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Four SMU faculty members retire with emeritus status in 2015-16

Four distinguished SMU faculty members retired with emeritus status in the 2015-16 academic year. The professors, and their dates of service: • Timothy W. Crusius, Professor Emeritus of English, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, 1990-2016 • John A. Mears, Professor Emeritus of History, Dedman College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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SMU mourns the loss of Professor Jeremy duQuesnay Adams

Distinguished SMU Professor of History Jeremy duQuesnay Adams, beloved by generations of students, honored by colleagues worldwide and the inspiration for a character in the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, died May 2, 2016 at the age of 82. A memorial service … Continue reading

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2015 SMU Stanton Sharp Lecture explores Texas’ hidden Civil War history, Wednesday, Oct. 14

When Texans study the history of the Civil War in grade school, they learn it ended when General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox on April 8, 1865, and that Texas played a relatively small role in the conflict. … Continue reading

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For the Record: Nov. 26, 2013

Azfar Moin, William P. Clements Department of History, Dedman College, has won two major awards this fall for his first book. The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam (Columbia University Press) earned the American Academy of Religion’s 2013 award for Best … Continue reading

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For the Record: Feb. 26, 2013

Jodi Cooley, Physics, Dedman College, was named by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women Physicists as its December 2012 CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month. She was nominated by students as “a physicist who has had … Continue reading

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SMU panel to explore the history (and future) of privacy Oct. 31, 2012

A panel of SMU faculty members from a wide range of disciplines will examine the history of and emerging ramifications for the concept of privacy in the 21st century at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center … Continue reading

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Research: A field-changing view of divine kingship in Islam

In a new and potentially field-changing study, SMU historian Azfar Moin explores why Muslim sovereigns in the early modern era began to imitate the exalted nature of Sufi saints. Uncovering a startling but widespread phenomenon, Moin shows how the charismatic pull of … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 15, 2009

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