Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Southwestern Medical Foundation Partners with the DFW Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

Program will develop emerging leaders in health through year-long service projects inspired by Nobel Peace Prize recipient and humanitarian-physician Albert Schweitzer Southwestern Medical Foundation is joining with the Dallas-Fort Worth Schweitzer Fellowship Program, in partnership with longtime civic leaders in … Continue reading

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Biology student Courtney A. Follit wins P.E.O. scholar award

Congratulations Courtney A. Follit,  Ph.D. student in molecular and cellular biology. She is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 scholar award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CQ of Dallas. Courtney is … Continue reading

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Brian Stump, Earth Sciences, key speaker at the 18th Honors Convocation

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. > Read … Continue reading

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Physicists tune Large Hadron Collider to find ‘sweet spot’ in high-energy proton smasher

Phys.org Posted: April 15, 2015 Start up of the world’s largest science experiment is underway—with protons traveling in opposite directions at almost the speed of light in the deep underground tunnel called the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva. As protons … Continue reading

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Kimbilio mentioned in NY Times article on author Toni Morrison

NY TIMES Originally Posted: April 8, 2015 By: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah The Radical Vision of Toni Morrison At 84, she sits comfortably as one of the greatest authors in American history, even as her uncompromising dream for black literature seems farther … Continue reading

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Cross-Disciplinary Team of Dedman College and Cox Students Competes April 16-18 at Richest and Largest Student Startup Competition

Congratulations to Edward Allegra! His startup team, BioLum Sciences has been accepted to compete in the world famous Rice Business Plan Competition this weekend, April 16-18. The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup … Continue reading

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Tim Brys Dinosaur Fossil Dates Back to 100 Million Years Ago

NewsMax Posted: April 10, 2015 Tim Brys and his son made a discovery of their lifetimes on a hill behind a Texas grocery store when they found a dinosaur fossil that paleontologists believe dates back 100 million years. Brys, who … Continue reading

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Rick Halperin, Embrey Human Rights Program, in USA Today

USA TODAY April 8, 2015 Supreme Court gives new life to death penalty debate WASHINGTON — The state that plans to kill Kent Sprouse on Thursday recently received a new supply of pentobarbital, the drug of choice for executioners in … Continue reading

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100 million year old dinosaur bones discovered in Mansfield, headed to SMU

NBC 5 Originally Posted: April 7, 2015 Dinosaur bones estimated to be 100 million years old recently discovered in Mansfield by a 4-year-old boy are now on their way to Southern Methodist University in Dallas for further study. The dinosaur … Continue reading

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Heretics, Pagans, Jews (and Samaritans): The Priorities of Christian Imperial Programs in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries

Event date: Monday, April 27, 2015 Event time:12-1 pm Location: Hyer Hall, Room 100 The treatment of Jews under the Christian Roman empire is often represented as yet another chapter in a dismaying narrative of pervasive and continuous anti-Judaism. This lecture … Continue reading

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