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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

SMU dedicates new tennis complex

Dallas (SMU) – SMU dedicated its new 45,000-square-foot tennis complex Feb. 20, opening a competition-level facility for practice, training and tournament play. The complex will be home to SMU’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis teams and will provide a premier venue

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative provides insights

SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) held its inaugural symposium on Friday, February 13, at the SMU Cox Collins Executive Education Center.  The event highlighted “Engaging Latinos through Social Media,” and discussed the intersection of today’s information technology and demographic

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

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