Lauren Embrey Honored At Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education And Tolerance’s 2017 Hope For Humanity Dinner

My Sweet Charity Originally PostedL November 10, 2017 A crowd of 970 gathered at the Fairmont Hotel on Tuesday, October 24, for the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education and Tolerance‘s 2017 Hope For Humanity dinner. The guests, including Lynn and Allan McBee, Bobby Lyle, Thear Suzuki, Frank Risch, and Carol and Don Glendenning, were there to celebrate the evening’s honoree, philanthropist Lauren Embrey. But they were also there to raise some money, revel in the new Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (it broke ground in October), and enjoy a wonderful kosher meal. The dinner—Lolla Rosa and Frisee Salad, Seared Scottish Salmon, and Lemon-scented Kosher Cheesecake—had everyone in a convivial mood, especially after the gracious welcome by event Co-chairs Sarah Losinger and Trea C. Yip. [...]

By | 2017-11-17T07:52:45+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Anthropology|Comments Off on Lauren Embrey Honored At Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education And Tolerance’s 2017 Hope For Humanity Dinner

SMU Homecoming 2017- Come Boulevard with Dedman College

SMU Homecoming: November 4, 2017 Reconnect with friends and classmates on the Boulevard before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Kickoff is at 6:15 p.m. and the parade on the Boulevard is at 3:15 p.m. Join us at the Dedman College tent immediately following the parade on the corner of Bishop & Binkley. You can find the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and Alumni Relations tent located on the old Natatorium site.

New book from SMU historian Jeffrey Engel examines leadership, patience of Bush ’41 at end of Cold War

SMU News Originally Posted: November 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 DALLAS (SMU) – The collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991 was widely perceived as a victory for freedom and democracy – the end of the Cold War. Yet it threatened to be a destabilizing victory as the balance of global power shifted. Jeffrey Engel, founding director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History, has written a compelling new book that reveals how President George H. W. Bush navigated the choppy waters that followed. When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) is available Nov. 7, and Engel will discuss and sign the book at a public event on the SMU campus on Nov. [...]

By | 2017-11-03T07:05:04+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, History|Comments Off on New book from SMU historian Jeffrey Engel examines leadership, patience of Bush ’41 at end of Cold War

SMU panel adds historical context to the Confederate school names

The Advocate Originally Posted: October 31, 2017 Students, professors and neighbors gathered Monday night to participate in a panel discussion about Confederate school names in Dallas ISD at Southern Methodist University (SMU). A crowd of around 100 gathered to hear four SMU professors discuss the historical context of the era in which these schools were named. Due to its proximity, most of the discussion and questions centered around Stonewall Jackson Elementary, whose new name will be submitted to the Dallas ISD trustees in February. The professors discussed the efforts of the Confederate support groups such as the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Daughters of the Confederacy after the Civil War to create a new narrative about a war about states rights and of Northern aggression, [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:48:53+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, History|Comments Off on SMU panel adds historical context to the Confederate school names

Event: Dec. 4, Introduction to ManeFrame II

Event Date: December 4 Location: Fondren Library E110 Time:12:00 - 2:00 PM The Fall 2017 CSC workshop series provides a hands-on experience that guides researchers from the basics of using SMU’s HPC resources to specific topics in parallelization and debugging. Additionally, the topics will cover information useful for researchers to quickly begin to use the new compute capabilities provided by our new cluster ManeFrame II. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Intro. to ManeFrame II” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Academics/CSC/Education/Workshops  

By | 2017-09-21T16:26:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on Event: Dec. 4, Introduction to ManeFrame II

Event: Nov. 27, Profiling Parallel Applications with Allinea MAP

Event Date: November 27 Location: Fondren Library E110 Time:12:00 - 2:00 PM   The Fall 2017 CSC workshop series provides a hands-on experience that guides researchers from the basics of using SMU’s HPC resources to specific topics in parallelization and debugging. Additionally, the topics will cover information useful for researchers to quickly begin to use the new compute capabilities provided by our new cluster ManeFrame II. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Intro. to ManeFrame II” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Academics/CSC/Education/Workshops    

By | 2017-09-21T16:26:50+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on Event: Nov. 27, Profiling Parallel Applications with Allinea MAP
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