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Tim Cassedy Receives NEH Grant for Ambitious Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             March 24, 2015 Once completed, Dr. Cassedy’s project will be “essential reading for anyone in early American studies.” Dallas (SMU) – Dr. Tim Cassedy, assistant professor of English, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for … Continue reading

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America’s political royalty

Christian Science Monitor Originally Posted: March 22, 2015 By Linda Feldmann Why political dynasties, from the Adams to the Clinton to the Bush families, are both loved and loathed in the United States. In a nation of 319 million people, … Continue reading

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Daily Mail: The 17 million-year-old whale that reveals when man first walked on two feet: Mammal’s wrong turn up river sheds light on Africa’s ancient swamplands

Originally Posted: March 17, 2015 London’s Daily Mail covered the research of SMU paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs, a professor in the Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. Jacobs is co-author of … Continue reading

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Ancient whale fossil helps reveal birthplace of humanity

UPI A fossil lost for nearly 40 years is offering clues as to when and how ancient climate change in Africa spurred human evolution. By Brooks Hays CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 17 (UPI) — Prehistorians believe the transition from dense, elevated … Continue reading

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SMU professors aim to prevent sexual assault with bystander program

Dallas Morning News By MELISSA REPKO Originally Posted: March 16, 2015 A boyfriend and girlfriend fighting at a party. A couple stumbling around in an alcohol-fueled stupor. A teen getting pressured to kiss someone who gave her a ride. Those … Continue reading

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Students honor Dedman College professors’ excellence with 2015 HOPE Awards

SMU’s Department of Residence Life and Student Housing honored 45 exceptional University educators, 26 Dedman College professors, at the 2015 HOPE Awards Banquet. HOPE (Honoring Our Professors’ Excellence) Award recipients are named through student staff member nominations as professors who … Continue reading

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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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Fermilab Symmetry: From the Standard Model to space

A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier. Symmetry Magazine, the monthly publication of the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, featured SMU physics alum Ryan Rios in an article … 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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