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Trump's term as president starts

SMU experts on the road ahead.

Hilltop Highlights

Keep on Learning
At SMU Continuing and Professional Education, you can learn something new about a subject that interests you or enhance your career.

Books by SMU

Stretch Your Mind
Enjoy a book by a member of the SMU community, including faculty, staff, alumni, libraries or museum.

OnComfort cofounder Joowon Kim demonstrates her app

Alumni News
Virtual reality game helps young cancer patients visualize body's battle.

MLK 2017

Mustang Minute Videos
Students, faculty and staff celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with the annual Unity Walk through campus.  

Abigail in Copenhagen

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

Spring Rotunda Passage

Spring 2017 Rotunda Passage
See scenes from the traditional opening ceremony of the spring semester.    

Research News

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Rare Star Discovered
SMU team discovers a rare pulsating star 7,000 light years away from earth.

fighting cancer

Fighting Cancer
To help fight cancer, an NCI grant funds SMU research into cancer-causing viruses that hide from the immune system.

SMU Experts

Jeffrey Engel and Joshua Rovner

Flynn Resignation
Michael Flynn's resignation sparks national security questions, reveals cost of crossing Vice Pres. Pence.

Alexandra Pavlakis

Teaching the Poor
Prof. Pavlakis focuses on the ways in which various policies and the actions of schools and communities mold the schooling experiences of homeless, highly mobile, and low-income families.

Nathan Cortez

Affordable Care Act
Law Prof. Nathan Cortez teaches and writes in the areas of health law, administrative law, and FDA law.

Jessica Weaver

Family Advocacy
Law Prof. Jessica Weaver writes and teaches about intergenerational caregiving and about the intersection of race, gender, and family law.

Bernard Weinstein

Economist and Energy Expert
Economist Bernard Weinstein, associate director of SMU's Maguire Energy Institute, is an expert on energy, taxation, and public policy.

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     Through March 11, 2017
 Dylan Glynn: After Order, After Disorder
     Through March 12, 2017
 Dance of Death
     Through May 20, 2017
 DeForrest Judd – Sketches of Texas Regions
     Through Aug. 5, 2017

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