The Meadows Museum at SMU has acquired six new works for its collection.Read more
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.Read more
Largest Alumni Gift EverRead more
Teams Study Bird Migration, SMU graduate wins first prize in organ competition, and Project Support program expands to Sweden.Read more
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.Read more
Researchers from SMU and elsewhere are using video game technology to tackle the problem of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.Read more
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.Read more
Nyugen E. Smith, a Caribbean-American interdisciplinary artist and educator who lives and works in Jersey City, New Jersey, will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 atRead more
Rich and Mary Templeton, longtime supporters of SMU, have committed $5 million for research at the Lyle School of Engineering.Read more
Marcia McNutt, the first woman to lead the National Academy of Sciences – the United States’ most prestigious scientific organizationRead more
Former SMU basketball player and coach Bob Prewitt died in May. He was 93 years old. He was an assistantRead more