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.

January 03, 2018

SMU mention in news reports for Dec. 19, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018.

January 03, 2018

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.

January 17, 2018

"I'll Do It Myself" features narratives and memorabilia of women who faced massacres, famine and blizzards in the American wilderness.

January 18, 2018

Professor Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, discusses the current temporary end of the federal government shutdown and President Trump’s tactics in helping bring that about by Congress.

January 23, 2018

SMU and new football coach Sonny Dykes were front and center as the Dallas Mavericks celebrated SMU Night at the Mavericks.

January 25, 2018

SMU President R. Gerald Turner led students, faculty and staff on the annual Unity Walk to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 25, 2018

President Trump’s major policy moves over the course of his first year in office have had a common denominator: They either overtly favor his base of support – the roughly one-third of voters who solidly back him – or they appear to penalize those states that vote Democratic, reports The Christian Science Monitor.

January 26, 2018

Professor Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, takes a look at President Trump’s State of the Union speech on Jan. 30, noting that what we are seeing now is the tail end of the last administration’s policies and Trump beginning to own the economy. He described Trump as remarkably calm and subdued. He said this was the president’s first attempt to offer soaring rhetoric.

January 31, 2018

The Maguire Energy Institute at SMU Cox School of Business honors Greg Armstrong, CEO of Plains All American, with the L. Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award at a sold-out luncheon ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 1, on the SMU campus. Oilman and entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, founder of Mesa Petroleum, among other successful endeavors, is the recipient of the Maguire Energy Institute Pioneer Award.

February 01, 2018

SMU Associate Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson talks about the current polls on President Trump and his pluses and minuses.

February 01, 2018

SMU Associate Professor of Geophysics Heather DeShon and Senior Research Scientist Cliff Frohlich of the Institute for Geophysics talk about the link between earthquakes and human activities. Earthquakes triggered by human activity have been happening in Texas since at least 1925, and they have been widespread throughout the state ever since, according to a new historical review of the evidence published online May 18, 2016, in Seismological Research Letters.

February 05, 2018

Visioneering annually brings together middle school students from across North Texas to engage with engineering concepts.

February 05, 2018

Men’s basketball player Akoy Agau has traveled a challenging journey to success at SMU, rising from a difficult childhood in war-torn Sudan.

February 07, 2018

Blogs by students and faculty about interesting people and places the world over.

February 16, 2018

As part of a large scientific consortium, SMU physicists will help create the largest 3-D map of the universe ever made.

February 16, 2018

Economics Professor Elira Kuka co-authored a paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research that argues that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program had a “significant impact” on the educational and life decisions of undocumented immigrant youth,

February 20, 2018

SMU is announcing plans to move forward with renovation of Bridwell Library, one of SMU’s most visible libraries and one of the preeminent theological libraries in the country.

February 22, 2018

Anthropology Professor Carolyn Smith-Morris, who specializes in how people in different cultural settings experience health and illness, compares today's flu epidemic to the one of 1918 that killed more than 500,000 Americans.

February 26, 2018

Congressman Beto O'Rourke appears to be the frontrunner for the Democratic Party nomination for senator, a victory that would pit him against incumbent Ted Cruz, a Republican, in the fall. SMU Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson offers a look at the race in this interview with Fox 4.

February 26, 2018

A commentary by SMU History Professor Edward Countryman and University of Mary Washington Political Science Professor Emile Lester on the Texas Board of Education tampering with the truth in school textbooks.

February 27, 2018

The Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education is happy to announce Jim Hart, Interim Chair of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University, as the 2017 recipient of the Sharon T. Alpi Award for Innovative Arts Entrepreneurship Pedagogy.

February 28, 2018

SMU Law Professor Mary Spector talks about people being overwhelmed by medical debt. She is Associate Dean for Law Clinics and Director of the Civil/Consumer Clinic. She also teaches Consumer Law.

February 28, 2018

It’s an extraordinary time to be a filmmaker, says alumnus William Joyce (’81). To create a successful career, hold on to your vision, be open to critique and outlast the naysayers.

March 01, 2018

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present its 25th annual “Meadows at the Meyerson” concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. in Dallas.

March 06, 2018