Category Archives: Community News

SMU Founders’ Day Weekend April 15-16

Join us April 15–16, 2016 for Founders’ Day Weekend, an opportunity to reconnect with professors, classmates and current students. The weekend offers a wide range of activities on the Hilltop, including the closing ceremonies of the Second Century Campaign, the

Public Gallery Talks at Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum is pleased to announce the launch Art in Focus, a new series of public gallery talks. The first Wednesday of each month through May 2016, at 12:15 p.m., the Meadows will offer a 15-minute gallery talk on

Inside the African American Experience: August Wilson Monologue Competition held at SMU

Open to the public, the semifinal round to be held on SMU campus on Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m. The scene: Dallas regional preliminary round of the national August Wilson Monologue Competition, held in SMU Meadows School of the

SMU Celebrates Black History Month

SMU is celebrating Black History Month during February with a variety of programs and presentations. The theme for SMU’s Black History Month 2016 is “Black Mustangs Matter.”  It is coordinated by the Association of Black Students and SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

SMU Family Violence Symposium – Feb. 10

Join students, faculty, professionals and community members to hear experts in mental health, criminal justice and legal fields discuss the impact of domestic violence and family abuse, and how we can create an effective team approach to build healthier relationships

Free Concert Honoring 25th Anniversary at SMU of World-Renowned Concert Pianist and Professor Joaquín Achúcarro

World-renowned concert pianist and Joel Estes Tate Professor Joaquín Achúcarro recently celebrated 25 years of teaching at SMU Meadows School of the Arts. To honor him, Meadows is hosting a tribute concert on Friday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. in

More Added to CUL Digital Collections

In December 2015, SMU’s Central University Libraries uploaded 465 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 50,647 published items. Highlights include: 121 items from the George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection as part of the Texas Treasures FY2016

SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

SMU TollTagSMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA). Leslie Melson, perennial fan and former SMU Alumni Board Chair said, “I have been a TollTag owner since

Come enjoy SMU’s Celebration of Lights through Jan. 3

Twinkling white lights began illuminating the SMU campus Monday, Nov. 30, for Celebration of Lights, the University’s annual holiday celebration. The Dallas community is invited to enjoy SMU’s centennial holiday lighting through Jan. 3 on the Main Quad.

Meadows Museum’s “House of Alba” exhibit closes Jan. 3

SMU’s Meadows Museum is presenting the first major exhibition in the U.S. of works from the House of Alba collection, one of the oldest and most significant private art collections in Europe. Curated by Dr. Fernando Checa Cremades, former director of the Museo

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