Spreading interest in engineering

Senior Aleena Taufiq found her passion at SMU as a mechanical engineering and math major. And she's passing on her love for engineering to low-income middle school students through an afterschool program called "Geared Up."

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 Announces 2018 Football Schedule

The SMU football program announces its 2018 football schedule, which includes six games at Gerald J. Ford Stadium and seven contests against teams that made bowl appearances last season.

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.

Gail O. Turner named 2018 Maura Award winner by Dallas Women’s Foundation

Dallas Women’s Foundation (DWF) has named Gail O. Turner, the wife of SMU President R. Gerald Turner, as one of four recipients of its 2018 Maura Women Helping Women Award. .

Michael Bloomberg Receives Medal of Freedom from SMU’s Tower Center

The businessman, philanthropist, author and former New York City Mayor was honored for “extraordinary contributions for the advancement of democratic ideals and to the security, prosperity and welfare of humanity.”

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 Basketball

SMU Basketball and Equestrian seasons in full swing

The seasons for SMU men's and women's basketball programs and the equestrian team continue this weekend with local competitions.

March 12-18: Spring Break

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.

  Let's See Action  — through March 10

  Julie Morel: Clear, Deep, Dark  — through March 11

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