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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.

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Expanded Learning System
Dallas educational organizations, in collaboration with SMU, tap big data and shared expertise to create expanded learning information system.

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.

SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris

Understanding What Ails Us
Prof. Carolyn Smith-Morris specializes in how people in different cultural settings experience health and illness, from the flu to diabetes.

Eric Bing

Global Health Concerns
Prof. Eric Bing has developed and managed global health programs in Africa, Central America and the Caribbean, including HIV prevention, care and treatment programs.

Elira Kuka

DACA and Achievement
Prof. Elira Kuka’s research focuses on understanding how government policy affects individual behavior and wellbeing.

Cal Jillson

Political Landscape
Prof. Cal Jillson is an author who regularly provides journalists thoughtful insight on U.S. and Texas politics.

Jeffrey Engel

White House Politics
Presidential historian Jeffrey Engel is an award-winning scholar and authority on the U.S. presidency and American diplomatic history.  

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Live Interviews

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