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Political Experts Weigh In On Trump-Russia Investigation

CBS DFW Originally Posted: May 17, 2017 DALLAS (CBS11) – The turmoil in Washington with President Trump and accusations of obstruction of justice have political experts in North Texas offering their thoughts. “This has been 117 days like we’ve never seen,” said Dr. Jeffrey Engel, the Director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. “We’ve never seen a president at this point have so much difficulty, and such low approval rating. This should be the honey moon period of any presidency.” Dr. Engel added the talks and calls for impeachment are getting a lot closer to becoming a reality should be considering to the Trump administration. “The fact that we are discussing impeachment openly less than 6 months into a presidency there is actually no [...]

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SMU’s 102nd annual Commencement Weekend, May 19 and 20, 2017

 Baccalaureate Service :  8:00 p.m. Friday, May 19th Commencement: 9:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20th Watch Online @ smu.edu/live MORE INFO: http://www.smu.edu/EnrollmentServices/Registrar/AcademicCeremonies/MayCommencement  Message from the President and Provost On behalf of the Southern Methodist University community, we invite you to attend SMU's 102nd annual Commencement Weekend, May 19 and 20, 2017. The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University's best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students' accomplishments. The Baccalaureate Service on Friday evening enables graduating seniors and their guests to worship together. Later, as these seniors march through the Rotunda of Dallas Hall for the tradition known as Rotunda Recessional, they mark the end of their undergraduate years and the beginning of their lifelong association [...]

Two outstanding Dedman College professors named 2017-19 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

SMU News Originally Posted: May 11, 2017 Congratulations to Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences 2017-19 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors honorees, Stephen Sekula, Department of Physics and Kathleen Wellman, Department of History. They were two of four SMU teachers that received the award during the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Sekula and Wellman will join  fellow active returning Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences member Gabriela Vokic, Department of World Languages and Literatures (Spanish). Each year since 2001, the Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor Awards, named for SMU Trustee Ruth Altshuler, recognize SMU faculty members for their commitment to and achievements in fostering student learning. “These are faculty whose concerns for higher education go beyond classroom boundaries and often the boundaries of their own discipline,” according to the CTE. “They represent the highest [...]

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Watch: Jeffrey Engel, Center for Presidential History, comments on the firing of FBI Director James Comey

FOX 4 Originally Posted: May 10, 2017 Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, discusses the May 9, 2017, firing of FBI Director James Comey by President Donald Trump, saying “This is an unusual case people need to be paying attention to.” https://youtu.be/ZCljipqBDHs

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Watch: Dr. Jo Guldi, Assistant Professor of British History and Digital History gives keynote speech at the 2017 Honors Convocation.

https://youtu.be/ZoqHfkz-ysE At the 2017 Honors Convocation at SMU Dr. Jo Guldi, Assistant Professor of British HIstory and Digital HIstory at Dedman School of Humanities and Sciences, gave the keynote speech in McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU campus with an introduction by SMU President, Dr. R. Gerald Turner. https://youtu.be/ZoqHfkz-ysE

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Event: April 27, “Assessing Trump’s First 100 Days”

Don't miss this event! "Assessing Trump's First 100 Days." Featuring professors from the SMU Center for Presidential History, SMU Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, plus guests from The Dallas Morning News and George W. Bush Presidential Center. Register at SMU.EDU/CPH.

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