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SMU ranked among most beautiful campuses in America

The Jan. 29, 2016, edition of Conde Nast travel magazine ranked SMU sixth among the 20 most beautiful college campuses in America. The Conde Nast listing for SMU with photo follows. Read about the list and see the other campuses that … Continue reading

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Tower Center selects students to join global policymaking program

Nine SMU sophomores pursuing minors in public policy and international affairs have been selected as 2016 Highland Capital Management (HCM) Tower Scholars for the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies. After a competitive process, Tower Scholars are chosen for … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Dream Week and Day of Service

Fifty years after Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke on the campus of SMU, the visionary civil rights leader’s visit will be celebrated by the University community as part of the Jan. 15-21 Dream Week activities surrounding Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Hilltop in 2015

As a historic year at SMU comes to a close, look back at some of the moments — big and small — that made 2015 special. Check out our favorite photographs of the year.

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Congratulations to new SMU graduates

More than 600 students from SMU’s seven schools graduated Saturday, Dec. 19, at the December Commencement Ceremony in Moody Coliseum. Distinguished lawyer Michael M. Boone, an alumnus and chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, delivered the commencement address. At the … Continue reading

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SMU to remain guns-free campus

A message to the SMU community from President R. Gerald Turner: For the past several weeks, I have solicited input from students, faculty and staff regarding Texas Senate Bill 11, more commonly known as the “campus carry” law. The law contains … Continue reading

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Supporting students during final exams

With the end of the fall term quickly approaching, Deanie Kepler, the Director of Parent and Family Programs, and Christi Contreras, the Director of Parent Giving, share information from SMU resources about ways to support students during final exams and as … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of State issues Worldwide Travel Alert

The U.S. Department of State has issued a Worldwide Travel Alert through February 24, 2016, that alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. If students, faculty or staff are planning to travel internationally, please consult … Continue reading

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SMU’s Celebration of Lights makes holidays bright

Twinkling white lights will illuminate the SMU campus Nov. 30-Jan. 3 for Celebration of Lights, the University’s annual holiday celebration. Beginning with the annual campus lighting ceremony on SMU’s Main Quad at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30,  the Dallas community … Continue reading

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SMU names new Vice President for Student Affairs

Pamela D. Anthony, dean of students at Iowa State University, has been named vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University effective February 1, 2016. “As SMU’s new vice president for student affairs, Pamela Anthony brings varied experience in all … Continue reading

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