Austin American Statesman – By Mark Chancey and Marc Zvi Brettler. Chancey is a professor of religious studies at SMU Dallas. Brettler is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Distinguished Professor in Judaic Studies at Duke University The Ten Commandments bill passed through the Texas State Senate last month faster than the Hebrews through the Red […]
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Nature Portfolio – Chemical Communication Drive Microbial Community Structure Microbial communities are assemblages organized by various ecological and evolutionary processes that contribute to the different types and number of species across environments. At broad biogeographic patterns, certain microbial taxa are largely associated with particular environments (e.g., Cyanobacteria in marine systems) due to conserved phylogenetic traits. […]
Congratulations to the SMU Class of 2023!
Congratulations to all of the graduates. We are so proud of you! Check out the events schedule by visiting: smu.edu/commencement Can’t make it to the festivities? Join the live webcast of SMU’s Baccalaureate and All-University May Commencement Saturday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. CDT. https://www.smu.edu/live
SMU NEWS – When the George W. Bush Presidential Center opened to the public on the SMU campus on May 1, 2013, it launched a strong but independent partnership with the University that continues to provide measurable benefits to the North Texas community. From bringing world leaders to Dallas, to boosting the regional economy through jobs and tourism, […]
Newswise — An estimated 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making them 16 times more likely to die suddenly compared to the general population. SMU biology researcher Edward Glasscock has received a 5-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a study that he hopes will lead to the identification of biomarkers […]
Dedman College News – The SMU Maguire Ethics Center awards Public Service Fellowships to undergraduate and graduate students interested in volunteer work or research in ethics during the summer months. Recipients are required to complete 200 hours of public service during the summer term. For 25 years The Maguire Ethics Center has awarded summer fellowships […]
Dedman College News – Heather DeShon, Department Chair and Professor in Dedman College’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, was elected SSA president and has already assumed duties as president-elect. According to the website, SSA is “committed to advancing seismology and sharing research with the public to help build an earthquake-aware world.” Congratulations!
LitHub – A story published in Southwest Review has won the O. Henry, a major literary prize. Congratulations to Rodrigo Blanco Calderón for “The Mad People of Paris,”and translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead. Read the full article in Lit Hub.
Eiteljorg Museum – On April 20-23, the Eiteljorg welcomed scholars from around the United States to our museum. The scholars participated in a symposium on the theme “Religion and the American West,” co-sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwestern Studies at Southern Methodist University, and the Eiteljorg. Located in Dallas, Texas, the Clements Center holds […]
SMU News – Evidence of an early savannah grass growing millions of years earlier than previously known may fundamentally change the understanding of life in the prehistoric world. A pair of studies funded by the National Science Foundation and published in the journal Science document the earliest evidence for locally abundant open-habitat grasses in eastern Africa and how those environments […]