A new generation learns the history of Little Mexico


At the Pike Park summer camp in Dallas, kids do the usual summer camp stuff — play games, dance, draw and eat. What makes this camp different? The kids are also learning about where they’re going to camp — the

Fireworks Test Set for Aug. 6

SMU will perform a brief fireworks test between 8:50 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in the southeastern quadrant of the campus near Airline Road and Mockingbird Lane.

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.

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Presenting ‘Infanta Margarita in a Blue’ Dress by Velázquez

August 4, 2015

One of the recent artifacts to arrive on the Hilltop is a masterwork by Diego Velázquez, who lived from 1599 to 1660. Velázquez’s final series of portraits also included one of his most notable. He painted Portrait of the Infanta


Meadows professor develops courses to help educators teach students how to develop apps

August 4, 2015

Responding to the rise of young students wanting to learn how to develop apps, Apple Inc. contacted SMU Meadows Visiting Professor Yong Bakos in 2014 and invited him to develop a product that would help educators teach high school students


Department of Defense awards $3.78 million grant to SMU STEM program for minority students

July 15, 2015

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at Southern Methodist University a $3.78 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields. The grant follows a $2.6 million grant in 2014. One


Continue to learn at SMU

July 13, 2015

At SMU Continuing and Professional Education, you can learn something new about a subject that interests you or enhance your career through our noncredit courses for adults. With convenient locations on the SMU Main Campus, at SMU-in-Plano, and online, you


SMU Supports Dallas Summer Reading Program

July 13, 2015

Brad E. Cheves, vice president for Development and External Affairs at SMU, and Jo Guidice, director of the Dallas Public Library, talk about the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, which urges kids, families and adults to make reading their favorite

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