Cox Professor Kumar Venkataraman has been appointed to a newly formed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission advisory committee focusing on the efficiency and resiliency of corporate bond and municipal securities markets.
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.
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.
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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.
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!
It’s finally here – SMU Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, November 2–5, 2017! Beloved traditions, engaging events and special performances will bring Mustangs together on the Hilltop.
A new season of Moody Magic opens on November 10 when a trio of talented returning players fronts SMU men’s basketball, the reigning American Athletic Conference champions, against UMBC, and four returning starters lead the women’s team against Nicholls State in Moody Coliseum. Pony Up!
With some seed funding from student competitions and help from SMU's legal clinics, Iraq war veteran Jason Waller ’18 has launched a company that provides vets with on-the-job training as property insurance adjusters.
SMU scientists have discovered a simple, more accurate method of predicting how much energy humans expend while walking. The new theory improves on two existing standards and is particularly important to military strategists who must factor in the toll long marches and heavy loads take on foot soldiers when planning missions.