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Nicolas Gonzalez

Keeping History Alive
SMU art student Nicolas Gonzalez is helping a new generation learn the rich history of the city's Little Mexico and Pike Park.  

Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish, 1591-1652), The Sense of Smell, c. 1615. Oil on canvas. P73 – 11/1987, Archive Abelló Collection (Joaquín Cortés)

Exhibit's Final Days
The Abelló Collection at the Meadows Museum, featuring 500 years of art, ends soon.

Jennifer in Guatemala

Guatemala Immersion
Jennifer, a Maguire Fellow, blogs from Guatemala, where she is helping empower and educate young women.

What Can You Do with an Art History Degree

What The Future Holds
Art history grads find success and adventure in some likely — and not-so-likely — places.

Prof. Greenspan’s book a finalist for Frederick Douglass Prize
KERA: Dean DiPiero on 'Go Set a Watchman'  
News 10: "Mystery Booms" cause identified
Star-Tele.: Trump and Perry on the attack
Business HN: Ending unemployment and poverty now
USA Today: FBI mined secrets from George McGovern's past
KERA: Kennewick Man was Native American  
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Libraries & Museums

George W. Bush

Campus Events

SMU OrientationFirst-Year Orientation
AARO sessions, aimed at helping with the transition to college life, run through Aug. 18.
 Aug. 23: Opening Convocation
 Aug. 24: First day of fall classes
 Sept. 24-27: Homecoming
 Oct. 12-13: Fall Break
 Oct. 17: TEDxSMU auditions - apply now
 Oct. 30 - Nov. 1: Family Weekend
 Nov. 26-27: Thanksgiving holiday
 Dec. 19: December Commencement
 Jan. 4-13: JanTerm heads to the Hilltop
More Events & Academic Calendars »

Health & Safety

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

Hilltop Highlights


OE2C News
SMU is developing shared services centers in the areas of Finance, Information Technology and Facilities.

SMU-in-Taos Cultural Institute

Taos Cultural Institute
The SMU-in-Taos Cultural Institute offers in-depth topics related to northern New Mexico.  

Senior theatre major Jenna at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.

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


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

Hope Hicks

Alumni News
Media handler Hope Hicks ’10 flies quietly in the eye of the Trump storm.

Mustang Minute about Motion Capture

Mustang Minute Videos
Candace Walkington conducts research with Guildhall campers using motion capture to teach math.  

Health Center temporarily relocated to Loyd Center

SMU Health Center
The Health Center Medical Services staff are temporarily in the Loyd All-Sports Center.