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SMU is a private research university with a legacy of scholarly impact, creating knowledge and leaders through research and graduate education.

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Summer Camp

SMU Summer Camps
The camps provide skills, experience – and fun!. See the list of contacts for information about the camps for summer 2018.

Behind the scenes

Behind the Scenes at SMU
Videos that offer a look at what goes on behind some SMU events.

SMU Night at the Mavericks game

Mustang Minute Videos
SMU and new football coach Sonny Dykes were front and center as the Dallas Mavericks celebrated SMU Night at the Mavericks.  

Nearly 50 SMU Cox School of Business graduate students traveled to Disney World to participate in a week-long program at the Disney Institute

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

Visioneering at SMU

Visioneering 2018
Visioneering annually brings together middle school students from across North Texas to engage with engineering concepts.  

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

SMU in the News

SMU in the News
Take a look back at some of the top SMU stories and SMU experts making the news in 2017.

SMU Research Stories

SMU study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops

Earthquakes Study Continues
SMU study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops.

A new sky survey assignment for a 45-year-old telescope

New Sky Survey
As part of a large scientific consortium, SMU physicists will help create the largest 3-D map of the universe ever made.

Female students exposed briefly to charismatic career women are inspired to pursue male-dominated field

Influencing Career Path
Study found that sending inspiring female role models into economic classes sharply increased females interest in the male-dominated field.

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SMU Experts

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SMU Faculty Experts
From politics to the economy, from the humanities to the sciences, you can rely on the knowledge and experience of the SMU faculty.

Corey Clark

Video Game Solutions
Corey Clark finds solutions to large-scale problems through such diverse disciplines as human computational gaming, systems biology and artificial intelligence.

Dominique  Baker

Education Policies
Prof. Dominique Baker researches the effects of higher education access policies on students, particularly the underrepresented.

Stephanie Martin

President & the Press
SMU Professor Stephanie Martin’s new book explores how the relationship between the president and the press has evolved in the digital age.

Jeffrey Engel

Brink of Chaos
In his new book on Pres. H. W. Bush, Presidential historian Jeffrey Engel says the calming demeanor of Bush saved us from global chaos.  

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