Tag Archives: Jim Quick

OE2C: SMU to use savings to fund new Ph.D. fellowships initiative

SMU is taking steps to increase the number of Ph.D. students on campus by creating a new University-wide fellowship program, announced by the University’s OE2C initiative: Using funds saved as a result of the OE2C initiative, new graduate fellowships will be awarded … Continue reading

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SMU welcomes its new supercomputer: ManeFrame

SMU unveiled its new supercomputer, the ManeFrame, during ceremonies Wednesday, March 19, and award a Dell laptop computer to the student who named it – sophomore Chase Leinberger. SMU students, faculty and staff selected the name from entries in a … Continue reading

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Research: Fossil supervolcano discovered by SMU-led team
now part of new UNESCO Geopark

“It is a rare event that geology is a catalyst of public cooperation and celebration,” says geologist and volcano expert Jim Quick, SMU’s associate vice president for research and dean of graduate studies. The new Sesia-Val Grande Geopark is an example … Continue reading

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now part of new UNESCO Geopark

SMU Digital Repository ready for faculty submissions

SMU’s Central University Libraries, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and Office of Information Technology have combined resources to create the SMU Digital Repository, an online archive for collecting and sharing the scholarly work of SMU faculty, staff and students. … Continue reading

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Physics professor Jodi Cooley wins 2012 NSF career award

Jodi Cooley of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences has earned a National Science Foundation CAREER Award of more than $1 million for her research toward detecting the particles that are believed to make up dark matter. NSF Early Career … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: Listening for volcanoes

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