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Dedman College experts address controversial content proposed for Texas’ new public school textbooks

DALLAS (SMU) — SMU Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences faculty members Ron Wetherington, Kathleen Wellman, David Brockman and Edward Countryman are speaking out about what they see as “flawed” and “distorted” textbooks being considered for Texas classrooms. Wetherington, Wellman … Continue reading

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Texas Economic Theory Camp 2014

The third Texas Economic Theory Camp will be held at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, on November 1 and 2, 2014. The purpose of the camp is to foster greater interaction among researchers working in pure and applied economic theory in … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan and the Struggle Over Apartheid, Sept. 17

Event: Sept. 17. 5:30pm. Dallas Hall, McCord Auditorium, Room 306 Ronald Reagan and the Struggle Over Apartheid. In 1986, anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu announced that President Ronald Reagan would be “judged harshly by history” for vetoing economic sanctions against South … Continue reading

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Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo, Sept. 15

EVENT: Sept. 15. 5pm. Umphrey Lee Center, Mack Ballroom Gartner Lecture Series: NoViolet Bulawayo. SMU alumni and author of this year’s common reading book, We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo (Elizabeth Tshele, M.A. ’07), will discuss her remarkable coming-of-age story … Continue reading

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Dedman College student Katie Schaible recognized for fundraising success for the American Cancer Society via Relay for Life

SMU Daily Campus   SMU student Katie Schaible was recognized Tuesday by the American Cancer Society for raising more money for the organization than any high school or college student with a final count of more than $32,000.   During … Continue reading

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Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute announces Fall IMPACT Symposium l “Happiness”

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Lecture on cultural dynamics and the origins of the Egyptian civilization

Event: Friday, September 5, Dedman Life Sciences Building RM 131,  5-6pm Fekri Hassan, Professor Emeritus, Petrie Professor of Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology at the University College London from 1994 – 2008, will lecture on cultural dynamics and the … Continue reading

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“Uptown’s Pike Park: Little Jerusalem to Little Mexico, 100 Years of Settlement” explores the Dallas immigrant experience

Exhibition “Uptown’s Pike Park: Little Jerusalem to Little Mexico, 100 Years of Settlement” explores the Dallas immigrant experience at the Latino Cultural Center, September 12- October 18. Associate Professor of Art History and Jewish Studies Program affiliated faculty Janis Bergman-Carton … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Expo scheduled for August 27

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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