SMU to join Park Cities in July 4th celebration


SMU will join in the Independence Day celebration and parade hosted by the Rotary Club of Park Cities. University participants will include members of the football team, band and Peruna. The University also will have a booth at Goar Park following the

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.

DeGolyer Library Temporarily Closed for Renovations

DeGolyer Library will be closed to the general public through mid-2016 as part of the Fondren Library renovation. However, Fondren Library remains open to the public, as well as SMU students, faculty and staff. DeGolyer staff will attempt to keep

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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


Meadows sets record with largest music educators workshop in U.S.

June 23, 2015

After 20 years of leading and growing the annual Meadows Orff-Schulwerk professional development workshop for music educators, Associate Professor Julie Scott’s workshop at Meadows is now the largest Orff certification workshop in the country. The workshops teach educators how to


NewTate season to host foreign affairs insiders, top documentary maker & major political rivals

June 2, 2015

High-level American diplomats, national security insiders, opposing political strategists, an Academy Award-winning documentarian, and an SMU alumnus working to recover World War II-era looted artworks are among the speakers for the 2015-16 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.


Dallas ISD partners with SMU for teacher professional development

May 28, 2015

Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to attend a three-week long professional development at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University this summer. The teacher professional development training will support novice, progressing and distinguished


His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Visit Dallas

May 27, 2015

On July 1, 2015, SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, will present “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.” Tickets for the event are now available at

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