Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute announces Fall IMPACT Symposium l “Happiness”

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Dedman College student Jessica Leija spotlighted in D Magazine

D Magazine Jessica Leija didn’t even know what a valedictorian was until her junior year at Thomas Jefferson High School. Junior year is when administrators first release a class ranking. Her classmates placed bets on who would own the top … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, political science professor, Rick Perry tries for positive spin on indictment

Business Insider….. Cal Jillson, a political science professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, said Perry has a brief chance to reintroduce himself. If Perry goes to trial, voters will see a parade of Perry operatives discuss the deal-making surrounding … Continue reading

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Lecture on cultural dynamics and the origins of the Egyptian civilization

Event: Friday, September 5, Dedman Life Sciences Building RM 131,  5-6pm Fekri Hassan, Professor Emeritus, Petrie Professor of Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology at the University College London from 1994 – 2008, will lecture on cultural dynamics and the … Continue reading

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English Department Announces Fall 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series

The Doctoral Lecture series features presentations by our graduate students who are finishing their dissertations this year. In these 30-minute presentations, the Ph.D. candidate will outline the scope of his or her dissertation project and demonstrate a focused reading of … Continue reading

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SMU seismologists, Texas Railroad Commission OKs new rules for injection wells

Star Telegram- State agency OKs new rules for injection wells …Southern Methodist University researchers said this year that they had detected more than 300 quakes large enough to be recorded by multiple seismic monitors the school has deployed in the Azle … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson on Wendy Davis’ TV ad

KERA….Davis’ ad is a dramatization of an event in 1993. A vacuum cleaner salesman offering in-home demonstrations rapes a young mother while her two children sleep in a nearby room. “The salesman was a sexual predator on probation but the … Continue reading

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Ron Wetherington, Anthropology Professor, Dallas-based institute out to prove biblical version of creation

Dallas Morning News… Dallas researchers out to scientifically prove biblical version of creation Most scientists believe Darwin got it right: Single-celled creatures evolved into complex ones, a process of natural selection and genetic adaptation that over eons turned a primordial … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor quoted in Time

….“Governor Perry’s public relations strategy is to present this indictment as one blow, low and foul, in an ongoing fight between a disgraced, partisan, Democratic, district attorney and a Republican governor fighting for common decency, the rule of law, and … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Expo scheduled for August 27

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