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SMU Summer Camps 2017
A list of contacts for information on camps at SMU for summer 2017.

Guildhall Ranking

SMU Guildhall No. 1 in world
SMU Guildhall has risen to Princeton Review's top spot among the world’s best graduate game-design programs.  

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Trump's First 100 Days
Panel discussion on Pres. Trump's first 100 days in office, presented by the SMU Center for Presidential History.  

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

SMU Adventures

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

Mark Lau

Alumni News
"I met Michael Jordan during the first week of my internship,” says Mark Lau ’06. “Right then I knew that Nike was the place I wanted to work."

Mustang Minute - Reading for a Reason

Mustang Minute Videos
SMU students with DISD first graders on the Dallas Hall lawn for the annual Reading for a Reason event to promote literacy.  

Research News

Plants tell time

How plants tell time
SMU study solves mystery of how plants use sunlight to tell time via cell protein signaling.  

Biochemistry professors John Wise (left) and Pia Vogel in the SMU Department of Biological Sciences, and Corey Clark, deputy director of research at SMU Guildhall,

Beating Cancer
SMU Guildhall and cancer researchers team up to beat cancer using the human intuition of video gamers.

SMU Experts

Jeffrey Engel

Trump Impeachment Not Likely
Comey-gate is the biggest scandal since Nixon but the results might be different, says Prof. Jeffrey Engel, director of the SMU Center for Presidential History.

Joshua Rovner

Sharing intel with Russians
Prof. Joshua Rovner, the Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics & National Security Policy, on reports of Pres. Trump sharing intelligence with the Russians.

Pia Vogel

Battling Drug Resistence
Prof. Pia Vogel is a biochemist and biophysicist engaged in finding the cause of multi-drug resistances in cancers and other diseases.

Nathan Cortez

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

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Political Experts
From the halls of Congress to the White House to the grassroots, SMU faculty can shine their expertise on a wide array of political topics.

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 Dance of Death
     Through May 20, 2017
 Bill Wittliff—Texas Man of Letters:
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     Through June 1, 2017
 Between Heaven and Hell:
     The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera

     Through June 11, 2017
 The Archives at Bridwell Libraray
     Through June 30, 2017
 DeForrest Judd – Sketches of Texas Regions
     Through Aug. 5, 2017

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