Category Archives: Community News

Spring registration opens Dec. 2 for personal enrichment courses

You can register for Spring 2016 personal enrichment courses starting Wednesday, Dec. 2. Let SMU CAPE be your guide to celebrating your personal enrichment with our Informal Courses for Adults program. Enjoy courses in the arts, business, history, literature, languages, and

Grant awarded for the Vansickle Family Law Clinic

The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to become a Founding Supporter of the VanSickle Family Law Clinic. SMU is working to secure 20-30 commitments of $25,000 that will help provide five years of operating funds for the

Laura Wilson shares powerful book showcasing 35-year photography career at SMU lecture, book signing

The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies will host “That Day: Pictures in the American West,” a lecture and book signing featuring images from Laura Wilson’s book of the same name, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Dallas

SMU Cox CEO Sentiment Survey™ names American Airlines CEO as 2015 CEO of the Year

Doug Parker, chairman and chief executive officer of American Airlines Group, is the 2015 “CEO of the Year,” according to the results of this year’s CEO Sentiment Survey™ conducted by SMU Cox School of Business. Dallas-Fort Worth area CEOs and

SMU’s Celebration of Lights lighting ceremony Nov. 30

The North Texas community is invited to SMU’s Celebration of Lights lighting ceremony on Nov. 30 on the Main Quad , featuring luminarias lining the sidewalks, student musicians performing songs of the season, SMU President R. Gerald Turner reading the Christmas story from the

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics honors military vets with “Red White & Blues” Veterans Day festival

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility is partnering with Residence Life & Student Housing to host a Veterans Day celebration from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Umphrey Lee Center’s Mack Ballroom. The Red White

SMU’s Dallas Hall earns LEED gold certification

SMU’s Dallas Hall, the oldest building on a campus known for its distinctive Collegiate Georgian architectural style, is the first academic building on a Texas university campus and only the second 100-year-old building in the United States to achieve LEED

SMU Cox Dallas 100™ announces the No. 1 entrepreneurial company

Online precious metals retailer JM Bullion is the top entrepreneurial company in Dallas in 2015. The announcement came Wednesday evening at the 25th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony and Banquet at the Omni Dallas Hotel. JM Bulllion enables investors

NIH grant to help team from SMU and U-Maryland develop pediatric asthma monitor

A pair of SMU psychology professors working with University of Maryland engineers have been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant that will bring nearly $2 million to their joint project to create a wearable device for pediatric asthma patients

Reading ability soars if young struggling readers get help immediately

Reading skills improve very little when schools follow the current standard practice of waiting for struggling readers to fail first before providing them with additional help, according to researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. In contrast, a recent study found that

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