May Commencement Information

If you are looking for May Commencement information click here. Schedule of events Commencement Speaker Message from the President and Provost On behalf of the Southern Methodist University community, we invite you to attend SMU's 103rd Commencement Weekend, May 18 and 19, 2018. 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 with SMU as alumni. On Saturday [...]

Event: April 27, A conference in Honor of Alan Brown’s Retirement

Event Date: Friday, April, 27, 2018 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.              Reception to follow session 2 at 4:30pm Location: Expressway Tower, Room 208 Memory Quirks, the Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory A conference in Honor of Alan Brown’s Retirement “Brownschrift” Free and open to the public. Register Here  

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Registration for Memory Quirks, the Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory is Open

REGISTER HERE A conference in Honor of Alan Brown’s Retirement "Brownschrift" Agenda: Friday, April, 27, 2018 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Expressway Tower, Room 208 Reception to follow session 2 at 4:30pm 1:30 – Conference Begins Welcome: Dr. George Holden, Psychology Chair Dr. Bennett Schwartz, Program Committee 1:30-2:45 Session #1 • Dr. Anne Cleary (Colorado State) • Dr. David Mitchell (Kennesaw State) • Dr. Bennett Schwartz (Florida International) • Dr. Anthony Ryals (North Texas) 2:45-3:00 Break & Refreshments 3:00-4:15 Session #2 • Dr. Robert Batsell (Kalamazoo) • Dr. Steve Smith (Texas A & M) • Dr. Neil Mulligan (North Carolina) • Dr. Elizabeth Marsh (Duke University) Closing Comments: Dr. Alan Brown (SMU) 4:30 – Reception at SMU’s Continuing and Professional Education Building, 5539 SMU Blvd. [...]

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SMU Honors Convocation 2018 keynote address

SMU YouTube Originally Posted: April 17, 2018 The SMU Honors Convocation 2018 keynote address was given by Dr. Maria Dixon Hall, senior advisor to the provost, associate professor of Organizational Communications Studies, and adjunct professor of Homiletics, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, with an introduction by SMU President, Dr. R. Gerald Turner. https://youtu.be/_gxbpFpzAUc    

SMU Research Day 2018

SMU YouTube Originally Posted: April 15, 2018 https://youtu.be/xok6MaHgFGY    

Event: April 27, Memory Quirks, the Study of Odd Phenomena in Memory

Event Date: Friday, April, 27, 2018 Time: 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.              Reception to follow session 2 at 4:30pm Location: Expressway Tower, Room 208 A conference in Honor of Alan Brown’s Retirement "Brownschrift" Free and open to the public. Register Here  

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APA Div. 50 Features Dr. Lui

Department of Psychology News Originally Posted: April 12, 2018 Division 50 of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Addiction Psychology, featured Dr. Priscilla Lui as an Early Career Psychologist in their Spring 2018 newsletter. Click here to see the spotlight on Dr. Lui.

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Congrats to the 2018 Research Day Winners

SMU Graduate Studies: Research Day A list of Dedman College winners can be found below. For the complete winners list CLICK HERE. To download Research Day abstracts CLICK HERE . 2018 Poster Session Winners Department Award Author Anthropology Dean's Award Megan Bartrum Biology Dean's Award (split) Aditi Malu Biology Dean's Award (split) Amila Nanayakkara Biology Du Xin Award Lauren Ammerman Chemistry Dean's Award (split) Caleb Bunton Chemistry Dean's Award (split) Jian Cao Chemistry Dean's Award (split) Niraj Verma Chemistry Dean's Award (split) Hongyu Zhou Earth Sciences Dean's Award Yusuf Eshqi Molan Economics Dean's Award Priyanka Chakraborty Mathematics Dean's Award Jennifer Swenson Psychology Dean's Award Chelsea Carson Psychology Dean's Award Margaret Sala Statistical Science Dean's Award (split) Ryan McShane Statistical Science Dean's Award (split) Xiaojie Xhu   2018 Three Minute [...]

Moving toward greater security: The effects of repeatedly priming attachment security and anxiety

Journal of Research in Personality Originally Posted: April 3, 2018 New research from SMU psychology professor Nate Hudson shows that healthy attachment within relationships can be improved by having people repeatedly reflect on their close relationships.   Highlights: • Participants were repeatedly primed with attachment security across 4 months. • As compared with a control group, security priming increased security across time. • Priming attachment anxiety repeatedly produced similar results to priming security. Abstract Contemporary models of personality development suggest that state-level changes that are maintained for long periods of time have the potential to coalesce into more enduring trait-level changes. In this research, we explored whether repeatedly increasing participants’ state-level attachment security via priming might educe trait-level changes over the course of four months. Results [...]

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