Category Archives: Community News

Symposium: Violence in the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands

SMU’s William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, in partnership with the Instituto Mora of Mexico City, will host a public forum on the history of violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, at the Latino Cultural Center, in Dallas, 2:30 p.m.,

Sports and Human Rights

SMU alumnus and NFL star Kelvin Beachum joins SMU Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Monique Holland for “A Conversation on Sports and Human Rights,” to be moderated by WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen. “Sports provides an easy doorway for social analysis,

Good news! You’re likely burning more calories than you thought

Walking is the most common exercise, and many walkers like to count how many calories are burned. Little known, however, is that the leading standardized equations used to predict or estimate walking energy expenditure — the number of calories burned

Tipping the Scales for Children: From Ethics to Action to Wellbeing

On May 3, 2016, The Cooper Institute and SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility will bring together respected and impactful thought leaders to tackle one of the most pressing ethical issues of this era: the health of our children. The

Scientific Literacy Series Finale April 7 and 8

SMU’s Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute presents two scientific literary events in April: Real and Imaginery Hazards in Writing About Science, with Stephen Ornes, science writer, and Teaching Science, a panel discussion moderated by Rena Pedersen, author and journalist.

Education Excellence

Educators, community leaders and high school students and their parents examined issues facing African-American college students at April conferences sponsored by the SMU Simmons School. Topics at the April 1 conference, “Looking Beyond the Horizon: Black Excellence in Higher Education,”

SMU Founders’ Day Weekend April 15-16

SMU celebrates two days of Mustang pride and family fun during the first Founders’ Day Weekend of the University’s second century on April 15 and 16. Friday’s festivities begin midday with the Fondren Library Celebration, which Celebrates the donors to

Public Gallery Talks at Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum is pleased to announce the launch Art in Focus, a new series of public gallery talks. The first Wednesday of each month through May 2016, at 12:15 p.m., the Meadows will offer a 15-minute gallery talk on

Inside the African American Experience: August Wilson Monologue Competition held at SMU

Open to the public, the semifinal round to be held on SMU campus on Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m. The scene: Dallas regional preliminary round of the national August Wilson Monologue Competition, held in SMU Meadows School of the

SMU Celebrates Black History Month

SMU is celebrating Black History Month during February with a variety of programs and presentations. The theme for SMU’s Black History Month 2016 is “Black Mustangs Matter.”  It is coordinated by the Association of Black Students and SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.

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