Hamon gift announcement

Story about summer camp inspires $2 million gift

The Hamon Charitable Foundation to support free SMU camps and scholarships aimed at inspiring students to pursue engineering as a field of study and future career.

Harts commit significant gift to Ford Research and Innovation Building at SMU

Dallas business leaders Linda Wertheimer Hart ’65 and Milledge (Mitch) A. Hart, III have committed a significant gift to the Gerald J. Ford Research and Innovation Building at SMU. The new facility will house the University’s Linda and Mitch Hart eCenter, which includes SMU Guildhall, the world’s top-ranked graduate game design program.

Minecraft players helping researchers find better cancer drugs

SMU Guildhall and biology researchers have formed a team at SMU that is hoping to take advantage of Minecraft's large user base in the search for better cancer-fighting drugs.

Bridwell Library renovation moves forward

SMU is announcing plans to move forward with renovation of Bridwell Library, one of SMU’s most visible libraries and one of the preeminent theological libraries in the country. Funding secured from the J.S. Bridwell Foundation is enabling the $6.1 million renovation project to move forward.

SMU a key in the area's bid to host Amazon’s 2nd headquarters

Now that Amazon has narrowed its list of potential locations for a second headquarters, colleges in those lucky 20 cities are touting the benefits they bring to the consideration process.

Campus Cultural Intelligence Initiative

SMU announces the formal launch of our strategic initiative, the Campus Cultural Intelligence Initiative (CIQ@SMU). We believe that CIQ@SMU offers added value to our graduates by enabling them to become more skilled at working in diverse environments here and beyond the campus.

SMU summer camps provide skills, experience – and fun!

SMU is scheduling summer 2018 camps for kids and teens at the main campus in Dallas and SMU-in Plano. Start dates range from early June through early August.

Campus Events

SMU Student Artist at Work

“Open Studios” to feature works of Meadows students

SMU Meadows School of the Arts will host an Open Studios event on March 23 showcasing the works of undergraduate and graduate students in the Division of Art.

March 28-29: Research Day

April 19-22: Founders' Day Weekend

Campus Exhibits

DeGolyer Library Exhibit

Celebrating the dogged determination of pioneer women

American women have a history of determined strength in spite of obstacles. A new exhibit hosted by SMU's DeGolyer Library features narratives and memorabilia of women who faced massacres, famine and blizzards on the frontier. "OK, I'll Do It Myself: Narratives of Intrepid Women in the American Wilderness" runs through March 28.

  The Thomas J. Harrison Bible Collection — Through May 4, 2018