News

Move-In Day 2017

SMU welcomed new students to campus beginning Wednesday, Aug. 16, with move-in day, followed by Opening Convocation on Aug. 20 and first day of classes on Aug. 21.


SMU hosts eclipse viewing event

Thousands of students, faculty and townspeople came to campus Monday, Aug. 21, to view the Great American Solar Eclipse at a viewing hosted by Dedman College and the SMU Physics Department.

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

Matthew Desmond at SMU

Pulitzer Prize winner to give free lecture at SMU

SMU Reads presents Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, which takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families living on the edge.


Through Aug. 27: Drawing From the Masters

Sept. 22-24: Family Weekend

Nov. 2-4: Homecoming

Campus Exhibits

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973), Still Life in a Landscape, 1915. Oil on canvas. Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.69.26.

Picasso-Rivera exhibit opens at the Meadows Museum

The exhibit explores the rivalry that existed between two of the most  influential artists of the 20th century — Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera.