Forbes Scientists using data from Chinese lunar orbiters have discovered what they think is a mass of granite 30 miles wide deep under the surface of the moon. Located under the moon’s far side, it’s unlike anything found before. Presented today at the at the Goldschmidt Conferencein Lyon, France, a paper has also been published […]
Dedman College News – Samyak Shertok, a Hughes Fellow in Creative Writing, has won the 2023 Witness Poetry Prize. Judge Joy Harjo, former Poet Laureate of the United States, writes: “The poem ‘Mother Tongue: A Haunting’ is a tight construction that embodies the haunting of language displacement amidst liminal familial memory. Mysterious essences of ghost presences […]
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Dallas Morning News Matt Siegler, a planetary scientist at SMU, was digging into old data to figure out how hot it is under the moon’s surface when he came upon something surprising: evidence of a massive, ancient volcano. The moon has always sparked the human imagination — the first known story of explorers landing on […]
Washington Times In this episode of History As It Happens, historian Jeffrey Engel, the founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, discusses the origins of today’s controversy over whether NATO should welcome Ukraine into the alliance. Since the negotiations over German reunification in 1990, the questions of when and where […]
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2023 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Fondren Library, Texana Room 6:30 p.m. – Reception 7:00 p.m. – Program Book signing to follow. Books available for purchase at the event. C.W. Smith’s new story collection, The Museum of Marriage, showcases characters struggling with the demand and mysteries of solitary life, romance and […]
CampusReels Callie triple majored in Biology, Spanish, and Health and Society. We love hearing about her amazing student experiences here on the Hilltop!
Please join us in welcoming our two new Faculty in Residences (FiRs): María del Pilar Melgarejom for Cockrell-McIntosh Commons and Justin Germain for Loyd Commons. Our FiR families at SMU reside in one of our Residential Commons and partner with students and staff to enhance the Commons community experience. Dr. Melgarejo and her husband, Dr. […]
Dallas Morning News Rick Halperin, Director of the SMU Dallas Human Rights Program, for a commentary about the murder of 12-year-old Santos Rodriguez 50 years ago and the impact on the Dallas community. Published in the Dallas Morning News under the heading A half-century later the Santos Rodriguez murder remains the open wound of Dallas: […]
SMU NEWS – SMU is creating a federally-funded data warehouse to centralize data collection and support research into human trafficking in the United States. An estimated 27.6 million people worldwide are forced at any given time to perform labor or engage in commercial sex acts. The SMU Human Trafficking Data Warehouse will give law enforcement […]