History Professor Emeritus Jim Hopkins reflects on his father’s role in the atomic bombing of Nagasaki 70 years ago, on August 9, 1945.

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Service set for SMU’s Fred Wendorf, professor emeritus of anthropology

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: August 6, 2015 A memorial service for Denver Fred Wendorf Jr. will be at 3 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Perkins Chapel on the Southern Methodist University campus. A reception will follow at Kirby Parlor. Wendorf, SMU professor emeritus of anthropology, died July 15 in Dallas. His service was delayed until colleagues return for the fall semester. Two rooms at the British Museum in London are dedicated to the prehistoric items he discovered during his decades of excavation in northeastern Africa. Memorials may be made to the Friends of SMU-in-Taos Fund or the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man, P.O. Box 750402, Dallas, Texas 75275. READ MORE

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Department of English Professor emeritus C.W. Smith. writes about a trip across Europe in his latest book

'Throttled Peacock' offers wry observations on European vacation and marriage New travelogue by SMU Professor emeritus C.W. Smith DALLAS (SMU) — Two Americans traveling Europe on the cheap with a packet of chili powder in their suitcase – what’s the worst that could go wrong? Turns out, quite a lot. A Throttled Peacock: Observations on the Old World (DeGolyer Library 2015) is a collection of essays inspired by a 1990 trip across Europe and the latest book from SMU professor emeritus C.W. Smith, who taught creative writing in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences from 1985-2012. “We basically went to 63 different cities and stayed in 63 different beds,” said Smith, who was joined on the trip by his wife, Marcia Smith. “I just kept [...]

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Seven Dedman College professors receive emeritus status in 2014-15

Congratulations to the following professors who received emeritus status in 2014-2015. The professors, and their dates of service:   Christine Buchanan, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1977-2015     Bradley Kent Carter, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1970-2015     Anthony Cortese, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1989-2015   Richard Haberman, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1978-2015       James K. Hopkins, Professor Emeritus of History, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1974-2015     John Ubelaker, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1968-2015     Ben Wallace, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1969-2015  

By | May 15th, 2015|Anthropology, Biology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty News, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Sociology, Sociology (Faculty)|Comments Off on Seven Dedman College professors receive emeritus status in 2014-15

Marsh Terry, Dedman College emeritus, writes about colleague emeritus Lon Tinkle as perfect match for Texas literature

From the 1940s through the 1970s, Lon Tinkle was a brilliant presence in the Texas Institute of Letters as well as on the Texas and Southwestern literary scene. It’s no stretch to say the national literary scene, too. READ MORE HERE

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