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Joshua Rovner, Tower Center, The U.S. just leaked its war plan in Iraq. Why?

Washington Post Last week U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) gave a remarkably detailed press briefing about its intended late spring offensive to drive the Islamic State out of the critical Iraqi city of Mosul. Critics immediately jumped on CENTCOM and the … Continue reading

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Matthew Wilson, Political Science, Top Texans can’t resist ranting about gay marriage

Star-Telegram Originally Posted: Feb. 21, 2015   Mighty as it is, Texas is not mighty enough to turn back the clock. Every marriage soon might be performed and recognized nationwide under a federal ruling, a stroke for liberty and an … Continue reading

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Virtual Training At SMU Helps Women Say “No”

CBS DFW SMU researchers have created a tool to help women develop the confidence to say “no”. WATCH VIDEO

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Congratulations Dr. Santosh D’Mello, 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient

Dr. D’Mello has been selected by the Council of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine as one of the 2015 recipients of the Distinguished Scientist Award. Distinguished Scientists will be announced at the Society’s annual Socializer and Awards Presentation at the … Continue reading

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Neil Foley, History, 25 Years of McCuistion: A Brief History of Immigration

25 Years of McCuistion Originally Posted: Feb. 16, 2015 The history of immigration in the United States is the topic of today’s discussion. Ironically even though the United States is a nation of immigrants, immigration has been a controversial issue … Continue reading

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Santosh D’Mello, Biological Sciences, transcriptomics identifies genes and signaling pathways that may regulate neurodegenerative diseases

Science Codex Originally Posted: Feb. 12, 2015 Massive elimination of neurons is a critical aspect of normal nervous system development but also represents a defining feature of neurodegenerative pathologies, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and amyotrophic lateral … Continue reading

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Scott Norris, Mathematics, likelihood of winning the lottery

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Santanu Roy, Economics, Why Firms Prefer Not to Disclose the Quality of their Products – and How Regulators Might Respond

Royal Economic Society Media Briefing Feb. 2015 Rather than explicitly revealing information about the quality of their products and services, many firms prefer to signal quality through the prices they charge, typically working on the assumption that a high price … Continue reading

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Initial Results in Study of Texas Earthquake Sequence Released

ABC Radio Originally Posted Feb. 6, 2015 (DALLAS) — A study conducted at Southern Methodist University found that the string of earthquakes felt near Irving, Texas in January were caused by a narrow fault line extending from Irving into West … Continue reading

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What’s Hot and What’s Not in Psychology & Psychiatry

Brainblogger Originally Posted: Feb. 3, 2015 by Carla Clark, PhD HOT: Virtual Reality used to Reduce Sexual Victimization of Teenage Girls Who: Research team of Psychology Professors from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Where: In press in the journal Behavior Therapy … Continue reading

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