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SMU Achieves Highest U.S. News Ranking

SMU advanced to its highest ranking ever among national universities in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.

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Numbers Loom Large For Class Of 2014

With 1,479 members, the class of 2014 is the largest group of first-year undergraduates in SMU history.

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Raising The Curtain On Theatre History

Performing arts history takes center stage in “Hidden Treasures of the Mary McCord/Edyth Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts”, which will be on exhibit Jan. 31-May 14, 2011 in the Hawn Gallery at Hamon Arts Library.

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Economic Historian Named Dedman College Dean

William M. Tsutsui, the new dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, is a specialist in modern Japanese business and economic history whose books examine topics ranging from banking policy to the film icon Godzilla.

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Faculty In The News

During the spring semester, SMU faculty were quoted by the media on topics as varied as dark matter and prehistoric Dallas.

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New Major Teaches Science And Business Of Sports

SMU’s new Applied Physiology and Sports Management (APSM) major offers two concentrations: Applied Physiology and Enterprise and Sports Management.

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Human Rights Program Changes Lives

SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program offers a cross-disciplinary minor in the historic struggles and current issues of human rights.

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Students Spend Spring Break Working With Ugandan Organization

In March eight students and three faculty members from SMU spent their free time volunteering in Uganda, one of several SMU service trips offered over spring break.

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Bush Institute Sponsors Programs On Afghan Women, Education, Energy

Education and energy were topics of symposia held by the George W. Bush Institute this spring.

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Bushes Receive Medal Of Freedom

Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura W. Bush received the Medal of Freedom April 21.

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