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Meadows sets record with largest music educators workshop in U.S.

After 20 years of leading and growing the annual Meadows Orff-Schulwerk professional development workshop for music educators, Associate Professor Julie Scott’s workshop at Meadows is now the largest Orff certification workshop in the country. The workshops teach educators how to

New Tate season to host foreign affairs insiders, top documentary maker & major political rivals

High-level American diplomats, national security insiders, opposing political strategists, an Academy Award-winning documentarian, and an SMU alumnus working to recover World War II-era looted artworks are among the speakers for the 2015-16 Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture Series at SMU.

Dallas ISD partners with SMU for teacher professional development

Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to attend a three-week long professional development at the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education at Southern Methodist University this summer. The teacher professional development training will support novice, progressing and distinguished

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Visit Dallas

On July 1, 2015, SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, will present “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.” Tickets for the event are now available at

SMU partners with Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

Join thousands of Dallas kids, families and adults who make reading their favorite pastime with the 2015 Mayor’s Summer Reading Club. Read a book, newspaper or magazine, listen to an audiobook or read it on a tablet, whether at home, on

SMU camps offer skills, experience – and summer fun

As North Texas parents look ahead to the summer break, Southern Methodist University prepares its annual slate of summer camps. Kids and teens have the opportunity to participate in athletic programs, learn with LEGO® and explore interests in everything from

SMU physicists present ‘Physics Circus’

Local elementary and middle school students got a physics lesson in a fun atmosphere at SMU’s Physics Circus, presented by faculty in SMU’s Department of Physics.

Lyle Engineering Camp at SMU presented by Time Warner Cable

The Lyle School of Engineering at SMU is excited to announce that through generous funding provided by Time Warner Cable they are offering 3 sessions of Engineering Summer Camp at no cost to students who will be entering the 7th and

Peruna Paint Project encourages students to think about college

SMU students and alumni give back to the community through the Peruna Paint Project at Lee A. McShan Elementary School in northeastern Dallas on April 11, 2015. This is the second Peruna Paint Project, done to encourage students to think about college

SMU-led seismology team reveals Azle findings

An SMU-led seismology team finds that high volumes of wastewater injection combined with saltwater (brine) extraction from natural gas wells is the most likely cause of earthquakes occurring near Azle, Texas, from late 2013 through spring 2014. The study, “Causal Factors

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