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SMU faculty experts can bring understanding to the American political landscape.

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Mike Rawlings

America’s changing landscape
SMU hosted “Cities, Suburbs and the New America,” a symposium on trends in urban and suburban migration, with a focus on people.

Mustang Minute - Mockingbird Lane Bridge

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The newly opened Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge connects the Katy Trail and the complex of shops and restaurants at Mockingbird Station.  

Alum Cam Kirkpatrick

Alumni News
Rejected writers find acceptance in Wild Detectives' New Reading Series, says SMU alum Cam Kirkpatrick, the series' creator.

SMU Adventures

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

Dallas Skyline

Opinions by SMU Professors
Opinions written by SMU professors that have appeared recently in various publications.

World Changers

Behind the Scenes at SMU
Videos offer a look at what goes on behind some SMU events.

Research News

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Help Understanding Math
NSF grant will help teachers to measure math reasoning skills of elementary and high school students.

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Window into Human History
Researchers say it’s time for geneticists and archaeologists to collaborate more fully because of advancements in ancient DNA research.

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SMU Experts

Jeffrey Engel

Brink of Chaos
In his new book on Pres. H. W. Bush, Presidential historian Jeffrey Engel says the calming demeanor of Bush saved us from global chaos.  

Sean Griffin

Honoring a Classic
As the movie classic Casablanca turns 75, film historian Sean Griffin talks about its enduring qualities.  

Physicist Jodi Cooley

Dark Matter Expert
Prof. Jodi Cooley’s current research interest is to improve our understanding of the universe by deciphering the nature of dark matter.

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Solving Immigration Crisis
Immigration continues to be an issue with no end in sight after decades of wrangling by both major political parties.

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