Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Timothy Myer, Earth Sciences, Jurassic climate for part of western U.S. more complex

The climate 150 million years ago of a large swath of the western United States was more complex than previously known, according to new research from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. It’s been held that the climate during the Jurassic was … Continue reading

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Kathleen Wellman, History, Texas State Board of Education allows conservatives to decide content in textbooks

The Atlantic Originally posted: Nov. 25, 2014 Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies textbooks will be recommend to school districts in the state. The board was expected to … Continue reading

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Seismologist Brian Stump named AAAS Fellow

Seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. Professor Brian Stump AAAS is … Continue reading

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Seismologist Brian Stump joins four Dedman College faculty members as the newest AAAS Fellow

Congratulations to seismologist Brian Stump who has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. AAAS … Continue reading

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English Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg

EVENT: December 5, 2014 Doctoral Lecture Series featuring Julianne Sandberg. On December 5 Julianne Sandberg will give a talk on “John Donne’s Body and Eucharistic Allegory.” The lecture will be at 3:30pm in 101 Dallas Hall

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College is it good for you?

EVENT: December 4, 2014 College is it good for you? An honest question and an open conversation with panelists: Preston Hutcherson (SMU Senior) and Thomas August (NYU Professor). This event will be moderated by Tim Cassedy (SMU Professor) at 6:30pm in … Continue reading

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Department of Psychology congratulates new Phi Beta Kappa members

The Department of Psychology congratulates 3 of its undergraduate majors for being chosen for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. The 3 students are: Jiani Zhu Ashley Schneider Emaan Rangoonwala This is an outstanding achievement and the highest academic honor one … Continue reading

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Roberto Corona, Embrey Human Rights Program, supporting Mexican families of 43 missing college students

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: Nov. 18, 2014 Thursday night vigils will be held in support of Mexican families of 43 missing college students Forty-three. Cuarenta y tres. It’s the figure growing in protest symbolism in Mexico. It represents the … Continue reading

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Junior Bryson Dechambeau finds symmetry in physics, college golf

GolfWeek By Andy Zunz Bryson Dechambeau could barely turn his neck to see the PowerPoint slides as he elaborated on the finer points of proton decay. That’s right, proton decay. Just three days after the SMU junior smoked it 348 … Continue reading

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Neil Foley, History, changing face of America

KERA, Think Originally aired: Nov. 3, 2014 By 2050, nearly a third of all U.S. residents will be Latino. This hour, we’ll talk about how this growing segment of the population is affecting everything from politics to cultural identity with … Continue reading

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