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Stories about graduating students, their mentors, their projects and their service to the community and the world.

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

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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.

Year in Review

Year in Review
A video of the many wonderful things that happened at SMU during the 2016-17 school year.  

SMU at the Texas Rangers

Mustang Minute Videos
The Texas Rangers celebrated SMU during University Days at Globe Life Park and Women's Head Basketball Coach Travis Mays threw out the first pitch.  

Commencement Weekend 2017

Commencement Weekend
Scenes from the weekend in which SMU awarded more than 1,600 degrees in ceremonies.

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."

Research News

Alex Lippert

Objects Crafted From Light
Photoswitch chemistry allows construction of light shapes into structures that have volume and are viewable from 360 degrees.

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What Makes You Faster?
A new method for assessing patterns of ground-force application suggests the right and left legs of the world’s fastest man may perform differently.

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SMU Experts

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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.

Jill Allor

Learning to Read
Research by Prof. Jill Allor of SMU's Department of Teaching and Learning focuses on reading and reading disabilities.

Bernard Weinstein

Do more trade, not less
Business analyst Bernard Weinstein of SMU's Maguire Energy Institute says more cross-border trade and investment can lead to new jobs and higher incomes.

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.

David Meltzer

First Americans
Anthropology Prof. David Meltzer researches the origins, antiquity, and adaptations of the first Americans who colonized North American at the end of the Ice Age.

Sushmita Purkayastha

Making Us Healthy
Prof. Sushmita Purkayastha focuses on cerebral blood flow regulation and the role of the autonomic nervous system in healthy and diseased humans.

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     Through Aug. 5, 2017
 Devotional Printing in France
     Through Aug. 25, 2017

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