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Governor’s race has gone messy, and it’s only January

  “Davis and Abbott are accomplished people with a lot to offer,” wrote SMU professor Cal Jillson. “But we’re having a difficult time tuning out the noise so we can hear them.” READ MORE

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Dedman College student Rahfin Faruk writes about MLK’s dream debate

In 1935, Southern Methodist University, an all-white university with ties to the Dallas elite, declined to debate Wiley College, a historically black college made famous in The Great Debaters. Seventy-four years later, in 2009, SMU held up its end of the … Continue reading

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Freedom Riders’ film to kick off conversation series

Thursday, Jan 22. Dr. Dennis Simon, political science professor at Southern Methodist University, will lead a discussion: “Would Today’s Youth Get on the Bus?” READ MORE

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Endowed Chairs Add Special Areas Of Expertise To The Faculty

SMU Magazine Fall/Winter Seats of Excellence In September, when SMU announced that it had attracted an internationally recognized expert in cyber security to the faculty, as well as a scholar in international politics and national security, it was evident that … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson Comments on ObamaCare debacle in spotlight

The Hill: The disastrous rollout of ObamaCare’s insurance exchanges has brought into sharp focus the GOP charge that President Obama is better at campaigning than governing. READ MORE    

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