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Perkins presents inaugural “Person of Faith” Award

Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University announces the selection of Hind Jarrah as inaugural recipient of its Person of Faith Award, and Kay Prothro Yeager as recipient of the 2015 Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award. Both awards will be

SMU student chooses volunteering over partying for spring break

Instead of hitting the beach for parties over Spring Break 2015, SMU’s Carson James, a pre-med major, is headed for Ghana to provide medical assistance in underserved communities.

To My Valentine: From Mr. J.C. Penney

Legendary retailer J. C. Penney was called “Jimmy” by only one person, his third wife, Caroline. To everyone else he was Mr. Penney. Her endearing words can be found at SMU in a collection of Valentines the couple exchanged from 1935

SMU analysis of recent earthquakes reveals geologic fault

Initial results from SMU’s seismology team reveal that the recent series of earthquakes occurring near the site of the old Texas Stadium were relatively shallow and concentrated along a narrow two mile line that indicates a fault extending from Irving

SMU McFarlin Auditorium restoration showcases new architectural details

SMU’s McFarlin Memorial Auditorium, a prime venue for many of the world’s leading artists, has a gleaming new look thanks to a multi-million dollar restoration project that took a coterie of craftspeople more than a year to complete. Elegant paint in

The Presidency and the Press in the Digital Age

Scholars and commentators will examine the evolving nature of the presidency and the press in the digital age in a symposium at SMU on Feb. 17. Since the late 1990s the fundamental relationship between the presidency and the press has undergone

Women’s Symposium celebrates 50th anniversary

The Women’s Symposium will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Wednesday March 4, 2015, in SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The Symposium is the longest continuously running program of its nature in the country and one of SMU’s oldest and most distinguished traditions. The

SMU seismology team focusing on Irving after quakes

SMU’s seismology team is deploying more seismographs in the Irving area to better understand the series of earthquakes that United States Geological Survey (USGS) data indicates are occurring on or near the site of the old Texas Stadium.

Resolve to read more this coming year

Spark your knowledge and imagination with books by SMU faculty, alumni, libraries and museums, ranging from historical to fiction to inspirational.

Making our schools better places for learning and teaching

As part of an education class at SMU’s Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Anna Norkett, who is studying economics and public policy, and Rahfin Faruk, a student trustee, had the opportunity to visit schools with Mike Miles, the

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