SMU Making News

Mike Boone

New SMU Board Chair
Civic leader and distinguished lawyer Michael M. Boone has been elected chair of the SMU Board of Trustees.


Intern Experiences
Jade blogs about following the Michael Jackson rule and other experiences at the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Tom Tan

Audience Appeal
Cox Prof. Tom Tan researches why Disney's Marvel superhero machine keeps audiences coming back for more.

Dallas News: SMU vs Baylor — for an Emmy
CBS11: Doorbell can recognize you  
Fox: Will the Fed raise interest rates?  
Jennifer Collins is SMU's new Law dean
SMU answers #Chillin4Charity challenge  
NY Times: Unanimity at the Supreme Court
Methodist News: High Court on Obamacare
Athletes logged 2,340 community service hours
NY Times: Dispute in child's hot-car death
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Libraries & Museums

Year of the Faculty: Celebrating World Changers

George W. Bush

Campus Events

Laura Bush and designer Oscar De La RentaLegendary Designer
A major retrospective of legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta opens at the Bush Center July 19.
 July 7 - Aug. 4: AARO/Orientation
 July 19: SMU-in-Taos presents Altius Quartet
 Aug. 22: Residence halls open for fall
 Aug. 27: Engaged Learning Expo
 Oct. 24-26: Family Weekend
 Nov. 13-16: Homecoming
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Current Exhibits

 Honoring Dr. Richard P. Heitzenrater
     Through Aug. 22, 2014
 The Spanish Gesture
     Through Aug. 31, 2014

Health & Safety

SMU StudentsInformation and Resources
SMU is committed to supporting students’ health and well-being.

Hilltop Highlights

Dallas Hall at SMU

FAQs for the OE2C
Answers to your questions about SMU's Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century.

SMU Adventures

SMU Adventures
Blogs about interesting people and places the world over.

Dallas Mayor's Summer Reading Club

Read A Book
The SMU Summer Author Series and the Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club promote reading.  

Derek Hubbard

Alumni News:
Derek Hubbard ’12 did not have to venture far from the Hilltop to launch his dream career.

Summer camps at SMU

Summer Camps
From academics to athletics, SMU summer camps offer a variety of enriching experiences for kids and teens.

Pierre Auguste Renoir (French, 1841-1919), Girl with Hat with Cherries, 1880. Oil on canvas. Colección Duques de Alba, Palacio de Liria, Madrid.

European Masterpieces
Groundbreaking exhibit helps celebrate Meadows Museum's 50th anniversary and 100th for SMU.