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Faith Nibbs, resettlement experiences of Hmong refugees in Texas and Germany

The process of integrating immigrant newcomers, particularly refugees, is complex and involves many possible approaches. Integration, as perceived and driven by national agendas, may not be felt or experienced in the same way by refugees. The concept of belonging offers … Continue reading

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Ron Wetherington, Anthropology Professor, challenges Dallas-based institute out to prove biblical version of creation

Dallas Morning News… Dallas researchers out to scientifically prove biblical version of creation Most scientists believe Darwin got it right: Single-celled creatures evolved into complex ones, a process of natural selection and genetic adaptation that over eons turned a primordial … Continue reading

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Border Crisis: Immigrants or refugees? Why it matters featuring Dr. Faith Nibbs, Dedman professor

WFFA: All this week, we’ve been continuing the conversation about the border crisis. We’ve tried to give perspective on all sides of what is happening. Today’s topic: Are these children immigrants or refugees? And why does it matter? Dr. Faith Nibbs … Continue reading

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First dinosaur bones in Saudi Arabia discovered

Louis Jacobs, a vertebrate palaeontologist and professor at Southern Methodist University, explains that the discovery could also help find much sought-after answers about the history of the Earth and its land formations. READ HERE

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The Origins of Archaic State Society in Ancient Hawaii

February 6. 4:30pm.  Heroy Hall 153 Dr. Mark D. McCoy is a landscape archaeologist whose research is aimed at bringing together multiple lines of evidence to understand the emergence of social complexity. In his career, he has published 22 peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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Foster Lecturer Set – Dr. Setha Low, Director Public Space Research Group, CUNY

Dr. Setha Low has been named as the 2014 George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology. Her talk, scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:30pm in Dallas Hall’s McCord Auditorium, is titled “Spatializing Culture: The Emergence of … Continue reading

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David Meltzer elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

David Meltzer signs the Book of Members at his induction to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Oct. 12. SMU Twitter

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