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DARPA Research Grant

Seeing Behind Walls
SMU engineering scientists will lead DARPA-funded research into "seeing" behind walls.


Star Explosions
SMU physicists learn more about exploding stars from a giant star that blew up near earth 30 million years ago.

Law Quad at SMU's Dedman School of Law

Criminal Justice Reform
A new law center supported by $7 million in gifts will address the need for reforms in the criminal justice system.

Geothermal Power
SMU’s Geothermal Lab hosts an international energy conference focused on using heat from oilfields.

SMU mourns Blackie Sherrod
Prof. Paige Ware named interim dean of Simmons School
Fox 4: Trump's and Cruz's announcements Wednesday  
Fox 4: Is sounding presidential important?  
CBS 11: Assessing the Cruz-Kasich strategy  
SMU Campus Security Update
SMU vocal student wins $10,000 prize  
SMU Cox undergraduate degree program ranked No. 21
News: If you pray, will you win?
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Libraries & Museums

George W. Bush

Campus Events

Appalachian Spring by Martha Graham performed by the SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble Meadows at Winspear
SMU dance students will perform Martha Graham’s iconic choreography for Appalachian Spring on May 11.
 April 30: SMU Libraries: Tables of Content
 April 30: Chamber Music Honors Concert
 Through May 1: Meadows presents three contemporary American plays
 May 2: Political legends James Carville and Karl Rove at SMU
 May 3: Tipping the Scales for Children
 May 3: Spring Film Festival
 May 13-14: Commencement Weekend
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Hilltop Highlights


Outstanding Honored
Outstanding students, faculty, administrators and staff are recognized for their achievements.

SMU Adventures

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

SMU Community Garden

Keeping It Green
SMU Dining Services enjoys a green partnership with the campus organic Community Garden.

Lisa Walters in Ecuador

Helping Quake Victims
SMU Alumna Lisa Walters is working for the educational nonprofit Global Citizen Year in Ecuador, where a deadly quake hit.

Crane Promenade Dedication

Campaign Celebration
SMU dedicates the Crain Family Centennial Promenade and celebrates the success of the historic Second Century Campaign.  

Fondren Renovation Celebration

Fondren Transformed
Fondren Library celebrates renovations respecting the past with an eye on new habits and technologies.    

More than 400 Dallas-area high school students and parents participated in the Cutting Edge Youth Summit at SMU

Education Excellence
SMU hosts Black Excellence in Higher Education Conference and Youth Summit.

Health & Safety

It's On UsLive Responsibly
Important information about sexual misconduct and substance abuse, including a message from President Turner.