Category Archives: Undergraduate News

Six SMU students to attend 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting March 21-23

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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2014 Undergraduate Psychology Award Winners

Sean Potter is this year’s winner of the Senior Award for Outstanding Performance. Kelli Sargent is the recipient of the award for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate in Psychology. Congratulations to both outstanding seniors!

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Five Psychology Undergraduates Present Their Research

Two psychology undergraduates presented their research projects at the Engaged Learning Symposium on Feb. 6th. Mariam Alaka presented her study of about Nigerian orphans’ awareness of HIV/AIDS, under the direction of Dr. Holden. In addition, Goke Akinniranye presented his senior distinction project. It is … Continue reading

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Chemistry Department Announces Spring Seminar Series

February 7 at 3:00 p.m. in FOSC 152: Dr. Bruce Lipshutz March 21 at 3:00 p.m. in FOSC 152:  Dr. Erik Berda March 28 at 3:00 p.m. in FOSC 152: Dr. Junmei Wang April 11 at 3:00 p.m. in FOSC 152: Dr. Jin Wang … Continue reading

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Dedman College Students Work With Bush Institute, Zambians To Improve Women’s Health Care

SMU Magazine Fall/Winter 2014 Different Lives, Same Purpose Tyrell Russell, a sophomore Hunt Leadership Scholar from Riviera Beach, Florida, planned on taking an organic chemistry course over the summer. Instead, he embarked on “the trip of a lifetime” with fellow SMU students … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Rahfin Faruk writes about MLK’s dream debate

In 1935, Southern Methodist University, an all-white university with ties to the Dallas elite, declined to debate Wiley College, a historically black college made famous in The Great Debaters. Seventy-four years later, in 2009, SMU held up its end of the … Continue reading

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$15 Million Gift Funds SMU Research Center

The new building will support research facilitated by SMU’shigh-performance computing capabilities, among other projects. It also will be the home of the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, established in May 2012 through a gift from the Dedman family and Foundation. The building … Continue reading

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Two Dedman College Teams Excel in Capital One Data Modeling Competition

SMU fielded two national prize winning data mining teams: One team (photo 1 below) finished with a silver medal in the 2013 SAS Data Mining Shootout Competition, the recognition of which occurred on October 22, 2013 at the SAS Analytics … Continue reading

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