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SMU Making News

María Teresa del Castillo

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

2016 Dedman Scholars at SMU

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

Dr. Bob Smith Health Center

New Health Center
SMU dedicates the university's new Dr. Bob Smith Health Center for students.  

Diane and Hal Brierley

It's About Customers
A $10 million gift from Diane and Hal Brierley will create first U.S. academic institute for educating customer engagement leaders.

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

Family WeekendFamily Weekend
SMU family members are invited to join their students in celebrating a longtime Hilltop tradition Sept. 23-25.
 Sept. 24: Hip-Hop Concert
 Sept. 24-25: Meadows Symphony Orchestra
 Sept. 26: Social Science in the Age of Social Media
 Sept. 27: Weber-Clements Book Prize
 Sept. 28 - Oct. 2: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
 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

Political Parties Logos

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

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.  

Kelvin Beachum

Alumni News
Alumnus and pro athlete Kelvin Beachum '11 '12 featured in an NFL video for his volunteer work.  

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.    

SMU Adventures

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

SMU football

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

Main Quad at SMU

Rising in the Rankings
SMU climbs to 56 in U.S. News & World Report rankings, making a five-point jump.  

Health & Safety

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