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Dallas Police Chief David Brown

Ethics Award
Dallas Police Chief David Brown to receive the J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU's Maguire Ethics Center.


Dance Impact
SMU is home to one of the nation’s most highly regarded and rigorous dance programs.

Madeline Jones

Geophysics in Alaska
Grad student Madeline Jones blogs about being part of a team charting heat flow on the ocean floor north of Alaska.

Ronald Reagan

Myth and Reality
Presidential Historian Jeffrey Engel on how Ronald Reagan is "remembered" versus the reality.

SMU experts react to Clinton-Trump debate  
Dallas Playwrights’ Workshop now accepting applications
New Maguire Center chair focused on how to love one’s enemy  
Fox 4: SMU Football to honor first-responders  
Dallas News: Are startups making D-FW's entrepreneur community more diverse?
Chronicle: How Texas became a GOP stronghold
NY Times: Blurring the line between advertising and reporting
SMU and the Big 12 Expansion  
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Libraries & Museums

George W. Bush

Campus Events

William ShakespeareTwelfth Night
One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, Twelfth Night is a whirligig of disguise, posing and posturing. Sept. 28 - Oct. 2.
 Sept. 29: Author Craig Nelson - Pearl Harbor
 Sept. 29: The Podius Debate on Affirmative Action
 Sept. 29: China’s Evolving Economy and Society
 Oct. 1: Meadows Distinguished Performer Concert Series
 Oct. 3: Archives and Blue Lives
 Oct. 3-7: Fall Brown Bag Dance Series
 Oct. 5-26: “Star Trek”: Celebrating 50 Years of Boldly Going
 Oct. 6: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division
 Oct. 6: Author Robert S. Levine - "Frederick Douglass in Fiction"
 Oct. 7: A Brexit Discussion
 Oct. 19: Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics
 Nov. 3-5: Homecoming
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Current Exhibits

 The Triple Carbs Society
     Through Oct. 22, 2016
 Paper Dolls by Colleen Shull and Justin Shull
     Until December 2016
 The State Fair of Texas, 1886-2016
     Through Dec. 16, 2016
 Engraved Throughout
     Through Dec. 9, 2016
 Inscribed Illuminations and Inspirations
     Through Dec. 16, 2016
 DeForrest Judd – Sketches of Texas Regions
     Through Aug. 5, 2017

Hilltop Highlights

Historic scenes from the State Fair of Texas

State Fair Exhibit
Historic photos of the State Fair of Texas, which opens Sept. 30, are now on exhibit at DeGolyer Library.    

Political Parties Logos

Political Events at SMU
SMU will host compelling events and discussions about the presidential race in the coming weeks.

SMU Adventures

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

See Something, Say Something

Be Prepared
September is National Preparedness Month and SMU urges the campus community to know what to do in an emergency.  

2016 Dedman Scholars at SMU

Dedman Scholars
The scholars program provides unique learning opportunities for selected academically strong students.

María Teresa del Castillo

New Acquisition
The Meadows Museum acquires portrait of a child by Francisco Bayeu, a widely admired 18th century painter.

SMU football

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

Health & Safety

It's On UsLive Responsibly
Important information about sexual misconduct and substance abuse.