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Noted brain researcher Santosh D’Mello joins SMU as Biological Sciences chair

Santosh D’Mello, a respected scientist whose research is centered on understanding the molecular mechanisms regulating neurodegeneration, has joined SMU as professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, effective Tuesday, April 1, 2014. D’Mello … Continue reading

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SMU Dean William Tsutsui named president of Hendrix College

After a nationwide search for the new president of Hendrix College, the trustees of that institution have identified Dedman College Dean Bill Tsutsui for the position. He has accepted the offer and will leave SMU May 31, 2014, to assume … Continue reading

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Strategist Karen Hughes named 2013 Dedman Distinguished Grad

Corporate and political strategist Karen Hughes, named by The Associated Press as “perhaps the most influential woman ever to serve an American president,” will be honored with SMU’s 2013 Dedman College Distinguished Graduate Award on Thursday, Oct. 10. The invitation-only event, sponsored … Continue reading

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CTE to discuss ‘Higher Ed in the Crosshairs’ Feb. 22, 2013

Concerns about the costs and value of higher education are rising to the top of debate from the kitchen table to Capitol Hill. In response, SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence has organized a symposium to explore questions of government support, … Continue reading

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SMU’s Dream Week 2013 celebrates MLK Jan. 21-25

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Dream Week 2013, Jan. 21-25. Sponsored by SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will establish Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

A new $5 million gift from the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation will create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. The new institute will bring together faculty and students from the humanities, … Continue reading

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Law, human rights programs earn 2011 ‘Angel of Freedom’ awards

SMU’s Dedman School of Law and Embrey Human Rights Program received 2011 “Angel of Freedom” awards from the Human Rights Initiative (HRI) of North Texas. As HRI’s highest honor for people or groups committed to helping victims of human rights abuses, the awards were … Continue reading

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SMU trustees approve new Human Rights major to begin Spring 2012

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Andrew Graybill becomes SMU’s new Clements Center director

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Faculty in the News: May 19, 2011

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