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Peruna Paint Project encourages students to think about college

SMU students and alumni give back to the community through the Peruna Paint Project at Lee A. McShan Elementary School in northeastern Dallas on April 11, 2015. This is the second Peruna Paint Project, done to encourage students to think about college

SMU-led seismology team reveals Azle findings

An SMU-led seismology team finds that high volumes of wastewater injection combined with saltwater (brine) extraction from natural gas wells is the most likely cause of earthquakes occurring near Azle, Texas, from late 2013 through spring 2014. The study, “Causal Factors

Bridge the Gap brings chamber music to South Dallas kids

Bridge the Gap Chamber Players is at it again. Founded in 2011 by 10 current and former SMU Meadows students, the group is known for bringing chamber music into unexpected settings. On April 11, it will bring its brand of

Guildhall at SMU welcomes gaming giant Square Enix

Gaming giant Square Enix® recently launched a national tour at The Guildhall at SMU. The tour included special lectures for college students to learn directly from the company’s experienced Tokyo development team members. The lectures featured Yusuke Naora and Kazuyuki Ikumori,

SMU receives $45 million gift from the Meadows Foundation

The Meadows Foundation, Inc. has pledged $45 million to SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and the Meadows Museum, the largest single gift in SMU history. With this commitment, The Meadows Foundation has provided more than $100 million to the

SMU students take annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage across South

When 50 SMU students boarded a chartered bus and van on March 6 bound for Selma, Ala., they followed the legacy of 50 other SMU undergraduate and Perkins School of Theology students who rode through the night to meet Martin

SMU scholarship to honor memory of slain Dallas civil rights icon Santos Rodriguez

The Latino Center for Leadership Development is leading a funding challenge for an SMU human rights scholarship to honor the memory of Santos Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy whose 1973 shooting death by a Dallas police officer remains one of the

SMU Environmental Society makes being ‘green’ look easy

Environmental awareness is growing across local campuses and for over a decade, Southern Methodist University in Dallas has had its own student organization broadcasting the green message. The SMU Environmental Society is a student-run organization that educates students about ways to

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research creates index to measure arts vibrancy of metropolitan areas

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) has released its first annual Arts Vibrancy Index.  The index ranks more than 900 communities across the country. Vibrancy is measured as the level of supply, demand and government support for arts and culture

Bitcoin scams steal at least $11 million in virtual deposits

Fraudulent schemes have scammed at least $11 million in Bitcoin deposits from unsuspecting cyber customers over the past four years, according to new cyber security research from Southern Methodist University. Bitcoin is the digital world’s most popular virtual currency, with millions

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