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Fall Break Volunteers

Making the Break Count
Students, faculty and staff are making the most of Fall Break by engaging in service, travel and learning.

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SMU to Appeal Sanctions
SMU has decided to appeal several sanctions imposed by the NCAA Committee on Infractions.  

Umphrey Lee

Professorship Endowed
A $1.5 million gift from Highland Park United Methodist Church will endow the Umphrey Lee Professorship.


New Discovery
A new species belonging to the extinct marine mammal group Desmostylia has been identified.  

Student artist featured at State Fair
KERA: Tackling teen depression and anxiety  
Star: Pope's synod on ‘challenges to the family’
Wash. Post: Textbook describes slaves as "workers"
Chronicle: Professor climbs tenure ladder twice
Alumna wins red Ford Mustang for two years
Fox News: Interest rates left unchanged  
More News Stories


Libraries & Museums

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Campus Events

Christopher-Columbus-portrait-by-Sebastian- del-Piombo"Discover Spain!"
Free admission to Meadows Museum on Oct. 10 for Columbus Day and the "Discover Spain!" festival.
 Oct. 9-11: "World Day Against Death Penalty"
 Oct. 13: Dance students and Dallas Chamber
     perform to silent film classic "Metropolis"
 Oct. 14: Appomatox wasn't the end
 Oct. 15: Kimbilio Litfest at SMU
 Oct. 15: Being Nixon: A Man Divided
 Oct. 15: Alumni Connection Series
 Oct. 16: Meadows Wind Ensemble
 Oct. 17: TEDxSMU
 Oct. 19: Cézanne Quartet
 Oct. 21-25: Play: Aunt Dan and Lemon
 Oct. 24: Inaugural Swing Dance Concert
 Oct. 30: Big iDeas Pitch Contest
 Oct. 30 - Nov. 1: Family Weekend
 Through Nov. 4: Latino Heritage Month
 Nov. 26-27: Thanksgiving holiday
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Current Exhibits

 Infanta Margarita Teresa in a Blue Dress
     Through Nov. 1, 2015
 Early Texas Methodism, 1815–1860
Through Dec. 11, 2015
 The Shape of Content in Christian Books
Through Dec. 18, 2015
 Treasures from the House of Alba
     Through Jan. 3, 2016

Health & Safety

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

Hilltop Highlights

Centennial Celebration in Review

Historic Celebration
A look back at SMU's historic Centennial Celebration the weekend of Sept. 24-27.  

Hamon Library

Hamon Arts Library
Reflections on SMU Meadows' Hamon Arts Library, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

From the Trail-Blazer video

Trail-Blazing Spirit
The spirit of SMU as it celebrates its first century and moves forward into its second.  

SMU Adventures

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

Fireworks at Centennial Celebration

SMU Marks 100 Years
SMU marks the 100th anniversary of its opening with fireworks, festivities and ceremonies.  

Year of the Student

Year of the Student
2015 is the Year of the Student at SMU as we celebrate 100 years of shaping the future.

Pia Vogel and John Wise

OE2C News
OE2C funding expands SMU's commitment to high-performance computing and its impact on research.