Southern Methodist University is launching a graduate program in advertising that caters to students interested in social media outlets, social responsibility and new technologies designed to reach a global marketplace.

January 09, 2009

Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban — the subject of an SEC complaint over insider-trading — has a nice starting squad for his legal battle. Five big-wig law profs from Yale, Harvard, UCLA, Chicago and SMU have filed an amicus brief on Cuban’s behalf.

February 04, 2009

Don Henley talks about the appointment of SMU Engineering Professor Al Armendariz to head the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6, which includes Texas, the nation's largest producer of industrial air pollution, and four other southwestern states.

November 13, 2009

A study released by SMU Engineering Professor Al Armendariz that equates Barnett Shale-related pollution to the Metroplex’s entire traffic circulation has raised a collective eyebrow from some energy industry representatives.

February 24, 2009

Paul Layne ’76 holds an unrivaled Mustang athletics record. He has attended every Mustang football game for the last 36 years.

October 19, 2009

Study co-authoried by T. Andrew Poehlman of SMU confirms that the Implicit Association Test, a psychological tool, has validity in predicting behavior and, in particular, that it has significantly greater validity than self-reports in the socially sensitive topics of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and age.

June 18, 2009

Student journalist Mackenzie Warren's video journal includes victims of human rights abuses in Buenos Aires.

March 24, 2009

More than 100 arts researchers from around the globe are gathering at SMU for the 10th International Association of Arts and Cultural Management Conference.

June 30, 2009

SMU punter/kicker Thomas Morstead has accepted an invitation to play in the 2009 Senior Bowl on January 24th in Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. (CT) and will be televised live by the NFL Network.

January 06, 2009

If SMU can beat the Miners in Saturday's showdown with UTEP at Moody Coliseum, the Mustangs will earn at least a share of the conference championship.

February 27, 2009

The SMU Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the SMU Lettermen's Association, inducted four new former Mustangs into its Athletics Hall of Fame during formal ceremonies May 1 - football player Eric Dickerson, basketball player Jim Krebs, swimmer Steve Lundquist and golfer Kyle O'Brien Stevens.

May 07, 2009

SMU women's tennis (8-1, 2-0) concluded a successful weekend in conference competition, as the Mustangs scored a 7-0 victory over Southern Miss (0-1) on Saturday, February 7 before riding past the Tulane Green Wave (4-5) in a 6-1 win on Sunday to officially open up C-USA play.

February 10, 2009

The SMU women's basketball team defeated the East Carolina University Pirates today (March 6, 2009) in a 77-64 quarterfinal victory at the Conference USA Women's Basketball Tournament in New Orleans.

March 06, 2009

Bernard Weinstein, associate director of the Maguire Energy Instite at SMU, writes in The Wall Street Journal about the potential for natural gas.

November 13, 2009

SMU's Big iDeas program is giving big bucks for big solutions that improve the quality of life in Big D.

October 13, 2009

SMU is observing Black History Month with a variety of events, including lectures, field trips and panel discussions.

February 06, 2009

Brainstorming is a popular way for businesses to solve problems, but Prof. Peter Heslin says think again. Think brainwriting.

January 05, 2009

Brian Bruce, an adjunct professor and Director of the ENCAP Investments & LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center in SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about rebuilding your retirement portfolio in the current economic climate.

November 10, 2009

Professor Brian Bruce, director of the ENCAP Investments & LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center in SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about the importance of diversifying your investments to safeguard them in these trouble economic times.

April 21, 2009

Professor Brian Stump of SMU's Huffington Department of Earth Sciences talks to Fox News about an earthquake that hit North Texas on May 16, 2009.

May 22, 2009

Brian Stump, a professor and seismologist with SMU's Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, talks about recent earthquakes that have hit North Texas, including Cleburne and the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

June 09, 2009

SMU Seismology Professor Brian Stump talks to National Public Radion about looking into the cause of earthquakes that recently hit the North Texas area.

June 30, 2009

SMU seismologist Brian Stump says the recent earthquakes that have occurred near Dallas-Fort Worth and Cleburne are not unexpected, they illustrate the earth's natural dynamic nature.

June 10, 2009

Alan C. Lowe, 44, a veteran of the National Archives who played key roles in planning the libraries of the last two presidents, has been named the new director of the George W. Bush library.

January 20, 2009

Former President George W. Bush had lunch with student scholars and addressed a class of journalism students during a visit Wednesday to Southern Methodist University, where his Presidential Center will be located.

April 30, 2009

SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson warns that President Obama must be cautious in using his wit in these troubled times, saying 'he's got to be careful that he doesn't appear to be flippant.'

March 25, 2009

SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson talks about how much importance should be assigned to the President achieving his agenda by Congress's August break.

July 07, 2009

SMU Political Scientist Cal Jillson talks about how the Republicans in Congress may be playing a high-risk game by flexing their muscles and snubbing a popular new U.S. president who very publicly sought their support.

January 30, 2009

SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson talks about the Tea Party's impact on Texas politics.

July 13, 2009