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SMU graduates honor Jeremy Adams with endowed professorship

Two SMU graduates are showing appreciation for a professor who made a lasting impact on their lives by establishing an endowed professorship in his honor. The $1.25 million gift from Stephen L. and Kathryn Hedges Arata of Dallas will create … Continue reading

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For the Record: Sept. 7, 2012

Annie Xiang, Physics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, has received the U.S. Department of Energy Generic R&D award, a 3-year program (2012 to 2015) with a total funding of $202,500 to develop small-form-factor, high-reliability optical transmitters at the 120 Gbps range for … Continue reading

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SMU announces new Guildhall leadership

SMU announced today that Gary Brubaker has been named the new director of The Guildhall, the University’s renowned digital game program. Brubaker replaces Peter Raad, who will return to his position as a professor at SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School … Continue reading

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Research: Five professors named 2012 Ford Research Fellows

Five outstanding SMU researchers have been named as the University’s 2012 Ford Research Fellows. This year’s recipients are William Abraham, Wesley Studies, Perkins School of Theology; Paul Krueger, Mechanical Engineering, Lyle School of Engineering; Lisa Pon, Art History, Meadows School of the Arts; Dinesh Rajan, … Continue reading

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Three named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

Three of SMU’s best teachers have been named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors, as announced by the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. This year’s honorees are Carrie La Ferle, Advertising, Meadows School of the Arts; Tom Mayo, Law, Dedman School of Law; and James … Continue reading

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21 SMU professors receive tenure, promotions for 2012-13

Twenty-one outstanding SMU faculty members will begin the 2012 academic year with promotions after receiving tenure as associate professors or being named to full professorships in May 2012. Read the full list under the link.

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Eight SMU faculty members retire with emeritus status in 2011-12

Eight distinguished faculty members, with more than 215 years of combined service to SMU, have retired or will retire with emeritus status during the 2011-12 academic year. Congratulations to the following professors: • Andrew H. Chen, Professor Emeritus of Finance, Cox School of Business (1983 … Continue reading

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Dean Lawrence elected president of UMC’s 2012-16 Judicial Council

William B. Lawrence, dean of SMU’s Perkins School of Theology, has been elected by the United Methodist Church’s 2012-16 Judicial Council to serve as its president. The election was held May 3, during the UMC’s 2012 General Conference. Lawrence, who has … Continue reading

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Barnard, Ehring, Sverdlik receive 2012 Godbey Authors’ Awards

Three SMU faculty authors were honored for outstanding books published in 2011 at the 2012 Godbey Lecture Series Authors’ Award Luncheon. The 32nd annual presentation took place Wednesday, April 25. The Godbey Authors’ Awards are presented by the Godbey Lecture Series in SMU’s Dedman … Continue reading

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Dean David Chard named to national education post

The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of David Chard, Leon Simmons Endowed Dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, to the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. The … Continue reading

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