SMU Reads

SMU Reads

SMU Reads

Leaving a trail of shattered glass ceilings behind her, the first woman to lead the National Academy of Sciences – the United States’ most prestigious scientific organization – will speak at SMU on Monday, Oct 1.

SMU Reads Conversation with Marcia McNutt


Geophysicist Marcia McNutt will be interviewed by Krys Boyd, host of KERA’s mid-day program, “Think,” at 7 p.m in SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane.

The event is free and open to the public. McNutt’s visit, sponsored by SMU Reads, complements the 2018 SMU Reads common reading selection, Lab Girl, by paleobiologist Hope Jahren.


Read the New York Times review of the book Lab Girl.


Images from SMU Reads 2017:

  Matthew Desmond talks with an SMU student about his book Evicted.

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr. Matthew Desmond talks with an SMU student about his book Evicted, the 2017 SMU Reads book selection.

Evicted author Matthew Desmond speaks with a group of SMU students.

Dr. Matthew Desmond discussing his book Evicted with a group of SMU students.

Lab Girl

Lab Girl is also available at the SMU Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Call 214-768-2435 for more information.