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Panel to examine media coverage of Dallas police ambush

Dallas Police Ambush

The 2016 Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at SMU presents: “Making Sense of a Tragedy in Real Time: Media Coverage of the Dallas Ambush,” More.

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.    

María Teresa del Castillo

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

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.

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.  

SMU Experts

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
SMU political experts and a student voice their opinions on the Sept. 26 debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.  


Immigration Experts
Republican and Democratic contenders for president are sparing over what is the best — and most humane — solution.

Get Out the Vote button

SMU Political Experts
SMU political experts take a look at what to expect from Clinton and Trump ahead of their first debate.

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

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