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Understanding the Political Divide

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It is still more than 500 days before people go to the polls to select the next American president, but the battle for votes already is heating up and SMU experts can offer insights. Read more.

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Oil and the Economy
Job losses in Texas’ oil and related industries have continued to mount, dragging down job growth for the rest of the state.

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Dalai Lama at SMU
On July 1, SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, will present “A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.”

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Wide Awake and Worried
Persistent inequality, stubbornly high unemployment, outsourced jobs and stagnant income growth have Americans anxious about the future, says Political Science Prof. Cal Jillson.

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Meadows Museum at 50
SMU’s Meadows Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2015 with special exhibitions and programs.

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Teacher Development
Dallas ISD will fund tuition for 150 district teachers to receive professional development at SMU's Simmons School of Education this summer.

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Earthquake Detectives
An SMU-led seismology team finds that high volumes of wastewater injection combined with saltwater extraction is the most likely cause of earthquakes.

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‘Ignite Arts Dallas’
SMU Meadows launches a new initiative focused on the intersection of arts and community engagement and the campus.

Sarah Feuerbacher

Suicide Rates Rise
Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds.