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SMU Horn Extravaganza Nov. 7-8

The Division of Music presents a weekend horn extravaganza. The event kicks off Friday evening with a concert by the international award-winning American Horn Quartet, called “the finest brass chamber ensemble in the world” by American Record Guide. Saturday features

Community partners program connects SMU locally and globally

Community partners work with the University to host faculty research, service-learning courses and volunteer initiatives, as well as helping students engage with the world beyond the classroom.

H. O. Robertson exhibit opens at Meadows Museum Nov. 9

This fall, the Meadows Museum, along with the Bywaters Special Collections at the Hamon Arts Library, will celebrate a generous gift containing over two-dozen works by the artist H. O. Robertson. Given by members of the artist’s family, the works include

Family Weekend at SMU Oct. 24-26

Family members from across the nation will “follow the clues to SMU” for Family Weekend 2014, Oct. 24-26. Sponsored by the Student Foundation and organized by the Family Weekend committee, the three-day event is devoted to SMU students and their

Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan at SMU on Oct. 29

The Meadows School hosts the acclaimed Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan as part of its fall 2014 U.S. tour. The group performs traditional music and dance from Rajasthan in northwest India, known as the beginning of The Romany Trail, where the Gypsy

‘Defined By Light’ opens at DeGolyer

Images and objects from the collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the announcement of photography opens at SMU’s DeGolyer Library.

SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Emblazoned with the University’s spirited pony mascot, Peruna, and traditional SMU red and blue colors, the limited edition TollTag can

SMU study will teach algebra with student-authored stories

Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games? SMU teaching researcher Candace Walkington thinks so. Walkington’s new study, funded by the National Academy of Education, will test that idea. The new study asks pre-algebra students to author their own algebra stories

Department of Anthropology celebrates Golden Jubilee

In fall 1964, professors Fred Wendorf and Ron Wetherington brought the discipline of anthropology to SMU. This year, the University celebrates the Department of Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee. Today, the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees focusing

‘Defined By Light’ Photography Exhibit to Open at DeGolyer

The latest DeGolyer exhibit begins with materials from before the invention of photography with the camera obscura and ends in the 20th century. Photographs of various subjects and processes will be displayed: daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, stereographs, cameras, viewers, early color

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