Dance students and Dallas Chamber to perform “Metropolis”


Fourteen SMU dance students will perform with the Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) at a special showing of Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film classic Metropolis, the first event of the DCS 2015-16 season and part of Dallas VideoFest 28. The symphony

Ownby Drive closed to pedestrians for promenade construction

Ownby Drive between the Hughes-Trigg Student Center and Binkley Drive is permanently closed and work on the new Crain Family Centennial Promenade, a pedestrian mall, will start soon. Because of construction activities, pedestrians may not cross this area except on

Campus Construction Update For Fall 2015

Ownby Drive south of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center is permanently closed and work on the new Crain Family Centennial Promenade will start soon. Because of construction activities, pedestrians may not cross this area between Dyer Street and Binkley Avenue except

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

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Meadows Museum presents “Discover Spain!” festival on Oct. 10

October 7, 2015

The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University will mark the Columbus Day weekend with a free Discover Spain! Festival on Saturday, October 10.  Visitors of all ages will enjoy free admission from 2 to 9 p.m. and can take part


TEDxSMU: “Unexpected” theme connects speakers Oct. 17

October 7, 2015

Tickets are on sale for TEDxSMU 2015, the seventh incarnation of the program that challenges assumptions and expectations through compelling stories and performances that communicate “ideas worth spreading.” The all-day event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17,


Kimbilio Litfest to introduce African-American fiction writer’s organization to Dallas, SMU

October 7, 2015

Budding authors or fans of the literary arts will be introduced to an African-American fiction writer’s organization at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, when SMU hosts the latest leg of the inaugural Kimbilio Litfest tour. “This is our first opportunity to


SMU presents “Fashion Design Sketches by Nancy B. Hamon”

October 7, 2015

The exhibition features fashion design sketches, circa 1933-1942, by Nancy B. Hamon (1918-2011) from the Jake and Nancy Hamon Papers, housed in Jerry Bywaters Special Collections in the Hamon Arts Library, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The exhibition runs

Students from Greiner Middle School visit Dedman College.

SMU a top contributor to Teach for America classrooms

September 24, 2015

SMU has been named a top contributor to Teach For America for the third year, with 17 of the University’s graduates working in high-need classrooms across the country. SMU alumni who joined the Teach For America corps this year are Sana

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