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SMU camps offer skills, experience – and summer fun

As North Texas parents look ahead to the summer break, Southern Methodist University prepares its annual slate of summer camps. Kids and teens have the opportunity to participate in athletic programs, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from

Dallas philanthropist Lyda Hill to receive 2015 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Visionary philanthropist Lyda Hill, driven by the credo that “science is the answer,” will receive the 2015 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU’s Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at an April 2 luncheon at the

Guildhall at SMU welcomes gaming giant Square Enix

Gaming giant Square Enix® recently launched a national tour at The Guildhall at SMU. The tour included special lectures for college students to learn directly from the company’s experienced Tokyo development team members. The lectures featured Yusuke Naora and Kazuyuki Ikumori,

SMU receives $45 million gift from the Meadows Foundation

The Meadows Foundation, Inc. has pledged $45 million to SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and the Meadows Museum, the largest single gift in SMU history. With this commitment, The Meadows Foundation has provided more than $100 million to the

‘The Ridiculous and Sublime’ by John Alexander at the Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum at SMU is honoring one of the University’s most acclaimed artists with the exhibition Human/nature. The Ridiculous and Sublime: Recent Works by John Alexander through July 28. Alexander’s works often incorporate social satire and a surreal cast

SMU Meadows presents “Meadows At The Meyerson”

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present its 22nd annual benefit concert, “Meadows at the Meyerson 2015,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in Dallas. Held each spring, the concert

SMU students take annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage across South

When 50 SMU students boarded a chartered bus and van on March 6 bound for Selma, Ala., they followed the legacy of 50 other SMU undergraduate and Perkins School of Theology students who rode through the night to meet Martin

SMU scholarship to honor memory of slain Dallas civil rights icon Santos Rodriguez

The Latino Center for Leadership Development is leading a funding challenge for an SMU human rights scholarship to honor the memory of Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy whose 1973 shooting death by a Dallas police officer remains one of the

Examining Race: American Book Award winner Jeff Chang at SMU on March 18

American Book Award winner Jeff Chang will visit SMU to give a lecture on his newest work, Who We Be: The Colorization of America, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the Forum of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The lecture is

SMU Environmental Society makes being ‘green’ look easy

Environmental awareness is growing across local campuses and for over a decade, Southern Methodist University in Dallas has had its own student organization broadcasting the green message. The SMU Environmental Society is a student-run organization that educates students about ways to

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