Mexicans help create, not take jobs away from Texans, SMU study says

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: April 19, 2018 Far from taking jobs away from Texans, Mexicans are helping create additional employment opportunities, providing valuable labor for a growing economy and helping the deepening integration with Mexico, according to the Texas-Mexico Center at Southern Methodist University. The findings of the first research study by the center come as the Trump administration cracks down on unauthorized immigrants, referring to them as criminals and calling for a wall between both countries. The center's study called for "freer migration" across the border and fewer barriers to international crossings, touting Texas as an example of cooperation with Mexico. Juan Gonzalez (center) is CEO and chairman of GRUMA. Matthew Meyers (left) is dean of the Cox School of Business, and Tom Di [...]

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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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Event: April 17, Dr. Lee Berger presents “Almost Human: The astonishing tale of Homo naledi”

Event Date: Tue, April 17, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT Location: Fondren Science Building, SMU 3215 Daniel Avenue Room 123 Dallas, TX 75205 Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-lee-berger-presents-almost-human-the-astonishing-tale-of-homo-naledi-tickets-44560756422 SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and the Lyda Hill Foundation welcomes Dr. Lee Berger, a well-known anthropologist, as he presents, “Almost Human: The astonishing tale of Homo naledi” The lecture will be held in SMU's Fondren Science Building, Room 123. A light reception begins at 6:00 p.m. with the lecture/presentation at 6:30 p.m. Space will be limited. Parking will be available in the Q Lot (see the SMU Parking Map)

By | 2018-04-09T09:41:05+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events|Comments Off on Event: April 17, Dr. Lee Berger presents “Almost Human: The astonishing tale of Homo naledi”

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 [...]

Save the Date: April 6-8, DataFest 2018

    The American Statistical Association (ASA) holds an annual challenge known as DataFest Southern Methodist University will be hosting the first ever DataFest in the state of Texas! Teams of 2-4 undergraduates will compete over a long weekend for who can come up with the most compelling analysis or visualization of a given data set If you are interested in being involved, either as a participant, judge, advisor, or sponsor, email Bivin Sadler For more information visit: https://statclub.github.io/datafest.html  

By | 2018-04-03T11:01:26+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Statistical Science|Comments Off on Save the Date: April 6-8, DataFest 2018

Event: April 5, Religion, Law, and Reproductive Justice

Event Date: April 5, 2018 Location: Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, Perkins School of Theology Time: 3:30 PM Join us for the fourth event in the Excavate, Energize, Equalize: Propelling American Women in Thought and Deed series, a conversation on Religion, Law, and Reproductive Justice, with Professor Rebecca Todd Peters of Elon University and Professor Elizabeth Sepper of Washington University Law. Come, bring your friends. Let people know. For more information: https://smureproductivejustice.eventbrite.com    

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