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SMU-in-Taos Cultural Institute, July 2014

Taos Cultural Institute courses give you two-and-a-half days of in-depth, hands-on exploration of topics that reflect the unique cultural richness, scientific contributions and recreational opportunities of Northern New Mexico.

SMU’s STEMPREP Project receives grant to help interest minorities in science

The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at SMU a $2.6 million grant to support its goal of increasing the number of minorities in STEM fields. STEMPREP recruits bright, science-minded minority middle school students for the two-summer classroom

Bush Presidential Center presents Oscar de la Renta exhibit

The George W. Bush Presidential Center will host a major retrospective of legendary American fashion designer Oscar de la Renta through Oct. 5, celebrating his inspiring life and exploring his award-winning career from its origins to his most recent runway and red-carpet masterpieces.

The Park Cities and Lake Highlands parades on July 4

See a slide show of scenes from the 4th of July festivities in the Park Cities and Lake Highlands. SMU participated in both parades.

SMU Women’s Basketball coaches are #Chillin4Charity

The SMU Women’s Basketball coaches decided recently to #chill4charity in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The foundation is committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers.

Mustang student-athletes log 2,340 community service hours

SMU student-athletes logged 2,340 community service hours in the 2013-2014 academic year. This focus on community outreach gives SMU student-athletes a chance to make a difference.

New SMU Family Law Clinic to provide community service

A donation of $4 million to SMU’s Dedman School of Law will endow the new VanSickle Family Law Clinic to provide free legal help for Dallas-area residents as well as essential skills training for Dedman Law students.

4th of July Parades include SMU entries

SMU will join in area Independence Day celebrations with entries in two parades on July 4 – the Rotary Club of Park Cities parade and the Lake Highlands Exchange Club parade. SMU also will have booths at festivities following the parades on a day that promises fun

Mayor’s Summer Reading Club launches

The Dallas Mayor’s 2014 Summer Reading Club launched June 7 with special events at various branch libraries, as well as an SMU-sponsored Summer Author Series.

Basketball players promote asthma screening

Shawn Williams and Nick Russell of the SMU Men’s Basketball team helped the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children promote an asthma screening at Jubilee Park Community Center.

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