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SMU Guildhall ranked No. 1 in world for Game Design

SMU Guildhall

The Princeton Review’s 2017 list honors SMU Guildhall as best of 150 international programs.

Hilltop Highlights

Dallas Skyline

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

Pi Day 2017

Math is All Around Us
Kids and parents experienced math in action on Pi Day, March 14, through "talkSTEM walkSTEM."  

John Harper

Alumni News
SMU Alum John Harper ’68: ‘The best medicine is science and compassion intersecting at the patient.’

Abigail in Copenhagen

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

job fair

Mustang Minute Videos
Follow SMU senior student athlete Jeremy White as he networks and explores job opportunities at the Spring Career Fair.  

Books by SMU

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

Spring Rotunda Passage

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

Research News

Self-persuasion iPad app spurs low-income parents to protect teens against cancer-causing hpv

Self-Persuasion Treatment
Self-persuasion iPad app spurs low-income parents to protect teens against cancer-causing hpv.

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

SMU Experts

Gary Brubaker

Designing Video Games
Gary Brubaker has extensive experience in the games industry, having served as a development director, a manager of core technology, and lead programmer.

Natalie Nanasi

Immigration and Violence
Law Prof. Natalie Nanasi teaches and supervises students who represent gender-based violence victims and those involved in immigration issues.

Jeffrey Gaba

Environmental Law
Law Prof. Jeffrey Gaba specializes in environmental law and is co-author of The Law of Solid Waste, Pollution Prevention and Recycling.

Stephanie Martin

Art of Political Rhetoric
Prof. Stephanie Martin is especially interested in how political rhetoric about fiscal issues intersects with political rhetoric about social issues.

Nathan Cortez

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

Dale Carpenter

Constitutional Rights
Law Prof. Carpenter teaches and writes about Constitutional Law, as well as LGBT Rights and the Law.

Betty Gilmore

Cross-Cultural Issues
Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution, Betty Gilmore specializes in conflict engagement, human rights, and cross-cultural issues.

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Current Exhibits

 Dance of Death
     Through May 20, 2017
 Bill Wittliff—Texas Man of Letters:
     Selections from the Virgil Musick Collection

     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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