Graduating SMU student pays her mom’s love forward with a life-saving resource guide for mothers in Dallas (and beyond)

SMU News Originally Posted: May 9, 2017 Sunday, May 14, will officially launch a week of celebrations for SMU senior Dominique Earland. Not only is that her birthday, but it will fall on Mother’s Day – just as it did in 1995, the year Dominique was born. And after she receives two undergraduate degrees at SMU's May Commencement, her academic accomplishments and the life path she has chosen to pursue will track directly back to the lessons about love, nurturing and vulnerability that she learned from her mother. After Texas’ maternal mortality rate spike last year made international headlines, and the state's family-planning resources continued to decline, Dominique focused her Community Outreach Fellowship, funded by SMU's Embrey Human Rights Program (EHRP), to create a 36-page life-saving toolkit for women [...]

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ManeFrame CUDA and OpenCL Deep Dive

Event Date: May 3, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time:1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc

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ManeFrame Introduction

Date: April 26, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc  

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ManeFrame MPI Deep Dive

Event Date: April 19, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time:1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc

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ManeFrame OpenMP Deep Dive

Event Date: April 12, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time:1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc    

Event: April 12, Innovative eigensolvers for large non-hermitian matrices

Event Date: April 12 Location: Clements 126 Time: 3:30pm (Refreshments 3:15pm) Mathematics Colloquium Talk by Jigging Sun (Michigan Tech) Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Academics/Departments/Math/Seminars  

By | 2017-04-05T08:20:46+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Event: April 12, Innovative eigensolvers for large non-hermitian matrices

Introduction to Accelerator Programming

Event Date: April 5, 2017 Location: Caruth Hall 314 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM The Scientific Computation (CSC) spring workshop series will provide a hands-on experience that will guide researchers from the basics of using SMU’s supercomputing resources to advanced parallelization usage. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Introduction to Research Computing” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/csc  

By | 2017-04-03T08:03:48+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Graduate News, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Introduction to Accelerator Programming

Follow senior economics major and student athlete Jeremy White as he networks at the SMU Spring Career and Internship Fair

Mustang Minute Originally Posted: March 30, 2017 https://youtu.be/V5acJMBWLDk

By | 2017-03-31T09:07:25+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Economics, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on Follow senior economics major and student athlete Jeremy White as he networks at the SMU Spring Career and Internship Fair

SMU’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage makes lasting impact on travelers

Daily Campus Originally Posted: March 22, 2017 While spring break often marks a time of relaxation and rest from the busy semester, for some SMU students, faculty and community members it was a lesson in humility. A small group embarked on the annual civil rights trip through the American South. James Samuel stands in front of Little Rock Central High School while on the SMU Civil Rights Pilgrimage. Photo credit: James Samuel The pilgrimage is a collaborative effort between the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program and the Office of the Chaplin and Religious Life. Participants travel to numerous civil rights landmarks including the birthplace of Martin Luther King. SMU junior James Samuel found himself engaging in a symbolic opportunity as he was asked to open [...]

By | 2017-03-27T08:10:14+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Embrey Human Rights Events, Events, Undergraduate News|Comments Off on SMU’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage makes lasting impact on travelers

Write, Edit, Repeat!

SMU Adventures Originally Posted: March 20, 2017 Associate Professor of Political Science Joe Kobylka and the students in his Honors Program class “The Supreme Court Seminar” are spending six days in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., doing research in the papers of former Supreme Court Justices. Each student has developed a unique research topic, question, and design, and will use the justices’ papers to find evidence to help answer the question and write a culminating original research paper. An update from Greg G., a sophomore majoring in statistical sciences, and minoring in computer science and history: For all of us on the trip, our ability to easily sift out information that’s unlikely to help us and picking out useful quotes, memos, and snippets [...]

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