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Reading fossil leaves to predict the future

SMU research funded by the National Science Foundation and National Geographic found that fossil leaves from Ethiopia confirm a link between atmospheric carbon dioxide and global warming — even 22 million years ago. The finding will help scientists understand how recent and future increases in the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide may impact the future of our planet, say the SMU researchers.

2017-12-05T15:47:46+00:00 December 5, 2017|

Growing community, one seedling at a time

Seedling Farm, a new urban gardening initiative spearheaded by SMU’s Owen Lynch and several local agencies, aims to transform South Dallas’ food desert into a vibrant source of fresh fruits and vegetables.

2017-12-05T15:36:15+00:00 December 5, 2017|

Meet the ‘$1-billion queen bee of dating apps’

That’s SMU alumna Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11 on the cover of the Forbes 30 Under 30 issue. Herd founded Bumble, “America’s fastest-growing dating-app company,” just three years after receiving a bachelor’s degree in international studies from SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.

2017-12-07T15:51:51+00:00 December 5, 2017|

The next wave of athletic excellence

Mustang swimming and diving teams will make a splash when they host LSU in the new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium on Friday, November 3, shortly after the dedication ceremony during Homecoming. Five Mustang events are coming up in the state-of-the-art aquatics center, including the 2018 American Athletic Conference Championships in February.

2017-11-02T16:03:14+00:00 October 30, 2017|

Winning generosity, extraordinary impact

Thank you, Mustangs! We’re so grateful to the 516 alumni donors who contributed $119,376 during the Mustang Momentum Challenge. Let’s keep that momentum going. We’ve raised nearly $67,000 for SMU’s current-use funds already. We need fewer than 50 alumni donors to reach our $75,000 goal. Make an instant impact – give now!

2017-11-02T13:33:29+00:00 October 30, 2017|
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SMU Magazine

SMU Magazine is updated monthly on this website and the print edition is published each spring and fall.

Browse the Archives