Event Recap | God Save Texas

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright visited SMU to discuss his latest book…

Lawrence Wright speaks at SMU Sept. 5.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright visited SMU to discuss his latest book “God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State” at a program hosted by the Tower Center, Center for Presidential History and Clements Center for Southwest Studies Sept. 5.

Student Perspective | Future War

The SMU Tower Center hosted Major General Robert Latiff Aug. 29 to…

Maj. Gen. Dr. Robert Latiff (Ret.) talking about the future of ethical warfare at the event on August 29.
Maj. Gen. Dr. Robert Latiff (Ret.) talks about the future of ethical warfare.

The SMU Tower Center hosted Major General Robert Latiff Aug. 29 to talk about his new book “Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield” and the new era of global politics and conflict. Read our Student Perspective on the program.

Scholar Spotlight | Using Technology for Social Development

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Visakh Madathil ’21 spent his summer in Washington, D.C. as a data-science/ software engineering intern with the Chief of Technology Officer and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We asked him about his experience.

Center Spotlight | The U.S.-Russia Relationship under President Trump

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren, Professor of…

For this month’s Center Spotlight we talked to Fellow Stephen Wegren, Professor of Political Science & Director of International and Area Studies at SMU. Dr. Wegren, a Russia expert, teaches several political science courses, including one examining the historical relationship between U.S. and Russia. We asked him a few questions about the direction of that relationship under President Trump.

Student Experience | The Lazarus Effect 15 Years Later

Five Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars attended the Bush Institute’s Engage event…

Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars at the Bush Engage Event in May. From left to right: Sloane Fuller, Evan Snyder, Kelsey Shipman, Allison Schultz, Evie Mathis. Photo courtesy of HCM.

Five Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars attended the Bush Institute’s Engage event May 9, “The Lazarus Effect, 15 Years Later.” At the panel, Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar Allison Schultz learned about the connections between medicine and public policy, and what the U.S. can do about disease on a global scale.