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Earth Sciences Professor Welcomes Incoming SMU Students to the Perot Museum

Check out this photo of SMU Department of Earth Sciences professor Louis Jacobs as he welcomes incoming students to the Perot Museum. He began the tour by showing students a dinosaur he dug up in Africa. #DiscoverDallas (Photo credit: Kenny Ryan)

By | 2017-08-17T18:34:17+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Faculty News, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Earth Sciences Professor Welcomes Incoming SMU Students to the Perot Museum

SMU grad Hope Hicks takes expanded White House communications role amid search for Scaramucci replacement

Washington Post Originally Posted: August 16, 2017 Hope Hicks, President Trump’s trusted confidant and adviser, is taking on expanded communications responsibilities while the White House searches for a new communications director to replace Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired from the job after just 10 days, according to a White House official. Hicks will work with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in an interim and unofficial capacity to fill the role of the communications director while the White House works to find a permanent replacement — a search with which Hope will assist. READ MORE

By | 2017-08-16T07:30:56+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences|Comments Off on SMU grad Hope Hicks takes expanded White House communications role amid search for Scaramucci replacement

Listen today at 1pm: Philosophy professor talks about her new book on KERA

LISTEN: Professor Jean Kazez on her new book, The Philosophical Parent - today at 1 pm on KERA Think. http://kera.org/listen  Want more on Professor Kazez? Click HERE

By | 2017-08-16T07:15:04+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Philosophy|Comments Off on Listen today at 1pm: Philosophy professor talks about her new book on KERA

Watch: Welcome Back to the Hilltop!

SMU News Originally Posted: August 14, 2017 https://youtu.be/OdXg_K1Yk00 SMU’s faculty and staff prepared all summer for our students’ return to the Hilltop. Now we only have one week until we kick off the fall semester! From fostering innovation in the classroom to building spirit in the commons, the students bring campus to life. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Dr. K.C. Mmeje, Vice President for Student Affairs  

Trump’s “On Many Sides” remark draws criticism

Fox 4 Originally Posted: August 14, 2016 SMU Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson responds to President Trump’s equivocating on Saturday on the violence in Charlottesville, saying it was initiated by “many sides,” prompting nearly universal criticism. WATCH

By | 2017-08-15T06:53:49+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Political Science|Comments Off on Trump’s “On Many Sides” remark draws criticism

Young Democrats Upbeat About Their Party In Texas Despite Challenges

CBS News Originally Posted: August 11, 2017 The Young Democrats of America’s national convention in Dallas has attracted 700 people from across the country. “It’s definitely exciting to have the Young Democrats of America convention in Texas. It’s a message Texas should be taken very seriously,” said Deputy Communications Director of the Texas Young Democrats, Jen Ramos. Ramos says they want and need to spread the excitement from here to the rest of Texas. “We’re reaching out to actual voters, we’re going to schools, we’re going to community events, we’re reaching out to people, registering voters in unprecedented numbers.” DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Young Democrats of America’s national convention in Dallas has attracted 700 people from across the country. “It’s definitely exciting to have the Young Democrats [...]

By | 2017-08-13T18:41:39+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Political Science|Comments Off on Young Democrats Upbeat About Their Party In Texas Despite Challenges

Cal Jillson, Political Science, Some Bathroom Privacy Bill Supporters Say It’s Dead In Texas House

CBSDFW Originally Posted: August 11, 2017 NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) – Bathroom privacy legislation is among the most controversial bills to be debated this year at the Texas Capitol. Now, after all the rallies and hearings, some of the bills’ strongest supporters acknowledge it won’t survive the special session. Republican State Representative Matt Krause of Fort Worth says, “I’d say for all intents and purposes any kind of privacy legislation is dead in the House.” READ MORE

By | 2017-08-11T08:14:32+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Political Science|Comments Off on Cal Jillson, Political Science, Some Bathroom Privacy Bill Supporters Say It’s Dead In Texas House

Chrystyna Kouros, Psychology, has tips for parents of college students on Good Morning Texas

Good Morning Texas Originally Posted: August 10, 2017 How to land the helicopter: SMU Psychology Professor Chrystyna Kouros has tips for parents of college students on Good Morning Texas. Watch: http://www.wfaa.com/entertainment/television/programs/good-morning-texas/landing-a-helicopter-parent/463345812  

By | 2017-08-10T08:51:54+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Psychology|Comments Off on Chrystyna Kouros, Psychology, has tips for parents of college students on Good Morning Texas

Dedman College Academic Spotlight set for September 8

If you are a high school senior and interested in learning about the SMU college experience, don't miss the Dedman College Academic Spotlight on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 7:30am-4:00pm. Register here: https://admission.smu.edu/register/?id=d3d1f929-f131-40e9-92ed-72d9f43c7991

By | 2017-08-09T06:57:22+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences|Comments Off on Dedman College Academic Spotlight set for September 8
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