Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Scott Norris, Mathematics, likelihood of winning the lottery

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Santanu Roy, Economics, Why Firms Prefer Not to Disclose the Quality of their Products – and How Regulators Might Respond

Royal Economic Society Media Briefing Feb. 2015 Rather than explicitly revealing information about the quality of their products and services, many firms prefer to signal quality through the prices they charge, typically working on the assumption that a high price … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner, Tower Center, commentary on the hidden victories in foreign policy

Lawfare Originally Posted: Feb. 8, 2015 The Foreign Policy Essay: Hidden Victories By Joshua Rovner Editor’s Note: U.S. foreign policy is a disaster. This lament is heard about every administration, but rarely is it true. Joshua Rovner, a professor at … Continue reading

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Initial Results in Study of Texas Earthquake Sequence Released

ABC Radio Originally Posted Feb. 6, 2015 (DALLAS) — A study conducted at Southern Methodist University found that the string of earthquakes felt near Irving, Texas in January were caused by a narrow fault line extending from Irving into West … Continue reading

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Geothermal Resources Council Announces President-Elect

(PRWEB) February 09, 2015 Davis, California, USA: The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the election of Maria Richards as President-Elect. She will become the 26th President of the global geothermal energy organization in January 2017 after the term of … Continue reading

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Dallas’ Ebola outbreak fed ‘epidemic of misunderstanding,’ SMU panel says

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: Feb. 6, 2015 Dallas’ Ebola outbreak may have ended last fall, but the scientific exploration of what happened here has only begun, especially among medical anthropologists. In a two-hour discussion Friday at Southern Methodist University, … Continue reading

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Dedman College alum Craig Pearson is Texas’ first state seismologist

Texas Tribune Posted: Feb. 6, 2015 For State’s Seismologist, Quakes Will Be the Easy Part by Jim Malewitz David Craig Pearson remembers the first time he felt the earth tremble beneath his feet. Mother Nature wasn’t to blame. The U.S. … Continue reading

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Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Science Presents Dr. Andy Nyblade

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Student Leadership Initiative in Costa Rica: Research in Action 2015

SMU Adventures Blog Twelve students in SMU’s Student Leadership Initiative (SLI), sponsored by the Embrey Human Rights Program, participated in a service-learning trip to Costa Rica Jan. 2-12, 2015. The SLI students were led by Dr. Howard J. Recinos, Professor … Continue reading

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What’s Hot and What’s Not in Psychology & Psychiatry

Brainblogger Originally Posted: Feb. 3, 2015 by Carla Clark, PhD HOT: Virtual Reality used to Reduce Sexual Victimization of Teenage Girls Who: Research team of Psychology Professors from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Where: In press in the journal Behavior Therapy … Continue reading

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