A certain simplicity

October 28, 2013

World Arts Today interviews dance choreographer Adam Hougland, an Artist-in-Residence at Southern Methodist University this fall.

Students at the Temerlin Advertising Institute at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts won multiple honors in the Student category of the annual American Advertising Federation (AAF) ADDY Awards local competition, hosted by AAF-Dallas recently at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.

Guildhall at PAX 2013

September 06, 2013

Guildhall blogs from the Penny Arcade Expo – a world-renowned gaming conference – in Seattle.

Monica in Oxford

August 16, 2013

Monica, a Hunt scholar, blogs about her experiences during SMU-in-Oxford.

Nayeem in Fort Worth

September 20, 2013

Nayeem, a Maguire intern, blogs about his work at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Physics Bloggers

May 24, 2013

Two students and their professor travel to Italy to make physics presentations.

Rahfin in Washington

September 12, 2013

Maguire intern Rahfin blogs about his work at the State Department in Washington.

Spencer in Uganda

August 06, 2013

Spencer, a Maguire intern, is working in Uganda to assess local perception of water projects.

The Interactive Advertising Bureau has ranked SMU's B.A. in Advertising with Media Emphasis among the top 8 in the country. It is offered through the Temerlin Advertising Institute in Meadows School of the Arts.

Professor Albert W. Niemi, dean of SMU's Cox School of Business and holder of the Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership, says “We are going to have several decades, nationally, of a depressed economy. It is mind boggling what is happening to the United States of America.”

In 'Marking Modern Times,' SMU Associate History Professor Alexis McCrossen relates how the American preoccupation with time led people from across social classes to acquire watches and clocks.

The federal government’s “Brand USA” campaign to attract international tourists could also have a positive effect on viewer attitudes toward the United States, according to a recent study y researchers from Southern Methodist University and Oklahoma State University-Tulsa.

Alicia Meuret, associate professor of psychology at SMU, talks about controlling stress with breathing.

Award-winning historian Edmund Russell will speak on “Evolutionary History: The Industrial Revolution, Tuskless Elephants and How Biology Can Help Us Understand Our Past” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall.

Q&A: Joshua L. Peugh

September 27, 2013

Theater Jones interviews choreographer and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance founder Joshua Peugh, a 2006 graduate of SMU.

Marital bliss may bulk up your well-being but it also tips the scales when it comes to weight, according to a new four-year study by SMU Assistant Professor of Psychology Andrea Meltzer.

Boiling Point

November 05, 2013

Andres Ruzo, an SMU Ph.D. student, writes about working near a river measuring 210°F.

SMU sociologist Anne Lincoln says there needs to be changes in the workplace structure to allow women to succeed. Her remarks came during a recent interview were part of a story on women in the workplace and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s controversial new book.

SMU sociologist Anne Lincoln says women are flooding many professional fields, especially medicine and law, and they already dominate the fields of veterinary medicine and pharmacy.

Anthony Colangelo, law professor at SMU's Dedman School of Law, talks about former CIA employee Edward Snowden's legal predicament after his admission to leaking National Security Agency information.

Opponents for SMU's inaugural BIG EAST season have been finalized, and 2013 visitors to Ford Stadium will include UCF, UConn, Rutgers and Temple. The Mustangs will travel to Cincinnati, Houston, Memphis and USF.

Scenes and interviews from the 2013 SMU Football Kickoff Luncheon in Dallas on August 14, 2013. Featured speaker was former college and NFL Coach Gene Stallings.

In one of the offseason's most interesting under-the-radar moves, SMU Head Football Coach June Jones brought Hal "Air Raid" Mumme to SMU this spring as the Mustangs' passing game coordinator, pairing two of the most revered offensive minds in the modern era of college football.

The SMU Athletic Department, in conjunction with the SMU Lettermen's Association, has announced the newest class of the SMU Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2013 inductees are Cash Birdwell, Russell Carter, Lars Frölander, Lance McIlhenny, Rick Herrscher and the late Earl Stewart.

For the seventh straight year, SMU has set a new record in annual licensing revenue. Since 2006, SMU royalties have increased 122%, as the Mustangs have gained national prominence.

With the $47 million renovation and expansion of Moody Coliseum moving closer to completion, SMU Athletics today revealed the new floor design for the historic facility.

Former SMU standouts Chris Banjo and Marquis Frazier have signed professional football contracts. Banjo will join the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL, while Frazier will head north to the Winnipeg Jets of the CFL.

Continuing its efforts to provide the provide the best in athletic facilities, SMU today announced a more Ford Stadium upgrades, adding a new 233-seat Hall of Champions Club and seven new suites.

Shale without fail

September 03, 2013

Economist Bernard Weinstein, of SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about the factors necessary for shale success.