Category Archives: Community News

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama speaks at SMU

SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, presented “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama” in Moody Coliseum on July 1. Watch a video of his speech.

SMU helps ACAP students explore a future in accounting

SMU Cox School of Business is the site this week of the 15th annual Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP), sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). Fifty-six high school students and their

Meadows sets record with largest music educators workshop in U.S.

After 20 years of leading and growing the annual Meadows Orff-Schulwerk professional development workshop for music educators, Associate Professor Julie Scott’s workshop at Meadows is now the largest Orff certification workshop in the country. The workshops teach educators how to

SMU to join Park Cities in July 4th celebration

SMU will join in the Independence Day celebration and parade hosted by the Rotary Club of Park Cities. University participants will include members of the football team, band and Peruna. The University also will have a booth at Goar Park following the

Connecting Cultural Roots in ‘Little Mexico’

Urban renewal is slowly covering the cultural past of “Little Mexico,” a neighborhood on the western edge of downtown Dallas. To help preserve the area’s heritage, SMU Meadows Associate Professor of Art History Janis Bergman-Carton, two SMU students and several

Turn Up Saturday at the Meadows Museum!

The June 13 program will feature a scavenger hunt in the galleries, a mural project with Catalyst Arts Movement, build your own camera obscura, sound drawings, sci-fi robot sculptures, wind tube experiments, and many more. Join the Meadows Museum and Big

The Law, the Constitution, and same-sex couples

On June 4, Joseph F. Kobylka, associate professor of Political Science and director of Undergraduate Studies, will discuss the impact of the pending case and imminent decision being made by the Supreme Court for same sex couples in Texas and

SMU to offer Doctor of Liberal Studies degree

Beginning fall 2015, SMU will offer a distinctive new evening graduate program, the Doctor of Liberal Studies, featuring a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum. Just the third doctorate in liberal studies offered anywhere, the degree is aimed at adults interested in an individualized

NewTate season to host foreign affairs insiders, top documentary maker & major political rivals

High-level American diplomats, national security insiders, opposing political strategists, an Academy Award-winning documentarian, and an SMU alumnus working to recover World War II-era looted artworks are among the speakers for the 2015-16 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.

Dallas ISD partners with SMU for teacher professional development

Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to attend a three-week long professional development at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University this summer. The teacher professional development training will support novice, progressing and distinguished

Tweets by SMU
Tweets by SMU Community