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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.

Central University Libraries forgive fines in exchange for food

In the spirit of holiday giving, SMU Central University Libraries are once again waiving library fines in exchange for food donations for the North Texas Food Bank. Food donations are being collected through Wednesday, Dec. 16. All SMU community members are

Meadows Museum to host symposium on Alba family collection

The Meadows Museum at SMU will host “Alba: Lives and Afterlives of a Historic Collection,” a free international symposium on Friday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, will bring together

Meadows Dance Ensemble presents Fall Concert

A world premiere, a masterwork by 20th-century dance pioneer José Limón and the revival of an acclaimed work by jazz dance artist and faculty member Danny Buraczeski will be featured in the Fall Dance Concert presented November 11-15 by SMU’s

Meadows Museum presents masterworks from House of Alba

The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University presents the first major exhibition in the U.S. of works from the House of Alba collection, one of the oldest and most significant private art collections in Europe. Treasures from the House of Alba: 500

Dance students and Dallas Chamber to perform “Metropolis”

Fourteen SMU dance students will perform with the Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) at a special showing of Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film classic Metropolis, the first event of the DCS 2015-16 season and part of Dallas VideoFest 28. The symphony

SMU celebrates 100th birthday homecoming weekend Sept. 23-27

SMU’s opening in September 1915, was proclaimed a “day of jubilation.” This year’s Centennial and Homecoming celebration, Sept. 23-27, also will draw a jubilant crowd to “Pony Up!” and party down at history-making events.

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

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

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

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