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Future SMU Facilities
SMU Athletics reveals future facilities projects, including a new Indoor Performance Center and a new soccer stadium.

Mark McCullers

Memorial Service
SMU and the greater community are invited to a memorial service July 28 to honor SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers.

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Cause of Quakes?
SMU scientists offer possible explanation of how oil and gas activity triggers North Texas earthquakes over time.

Maria Dixon Hall

Cultural Intelligence
Provost names Maria Dixon Hall to lead a new faculty campus-wide initiative on cultural intelligence.

Dallas News: Trump's foreign policy adviser criticized
C S Monitor: Did Trump win GOP nod because of the way he talks?
WalletHub: Dallas among top most efficient cities
CBS11: Next president and the nation’s legal system  
Global ranking places SMU among top 15 percent worldwide
U S News: Networking tips for law students
More News Stories


Libraries & Museums

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Campus Events

smu campusGetting Oriented
Two-day AARO sessions run through July to assist first-year students in making a comfortable transition to University life.
 Aug. 17-21: Mustang Corral
 Aug. 20: Residence Halls Officially Open
 Aug. 21: Common Reading Discussion
 Aug. 22: First Day of Fall Classes
 Sept. 23-25: Family Weekend
 Nov. 3-5: Homecoming
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Current Exhibits

 Salvador Dalí, Early Surrealist Masterpiece
     Through Aug. 7, 2016
 Remembering Alfredo Náñez and
     Clotilde Falcón de Náñez

     Through Aug. 7, 2016
 Process and Innovation: Carlotta Corpron
     and Janet Turner

     Through Aug. 21, 2016
 Books, Buildings and Benefactors
    Through summer 2016

Hilltop Highlights

SMU at the 2016 RNC

At The Conventions
SMU students at this year's political conventions offer photos and insights.  

SMU Adventures

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


Join the Big 12?
President Turner and SMU's AD say the Mustangs are interested in joining the Big 12 Athletic Conference.

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Keep on Learning
SMU Continuing and Professional Education is offering fall and spring professional certificate programs.

Mustang Minute

Mustang Minute Videos
Bards Dispense Profanity is a bawdy, literary-inspired word game created by an SMU team.  


Welcome to SMU
AARO - or orientation - welcomes first-year, transfer, and international students to SMU.  

Trent Redden

Alumni News
Celebrating the Cleveland Cavaliers making NBA history with SMU Alumnus Trent Redden ’06.  

Health & Safety

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