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First of three new endowed academic positions named at SMU Simmons School of Education

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Anthropology Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

David J. Meltzer, the Henderson-Morrison Professor of Prehistory in Anthropology, has for three decades studied the origins, antiquity and adaptations of the first Americans, who arrived at the end of the Ice Age. For his achievements in original scientific research,

Acclaimed General and Professor Joins Faculty of Lyle School

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Talley of the U.S. Army Reserve was recognized for his work “engineering the peace” in Baghdad. Now Talley has joined Lyle School of Engineering as chair of the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering and Bobby B.

Endowed Faculty at Work: David Chard and Brian Stump

The generous gifts of alumni, family and friends have established dozens of endowed faculty positions at SMU, enabling the University to attract leading scholars with significant research funds and competitive salaries. Through The Second Century Campaign, SMU aims to increase to