Bush Presidential Center to present ‘Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style’

Former First Lady Laura Bush with ry American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

From July 19 through October 5, 2014, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will host a major retrospective of legendary American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, celebrating his inspiring life and exploring his award-winning career.

Neighborhood News

Bush Avenue closed until August

Bush Avenue will be closed between Mockingbird Lane and the north end of the Loyd Residential Commons from Friday, May 30, until early August 2014 for construction activities.

Westbound University Boulevard closed near campus

Westbound University Boulevard will be closed between Dublin Street and the southbound access road of U.S. 75 for construction activities until mid-September 2014. This work by the City of University Park also will affect northbound and southbound traffic on Boedeker

Pedestrian area near Ford Stadium closed through August 15

The pedestrian area on the east side of Ford Stadium between Mockingbird Lane and Doak Walk Plaza (indicated in red on the map below) will be closed beginning Monday, April 14, through August 15, 2014. Bush Avenue will remain open.

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Community News


The Park Cities and Lake Highlands parades on July 4

July 16, 2014

See a slide show of scenes from the 4th of July festivities in the Park Cities and Lake Highlands. SMU participated in both parades.


SMU Women’s Basketball coaches are #Chillin4Charity

July 3, 2014

The SMU Women’s Basketball coaches decided recently to #chill4charity in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The foundation is committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers.


Mustang student-athletes log 2,340 community service hours

July 3, 2014

SMU student-athletes logged 2,340 community service hours in the 2013-2014 academic year. This focus on community outreach gives SMU student-athletes a chance to make a difference.


New SMU Family Law Clinic to provide community service

June 25, 2014

A donation of $4 million to SMU’s Dedman School of Law will endow the new VanSickle Family Law Clinic to provide free legal help for Dallas-area residents as well as essential skills training for Dedman Law students.


Mayor’s Summer Reading Club launches

June 24, 2014

The Dallas Mayor’s 2014 Summer Reading Club launched June 7 with special events at various branch libraries, as well as an SMU-sponsored Summer Author Series.

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