Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Women who are told men desire women with larger bodies are happier with their weight

Results of three independent studies suggest a woman’s body image is strongly linked to her perception of what she thinks men prefer Originally Posted: Jan. 12, 2015 SMU Research Blog Telling women that men desire larger women who aren’t model-thin … Continue reading

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Human Rights in Poland 2014

Twenty members of the SMU community participated in a study tour of Holocaust sites in Poland Dec. 18-30, 2014. Led by SMU Embrey Human Rights Program (EHRP) Director Rick Halperin, 16 SMU students traveled with two SMU staffers and Altshuler … Continue reading

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SMU Scientists seek cause of Irving earthquakes

Dallas Morning News By ANNA KUCHMENT, RANDY LEE LOFTIS, JAMES OSBORNE and AVI SELK Staff Writers Published: 10 January 2015 11:23 PM Updated: 11 January 2015 07:25 PM The earth under North Texas barely stirred for at least a century, … Continue reading

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Former Dedman College Scholar, Kirsten Johansson On Getting Into Law School

OneDublin.org By: Kirsten Johansson Ever since high school, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. For a while I didn’t know what type of law I wanted to practice, although I was drawn to criminal law from the crime … Continue reading

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22 new seismographs to be deployed in Irving

WFAA Originally Posted: 10:04 p.m. CST January 7, 2015 By: David Schechter, Demond Fernandez and Josh Davis IRVING – SMU’s seismology team deployed 15 new seismographs in Irving Wednesday after 12 earthquakes shook the town and surrounding areas in the last day. … Continue reading

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10 Earthquakes Have Rattled North Texas Since Tuesday Morning. SMU Seismologists Study Irving Earthquakes.

KERA NEWS Update, 9:56 a.m. Wednesday: A 10th earthquake has shaken North Texas since Tuesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 10th quake struck at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday in Irving, near the old Texas Stadium site. That’s where most … Continue reading

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As 10th quake in 2 days rumbles through, Dallas, Irving prepping emergency plan

Dallas Morning News Scoop Blog By: Robert Wilonsky Update at 9:08 a.m. January 7: We’re now into the double digits. The U.S. Geological Survey says there was a 10th quake since Tuesday morning, and it occurred at 8:34 this morning — … Continue reading

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SMU seismologist: Researchers are hoping to locate Irving quakes, not find what’s causing them

Dallas Morning News Scoop Blog Originally posted: Jan. 6 2015 By: Robert Wilonsky We received a handful of reports this morning from Northwest Dallas and Irving residents insisting they felt — and heard — another quake this morning. So far, … Continue reading

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SMU Seismologists Discuss North Texas Earthquake

NBC 5 Jan. 6, 2015. Updated 7:45pm CST Two Earthquakes Widely-Felt Across DFW Tuesday Large tremors classified as MMI V with the power to break windows By Frank Heinz A magnitude-3.6 earthquake rumbled across North Texas just before 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, Texas lawmakers to feds: Leave us alone

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram By Anna M. Tinsley State lawmakers hope to send a clear message to the federal government this year: Don’t mess with Texas. Already, more than a dozen bills have been filed to push back against what … Continue reading

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