15 to help make way

Update for Park Cities Plaza and Other Campus Construction

  All shops in the Park Cities Plaza at Mockingbird Lane and Bush Avenue remain open while the University replaces the parking lot. The lot is being replaced in three phases, with each phase expected to take about a month.

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Department of Defense awards $3.78 million grant to SMU STEM program for minority students

July 15, 2015

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University a $3.78 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields. The grant follows a $2.6 million grant in 2014. One


SMU Supports Dallas Summer Reading Program

July 13, 2015

Brad E. Cheves, vice president for Development and External Affairs at SMU, and Jo Guidice, director of the Dallas Public Library, talk about the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, which urges kids, families and adults to make reading their favorite


SMU Dean Thomas DiPiero talks to community group about “To Kill a Mockingbird” from adult perspective

July 13, 2015

Literary expert Thomas DiPiero, dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, offers his nationally respected insight into Harper Lee’s iconic novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird” during a University Park Public Library-SMU Community Outreach event June 18, 2015, in


His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama speaks at SMU

July 2, 2015

SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, presented “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama” in Moody Coliseum on July 1. Watch a video of his speech.


SMU helps ACAP students explore a future in accounting

June 25, 2015

SMU Cox School of Business is the site this week of the 15th annual Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP), sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). Fifty-six high school students and their

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