Category Archives: Neighborhood News

Family Weekend at SMU Oct. 24-26

Family members from across the nation will “follow the clues to SMU” for Family Weekend 2014, Oct. 24-26. Sponsored by the Student Foundation and organized by the Family Weekend committee, the three-day event is devoted to SMU students and their

Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan at SMU on Oct. 29

The Meadows School hosts the acclaimed Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan as part of its fall 2014 U.S. tour. The group performs traditional music and dance from Rajasthan in northwest India, known as the beginning of The Romany Trail, where the Gypsy

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.

‘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

Westbound University Boulevard closed near campus

Westbound University Boulevard will be closed between Dublin Street and the southbound access road of U.S. 75 for construction activities until late September 2014. This work by the City of University Park also will affect northbound and southbound traffic on

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