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SMU rises to 56 in U.S. News & World Report rankings; five-place increase is one of nation’s best

SMU rose to its highest ranking among the nation’s universities in the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges, released online Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. The University tied with the University of Texas-Austin with the second-highest ranking … Continue reading

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$10 million gift will establish Brierley Institute for Customer Engagement in SMU’s Cox School of Business

The nation’s first academic institute devoted to the study of customer engagement will be based in SMU’s Cox School of Business thanks to a $10 million gift from Diane and Harold (Hal) Brierley. A pioneer in database marketing and customer loyalty … Continue reading

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Research: Rare inscription names mysterious Etruscan goddess

Archaeologists translating a very rare inscription have discovered the name of a goddess in a sacred text that is possibly the longest such Etruscan inscription ever discovered on stone. The discovery indicates that Uni – a divinity of fertility and possibly a … Continue reading

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SMU honors fallen 9/11 first responders with honor guard, bell ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

The SMU Police Department and first responders from the surrounding community will commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony honoring the police officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty during the terror … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU welcomes the Class of 2020

SMU welcomed new students to the Hilltop in August with five days of learning, bonding and exploring their new home. Throughout the week, University reporters and photographers captured the Class of 2020 at Mustang Corral and in the Discover Dallas program. Now their … Continue reading

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Willard Spiegelman receives Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award at 2016 Fall General Faculty Meeting

Willard Spiegelman, Hughes Professor of English in Dedman College, was honored as the 2015-16 United Methodist Church University Scholar/Teacher of the Year at SMU’s 2016 Fall General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24. The first meeting of the entire faculty for the … Continue reading

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Statement from SMU President R. Gerald Turner on SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers

Today it was confirmed that the body of missing SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers was located Wednesday in Dallas. SMU has released this statement from SMU President R. Gerald Turner. Continue reading

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Al Niemi announces plans to step down as dean of SMU’s Cox School of Business after 2016-17 academic year

Albert W. Niemi, Jr., dean of SMU’s Cox School of Business, has announced his intention to step down from his administrative post and return to the faculty at the end of the 2016-17 academic year.
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Sports: Rescheduled SMU Football Fan Day includes scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

After a postponement for inclement weather, the rescheduled SMU Football Fan Day will take place Saturday, Aug. 27 in Ford Stadium. Continue reading

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Luisa del Rosal named executive director of SMU’s Tower Center for Political Studies, Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center

SMU alumna Luisa del Rosal, former director of strategy and international affairs with the Cox School of Business’ Latino Leadership Initiative, has been named executive director of SMU’s Tower Center for Political Studies and its Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center. Continue reading

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