While federal and statewide plans for distributing three vaccines might mean an eventual return to normalcy, face-to-face college programs for summer 2021 are still tentative.Read more
A judge recently ruled in favor of SMU in a lawsuit filed by the South Central Jurisdictional Conference of the United Methodist Church over the university’s relationship with the church, UM News reported.Read more
The theme of the Dallas Literary Festival, hosted by SMU, is a fitting one for the times — turbulence.Read more
New year, new hot chicken restaurant opening in Dallas–this one near SMU.
Hot Chicks Nashville hot chicken is set to open in the former home of Twisted Root Burger on SMU Boulevard in March.
More than 500 candidates from SMU’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs will be honored at the December commencement convocation at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19.Read more
SMU Dec. 4 dedicated the Gerald J. Ford Hall for Research and Innovation, a new 50,000-square-foot interdisciplinary research hub meant to help equip faculty, students, and industry partners with tools and resources to collaborate, solve complex problems, and power new enterprises in the digital world.Read more
A student is suing SMU after the university suspended him this semester after what the lawsuit calls an “innocent joke” involving another student. The “joke” involved placing a “cleaned and filleted dove breast” outside a neighbor’s door, according to the lawsuit.Read more
The Dallas Police Department Friday arrested Jeremy Rashaud Harris, 31, in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old SMU student.Read more
SMU’s Office of Social Change and Intercultural Engagement and SMU Human Rights have a heavy-hitter lined up to speak about racial and social justice – Dr. Angela Davis.Read more
SMU will honor the memory of Jaden Urrea this weekend, distributing flyers on Saturday to seek information about his death, and hosting a vigil for him on Sunday.Read more
Dallas Police are investigating after a 19-year-old man identified as an SMU student was shot and killed in downtown Dallas.Read more