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Family Weekend 2017

Family Weekend 2017 included a football victory over Arkansas State, fun on The Boulevard, and more. See scenes from the weekend

Grants pledge $1.5 million to SMU's soon-to-open Aquatics Center

Former SMU swimmer and his wife are providing SMU Athletics with a $1.5 million gift to help fund the University's new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center.


Message from President Turner regarding DACA

SMU will continue to carefully monitor this important issue. All campus community members are asked to continue your important work of shaping and becoming world changers in an environment that emphasizes individual dignity and worth.

Can Medical Anthropology Solve the Diabetes Dilemma?

As the number of sufferers continues to rise, some SMU researchers are moving in new directions to figure out how culture and lifestyle shape disease outcomes.

SMU scientists co-solve mystery of leaf size

A global team of researchers, including SMU paleobotanist Bonnie Jacobs, have cracked the mystery of leaf size. The research was published in Science.

SMU part of new international experiment to study neutrinos

SMU is one of more than 100 institutions from around the world building hardware for a massive international experiment — a particle detector — that could change our understanding of the universe.

Center sends students on missions of charity and compassion

Eight SMU students, under the tutelage of the Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, have embarked on an array of community service projects that are taking them from the Trinity River to Brazil, Bolivia and beyond.

Campus Events

SMU Football

Come support the Mustangs

SMU plays the University of Connecticut at 3 p.m. Saturday in Ford Stadium.


Sept. 27-Oct. 1: In the Blood

Nov. 2-4: Homecoming

Campus Exhibits

, the Meadows Museum at SMU will present an exhibition focused on 13 life-size paintings by the Spanish Golden Age master Francisco de Zurbaran

Meadows Museum exhibits art by Spanish Golden Age master

Presenting an exhibit focused on 13 life-size paintings by the Spanish Golden Age master Francisco de Zurbarán (1598–1664), on loan from Auckland Castle in County Durham, England.

Through Dec. 8:  Religious Emblem Books