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SMU reads for the United Way; 2012 campaign ends Dec. 31

SMU faculty and staff members celebrated a once-in-a-century day with DISD school children on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. About 50 members of the University community visited Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School near Bachman Lake for Dallas Reads! 12-12-12. The participants read to and … Continue reading

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SMU fossils, expertise to be an ongoing part of new Perot Museum

SMU faculty and students, the University’s Shuler Museum of Paleontology, and the SMU Innovation Gymnasium have teamed with the nation’s new premier museum of nature and science to provide everything from dinosaurs and sea turtles to technical assistance and advice. … Continue reading

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Tune In: Beth Newman talks Dickens with ‘Think’ Dec. 6, 2012

Beth Newman, associate professor of English in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, will discuss what we can learn about Victorian life and history from “A Christmas Carol” on KERA’s “Think” from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6. Newman will … Continue reading

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James Webb named director of Lyle Engineering’s M.S.M. program

James R. Webb has been named director of the Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Management (MSM) degree program in SMU’s Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering. He succeeds Donald Price, retired industry professor of mechanical engineering at SMU and … Continue reading

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Meadows Theatre explores Cloud Nine through Oct. 28, 2012

“Accepting people who are different and not dominating them or forcing them into particular social roles” is playwright Caryl Churchill’s message in her breakout 1979 work, Cloud Nine. SMU’s Meadows Theatre showcases that message in its second production of the season Oct. 24-28, … Continue reading

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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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