Category Archives: Neighborhood News

Snider Plaza Tree Lighting – Nov. 23

SMU will participate in the 8th annual University Park Tree Lighting in Snider Plaza from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23. The event will include live performances on the main stage, children’s activities, bounce houses and over a dozen vendors offering

“What Was Said to the Rose”

Music of the season will be performed November 23 by the three ensembles in the Meadows choral department. In lieu of admission, the Meadows choirs ask that you make a donation to the North Texas Food Bank through ntfb.org; food

Annual Christmas Worship Services set for Dec. 4

The annual Advent/Christmas worship services in Perkins Chapel are a popular and much-anticipated feature of the season on the SMU campus and in the larger community. These services reflect the liturgical context of the Advent season, the musical traditions of Perkins

Meadows Museum Program: New Ways of Seeing

On Dec. 6, families can enjoy a different art activity relating to works in the galleries. The program is led by SMU Delta Gammas who introduce ways to create art without the sense of sight. These drop-in programs are designed

‘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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