Celebration of Lights launches the season


SMU kicks off the holiday season with one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions — the Celebration of Lights — at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, on the Main Quad. Refreshments will be served prior to the event, beginning

Snider Plaza Tree Lighting – Nov. 23

SMU will participate in the 8th annual University Park Tree Lighting in Snider Plaza from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. The event will include live performances on the main stage, children’s activities, bounce houses and over a dozen vendors offering

“What Was Said to the Rose”

Music of the season will be performed November 23 by the three ensembles in the Meadows choral department. In lieu of admission, the Meadows choirs ask that you make a donation to the North Texas Food Bank through ntfb.org; food

Annual Christmas Worship Services set for Dec. 4

The annual Advent/Christmas worship services in Perkins Chapel are a popular and much-anticipated feature of the season on the SMU campus and in the larger community. These services reflect the liturgical context of the Advent season, the musical traditions of Perkins

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SMU Law School wins Texas Access to Justice Award

November 21, 2014

Calling SMU Dedman School of Law’s longstanding legal assistance to the poor “truly extraordinary,” the Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) has honored the law school with the 2014 ATJ Law School Commitment to Service Award. Since 1947, nearly 20 years


Community partners program connects SMU locally and globally

October 24, 2014

Community partners work with the University to host faculty research, service-learning courses and volunteer initiatives, as well as helping students engage with the world beyond the classroom.


H. O. Robertson exhibit opens at Meadows Museum Nov. 9

October 23, 2014

This fall, the Meadows Museum, along with the Bywaters Special Collections at the Hamon Arts Library, will celebrate a generous gift containing over two-dozen works by the artist H. O. Robertson. Given by members of the artist’s family, the works include


SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

October 22, 2014

SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Emblazoned with the University’s spirited pony mascot, Peruna, and traditional SMU red and blue colors, the limited edition TollTag can


SMU study will teach algebra with student-authored stories

October 22, 2014

Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games? SMU teaching researcher Candace Walkington thinks so. Walkington’s new study, funded by the National Academy of Education, will test that idea. The new study asks pre-algebra students to author their own algebra stories

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