We are committed to the success of our students, faculty and staff and we provide many resources that will help you thrive upon graduation. Be sure to take advantage of all SMU and Lyle has to offer.


SMU Resources

Reading and Tools

“The Sum Us: What Racism Cost Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” by Heather McGhee

“Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belong to Build Innovative Teams” by Stephanie K Johnson, PhD

“The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students” by Anthony Abraham Jack

Skills for Inclusive Conversations, LinkedIn Learning – Mary-Frances Winters

“Equity Walk to Equity Talk: Expanding Practitioner Knowledge for Racial Justice in Higher Education” – Tia McNair, Estela Mara Bensimon, Lindsay Malcom-Piqueux

“Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People” by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

Antiracist Toolkit “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning” by Cathy Park Hong

“A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son” by Sergio Troncoso

“Caste: The Origins of our Discontent” by Isabel Wilkerson

“Allies and Advocates: Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Culture” by Amber Cabral

“Crucial Conversations, Tools For Talking when Stakes Are High” by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler

“Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit” by Mary-Frances Winters

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot and Cassandra Campbell

The Art of Connection, LinkedIn Learning

“The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever” by Michael Bungay Stanier



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