Category Archives: Neighborhood News

SMU Fall Festival on Nov. 1

SMU Athletics presents a Fall Festival on Nov. 1 with a chance to meet SMU football players and other student athletes, watch ‘Cars’ on the field, and much more.

SMU Fall Dance Concert Nov. 5-9

The Fall Dance Concert features four innovative contemporary works. A suite of two delightful pieces by Visiting Artist-in-Residence Adam Hougland – To the Fore (2009) and Cigarettes (2012) – playfully explores the human struggle to “shed light on things” and

SMU Homecoming 2014 celebrates pride and tradition

SMU celebrates the “Year of the Faculty” during Homecoming, Nov. 13-16, honoring the contributions of the University’s esteemed faculty members as teachers and researchers. The Homecoming parade theme, “Dynamic Duos: Better Together,” salutes powerful partnerships, including SMU’s relationship with Dallas

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

‘1972’ by Artist Sarah Morris opens at SMU’s Pollock Gallery

‘1972,’ an exhibit and film about that fateful Summer Olympics, opens at SMU. In her 38-minute film, Morris gathers together picturesque views of Munich, archival photographs and the Olympic stadium, and interweaves them with documentary-style interview footage of Georg Sieber, the psychologist

SMU offering business short courses

Build your professional skill set with SMU’s short courses on business, entrepreneurship, and communication. Courses offered in classrooms as well as online.

Be Alert to Truck Traffic on Campus

Through December there will be increased truck traffic on Bishop Boulevard and along Binkley Avenue as the University demolishes the Perkins Natatorium and the Health Center. Construction activity in the area of the Natatorium at Bishop and Binkley will generally

Burleson Park to temporarily close

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 30, the City of University Park will start renovation work at Burleson Park on the northwest corner of Dublin Street and University Boulevard near the SMU campus. This will affect parking on the Dublin and Durham Street

New Tennis Complex Update

SMU’s new Tennis Complex is expected to be completed by fall 2014. It is envisioned as a preeminent, top-tier facility to be located prominently on the southwest corner of Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway.

Infected mosquitoes detected several blocks northwest of SMU

The City of University Park has been notified by its testing lab that a mosquito sample taken from the northeast side of UP Elementary School has tested positive for West Nile virus.  This is the first time this summer that

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