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Understanding the Political Battles

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It is still more than 500 days before people go to the polls to select the next American president, but the battle for votes already is heating up and among the recently announced candidates is former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. SMU experts can offer insights. Read more.

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Iran Nuclear Deal
The White House has announced that the United States and other nations have struck a deal with Iran. What should we make of it?

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Oil and the Economy
Job losses in Texas’ oil and related industries have continued to mount, dragging down job growth for the rest of the state.

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Fertility and Eating
SMU studies find that at peak fertility, women who desire to maintain body attractiveness eat less.

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Wide Awake and Worried
Persistent inequality, stubbornly high unemployment, outsourced jobs and stagnant income growth have Americans anxious about the future, says Political Science Prof. Cal Jillson.

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SMU Studying Earthquakes
As earthquakes continue to rattle North Texas, a team of SMU scientists is leading the way in investigating the cause.

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Meadows Museum at 50
SMU’s Meadows Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2015 with special exhibitions and programs.

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‘Ignite Arts Dallas’
SMU Meadows launches a new initiative focused on the intersection of arts and community engagement and the campus.

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Suicide Rates Rise
Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds.