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SMU’s MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe uses art to build up neighborhood

Art and Social Practice class helps Vickery Meadow express experiences of immigration, isolation and the unexpected arrival of America’s first case of Ebola. Vickery Meadow is a high-density patchwork quilt of low-income families from diverse backgrounds. It is home to people

National Football Signing Day at SMU

The SMU Mustangs football program and Head Coach Chad Morris announce the signing of 21 student-athletes from across Texas. They will suit up this fall. On the Hilltop, the excitement around the 2015 football season is running high following the hiring of Morris

Caruth Foundation awards $2.5 million to Retina Foundation and SMU’s Lyle Engineering School

The Retina Foundation of the Southwest and SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering are pleased to announce a collaboration to create the Clinical Center of Innovation for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. This new collaborative venture will help to rapidly prototype

Dream Week at SMU to honor MLK’s legacy

SMU will participate in the Dallas Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Jan. 17 and offer events Jan. 18 – 22 honoring of the life and legacy of the fallen civil rights leader who brought his quest for equality

Go see ‘The Trains at NorthPark’ through Jan. 4

SMU is participating in The Trains at NorthPark, on display on the shopping center’s Level One between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom through Jan. 4, 2015. The display is the most elaborate toy holiday train exhibit in Texas, with scale-model locomotives

SMU Meadows presents ‘Look Homeward, Angel’

The Meadows Theatre Division presents this classic play based on the Thomas Wolfe novel of the same title through Dec. 7.  The coming-of-age story is set in Altamont, North Carolina, where Eugene Gant’s mother runs the Dixieland boarding house.

Celebration of Lights launches the season

SMU kicks off the holiday season with one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions — the Celebration of Lights — at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, on the Main Quad. Refreshments will be served prior to the event, beginning

SMU Cox Dallas 100™ names Argent Associates Inc. top entrepreneur

A certified minority- and female-owned company took top honors at this year’s SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards ceremony. Argent Associates, Inc., founded in 1998 by Beatriz “Betty” Manetta, is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology products, services and supply

SMU celebrates Veterans Day 2014

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility will award special commemorative lapel pins to SMU Veterans at a luncheon hosted by the Office of the Provost on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Vocal teachers grow choir program at DISD’s Carter High

Carter High School Choral Director Demetrius Ethley and SMU Voice Professor Virginia Dupuy have brought the high school’s choral program back to life. Five years ago, the school didn’t have a choir program. Now there are more than 100 students, including private

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