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

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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.

The 14th Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama at SMU
On July 1, SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, will present “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.”

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

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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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Teacher Development
Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to receive professional development at SMU's Simmons School of Education this summer.

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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.

Sarah Feuerbacher

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