Happenings on the Hill

Dancer and choreographer Silas Farley, who retired from New York City Ballet (NYCB) in May after eight years with the company, will be the Armstrong Visiting Artist-in-Residence in Ballet at Meadows School of the Arts for the 2020-21 school year.

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Happenings on the Hill

Call it SMU/Mockingbird Station
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has renamed Mockingbird Station after reaching an agreement with SMU.

Calling it SMU/Mockingbird station will make it easy for visitors to find the campus and make DART a significant gateway to the university, DART and university officials said.

“Taking DART to SMU/Mockingbird Station is an easy way to get to a wide variety of SMU events – from Division I sporting events, to lectures and artistic performances, as well as to the George W. Bush Presidential Center,” SMU president R. Gerald Turner said.

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Happenings on the Hill

A treasure-hunting smartphone app developed by SMU and Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) to help low-literate adults learn to read tied for the grand prize in a competition hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE.

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