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Diagnosing concussions is difficult


SMU researchers are testing blood flow in athletes’ brains to find markers that improve diagnosis. More.

Hilltop Highlights

Historic scenes from the State Fair of Texas

State Fair Exhibit
Historic photos of the State Fair of Texas, which opens Sept. 30, are now on exhibit at DeGolyer Library.    

Main Quad at SMU

Rising in the Rankings
SMU climbs to 56 in U.S. News & World Report rankings, making a five-point jump.  

SMU Adventures

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

SMU Magazine

SMU Magazine
Visit the SMU Magazine for news and updates of interest to alumni and the community.

SMU Experts

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SMU Political Experts
SMU political experts take a look at what to expect from Clinton and Trump ahead of their first debate.


Immigration Experts
Republican and Democratic contenders for president are sparing over what is the best — and most humane — solution.

Cancer research at SMU

Outsmarting Cancer
SMU biochemists and students battle recurring cancers that have ‘learned’ how to evade chemotherapy.

Neely Myers

Mental Health Expert
The work of Prof. Neely Myers focuses on mental health and mental health care, especially for people with psychiatric disabilities.

Current Exhibits

 The Triple Carbs Society
     Through Oct. 22, 2016
 Paper Dolls by Colleen Shull and Justin Shull
     Until December 2016
 The State Fair of Texas, 1886-2016
     Through Dec. 16, 2016
 Engraved Throughout
     Through Dec. 9, 2016
 Inscribed Illuminations and Inspirations
     Through Dec. 16, 2016
 DeForrest Judd – Sketches of Texas Regions
     Through Aug. 5, 2017

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