Principal Commencement Address
Read, listen or watch the address by President George W. Bush.
Little brother inspires SMU graduate
When Yewande Dada crosses the stage to receive her SMU diploma, she'll be searching the audience for one person – her little brother, Femi. He is the inspiration for her student research, volunteer activities, and her plan to become a doctor. Read more.
Student trading beloved Trinity Forest for Superfund remediation
Following graduation, Jewel Lipps will trade her passion for the environment and the Great Trinity Forest for a mining remediation/ecological revitalization project at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Superfund Remediation & Technology Innovation. Read more.
A heart-felt mission to help others
For SMU graduating senior Ketetha Olengue, wearing a pacemaker isn’t a hindrance. It’s what spurs her desire to help people battling both heart conditions and “the human condition,” she says. Read more.
SMU student conquers ovarian cancer
Katie Ballard is graduating Saturday from SMU, having conquered not only her course of studies but a rare ovarian cancer diagnosis that required removing a four-pound tumor. Read more.
Fancy footwork created paths
On their way to promising careers, two graduating SMU seniors credit their “sure footing”to two factors: being fully engaged in campus activities that value creative expression, and gaining the confidence to succeed thanks to donors. Read more.
SMU students receive prestigious national fellowships and awards
SMU students have been awarded prestigious national fellowships and awards during the 2014-15 academic year, including Fulbright Grants and a fellowship to the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. Read more.
Twelve SMU professors receive emeritus status in 2014-15
Twelve distinguished faculty members with 440 years of combined service to SMU will retire with emeritus status as the 2014-15 academic year ends. Read more.
Campus Traffic Advisory
Construction on streets in and near the main campus are causing traffic delays. Please allow extra time and observe warning signs. Among the affected areas are Hillcrest Avenue on the west side of campus, the Mockingbird-Bush-Airline intersection, and Bush Avenue north of Mockingbird Lane, which is temporarily closed. Also, monitor weather reports for watches and warnings.