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An exhibition of works by Depression-era Texas artist H.O. Robertson

The Meadows Museum is offering an exhibition of works by H.O. Robertson (1887-1970), an artist who lived in Dallas during the 1930s and 1940s and was active with the development of Texas Regionalism and the Dallas Nine circle.

Meadows Museum presents ‘Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention’

Goya (1746-1828) is regarded as the most important Spanish artist of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. A witness to decades of political upheaval and social unrest, he represents both the culmination of the tradition of the Old Masters

Making our schools better places for learning and teaching

As part of an education class at SMU’s Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Anna Norkett, who is studying economics and public policy, and Rahfin Faruk, a student trustee, had the opportunity to visit schools with Mike Miles, the

Highlights of SMU in the News in 2014

Watch a video of SMU students, faculty and alumni in the news – and making news – during 2014. Highlights range from alumna Kathy Bates winning an Emmy, to faculty being interviewed about such topics as life-and-death issues, spanking, the

SMU student launches ESL class for custodial workers

SMU’s Jaime Sisson has launched ESL class for custodial workers. Sisson teaches the class through the Engaged Learning and Caswell Leadership programs, two SMU programs that fund independent student projects. She said she had to alter her initial teaching plans

Bush Institute and SMU bridge research gap to take on thorny economic issues

A novel fellowship program named for SMU Cox Dean Al Niemi will allow undergraduate and graduate students to do research in partnership with the George W. Bush Institute. First on the program’s list is helping the Institute tackle issues being

SMU’s Canstruction raises 7,464 pounds of food for the hungry

Canstruction, sponsored by the Student Foundation, raised a total of 7,464 pounds of food that will provide meals for 6,220 hungry children, families and seniors. All participating organizations collected canned, non-perishable goods and had two hours to build them into

SMU Cox introduces the one-year Fast Track MBA

In response to market demand, SMU Cox School of Business is launching a new graduate degree option, the SMU Cox Fast Track MBA. The first application deadline for the May 2015 program launch is January 12, 2015. The new, streamlined

Go see ‘The Trains at NorthPark’ through Jan. 4

SMU is participating in The Trains at NorthPark, on display on the shopping center’s Level One between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom through Jan. 4, 2015. The display is the most elaborate toy holiday train exhibit in Texas, with scale-model locomotives

Exploring neutrinos with SMU Physicist Thomas E. Coan

SMU Physicist Thomas E. Coan talks about neutrinos with Fox 4 News. Neutrinos are one of the smallest particles in existence – more than 100,000 billion of them pass through us each second. During the interview, Coan described his current

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