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Study by former SMU student shows that few hospitals make public how much they charge for various procedures

JAMA Hospitals are supposed to make public how much they charge for various procedures. But few do, shows a study done by former SMU student, Eman Haque and other researchers. Adherence to a Federal Hospital Price Transparency Rule and Associated Financial and Marketplace Factors The federal Hospital Price Transparency Final Rule aims to increase health […]

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SMU student wins prestigious Dr. Ervin “Vinny” Caraballo scholarship

Dallas Morning News Congratulations to Teresa Acosta ’22. She was recently selected to receive the Dr. Ervin “Vinny” Caraballo scholarship. The scholarship was presented by the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), a national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of current and aspiring Latino professionals. According to a Dallas Morning News article, Teresa […]

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‘Access SMU’ Scholarships to Cover the Cost of College for Texas’ Highest Performing Students From Families With Limited Incomes

SMU News SMU is launching a major scholarship initiative to cover the cost of college for high-achieving Texas students with significant financial need. Access SMU will break financial barriers to college entry and graduation – first for academically talented Texas students, with the goal to later expand the investment in more students who need help paying […]

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Save the Date: SMU’s 107th Commencement Weekend is May 13 and 14, 2022

The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University’s best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students’ accomplishments. The spirit of community combined with our celebration of the individual is what makes SMU’s Commencement a special time. Schedule of events  

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Dedman College Faculty and Staff Community Mixer

Date and Time: April 14, 2022 from 4-6 p.m. Location: Lumen Hotel (6101 Hillcrest Ave.) All Dedman College faculty and staff are welcome. RSVP by April 8: SMU.EDU/DedmanMixer

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RSVP Today: Dedman College Student Community Mixer, March 31

Join us for the student community mixer on March 31, 2022 from 3-5 pm. RSVP at SMU.EDU/CommunityMixer.

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Giving Day is March 22

March 22 is SMU Giving Day. For one day, if many Mustangs come from many different places to do many good things, together, we can shape a brighter future. https://bit.ly/gddedman Dedman College Opportunities Goal Description Department of Biological Sciences $5,000   The Department of Biological Sciences and its faculty provide insight into how life and […]

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Gene allowing humans to feel touch may play a role in sense of smell

SMU News: SMU research could lead to treatment for common COVID side effect Adam Norris (rear), Floyd B. James Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at SMU, and graduate students Xiaoyu Liang and Canyon Calovich-Benne have determined that a gene linked to feeling touch may moonlight as an olfactory gene. Credit: SMU (Southern […]

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SMU research cut a wide path in 2021

SMU News From answering pre-launch questions before a NASA mission to one of Saturn’s moons, to identifying hundreds of mostly “hidden” landslides on the U.S. West Coast, SMU professors and students fueled research with impact in 2021. Here are some of the Dedman College highlights. You can find the full list of SMU research accomplishments […]

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Save the date: March 1, Lab Hopping

Tuesday, March 1 from 4-6pm Visit labs all over campus and find out how to get involved! Map of participating labs : https://bit.do/labhopping Event contact: asneal@smu.edu