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Meet ‘Evie’ the mobile greenhouse at Earth Day

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Students at SMU’s Hunt Institute have transformed an old camping trailer into a fully-functioning mobile greenhouse to address the lack of healthy food options in lower income communities. Read more.

Hilltop Highlights

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

Shazi Mir has been named one of Consulting Magazine’s “Rising Stars: 35 under 35.”

Alumni News
Shazi Mir ’07, ’08 has been named one of Consulting Magazine’s “Rising Stars: 35 under 35.”

SMU Adventures

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

Guildhall Ranking

SMU Guildhall No. 1 in world
SMU Guildhall has risen to Princeton Review's top spot among the world’s best graduate game-design programs.  

Honors Convocation 2017

SMU Honors Convocation
SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and other honors.  

Mustang Minute - Reading for a Reason

Mustang Minute Videos
SMU students with DISD first graders on the Dallas Hall lawn for the annual Reading for a Reason event to promote literacy.  

Books by SMU

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

Research News

Jasmine Kim

SMU Research Day
The best in undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.  


Helicopter Parenting
Male versus female college students react differently to helicopter parenting, SMU study finds.

SMU Experts

Caroline Brettell

The Immigrant Experience.
An internationally recognized authority, Anthropologist Caroline Brettell’s research focuses on ethnicity, migration and the immigrant experience.

Nathan Cortez

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

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The Debate Continues
Immigration continues to be an issue with no end in sight after decades of wrangling by both major political parties.

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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Politics as Usual
From the halls of Congress to the Supreme Court, and from the White House to the grassroots, SMU faculty can shine their expertise on a wide array of topics.

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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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