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Largest Single Gift
The Meadows Foundation has pledged $45 million to SMU, the largest single gift in University history.

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Honorary Degrees
SMU will award honorary degrees to three extraordinary women at its 100th Commencement ceremony May 16.


New Ethics Courses
Nine new courses to be taught at SMU beginning this fall aim to address real-world ethical challenges.

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Evolution Driver
SMU scientists have identified a whale bone that gives a clue to human evolution.

Dallas News: Mustangs have academic bragging rights
Times/Fox 4: Ted Cruz running for president  
WS Journal: Flopping true March Madness
RNS/CBS 11: Lost images of 1965 march  
Star-Tele.: Barnett Shale era gone?
NY Times: The value of health apps
CS Monitor: America's political dynasties
An important message from President Turner
More News Stories


Libraries & Museums

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Campus Events

Spring Dance Concert at SMUSpring Dance Concert
SMU's Spring Dance Concert presents two world premieres and the revival of an acclaimed work, March 25-29.
 March 27: Exercise and Wellness Colloquium
 March 27-29: New Visions, New Voices
 March 28: Tables of Content Award Dinner
 March 31: Meadows at the Meyerson
 April 2: Embrey Human Rights co-sponsors
     Dallas Faces Race event
 April 2-4: “The Clothesline Muse”
 April 13: Honors Convocation
 April 16-18: Founders' Weekend
 April 23: The Ghost Dance Religion
 April 29: John Quincy Adams and the
     Grand Strategy of the Republic
 May 15-16: May Commencement
 May 18-20: Geothermal Energy Conference
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Current Exhibits

 The Kate Warnick Awards Exhibition
     Through April 24, 2015
 Papers of Albert Cook Outler
     Through May 1, 2015
 George W. Cook Texas/Dallas Images
Through May 15, 2015
 The Ridiculous and Sublime: Recent Works by John Alexander
     Through June 28, 2015

Health & Safety

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

Hilltop Highlights

Mustang Minute - Womens Symposium

Mustang Minute Videos
The SMU Women’s Symposium celebrated its 50th anniversary with a look at women’s progress.  

Year of the Student

Year of the Student
2015 is the Year of the Student at SMU as they shape their futures and impact their community.

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SMU Summer Camps
SMU offers a slate of summer camps for kids and teens, from art to athletics to science.

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Alumni News
Some 50 years after the fact, photos of an Alabama Civil Rights march by alumnus Loy Williams draw interest.

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OE2C News
A message from President R. Gerald Turner to the campus on the Organization Design Initiative.

SMU Adventures

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

Recyclemania 2015

RecycleMania Returns
SMU joins the fray as universities nationwide compete in the annual recycling contest through March 28.