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Renewable Energy World: Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development

SMU, geothermal, renewable energy, Maria RichardsIn a renewable energy report on geothermal technology, the renewable energy news web site Renewable Energy World.com covered the SMU Geothermal Laboratory‘s research to locate and quantify the huge geothermal resources available for production from existing oil wells within Texas. The report relied on the expertise of SMU geothermal expert Maria Richards, director of the SMU Geothermal Laboratory.

The article by associate editor Megan Cichon, “Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development,” published April 16. Continue reading

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PsyPost: Corporal punishment study shows kids misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking

PsyPost, Holden, spanking, SMU, kids misbehavePsyPost internet news has covered the research of SMU psychologist George W. Holden about the controversial practice of corporal punishment.

The article, “Corporal punishment study shows kids misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking,” published April 16. Continue reading

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The Raw Story: Study — Spanking doesn’t work, but average 4-year-old is spanked 936 times per year anyway

Raw Story, Kaufman, Holden, spanking, SMUJournalist Scott Kaufman with the internet news site The Raw Story covered the research of SMU psychologist George W. Holden about the controversial practice of corporal punishment.

The article, “Spanking doesn’t work, but average 4-year-old is spanked 936 times per year anyway,” published April 16. Continue reading

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Real-time audio of corporal punishment shows kids misbehave within 10 minutes of spanking

First-of-its-kind study finds that parents ignored best practices recommended by spanking advocates Book a live interview To book a live or taped interview with Dr. George Holden in the SMU News Broadcast Studio call SMU News at 214-768-7650 or email … Continue reading

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Conventional vs. modern: Repertoire drives opera house identity, market share

Though opera companies are often monopolies in their respective markets, they can distinguish themselves from other opera companies and other performing arts venues that vie for audiences.

In new research, Cox School’s Bo Kyung Kim explores the options for opera companies competing for position.

Paradoxically, to create space for unconventional repertoire choices it may be necessary to make more conventional choices. Continue reading

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The Daily Campus: SMU’s new “ManeFrame” supercomputer unveiled at Data Center

ManeFrame, SMU, Mana, supercomputerReporter Jehadu Abshiro with The Daily Campus covered the unveiling of ManeFrame, SMU’s new supercomputer. Daily

The December arrival of the new supercomputer at SMU expands the University’s high performance computing capacity to weigh in among the top academic computers in the United States.

SMU Provost and Vice President Paul W. Ludden sponsored the contest to name the new supercomputer. Continue reading

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MedicalXpress: When a parent dies, what helps a child cope?

whenaparentdHealthday reporter Barbara Bronson Gray tapped the expertise of psychologist Sarah Feuerbacher, clinical director of the family counseling clinic at SMU.

The article by Bronson Gray, “When a parent dies, what helps a child cope?,” published March 14 online. Continue reading

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Men’s Health: “I can’t work if my office is a mess. Am I normal?”

crowded deskThe editors of Men’s Health magazine relied on the expertise of SMU psychologist Michael Chmielewski, an assistant professor of psychology.

The popular magazine asked Chmielewski’s expert opinion for a reader’s question “I can’t work if my office is a mess. Am I normal?” The article published online March 10. Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News: Until bitcoin has oversight, it’s a volatile uncertainty

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles. (Credit: Associated Press)Journalist Will Deener with The Dallas Morning News tapped the expertise of SMU Bitcoin and cybersecurity expert Tyler W. Moore, an assistant professor of computer science in the Lyle School of Engineering.

Moore’s expertise draws in part on his research that found that online money exchanges that trade hard currency for the rapidly emerging cyber money known as Bitcoin have a 45 percent chance of failing — often taking their customers’ money with them. Continue reading

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