Tag Archives: Elizabeth Thornburg

Center for Teaching Excellence unveils new site, new programs

SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence has entered its 20th year with a new director, new website, and new programs to help faculty members connect across campus. The New Faculty Teaching Excellence Program, or NFTE (pronounced “Nifty”), is a year-long workshop series for … Continue reading

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Research: Blue laws, green cards and other colorful legal terms

Elizabeth Thornburg never imagined that she would be turning to Dr. Seuss, Shakespeare and vaudeville for legal research. But those sources proved invaluable when she joined forces with another law professor, a law librarian and a legal lexicographer for the book … Continue reading

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Tune In: Listen live to learn your ‘Lawtalk’

Where did our law-related words and phrases originate and how did they become a common part of our everyday language? Find out with Krys Boyd of KERA Radio’s “Think” program as she hosts Elizabeth Thornburg, professor in SMU’s Dedman School of … Continue reading

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Dedman Law’s Beth Thornburg named next CTE director

Elizabeth Thornburg, professor in SMU’s Dedman School of Law, will serve as director of the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence effective June 1, 2012. During Spring Term 2012, she will begin work with current CTE Director Ron Wetherington to become familiar … Continue reading

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