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Campus News 2017-04-04T14:49:07+00:00

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.

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.

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!

October 30, 2017|

Get ready for #MoodyMagic, coming November 10

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!

October 30, 2017|

Walking mechanics factor into military mission success

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.

October 30, 2017|
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SMU Magazine is updated monthly on this website and the print edition is published each spring and fall.

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