Outstanding achievement honored at SMU’s 2014-15 Awards Extravaganza, Honors Convocation.
Dedman College faculty, staff and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2015 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 13.
On the same day, the University honored its best students at the 18th Honors Convocation. The address was delivered by Brian Stump, Claude C. Albritton Jr. Chair in Geological Sciences in the Huffington Department of Earth Sciences.
An expert in seismic wave propagation and earthquake source theory, Stump has become well known in North Texas for his continuing research on the increasing occurrences of small earthquakes that have shaken the area since 2008. In November 2014, he was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. READ MORE
Congratulations to Dedman College faculty, staff and students who were recognized at the 2015 Awards Extravaganza on Monday, April 13.
Receiving the “M” Award, SMU’s most prestigious honor. Recipients include:
• Jill DeTemple, associate professor of religious studies
• Elizabeth Wheaton, senior lecturer in economics
The Willis M. Tate Award honors an outstanding faculty member who has been involved in student life. Recipients include:
• Jodi Cooley, associate professor of physics
• Stephen Sekula, assistant professor of physics
• Willard Spiegelman, Dwaine E. Hughes Jr. Distinguished Chair in English
• Brian Zoltowski, assistant professor of chemistry
Receiving the Extra Mile Awards, presented by Students for New Learning for graciousness and sensitivity to students with learning differences:
• Ian Harris, associate professor of statistical science