Newly discovered dinosaur named for SMU professor

A new giant bird-like dinosaur discovered in China has been named for SMU paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs, Corythoraptor jacobsi, by three of the scientists he mentored.

SMU part of new international experiment to study neutrinos

SMU is one of more than 100 institutions from around the world building hardware for a massive international experiment — a particle detector — that could change our understanding of the universe.

Center sends students on missions of charity and compassion

Eight SMU students, under the tutelage of the Maguire Center for Ethics and Pubic Responsibility, have embarked on an array of community service projects that are taking them from the Trinity River to Brazil, Bolivia and beyond.

SMU and LIFT team named semifinalists for Adult Literacy XPRIZE

The SMU and Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) team has been named one of eight semifinalists advancing in the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

SMU's new Vice President for Student Affairs begins

Kenechukwu (K.C.) Mmeje will oversee such areas as Student Life; the women’s, LGBT, multicultural, volunteer and leadership programs; and the Hegi Family Career Development Center.

Campus Events

Matthew Desmond at SMU

Pulitzer Prize winner to give free lecture at SMU

SMU Reads presents Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, which takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families living on the edge.

Through Aug. 27: Drawing From the Masters

Nov. 2-4: Homecoming