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2018 News Archives

Freedom protesters in Iran need our help - Darab Ganji, a political economist and a board member at SMU's John Tower Center for Political Studies, writes about the freedom protesters in Iran. (1/19/2018)

Offshore drilling good for jobs, global position - Bernard Weinstein, associate director of SMU's Maguire Energy Institute, writes that offshore drilling good for jobs. (1/19/2018)

In just one year, has Donald Trump changed the presidency forever? - Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU's Center for Presidential History, is interviewed for a story on President Trump's effect on the presidency. (1/19/2018)

Covering the White House in the social media age - SMU Assistant Professor Stephanie A. Martin, who specializes in public address and political communication, was interviewed by KERA Think's Krys Boyd on Jan. 11, 2018. (1/19/2018)

Colleges are key players in cities’ bids to host Amazon’s 2nd headquarters - Southern Methodist University’s president, R. Gerald Turner, cited his institution’s work on an academic supercomputer in Dallas, a finalist. (1/19/2018)

Award-winning advertiser and filmmaker David Baldwin to speak at SMU - David Baldwin will present “Navigating the Belief Economy” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Angelika Film Center, followed by a Q&A. (1/19/2018)

SMU Alumni in the News - SMU alumni in the headlines for January 08-15 (1/18/2018)

DeGolyer exhibit highlights women who tackled American wilderness - "I'll Do It Myself" features narratives and memorabilia of women who faced massacres, famine and blizzards in the American wilderness. (1/18/2018)

Meadows Museum acquires painting by Spanish master Mariano Fortuny Y Marsal - The Meadows Museum, SMU, announces that it has acquired Beach at Portici, the last painting by famed Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838- 1874). (1/18/2018)

Issues currently confronting Pres. Trump - Prof. Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, talks with Fox 4 News about issues currently confronting President Donald Trump, including immigration, accusations of racism, his political base, his relationship with Congress, and his recent physical that included a cognitive impairment test. (1/17/2018)

SMU in the News - SMU in the headlines for January 08-15 (1/16/2018)

SMU Alumni in the News - SMU alumni in the headlines for January 8 - 15, 2018 (1/16/2018)

SMU takes part in the annual Dallas MLK Parade - Students, faculty and staff participated in the Dallas Martin Luther King Jr. Day City-Wide Parade on Jan. 15. (1/16/2018)

SMU broadens eligibility for four-year tuition & fees scholarships to Dallas County high school grads - New partnership with ‘Dallas County Promise’ also to provide additional scholarship opportunities for DCCCD graduates. (1/16/2018)

A flu message from the SMU Health Center - With a rising number of flu cases in Texas and across the country, SMU community members are urged to take precautions against the flu. (1/11/2018)

2019 Cliburn Junior Competition to take place at SMU Meadows - The Cliburn has announced today that the second edition of the Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival, for pianists age 13 to 17, will take place May 31–June 8, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. (1/10/2018)

SMU Alumni in the News - Headlines for January 2 - 8, 2018 (1/10/2018)

SMU in the News - Headlines for January 2 - 8, 2018 (1/10/2018)

SMU COX Dean Matt B. Myers Rings NYSE Closing Bell - Nearly 100 Year Old Business School Marks 40 Years as the Cox School. (1/9/2018)

Former Texas' First Lady and Civic Leader Rita Clements has died - Longtime SMU supporter Rita Clements, former Texas' First Lady, civic leader and political activist, has died after a long illness. (1/8/2018)

Reflections on America’s reckoning with sexual harassment - Joanna L. Grossman, the Ellen K. Solender Endowed Chair in Women and Law at SMU Dedman School of Law, writes about America starting to reckon with its pervasive culture of sexual harassment and assault. (1/5/2018)

For Trump, a year of reinventing the presidency - SMU Presidential history Prof. Jeffrey Engel talks about how President Trump has discarded the established conventions and norms established by
his predecessors. (1/5/2018)

Voting in Texas just weeks away - Now it's the Lone Star State's turn to join the 2018 elections mix with the earliest primary elections in the nation — and with a lot at stake. (1/5/2018)

SMU Alumni in the News - SMU alumni mention in news reports for Dec. 19, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018. (1/3/2018)

SMU Students in the News - SMU students mention in news reports for Dec. 19, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018. (1/3/2018)

SMU in the News - SMU mention in news reports for Dec. 19, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018. (1/3/2018)

Making An Effective Apology - John Potter, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management at SMU, talks about apologies and how to make an effective one to the public, colleagues and family members. (1/3/2018)

SMU basketball seasons continue - The seasons for SMU men's and women's basketball continue with games scheduled in Moody Coliseum. (1/3/2018)

Standard pianos a big problem for musicians with small hands - Seventeen years ago, SMU became the first major university in the U.S. to incorporate smaller keyboards into its music program for people with small hands. (1/3/2018)

The evolving history of New Year's Celebrations - SMU history professor/time expert Alexis McCrossen explores the evolution of New Year's celebrations in her new book. (1/2/2018)