Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Brian Zoltowski, Chemistry, good and the bad about blue light

KERA The Bright Side And Dark Side Of Blue Light By JUSTIN MARTIN Light is necessary for life on earth, but scientists believe that too much of a certain wavelength can cause everything from crop diseases to changes in the … Continue reading

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Luisa del Rosal, Dedman College student, education ops may further integrate economies of Mexico, U.S.

By ALFREDO CORCHADO acorchado@dallasnews.com Mexico Bureau Published: 13 December 2014 11:49 PM Updated: 14 December 2014 12:03 AM Related Mexican professionals bringing ambition, startups to North Texas Educational opportunity is another factor drawing talented Mexicans to North Texas. David Arreaga, … Continue reading

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Anne Lincoln, Sociology, cited in a story about changing the paradigms regarding women in math/science careers

Science Magazine Originally posted: December 4, 2014 Science, argued physicist and philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn in his seminal 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, makes fundamental advances when new, unfamiliar intellectual paradigms replace older, accepted ones that can … Continue reading

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Zhong Lu, Earth Sciences, part of a research team whose principle won a Science of Risk award from Lloyd’s

A research paper published earlier this year in Nature Communications has been awarded a Science of Risk prize by Lloyd’s at a ceremony last week [27 November]. The research, led by Dr Juliet Biggs of the University of Bristol, looked … Continue reading

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Sam Ross Sloan Selected as Peruna Professor

Congratulations to Lecturer of English, Sam Ross Sloan! In this the Year of the Faculty, SMU students voted for professors they feel are exceptional and inspiring. The winners were honored with a surprise visit from our beloved mascot Peruna in … Continue reading

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Rapid Readings Presented by Greg Brownderville and 13 SMU poets

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Dedman College student launches ESL class for custodial workers

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: December 7, 2014 Ran Subba spends his days cleaning the facilities at Southern Methodist University. But on Friday nights, he can be found in the classroom. He’s one of 13 campus custodians taking English lessons … Continue reading

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Andrea Meltzer, Psychology, contraception may affect how happy women are with their husbands

Medical Xpress by Kathleen Haughney Originally Posted: December 3, 2014 Choosing a partner while on the pill may affect a woman’s marital satisfaction, according to a new study from Florida State University and Southern Methodist University. In fact, the pill … Continue reading

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Santanu Roy, Chair, Economics, appointed University Distinguished Professor

Paul Ludden, SMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs announced the appointment of three new University Distinguished Professors. Congratulations to the following: Professor Randall Griffin, Art History, Meadows School of the Arts Professor Suku Nair, Chair, Computer Science and Engineering, Lyle School … Continue reading

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Brian D. Zoltowski, Chemistry, Study funded by NIH is decoding blue light’s mysterious ability to alter body’s natural clock

Blue light from artificial lighting and electronic devices knocks circadian rhythms off-kilter, resulting in health problems, sleep, cancer development, mood disorders, drug addiction, crop disease and even confused migratory animals Arabidopsis thaliana is a small flowering plant that is widely … Continue reading

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