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Faculty Sources for News Stories

The following sites facilitate media coverage of issues making news, as well as faculty and programs at SMU.

Earthquakes triggered by human activity have been happening in Texas since at least 1925, and they have been widespread throughout the state ever since, according to a historical review of the evidence.
Political Experts SMU faculty experts are available to discuss the latest political developments from a variety of angles, from the halls of Congress to the Supreme Court, and from the White House to the state, local and grassroots levels, 
Immigration Experts Congress and the White House continue to wrestle over the humanitarian crisis evolving along the nation's border.
American Dream Has the American Dream -- the belief that anybody who works hard enough can move up the economic ladder -- become merely a talking point for politicians?
Earthquake Study Earthquakes triggered by human activity have been happening in Texas since at least 1925, and they have been widespread throughout the state ever since, according to a historical review of the evidence.
MLK at SMU Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to a standing-room-only audience in SMU's McFarlin Auditorium on March 17, 1966. A copy of the speech is available, as well as the invitation to speak at the University.
Oldest Christmas Card One of the first mass-produced Christmas cards — dating back more than 160 years — can be found among the extensive special collections of Bridwell Library at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.