Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Engaged Learning Fall Symposium, Oct. 24

Engaged Learning Fall Symposium Location: HT Forum Date: Fri, Oct 24 Time: 9 am – 2 pm contact person: Susan Kress website: http://www.smu.edu/Provost/EngagedLearning/SYMPOSIUMFALL Come hear the 5 minute student presentations of Engaged Learning Fellows, Caswell Undergraduate Leadership Fellows, Maguire Fellows, … Continue reading

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Undergraduate research is growing at SMU

The Daily Campus: Originally posted on September 18, 2014 WATCH THE VIDEO Undergraduate research is growing in universities across the country. At SMU, more than 150 undergrads are conducting research on campus. “What that vies them is a step up … Continue reading

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SMU STEMPREP student helps deliver niece at highway rest stop

Excerpt: The following is from the Sept. 30, 2014, edition of The (Wilmington) News Journal. Kennedy Smith has spent the last two summers at SMU as one of 100 seventh and eighth grade students participating in the STEMPREP program. October … Continue reading

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Faith Nibbs, resettlement experiences of Hmong refugees in Texas and Germany

The process of integrating immigrant newcomers, particularly refugees, is complex and involves many possible approaches. Integration, as perceived and driven by national agendas, may not be felt or experienced in the same way by refugees. The concept of belonging offers … Continue reading

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Associate Professor of History & Director of the Center for Presidential History on Secret Service Changes

(CNN) — Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after it was revealed that Omar Gonzalez, the fence jumper who breached White House security two weeks ago, made it much farther into the house than previously … Continue reading

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Alumnus David Craig Pearson, new seismologist for the Texas Railroad Commission

Houston Chronicle, October 3, 2014 …After high school, he found work with the oil field services firm Halliburton, according to his résumé. He earned a geology degree at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, then enrolled in a … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, political scientist, Ebola heightens partisanship

San Antonio Express WASHINGTON — As Americans wait to see how many more U.S. Ebola cases will be diagnosed, a sharp partisan divide is developing around the issue of whether or not the administration is doing enough to stop the … Continue reading

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Annual Event Brings Dedman College Scholars and Supporters Together For Thought Provoking Book Discussion

Dallas (SMU) September 30, 2014 – Dedman College Dean, Thomas DiPiero welcomed student scholars and their sponsors to the 5th annual Dedman College Scholars’ Book Discussion on Friday, September 5. In a discussion led by David Doyle, Director of the University … Continue reading

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Essay: Finding great teaching at an expensive university and a community college

INSIDE HIGHER ED: Office Hours By:Preston Hutcherson As a student at a private university I had a sneaking suspicion that the magic between the pages of our great books had nothing to do with the cost of tuition, but had much … Continue reading

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Economics Professor Klaus Desmet Featured in The Economist’s “Free Exchange” Column

The Economist: Goldilocks nationalism The size and homogeneity of a country’s population has a big bearing on its economic policies The Economist’s “Free Exchange” column covered the research of SMU economist Klaus Desmet as part of a larger examination of … Continue reading

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