Category Archives: For the Record

SMU to host geothermal energy conference May 18-20, 2015

The SMU Geothermal Laboratory will host its seventh international energy conference and workshop on the main campus May 19-20, 2015. The conference is designed to promote transition of oil and gas fields to electricity-producing geothermal systems by harnessing waste heat and … Continue reading

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31 SMU professors receive tenure, promotions effective in 2015-16

Thirty-one SMU faculty members are newly tenured as associate professors or have been promoted to full professorships to begin the 2015-16 academic year. The following individuals received tenure or promotion effective Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015: Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences Recommended for tenure … Continue reading

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Twelve SMU professors receive emeritus status in 2014-15

Twelve distinguished faculty members with 440 years of combined service to SMU will retire with emeritus status as the 2014-15 academic year ends. The professors, and their dates of service: • Christine Buchanan, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1977-2015 • Bradley Kent Carter, … Continue reading

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Ellen K. Solender, SMU alumna and professor emerita, endows new chair in women and the law

Ellen Karelsen Solender, SMU law alumna and professor emerita, is giving $2 million to the Dedman School of Law to fund the Ellen K. Solender Endowed Chair in Women and the Law. The Solender Chair will support a Dedman Law faculty … Continue reading

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Five honored with 2015 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The SMU Faculty Senate honored five staff members for exceptional performance with its 2015 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The honors were presented during the Senate’s last meeting of the 2014-15 academic year on Wednesday, May 6. This year’s winners: Karen Click, Women and … Continue reading

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James Brooks receives 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service

James Brooks, provost emeritus and professor emeritus in SMU’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, has received the 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service, one of the highest honors of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). AAPG President Randi Martinsen … Continue reading

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SMU to host international particle physics workshop April 27-May 1, 2015

More than 300 of the world’s leading experts on particle physics are about to converge on Dallas for one of the discipline’s most important annual gatherings. The 2015 International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS), held annually in a world-class city, … Continue reading

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Dean Joanne Vogel named interim VP for student affairs effective July 1, 2015

SMU Dean of Student Life Joanne Vogel has been named the University’s interim vice president for student affairs, effective July 1, 2015. The University will conduct a national search for a new vice president to replace current VP Lori White, who has been appointed vice chancellor for students at Washington … Continue reading

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James K. Hopkins is inaugural recipient of SMU’s Second Century Faculty Career Achievement Award

James K. Hopkins, professor of history and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, has been named the inaugural recipient of SMU’s Second Century Faculty Career Achievement Award, announced by the Office of the Provost Friday, April 17, … Continue reading

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SMU arts and business students present fourth annual SMU Fashion Week, April 22-24, 2015

SMU Fashion Week 2015 kicks off Wednesday, April 22 and will run through Friday, April 24. Focusing on the “Business of Fashion,” the three-day event will take an inside look at what it means to be a designer and entrepreneur, as well as how one … Continue reading

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