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Faculty Mentor Young Researchers In Their Quest For Knowledge

Nearly 130 SMU undergraduates work closely with faculty mentors across the University as they conduct research on topics as varied as dark matter and female entrepreneurship.

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100 Years Through The Pages of SMU’s Alumni Magazine: 1940s

As the Second Century Celebration unfolds, SMU Magazine will remember the past through the reproduction of content from various issues through the decades. Visit the 1940s in this third installment.

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Developing The Executive Edge

A university with strong executive education programs is a key advantage for any city trying to attract and retain major businesses, according to Henry S. Bienen, president emeritus of Northwestern University, speaking at the SMU Centennial Academic Symposium. Cox School of Business offers numerous career development opportunities that provide individuals

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SMU And Dallas: Priceless Intellectual Capital

SMU has always played a leading role in Dallas’ vibrant arts milieu, beginning with the Arden Club, the longtime student drama organization, and expanding in scope and scale as the University and the city matured. Among the trove of SMU’s rich cultural resources is the Meadows School of the Arts. In

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SMU And Dallas: Defining The Future

While large cities like Dallas boast innumerable advantages, they also face complex problems that often endure for generations. Interdisciplinary student teams involved in SMU’s Big iDeas program investigate some of those massive challenges, dissect them into smaller issues and design viable projects based on their research. The Office of the Provost and

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Legal Advocacy For The Underserved

For more than six decades, SMU’s Dedman School of Law Clinical Program has remained true to its core intent of public service by providing legal representation to low-income clients while providing skills training to legal students through seven clinics and projects: CIVIL CLINIC Represents low-income clients in civil matters such

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The Art Of Urban Engagement

At a symposium hosted by Meadows School of the Arts this spring, participants across the creative spectrum were challenged to rewrite the relationship between artists and activists in the city. This fall, first-year Meadows Scholars put their talents to work on the Dallas Mexican American Historical League’s ongoing oral history

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Transforming Communities Through Schools

The new Center on Communities and Education (CCE) will bring research, documentation and evaluation capabilities to a West Dallas redevelopment strategy that focuses on school transformation as its core. A partnership between the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and the Dallas Faith Communities Coalition (DFCC) created

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Supporting The Humanity Of Engineering

The Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering examines the complexities of poverty in an effort to create scalable, feasible solutions that can be applied in greater Dallas and around the globe. In January a new Master of Arts in

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Writing A New Chapter In Dallas History

Dallas becomes a living laboratory for students in Dedman College courses like “Latino/Latina Religions,” which blends classroom instruction with service in the community. “I think students learn better when they can apply theories and historical frameworks that we discuss and read about in class to real-world situations,” says Jill DeTemple,

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