Author Archives: Margaret Allen
Renewable Energy World: Where’s the Heat? Geothermal Industry Seeks Resource Assessment Tools to Spur Development
In 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
PsyPost 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
The Raw Story: Study — Spanking doesn’t work, but average 4-year-old is spanked 936 times per year anyway
Journalist 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
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
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
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
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
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