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Getting To The Heart Of Entrepreneurship

Following a national search, Minniti recently was named the Bobby B. Lyle Chair in Entrepreneurship in the Cox School of Business.

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Finding Salvation On The Mean Streets

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Preparing For The Next ‘Big One’

Some types of scientific research are driven by opportunity, which frequently means waiting for the next shoe to drop. For Laura Steinberg, that shoe usually is large and destructive.

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Teaching Politics Without Prejudice

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Shining Lights

As teachers, scholars and citizens of SMU, professors shape the learning community.

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The Poetry Man

Putting words to the inner life: Read poems by SMU English professor Jack Myers as well as his thoughts on poetry and poets.

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The Education Equation

From how students learn to why they may fail, the new Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU seeks answers for education and human development.

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Objects Of Art

For SMU visual arts students, neatness doesn’t count, but creativity certainly does.

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Univer-City

University of Virginia founder Thomas Jefferson once referred to a college campus as an “academical village.” He was right in more ways than one – a university is a small city, requiring everything from stores and eating establishments to police services and trash collection. More than 1,380 full-time staff members keep SMU running 24/7 for its 10,829 students and 726 faculty members. That in­cludes staff who raise the annual funds to pay for campus operations.

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Dollars for Scholars

To attract the best students to SMU, admission officers cite a campus experience that is challenging in and out of the classroom, the opportunity to interact closely with distinguished professors and other bright students, and the benefits of living and learning on a park-like campus in a vibrant city. They get all this – and the incentive of merit scholarships.

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