SMU partners with Mayor’s Summer Reading Club


Join thousands of Dallas kids, families and adults who make reading their favorite pastime with the 2015 Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. Read a book, newspaper or magazine, listen to an audiobook or read it on a tablet, whether at home, on

Portion of Bush Avenue closed temporarily

Beginning Monday, May 18, Bush Avenue will be closed from the south entrance to the Mustang Parking Center to Mockingbird Lane for construction activities. The project is expected to be completed and the road reopened by August 15, 2015. Pedestrian

Construction project to affect Mockingbird-Bush-Airline intersection

On April 27, 2015, the Town of Highland Park, in partnership with SMU, began an intersection improvement project for the roadway, sidewalk, and signal lights at Mockingbird Lane and Airline Road. The construction project is expected to be completed by August

Update for SMU Data Center and Associated Generators

Construction of the generator brick cladded service yard enclosure and duct bank has begun with anticipated delivery of the permanent generator in early June. It will take about a month to make it operational. At that point, the temporary generator

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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


TEDxSMUWomen set for May 28

May 27, 2015

TEDxSMU is hosting an all-day event featuring live and simulcast speakers focused on women and women’s issues at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Thursday, May 28. The gathering at SMU will serve as an umbrella for TEDWomen 2015, a live simulcast TED


The Law, the Constitution, and same-sex couples

May 27, 2015

On June 4, Joseph F. Kobylka, associate professor of Political Science and director of Undergraduate Studies, will discuss the impact of the pending case and imminent decision being made by the Supreme Court for same sex couples in Texas and


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

Summer Camp

SMU camps offer skills, experience – and summer fun

May 26, 2015

As North Texas parents look ahead to the summer break, Southern Methodist University prepares its annual slate of summer camps. Kids and teens have the opportunity to participate in athletic programs, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from

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