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Supreme decisions
SMU law professors discuss Supreme Court decisions with Texas ties on "Think with Krys Boyd."  

David Son, his wife Heidi Son, Kaylee Son and Geoffrey Son

Un-common Father
Prof. David Son, his wife and children are the extended family of 170 students in an SMU residential commons.

Christopher Salinas and Stephanie Martin

Rhetoric of Fear
Profs. Stephanie Martin and Christopher Salinas see parallels in Trump’s Orlando speech to others using fear to unite voters.

Wink Sinkhole

Sinkholes Lurking
SMU researchers: Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing — as new ones lurk.

Fox: The economy is in a "Stupor"  
USA Today: Trump campaign faces crossroads
SMU mathematician Douglas A. Reinelt named Associate Provost
SMU president to receive Folsom Leadership Award
SMU Vice President Brad Cheves honored with scholars’ fund
Travel advisory regarding Zika virus
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Campus Events

smu campusOrientation Sessions
Two-day orientations begin June 28 to assist first-year students in making a comfortable transition to University life.
 June 18: Liberal Studies Symposium
 Aug. 17-21: Mustang Corral
 Aug. 20: Residence Halls Officially Open
 Aug. 22: First Day of Fall Classes
 Sept. 23-25: Family Weekend
 Nov. 3-5: Homecoming
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Hilltop Highlights

Mustang Minute focuses on Guildhall

Mustang Minute Videos
SMU's Guildhall continues to rise through the ranks and now sits at #2 nationwide.  

Mary Templeton

Resiliency is a Must
Technology and civic leaders Richard and Mary Templeton shared the delivery of the SMU 2016 Commencement address.  

political icons

Who Will Win?
The race to be president is arduous and SMU’s political gurus have been offering insights every step of the way.

Dan Buttner

Tipping the Scales
Longevity researcher Dan Buettner speaks at an SMU conference about how to live longer.  

Year in Review video

Year in Review
A look back at this school year's celebrations, announcements and excitement at SMU.  

Health & Safety

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