Faculty in the News: April 27, 2010

Brian Bruce

Faculty in the News: April 27, 2010

Jasper Smits, Psychology, Dedman College, discussed his research on how exercise can help get rid of anxiety with USA Today April 26, 2010.

Peter Weyand, Applied Physiology and Wellness, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, discussed the recent selection of single-amputee distance runner Amy Palmiero-Winters to the U.S. track team for an article that appeared in USA Today April 26, 2010.

Mary Spector, Dedman School of Law, talked about issues that arise when debt-collection companies use litigation to collect past-due bills for an article that appeared in The New York Times April 22, 2010.

Cal Jillson, Political Science, Dedman College, talked about civil-rights ramifications in the case of a gay couple seeking a divorce in Texas with The Fort Worth Star-Telegram April 20, 2010. He also discussed the popularity – and speaking fees – of Sarah Palin with the Star-Telegram April 19, 2010.

Alan Bromberg, Dedman School of Law, talked about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s fraud suit against Goldman Sachs with CNN Money April 19, 2010.

Bernard Weinstein, Maguire Energy Institute, Cox School of Business, wrote about creating a nuclear renaissance by reprocessing nuclear fuel in The Fort Worth Star-Telegram April 17, 2010.

Brian Bruce, EnCap Investments & LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center, Cox School of Business, discussed how volatile markets have pushed some to invest in gold and jewels for an article published in The Chicago Tribune April 14, 2010.

David Meltzer, Anthropology, Dedman College, and Vance Holliday of the University of Arizona discussed how Paleoindians coped with climate change 11,000 years ago with Science News April 12, 2010.

Stan Wojewodski, Theatre, Meadows School of the Arts, discussed his career and his work with Dallas’ Undermain Theatre as part of a profile that appeared in The Dallas Morning News April 10, 2010. He becomes chair of the Meadows Division of Theatre in Fall 2010.

Carolyn Macartney, Cinema-TV, Meadows School of the Arts, discussed her upcoming film about the life of her grandmother – a former Wild West sharpshooter who was billed as Wanda Savage – with The Dallas Morning News April 9, 2010.

April 27, 2010|Faculty in the News|

Faculty in the News: Nov. 10, 2009

Brian Bruce, ENCAP Investments & LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center, Cox School of Business, talked about rebuilding a retirement portfolio in a tumultuous economic climate with The Fort Worth Star-Telegram Nov. 8, 2009.

Cal Jillson, Political Science, Dedman College, discussed the confusing language of Texas’ constitutional amendment propositions and its impact on voters with The Wall Street Journal Nov. 4, 2009.

Al Armendariz, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering, discussed pollution and health concerns raised by natural gas drilling in Texas’ Barnett Shale as part of a segment for National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” Nov. 3, 2009. audio

November 10, 2009|Faculty in the News|

Faculty in the News: April 27, 2009

John Attanasio, Dean, Dedman School of Law, provided expertise for a U.S. News and World Report feature on the value of part-time law schools published in the April 22, 2009 edition.

Brian Bruce, director of the ENCAP Investments & LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center, Cox School of Business, talked about the importance of safeguarding investments by diversifying them with The San Diego Union-Tribune April 19, 2009.

Kumar Venkataraman, Finance, Cox School of Business discussed who proprietary trading companies, or “prop shops,” have thrived on market volatility with The Austin American-Statesman April 19, 2009.

April 27, 2009|Faculty in the News|

For the Record: Dec. 5, 2008

SMU President’s Scholars Alexandra Hill and Katrina Josephson have been chosen as 2009-10 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholars. The Rotary Foundation has sponsored Ambassadorial Scholars since 1947, with key objectives being to “increase awareness of and respect for cultural differences by sending ambassadors of goodwill to study in another country” and to “develop leaders who can address the humanitarian needs of the world community.”

Hill, a senior double-major in international studies and electrical engineering in Dedman College and the Lyle School of Engineering, will study at the Institut Universitaire des Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva, Switzerland. Josephson, a senior political science and Spanish double major in Dedman College, will study at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in the Dominican Republic.

The Cox School of Business hosted an economic roundtable for Dallas-area media in November 2008. Participants included Cox Dean Al Niemi, Brian Bruce (Alternative Asset Management Center, Cox School of Business), Nathan Balke (Economics, Dedman College) and Cox adjunct professor Harvey Rosenblum of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Read more from The Dallas Morning News.

December 5, 2008|For the Record|
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