SMU in the News

SMU events and faculty experts made headlines in 2016, from politics to scientific discoveries, from the arts and public lectures to community service.

Happy Holidays in the Commons

In SMU's Residential Commons, faculty, staff and student leaders help create a community that encourages students to embrace the holiday season while preparing for finals.

VARIDESK the No. 1 entrepreneurial company in Dallas area

The maker of adjustable standing desks was revealed to be the fastest growing entrepreneurial company in the Dallas area at the 26th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony.

Retired Dallas police chief to present Commencement address

Retired Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown will present the address at SMU's Commencement on Dec. 17 in Moody Coliseum.

SMU graduate Rahfin Faruk awarded Marshall Scholarship

The prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to intellectually distinguished Americans to advance knowledge in the scholars’ chosen fields and to promote understanding of Britain.

Campus Events


December Graduation

December Graduation activities include Rotunda Recessional on Dec. 16 on the Main Quad followed by December Commencement Convocation on Dec. 17 in Moody Coliseum.

March 13-19: Spring Break