Research on Exercise and Wellness Colloquium Series Features Psychology Assistant Professor, Dr. Austin Baldwin

Talk Abstract: Regular exercise affords many positive effects on health, longevity, and well-being. Despite its many benefits, the majority of adults in the United States do not engage in sufficient levels of regular exercise, and most people who initiate a routine of regular exercise fail to maintain it over time. One intriguing explanation for the widespread lack of regular exercise is that many people experience exercise to be affectively unpleasant, and as a result are less likely to engage in it regularly. In this talk, I will discuss findings across various studies we have conducted that focus on understanding the affective factors that are relevant to exercise and how they might be targeted for intervention. I will also discuss the implications of these findings for [...]

By | 2017-04-27T08:19:35+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Psychology|Comments Off on Research on Exercise and Wellness Colloquium Series Features Psychology Assistant Professor, Dr. Austin Baldwin

Event: April 27, TEDxSMULive 2017

FREE and open to the Dallas and SMU community! Join us for one talk or both sessions. This is a casual come and go event. Please feel free to bring a friend and hangout with us. Laptops also approved! Both events are this Thursday, April 27. 1:00 PM-2:45 PM Session 8: Bugs and Bodies 4:15 PM-6:15 PM Session 9: It’s Personal Huitt-Zollars in Embrey Engineering Building Click here for speakers and to RSVP TEDxSMU Student Speaker Competition Join us for a night of fun and exciting student TED-style talks on Dallas Hall lawn. Talks start at 5:30 pm and each audience member will get a chance to vote for their favorite talk. Mohamed Elsaied | "The Key of Success" Ruan Meintjes | "Help! A Gorilla is [...]

By | 2017-04-26T18:42:43+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 27, TEDxSMULive 2017

True or false? Social media advances social justice activism.

True or false? Social media advances social justice activism. Come and hear a panel of attorneys, activists, and media executives present their perspectives on social media and justice in Dallas. Free! Today! (April 26, 2017) 6:00 pm in McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall. http://www.smu.edu/-/media/Site/Dedman/DCII/SocialMediaJusticeFlyerApril26th-(2).ashx

By | 2017-04-26T08:45:18+00:00 April 26th, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events, Sociology, Sociology (Faculty)|Comments Off on True or false? Social media advances social justice activism.

Ron Wetherington, Anthropology, Texas education board to consider compromise on evolution standards

Texas Tribune Originally Posted: April 17 This week's State Board of Education debate about high school biology standards and governing how to teach students about the theory of evolution could come down to a single word: evaluate. At a February meeting, board members took a preliminary vote to modify those curriculum standards, keeping in language that would require students to challenge evolutionary science. Republican board member Barbara Cargill, who led the charge to keep in the controversial language, has said requiring students to "evaluate" certain biological processes is necessary for thorough biology instruction. Critics say keeping the word "evaluate" in those standards casts doubt on evolution in a way that could open the door to teaching creationism. The board is set to hold that debate Tuesday and will take another [...]

By | 2017-04-25T07:06:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News|Comments Off on Ron Wetherington, Anthropology, Texas education board to consider compromise on evolution standards

Watch: Dr. Jo Guldi, Assistant Professor of British History and Digital History gives keynote speech at the 2017 Honors Convocation.

https://youtu.be/ZoqHfkz-ysE At the 2017 Honors Convocation at SMU Dr. Jo Guldi, Assistant Professor of British HIstory and Digital HIstory at Dedman School of Humanities and Sciences, gave the keynote speech in McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU campus with an introduction by SMU President, Dr. R. Gerald Turner. https://youtu.be/ZoqHfkz-ysE

By | 2017-04-24T10:22:27+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, History|Comments Off on Watch: Dr. Jo Guldi, Assistant Professor of British History and Digital History gives keynote speech at the 2017 Honors Convocation.

ManeFrame Introduction

Date: April 26, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc  

By | 2017-04-03T08:12:38+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Graduate News, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on ManeFrame Introduction

Event: April 27, “Assessing Trump’s First 100 Days”

Don't miss this event! "Assessing Trump's First 100 Days." Featuring professors from the SMU Center for Presidential History, SMU Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, plus guests from The Dallas Morning News and George W. Bush Presidential Center. Register at SMU.EDU/CPH.

By | 2017-04-21T09:15:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events, History|Comments Off on Event: April 27, “Assessing Trump’s First 100 Days”

DISD American Indian Education Program students visit SMU

Students involved with the DISD American Indian Education Program visited Dallas Hall and the Clements Center April 20, 2017. Steven Denson, Adjunct Professor of Management and Director of MBA Diversity Initiatives in the SMU’s Cox School of Business brought by the group to visit the Clements Center for Southwest Studies and its assistant director Ruth Ann Elmore to learn about its Native American programming and its research being conducted by former and current fellows.

By | 2017-04-21T08:28:43+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on DISD American Indian Education Program students visit SMU

Event: April 27, The Dinegentropy of Diagnostic and Detection Tests

Date: April 27 Event Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Atriums CD Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM Join Nozer D. Singpurwalla, Chair Professor at The City University of Hong Kong with appointments in the Engineering and the Business Schools, as he discusses The Dinegentropy of Diagnostic and Detection Tests. Sponsored by the Operations Research and Statistics Towards Integrated Analytics Research Cluster. Light lunch provided. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Events

By | 2017-04-19T11:15:30+00:00 April 19th, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 27, The Dinegentropy of Diagnostic and Detection Tests
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