Category Archives: Community News

‘Station Eleven’ author at SMU on Sept. 9

Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven, the 2015 SMU Reads selection, will present a free lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at McFarlin Auditorium. The community is invited to attend. SMU students are reading the book as part

Meadows Museum presents masterworks from House of Alba

Opening Sept. 11, The Meadows Museum at SMU presents Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting, the first major exhibition in the U.S. of works from the House of Alba collection. The exhibition features more than 100 works, most of

SMU opens its football season against Baylor on Sept. 4

The SMU Mustangs open their 100th football season against the 4th ranked Baylor Bears at 6 p.m. Friday in Ford Stadium. The game can be seen nationally on ESPN and can be heard nationally on TuneIn Radio. Among the changes this year

Continue to learn at SMU

At SMU Continuing and Professional Education, you can learn something new about a subject that interests you or enhance your career through our noncredit courses for adults. With convenient locations on the SMU Main Campus, at SMU-in-Plano, and online, you

SMU Lyle School’s Delores Etter named to prestigious ‘100 Inspiring Women In STEM’ list

DALLAS (SMU) – Delores Etter, founding director of the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, has been named to receive INSIGHT Into Diversity’s “100 Inspiring Women In STEM” award. The award is presented by

Raytheon recognizes SMU as strategic cyber research partner

Raytheon Company has named Southern Methodist University (SMU) as a strategic partner in cyber research based on the company’s collaborative efforts with the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering.   The strategic

SMU Reads: Through Sept. 5

Book lovers throughout the Dallas community are invited for the first time to participate in an annual SMU tradition, SMU Reads, during summer 2015. See the list of community events.

Presenting ‘Infanta Margarita in a Blue Dress’ by Velázquez

One of the recent artifacts to arrive on the Hilltop is a masterwork by Diego Velázquez, who lived from 1599 to 1660. Velázquez’s final series of portraits also included one of his most notable. He painted Portrait of the Infanta

A new generation learns the history of Little Mexico

At the Pike Park summer camp in Dallas, kids do the usual summer camp stuff — play games, dance, draw and eat. What makes this camp different? The kids are also learning about where they’re going to camp — the

Meadows professor develops courses to help educators teach students how to develop apps

Responding to the rise of young students wanting to learn how to develop apps, Apple Inc. contacted SMU Meadows Visiting Professor Yong Bakos in 2014 and invited him to develop a product that would help educators teach high school students

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