Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center awards first research grants to shape economic, migration policies

Thomas DiPiero

Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center awards first research grants to shape economic, migration policies

The Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center at SMU has awarded grants to four scholars for research on the Texas-Mexico relationship.

A Total Eclipse of the First Day of School

Thousands of students, faculty and townspeople showed up on campus Monday, Aug. 22 to view the Great American Solar Eclipse at a viewing hosted by Dedman College and the SMU Physics Department.

Two faculty win NEH fellowships to study music and human brain; quest for Kurdish state

The National Endowment for the Humanities named SMU professors Zachary Wallmark and Sabri Ates as fellowship grant recipients in January — the only two recipients in North Texas for the current funding cycle.

SMU Tower Center, Latino Center for Leadership Development create new strategic policy program

mexican patternSMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies has formed a strategic academic partnership with the Latino Center for Leadership Development, Latino CLD. The new Latino CLD-SMU Tower Center Policy Institute will identify and implement policy-focused solutions to the Latino community’s most pressing concerns, from educational and economic opportunities, to voting rights and immigration reform, to the under-representation of Latinos in elected and appointed roles at the federal, state and local levels, as well as corporate boards.