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SMU’s Growth, Achievements are an Investment In Dallas

SMU President R. Gerald Turner’s message to a group of business and civic leaders gathered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas was simple and clear: return on the investment in SMU made by Dallas leaders more than 100 years ago continues to be strong.


SMU Cox honors 100 fastest-growing entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area.

Frisco-based J.W. Logistics, LLC, took top honors at the 27th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony, which pays tribute to the top Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on percentage sales growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years.

SMU study finds carbon dioxide link to global warming 22 million years ago

The modern link between high carbon dioxide levels and climate change didn’t appear to hold true for a time interval about 22 million years ago; but now a new study has found the link does indeed exist.

SMU dedicates Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center

The 42,000 square foot center makes a big splash in Division I swimming and diving with facilities, including coaching and training technology designed to prepare men's and women's swimmers and divers for the highest level of competition.

History professor's book examines leadership of Bush ’41 at end of Cold War

The collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991 was widely perceived as a victory for freedom and democracy – the end of the Cold War. Yet, international chaos threatened, says Prof. Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History.