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SMU Is Hot On Environmental Awareness

The “Stop Global Warming College Tour” kicked off at SMU April 9 with a visit by ABC’s Sam Champion (front left) reporting for “Good Morning America,” along with Laurie David (center), producer of “An Inconvenient Truth,” and singer Sheryl Crow (in scarf).

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Distinguished UC-Berkeley Dean Leads Academic Affairs At SMU

Paul W. Ludden, dean of the College of Natural Resources at the University of California-Berkeley and scholar in environmental biochemistry, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at SMU. He will join SMU in time for the fall 2007 semester.

As provost, the University’s chief academic officer, Ludden will oversee all aspects of academic life, ranging from admissions and faculty development to supervision of SMU’s seven schools, library system and international programs.

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