Tag Archives: Dedman College

SMU Jewish Studies celebrates Judeo-Spanish Culture Week Jan. 24-31, 2016

The Jewish Studies Program in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences celebrates the unique culture of Jews in Spain with a series of events and lectures Jan. 24-31, 2016. Highlights of Judeo-Spanish Culture Week include: A screening of Flory’s Flame, a documentary about the life and music … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar Highlights, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SMU Jewish Studies celebrates Judeo-Spanish Culture Week Jan. 24-31, 2016

Eleven SMU professors receive 2015-16 Sam Taylor Fellowships

Eleven SMU faculty members have received 2015-16 Sam Taylor Fellowships from the Sam Taylor Fellowship Fund of the Division of Higher Education, United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. The Fellowships, funded by income from a portion of … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Eleven SMU professors receive 2015-16 Sam Taylor Fellowships

Steven C. Currall named SMU provost and vice president for academic affairs

Steven C. Currall, whose record of academic leadership includes achievements at Rice University, University College London and the University of California-Davis, has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at SMU, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Currall, a psychological … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Steven C. Currall named SMU provost and vice president for academic affairs

SMU mathematics professor Alejandro Aceves elected Optical Society Fellow

Alejandro Aceves, professor of mathematics in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of The Optical Society for his pioneering contributions in the areas of optical gap solitons, spatiotemporal localization in optical array systems … Continue reading

Posted in For the Record, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SMU mathematics professor Alejandro Aceves elected Optical Society Fellow

SMU Prof. George Holden to speak at congressional briefing on corporal punishment in public schools Nov. 18, 2015

SMU Professor and Psychology Department Chair George Holden will speak before a congressional briefing titled “Spare the Rod: Protect the Child” from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Washington D.C. Holden, a leading expert on parenting, … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty in the News, For the Record, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on SMU Prof. George Holden to speak at congressional briefing on corporal punishment in public schools Nov. 18, 2015

Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Oct. 2, 2015

The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program: Jan Jarboe Russell will recount the dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families — many of … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar Highlights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Calendar Highlights: Mustang Must-do’s for Oct. 2, 2015

Research: Computer model of key protein helps predict how cancer drugs will work

Drugs important in the battle against cancer behaved according to predictions when tested in a computer-generated model of P-glycoprotein, one of the cell’s key molecular pumps. The new model allows researchers to dock nearly any drug in the P-gp protein and … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty in the News, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Research: Computer model of key protein helps predict how cancer drugs will work

Calendar Highlights: Sept. 15, 2015

Taking action against trafficking: SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program hosts a screening of 8 Days, a 2015 film about child sex trafficking in the United States, on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall. Representatives from the FBI, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and SMU’s … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar Highlights, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Calendar Highlights: Sept. 15, 2015

SMU faculty to help lead immigration history conference at Dallas’ Old Red Museum Sept. 19, 2015

The challenging task of teaching a controversial subject to middle- and high-school students will be the focus of an upcoming immigration conference featuring several University faculty members. SMU and the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture are partnering with Humanities Texas … Continue reading

Posted in Calendar Highlights, For the Record, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SMU faculty to help lead immigration history conference at Dallas’ Old Red Museum Sept. 19, 2015

Four named 2015 SMU Ford Research Fellows

Four distinguished SMU professors were named 2015 Ford Research Fellows during the Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, May 7. This year’s recipients are Nathan Cortez, Dedman School of Law; Ping (Peggy) Gui, Electrical Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering; Robert Howell, Philosophy, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

Posted in Faculty in the News, For the Record, News, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Four named 2015 SMU Ford Research Fellows