Event- February 18-19 Time: The program begins the evening of Feb. 18 with a focus on John Kennedy, while the all-day seminar on Feb. 19 will examine Kennedy and 12 other presidents. Location: Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and SMU Crum Auditorium Registration/RSVP: Details on registration and the events can be found at http://blog.smu.edu/towercenter/events/lifestrikespresiden/ The symposium is a two-day […]
The Southwest Review Editor-in-Chief Willard Spiegelman talks about its remarkable history on Jan. 22. READ MORE
Thursday, Jan 22. Dr. Dennis Simon, political science professor at Southern Methodist University, will lead a discussion: “Would Today’s Youth Get on the Bus?” READ MORE
The recent release of the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch has started a new wave of rumors about the much-anticipated iWatch, including the prediction by at least one research firm that Apple could sell as many as 10 million of the devices. But the history of wearable technology says otherwise — and in fact, I think […]
SMU Magazine Fall/Winter Seats of Excellence In September, when SMU announced that it had attracted an internationally recognized expert in cyber security to the faculty, as well as a scholar in international politics and national security, it was evident that the University was expanding research and teaching in areas critical to a global society. They are among […]
Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.
DALLAS (SMU) — As the world commemorates the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), two SMU scholars of history and human rights offer their unique perspectives on his legacy. Mandela’s revolutionary work to end South Africa’s racial segregation system of apartheid led to his spending 27 years in prison beginning in 1963. After his 1990 release, he memorably noted, […]