Noted SMU anthropologist Caroline Brettell joins actress Carol Burnett, musician John Legend, playwright Lynn Nottage, immunologist James Allison and other renowned leaders in various fields as a newly elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
"A scientific theory is a very well-tested explanation, built from facts, confirmed hypotheses, and inferences." — SMU physicist Stephen Sekula An Op-Ed in the online Connecticut news outlet CTNewsJunkie.com tapped the expertise of SMU Associate Professor of Physics Stephen Sekula. The writer of the piece, High School English teacher Barth Keck at Haddam-Killingworth High School, [...]
SMU psychology professor Alicia Merit was interviewed by NPR as an expert outside source on a new study about calming the mind.
Journalist Justin Martin with KERA public radio news covered the research of SMU psychology professor Austin S. Baldwin, a principal investigator on the research.
The best in SMU undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.
Our nation's electric grid is changing dramatically due to deregulation of electric markets, the introduction of renewable sources of energy such as solar and wind power, and the emergence of new technologies such as the smart grid and electric cars, according to SMU Math Professor Barry Lee.
Male and female college students react differently to misguided parenting, finds a new study on the impact of helicopter parenting and fostering independence.
As health officials struggle to boost the number of teens vaccinated against the deadly human papillomavirus, a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, found that self-persuasion works to bring parents on board.
Science journalist Alison Klesman with the online science news magazine Astronomy covered the discovery of a variable star by SMU professor Robert Kehoe and the astronomy team in the SMU Department of Physics.